Library News

Spring Tabletop Game Nights

Post Image

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 […]

read more

The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France’s Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

Post Image

Join local author Paul Kix for a discussion, reading, and signing of his critically-acclaimed book, The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France’s Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando. A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucauld was raised in a magnificent chateau and educated in Europe’s finest schools. When the Nazis invaded […]

read more

Garmany Music Series: The Songs of Woody Guthrie with Phil Rosenthal

Post Image

Phil Rosenthal performs songs written by legendary folk musician Woody Guthrie (1912-1967). Guthrie’s compositions, many now classics, tell of his early years in the Oklahoma dust bowl (Dust Bowl Refugee, So Long It’s Been Good to Know You), his travels across the country (Hard Travelin’, Ramblin’ Round), his concern for the poor and downtrodden (Deportee, Pastures […]

read more

Community Issues Series: Who Stays? Who Goes? An Urgent Crash Course on Immigration in CT

Post Image

A panel of experts will clarify the complicated immigration process and answer questions such as:  What are the different types of visas? How has the role of ICE (Immigration Customs and Enforcement) changed over the past year and what are the implications? How can we as citizens support and advocate for our immigrant friends and […]

read more

Medicare and Beyond: Everything You Need to Know

Post Image

Medicare can be a confusing topic. This class will educate you on the options and programs available. Seniors and children of seniors won’t want to miss this program. Please register. WHEN: Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 PM WHERE: Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive Register Now!

read more

Master Class: Learn to Felt

Post Image

Master craftswoman Roxann Lovell will lead participants through the creation of one of her signature felted bags. Each participant will finish this series with their own bag and a brand new skill in the art of felting! No experience necessary. REQUIREMENTS: Must attend all classes. Ages 16+ only. Space is limited. Registration required. Call 860.673.6791 […]

read more

The 5th Annual Maker Fair is Here!

Post Image

The Farmington Libraries Maker Fair is back, with even more hands-on activities and new technologies to try! All ages welcome. Activities will include: Virtual Reality Soldering Knitting Makey Makey Claymation Robotics …and so much more!   WHEN: Sunday, March 25, 1:00 – 4:00 PM WHERE: Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive SPECIAL PROGRAMS: 1:30 – 3:30 […]

read more

Community Issues Series: Criminal Justice Reform in Connecticut

Post Image

Join us for a screening of Life On Parole, which is a look behind-the-scenes of Connecticut’s efforts to change the way parole works and reduce the number of people returning to prison. In collaboration with the New York Times, the film follows four former prisoners as they navigate the challenges of their first year on […]

read more

Adult Crafternoons @ Barney Library: Spring 2018

Post Image

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 March 22 @ 2 PM Rolled Paper Flowers Register Now! THURS April 26 @ 2 PM Painted Eggs Register Now! THURS May 24 @ 2 PM Pinwheels […]

read more

SCORE Presents: The Importance of Online Reputation Management

Post Image

Don’t think your business is impacted by online reviews, testimonials, social media discussions, rants and more? This workshop will show you why it does matter! Every industry is being impacted by their online reputation at various rates.  Over the next 2 years, online reputation will be as important as SEO is now.  Those that are proactive about it […]

read more