Library News

Garmany Music Series: Swing Band Concert

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On Tuesday, December 3, the Farmington Libraries will host the Survivors Swing Band for a performance of classic favorites from the Big Band era. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Survivors Swing Band is a 7-piece ensemble made up of recent retirees and senior […]

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Dr. Leon Chameides Delivers 7th Annual Kristallnacht Holocaust Lecture

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On Monday, November 11, the Farmington Main Library was honored to host Dr. Leon Chameides as the speaker for our 7th Annual Kristallnacht Holocaust Lecture. Dr. Chameides served as the founding Chair of Pediatric Cardiology at Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for 30 years, as Chair of Pediatrics at Hartford Hospital for 10 […]

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Medium and Paranormal Author Sydney Sherman Speaks to a Full House . . . Literally

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On Saturday, November 9, medium and paranormal author Sydney Sherman spoke to a full house about her book, “You Are Not Alone: Our Loved Ones Are Here…You’re Just Not Listening.”  And to say that it was a full house is no understatement . . . in addition to the crowded room of attendees were the […]

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Garmany Music Series: Cole Porter Tribute

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On Wednesday, November 13, the Farmington Libraries will host John Brighenti, pianist, and Gail Lumpkin, vocalist, for a tribute to Cole Porter. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. John Brighenti graduated from the Hartt School of Music and went on to study privately with Ray […]

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NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

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Are you jumping into the fray otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month? Looking for a local place for a write-in? The Farmington Main Library is hosting four write-ins on Tuesday nights in November You bring your lap top and your power chords, or your moleskin notebook and your Mont Blanc pen . . . […]

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Farmington Libraries’ 7th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture With Dr. Leon Chameides

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On Monday, November 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the Farmington Libraries will host its seventh annual Kristallnacht lecture with speaker Dr. Leon Chameides. The event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Born in Poland, Dr. Leon Chameides will share his family experiences through World War II, including his own […]

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Sweet Adelines Concert is a Sweet Treat at the Main Library

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The Farmington Main Library bee-bopped and doo-wopped with the best of them on Tuesday night when the Farmington Valley Chorus chapter of the Sweet Adelines performed to a full house. Twenty-five of the chorus’s forty-five members came out and sang a variety of songs — some new tunes, but many familiar favorites that had the […]

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Zombies Overtake Teen Space!

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Thanks to the amazing Caroline Wilcox for transforming some of our teens into brain-hungry monsters!  Check out some of the results!

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Psychic Medium Sydney Sherman

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On Saturday, November 9, the Farmington Libraries welcome psychic medium, Sydney Sherman, for a talk about her book, “You Are Not Alone.” This event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. “You Are Not Alone” outlines Ms. Sherman’s passage to acceptance of her life and […]

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Meet the Library’s New Little Lady…

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Have you seen the newest addition to our gardens? Thanks to the Friends of the Farmington Libraries Remembrance Fund, we have a lovely new little girl statue to call our own. Stop by the garden at the Main Library to meet the newest member of the library family!

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