Library News

Sparky’s Puppets at the Barney Library

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This Summer’s Dig into Reading fun continued on Thursday July 25th, when Sparky’s Puppets visited the Barney Library to tell the tale of a pirate’s buried treasure! Next up, don’t miss Barney Library’s Carnival of Fun!! On August 15th at 11am come play carnival games like Feed the Clown, and many others, and even make […]

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Cupcake Wars was Challenging Fun!

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The Winner of Cupcake Wars

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“Children of God” Documentary Film

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On Wednesday, August 7, the Farmington Libraries will show the documentary film, “Children of God.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. This summer, the Farmington Libraries has selected the book, Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, by […]

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Book Buddies 2013!

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We have a great group of teen volunteers and young readers this year!

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Streaming Movies with Your Library Card

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The Farmington Libraries are pleased to announce the availability of IndieFlix, a premier online streaming provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world. All persons with Farmington Library cards now have unlimited access to thousands of streaming film-festival hits, including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. IndieFlix is available […]

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Rhythms of the World Concert at Barney

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Tuesday evening, as the shadows grew longer, and a light breeze began to cool the air, Judy Handler and Mark Levesque performed their Rhythms of the World concert – the second in Barney Library’s Village Vibrations summer concert series. The audience gathered on the lawn of the Library, picnic baskets and lawn chairs in hand, […]

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Introduction to Memoir Writing with Ann Sheybani

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On Thursday, July 25, the Farmington Libraries welcome back writer and motivational speaker, Ann Sheybani, for an introduction to memoir writing. This session will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Memoirists, unlike fiction writers, do not want to tell a story.  They want to tell it all—the all […]

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Director’s College Event: Inside Nepal

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On Wednesday, July 24, the Farmington Libraries welcome Hari Koirala, Professor and Chair of the Education Department at Eastern Connecticut State University to share a personal account of his upbringing in Nepal. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. This summer, the Farmington Libraries has […]

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Farmington Libraries Benefit from 5K Fundraiser

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On Wednesday, June 19, the Hartford Track Club hosted its annual Solstice Sprint 5K. With the help of Kelly Burns Gallagher, Race Director, this race also became a fundraiser in which the Farmington Libraries was the beneficiary of the proceeds from this event. Hundreds of runners turned out for the race and, without corporate sponsors, the […]

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Judging a Book by Its Cover: Speed Dating with Books

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Are you an avid reader and have exhausted all the books by your favorite authors? Or are you just looking for new book recommendations?  On Wednesday, July 10, come to the Farmington Libraries and try speed dating with books. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. […]

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