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Celebrating National Poetry Month with Shakespeare

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The Farmington Library celebrates National Poetry Month with Shakespeare! On Thursday, April 18, 2013, actor Stephen Collins returns to the library for an original one-man performance called, “Shake-Scene,” a show featuring the best of Shakespeare’s word play. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive.  Who had […]

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Information Showcase for Seniors and Retirees

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The Farmington Valley VNA has organized an information showcase that will take place on Wednesday, April 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Farmington Library at 6 Monteith Drive. This Senior Showcase will provide information to the residents of Farmington, Unionville, and surrounding communities.  It is an opportunity for seniors to learn of […]

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Barney Library Grand Reopening Ceremony – April 22

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Jay Johnston, Executive Director of the Farmington Libraries, invites residents of Farmington and neighboring communities to attend the grand reopening of the Barney Library on Monday, April 22, 2013.  A formal ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m., including a ribbon cutting and refreshments. The ceremony will also include special recognition of the library response […]

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Author to Discuss Exploits on Investing and Self-Publishing

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On Tuesday, April 2, the Farmington main library welcomes Farmington resident, Stephen Kushman, for a talk about his self-published book, “Wall Street’s Curse.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Wall Street’s Curse” is the fictional adventure of seven dysfunctional investors,

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Gardening Lecture with Emmy-nominated Lifestyle Expert Mar Jennings: A Four Season Garden with English Roots on American Soil

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On Saturday, March 23, at 2:00 p.m., the Farmington main library will host Emmy-nominated TV host, lifestyle expert and best-selling gardening author Mar Jennings to discuss his photographic essay documenting the four seasons of his Connecticut garden and garden studio, from the lawn to the layout and from the flowers to the folly—all directly inspired […]

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Director’s College: Former Congressman Bob Steele to Discuss His New Novel at the Farmington Libraries

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Former U.S. Congressman Bob Steele will discuss and sign his new novel, The Curse: Big-Time Gambling’s Seduction Of A Small New England Town, at the Farmington main library on Wednesday, March 20, at 10:30 am. Steele’s novel, which has generated wide interest across the state, comes at a time when Connecticut’s casinos face the prospect […]

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Director’s College — Dancing on a Sunny Plain: the Life of Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis

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On Wednesday, February 27, the Lewis Walpole Library will host a special showing of its current exhibition, Dancing on a Sunny Plain: the Life of Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis, complete with a talk about Mrs. Lewis’s extraordinary life from exhibition curator, Susan Walker. This event is co-sponsored by the Farmington Libraries and the Lewis WalpoleLibrary, […]

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