Library News

Classic Book Group: Foe by J.M. Coetzee

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On Thursday, April 17, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, Foe, by J.M. Coetzee. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. In 1720 the eminent man of letters Daniel Foe is approached by Susan Barton, […]

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Natural Remedies for Common Ailments: An Ayurveda Lecture with Dr. Marc Edwards

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On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the Farmington Libraries welcome Dr. Marc Edwards back for a fourth bonus session on Ayurveda. This event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive at 7:00 p.m. Ayurveda gives timeless and profound knowledge of how to optimize health and longevity. It explains our individual differences […]

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Garmany Music Series – Classical Guitar Concert with Peter Fletcher

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On Thursday, April 10, the Farmington Libraries welcome Manhattan-based classical guitarist, Peter Fletcher, for a concert that is part of a nationwide tour to promote Fletcher’s new Edvard Grieg CD. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Fletcher will perform selections from this new CD, an […]

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Emma Hamilton Dancing: Exhibition Lecture at the Lewis Walpole Library

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The Lewis Walpole Library will host a special showing of its current exhibition, Emma Hamilton Dancing, complete with a lecture from exhibition curator, John Cooper. This event is co-sponsored by the Farmington Libraries and the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, and will take place at the Lewis Walpole Library at 154 Main Street, Farmington, at […]

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Learn About Becoming a Foster Parent

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Want to learn how you can change the life of a child who desperately needs you? On Tuesday, March 25, the Farmington Libraries welcome members from the DCF staff for a session on how to become a foster parent. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. […]

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First Annual Spring Fling

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First Annual Spring Fling fundraiser! On Thursday, April 10, from 6:30 to 9:30pm, there will be live music, an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. The proceeds will benefit the FVGLA, of which the Farmington Libraries are a part! Tickets are $65 a piece and the event will take place at Farmington Gardens. […]

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Friends Book Sale – German Collection

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Each year in the spring, the Friends of the Farmington Library hold a large book sale.  The proceeds benefit the library’s special programs.  This is one of the largest used book sales in New England.  There are always some foreign language books, but for this year’s sale there has been donated a large collection of […]

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Garmany Music Series – Ten Feet Off the Ground: The Music of the Sherman Brothers

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On Sunday, March 23, the Farmington Libraries will host the trio, CabareT, for a fun family concert entitled, “Ten Feet Off the Ground: The Music of the Sherman Brothers.” This event will take place at 2:00 PM at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The songwriting team of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. […]

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Director’s College Event: Reading Their Way Through History: How Books Inspired a Generation of American Women

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Celebrate Women’s History Month! On Wednesday, March 26, the Farmington Libraries will host a lecture entitled, “Reading Their Way Through History: How Books Inspired a Generation of American Women,” with Barbara Sicherman, Professor Emerita, Trinity College. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. One need […]

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Ideal Daily Routine and How to Manage Personal Change: An Ayurveda Lecture by Dr. Marc Edwards

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On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, the Farmington Libraries welcome Dr. Marc Edwards back for the third of three informative sessions on Ayurveda. This event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive at 7:00 p.m. Ayurveda gives timeless and profound knowledge of how to optimize health and longevity. It explains our […]

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