Library News

Identifying Food’s Secret Sugars

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Have you ever wondered how to eliminate added sugar from your diet without having to skip dessert?  On Thursday, August 14, come to the Farmington Libraries to hear dietitian Anastasia Climan talk about the Secret Sugars in our foods. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. […]

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Community Scanning Day – Preserving Your Photographs

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On Wednesday, August 6, the Farmington Libraries will host a workshop on preserving your photographs. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to have up to 25 of their personal photographs professionally scanned. This event will take place at 7:00pm at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. This program explores topics such as: Digital […]

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This Post is a Bit Cheesy…

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Teens harnessed the power of the sun to create solar ovens at the main library!  They used their own designs and baked delicious nachos!  Check out the results below!

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Maker Camp Blasts Off to a Great Start!

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Young scientists gathered at the Farmington Library on Tuesday to build their own stomp rockets out of foam!  Each launch was a success, with one of the rockets even landing on the library’s roof! Stay tuned for more exciting events as part of the Maker Camp series.

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A History of Connecticut Food and Wine

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On Thursday, July 24, the Farmington Libraries welcome Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki for “A History of Connecticut Food and Wine.” This talk will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. What is Connecticut food? Which crops, livestock and seafood have shaped the complex cuisines that its people have […]

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“PLANEAT” Documentary Film

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On Wednesday, July 16, the Farmington Libraries will show the documentary film, “PLANEAT.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. “PLANEAT” is the story of three men’s life-long search for a diet, which is good for our health, good for the environment and good for […]

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Garmany Music Series: Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers

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On Tuesday, July 15, the Farmington Libraries will host its second outdoor concert of the 2014 season when crowd favorite, the Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers return for another summer performance. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Barney Library, located at 71 Main Street. The Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers […]

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Food Writing: Turning a Passion Into a Blog

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Have you always wanted to write about your hobbies or passion but were not sure where to start?  On Tuesday, July 8, come to the Farmington Libraries to learn how one woman turned her passion for food and love of writing into a creative blog. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the […]

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Director’s College Event – Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome

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On Wednesday, June 25, the Farmington Libraries will host a lecture entitled, “Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome,” with Stuart Horen, doctor of chiropractic and holistic health. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Americans, on average, eat over 150 pounds of sugar each year, which is […]

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Garmany Music Series: Twentieth Century Jazz Limited

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On Tuesday, June 24, the Farmington Libraries will host its first outdoor summer concert of the 2014 season. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Barney Library, located at 71 Main Street, and will feature the Twentieth Century Jazz Limited. The Twentieth Century Jazz Limited is a 6-piece professional […]

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