Library News

Farmington Chess Club wins Trophy

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The Farmington Library Chess Team, coached by Alexander Lumelsky, received a beautiful trophy at the Connecticut Scholastic Chess Competition at UCONN. They also received a trophy at another competition as a team and then won numerous individual trophies. We will be starting a new session of Chess Club in the fall. Pictured are Coach Lumelsky, […]

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Director’s College Event: From Exile to Eden

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On Wednesday, May 29, Jadwiga Szelazek Morrison will talk about her book, “From Exile to Eden: A Family Journal.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. On February 10, 1940, the Szelazek family was deported as prisoners of war from Poland to a Soviet labor […]

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Cub Scouts Visit the Farmington Library and learn some History

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Journey into the Paranormal with the Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society

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The Farmington Library delves into the paranormal on Thursday, May 23, 2013, when Adam Shefts of the Northeast Paranormal Investigation Society will take us on a “Journey into the Paranormal.” This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Do you believe in ghosts? Do you want to […]

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Why Girls’ Education Matters

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The Farmington Main Library will host Wendy Swift, Vice President of Pathways Togo, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, for a presentation and showing of the UN documentary film, To Educate a Girl. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Why Girls’ Education Matters” focuses on one […]

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Mary Todd Lincoln Visits the Barney Library

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On Tuesday, May 14th, the Barney Library received a visit from the wife of the 16th President of the United States. Barney’s Hoppin Gallery had a full house, as actress Carol Deleppo sank seamlessly into the character of Mary Todd Lincoln: accent, hoop skirts, and all. Over the course of the hour long program, Ms. […]

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Presenting…your 2014 Nutmeg Award nominees!

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                  Looking for this year’s Teen and High School Nutmeg Award nominees?  They’re all right here in the Teen Space!  This is the first year that the Nutmegs have included books for readers in grades 9 through 12, and there are some really great selections available. Some […]

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Living With An Irregular Heartbeat

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On Thursday, May 23, 2013, the Farmington Libraries will host a presentation on living with an irregular heartbeat. This talk will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive, and will be presented by a Registered Nurse by the Farmington Valley VNA. Over 2 million Americans live with an […]

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Teens Craft Spa Salts as Mother’s Day Gifts

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About a dozen Farmington Teens visited the Library on Friday, May 10th to create beautiful bath salts as Mother’s Day gifts!  Epsom salts were scented with rose, peppermint, and lavender essential oils, dyed with food coloring, and put into small glass containers and gift bags to take home. If you missed this craft session, don’t […]

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Nurturing Touch Infant Massage

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On Thursday May, 30th we will be offering a wonderful infant massage class  provided by the Bristol Hospital’s parenting center. Register now as these sessions fill up quickly. You will learn to calm and relax your baby as well as help their digestion. Remember to bring along two baby blankets as the babies will be […]

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