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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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Community Issues Series: Talking to Teens About Sexual Harassment and Assault

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Join ForwardCT and Political and Proud at the Farmington Library for a timely forum on talking to teens about sexual harassment and assault. Teens and adults are welcome to join us as we define sexual assault and harassment, discuss issues and concerns on school campuses, places of employment, and beyond, understand how not to be a […]

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Director’s College: Dolmens and Standing Rocks of New England

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There are hundreds, if not thousands, of large and unusual megalithic structures deep in the forests of New England, New York and New Jersey. Join Geoffrey Whittum to explore the ways these standing rocks and dolmens may represent the work of ancient civilizations. While walking the woods of New England and Middle Atlantic states, presenter Geoffrey […]

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Change Your World from the Inside Out with Meditation

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This is a two-part series. You can attend one or both sessions, it’s up to you! Please register for each session individually. One small change can make a big difference. This year can bring you that small change. By tapping into the power of meditation we can learn a powerful technique that is life changing. […]

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