Library News

Maker Space: Sarah Tries Wood Burning

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Need homemade gift ideas for the holidays? Well the library’s Maker Space is the perfect place to get inspired! Every season our very own craft-master Vida Lashgari hosts a Giftmaking Morning Series here at the library’s Maker Space. Participants have made painted glass ornaments, felt jewelry pouches, felted soap and more! This past week’s craft was […]

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Winter Tabletop Game Nights

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Join us for Tabletop Game Nights! 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, Chess, Apples to Apples, and more! Open to teens and adults ages 12 and up. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Wednesday, December 14, […]

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Independent Film Series: Winter Showings

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MEN GO TO BATTLE (2016) Monday, December 12, 6:30 PM Kentucky, 1861. Most Americans predict that the Civil War will end by Christmas. Bracing for another winter on their struggling farm, brothers Henry (Tim Morton) and Francis Mellon (David Maloney) have become suffocatingly close. Francis’ practical jokes have become more and more aggressive until he […]

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Perfume and Cologne Workshop

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00 PM Main Library Using a wide array of essential oils, make your own custom fragrance! Roxann Lovell will guide you through the process of creating your own perfume or cologne. Each attendee will go home with two fragrances. This program is for adults. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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Winter Financial Series

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This winter, the Farmington Libraries will host a series of informational financial programs in partnership with Edward Jones. The schedule is as follows: Social Security: Your Questions Answered Thursday, December 8, 6:30 PM Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it’s important to understand your options and the […]

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Garmany Music Series – Marc Berger’s RIDE: A Journey through the American West

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Tuesday, December 13 7:00 PM Main Library Clouds that forever stampede the endless sky, shadows gliding over canyon walls– the West is a vast expanse of magic and mystery.  American artists from John Ford to Frederick Remington to A.B. Guthrie have used film, canvas and the printed page to convey the essence of its unique […]

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Winter Adult Crafternoons

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Get your craft on this winter with Adult Crafternoons at the Barney! Twine Ornaments – Register for a reminder Thursday, December 8, 2:00 PM DIY Stamps – Register for a reminder Thursday, January 12, 2:00 PM Valentines – Register for a reminder Thursday, February 9

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Barney Holiday Tea

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Enjoy the festive, soothing sounds & tastes of the holiday season at our Annual Holiday Tea. The Clara Trio will perform beautiful music while you enjoy light refreshments and socialize. Due to past capacity audiences, advanced registration is required. Please call 860-673-6791 for details or register online.

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Coffee & Canvas Winter Sessions

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Join us for coffee and painting lessons with certified art teacher and accomplished artist Jane Maciel. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Thursday, December 1, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, January 5, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, February 2, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library These programs are for adults.

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Eating People: A Lewis Walpole Library Lecture

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street In the course of the long eighteenth century—the Age of Caricature, and of The Rise of the Novel—the British reading public perfected the pastime of savoring characters.  In a flourishing print culture, buying and selling likenesses of people and types became a business—and […]

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