Library News

Guitar Lovers!

Post Image

Come in and check out our “fine-tuned” display!

read more

Tuesday Night Writing Club

Post Image

Are you looking for a place to write and get together with other like-minded people? Try out our Tuesday Night Writing Club! All writers of all ages are welcome. The space may change from week-to-week; check in at the Information Services Desk for the week’s location. You bring your lap top and your power chords, […]

read more

2013 Staff Favorites

Post Image

We took an informal survey of our staff on their favorite books from 2013, and here are the suggestions we received. Did we miss some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments section – we would love to hear about the books YOU loved from the past year. FICTION Sweet Tea Revenge by […]

read more

Our Halloween party brought author Janet Lawler

Post Image

Our Halloween party was tons of fun. Janet Lawler read her book Silly Skeletons, we danced to music and had a sweet treat!

read more

Tea and Harp Music with Pearl Rourke

Post Image

The weather welcomed the Barney Community to our Musical Tea. Friends of the Library lent us their colorful, china teacups to embellish our tea sandwiches (which included watercress, cucumber, egg salad, chicken salad and tuna) and a variety of home made and purchased finger desserts. Pearl enchanted us with her loveliness and amazing, beautiful, talent.

read more

Les Julian Entertains at The Barney

Post Image

Toe tappin’ Broadway hits and sing-alongs made the Hoppin Gallery ring with Les Julian on the guitar and vocals. We had so much fun with our Barney community. Les also performed a tribute to our cherished Veterans and a heartfelt, original composition for the children of Sandy Hook.

read more

Thanksgiving at the Barney Library

Post Image

Children dressed in their best attire came to listen to stories, participate in a dramatic story and make a craft. .

read more

Claymation Animation Class

With the addition of our new iPads we have been able to utilize technology in different ways. Here are two short Claymation animation projects IMG_0475    IMG_0477   They were started and completed in one class period.

read more

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Post Image

The library is closing at 4:00 PM today because of the snowstorm. Even though the weather is frightful, we still think it makes the library look delightful . . . well, at least we think it looks beautiful and festive. We hope you enjoy these photos from our winter wonderland. Be safe out there, everyone! […]

read more

Teen Tie-Dye!

Post Image

Last Thursday, December 5th, Farmington teens got their creative juices flowing with a tie-dye scarf and t-shirt event at the library!  Take a look at some of their creations below.

read more