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Mindful Movement: Where the Joy of Movement Meets the Stillness of Meditation

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Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren return to guide participants through an experiential hour of participating in Let Your Yoga Dance combined with some time for guided meditation. Let Your Yoga Dance is a joyful and energizing session that will awaken your spirit and move your body. All are welcome. No experience of any kind is […]

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Tabletop Game Nights: Summer 2018

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Join us for Tabletop Game Nights at the Main Library! Play old favorites with new friends, and learn some great new games from an expert. Snacks will be provided. Games include Gloom, Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Elder Sign, Hogwarts Battle and more! Please feel free to bring any games you would like to share […]

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Barney Cinema: Summer 2018

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Spend your afternoon enjoying free screenings of classic musicals every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! Bye Bye Birdie (1963) Tuesday, June 12, 2:00 PM When the draft selects rock star Conrad Birdie, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson (Dick Van Dyke), whose song Birdie was just […]

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Adult Crafternoons @ Barney Library: Summer 2018

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Try your hand at something new! Each month we experiment with a new craft at the Barney Library. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required. THURS June 21 @ 2 PM Decorated Beach Bags Register Now! THURS July 26 @ 2 PM Perler Bead Drink Covers Register Now! THURS August 23 @ 2 […]

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Jewelry Hour: Summer 2018

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Do you want to learn how to make (and fix) jewelry? Join us for this regular drop-in program for adults. Morning and afternoon classes at both libraries are available. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Barney Library Thursday, June 7, 2 PM – Register Thursday, July 19, 2 PM – Register Thursday, August 9, […]

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DIY Summer @ The Maker Space

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Take part in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture by learning to create beautiful items in our Maker Space! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program. THURS June 21 @ 6:30 PM Fabric-Covered Cork Boards Register 5/24 WED June 27 @ 6:30 […]

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Make It Nice: A Gift Wrapping and Paper Crafting Series @ The Maker Space

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Step-up your party-planning and gift-giving with this program featuring beautiful and fun DIY stamps, wrapping paper, and more! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program. THURS June 7 @ 10:00 AM Lemon-Lime Wrapping Paper Register Now! THURS June 21 […]

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Preserve Your Story: Community Scanning Days

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Register today for a one-on-one appointment with our resident scanning specialist to digitally scan and save all of your family’s precious memories. Bring your photos, 35mm slides, negatives, postcards or letters and our staff will scan and save as many as possible during the one-hour session. Have too much for just an hour? No problem! […]

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Coffee & Canvas Paint Classes: Summer 2018

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Join us for coffee and painting lessons with certified art teacher and accomplished artist Jane Maciel. This program is for adults. Classes take place at the Main Library. Wednesday, June 6, 2 PM Wednesday, July 11, 2 PM Wednesday, August 8, 2 PM TO REGISTER: Please contact Leah Farrell at lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org or 860-673-6791 x212. PLEASE NOTE: You may only […]

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Travel to the Antarctic with Sarah Bouckoms

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Escape the summer heat by joining adventurer Sarah Bouckoms on a trip to the Antarctic, all from the comfort of your local library! Sarah is a world traveler with a love for the harsh but incredible Antarctic weather. She will share her experiences through photography and lecture. Antarctica is the coldest, windiest and driest continent on […]

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