Library News

Garmany Music Series: Dana Lauren Jazz

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On Sunday, January 26, the Farmington Libraries will host local singing sensation Dana Lauren for a performance of jazz standards with fresh arrangements and classic swing. This event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Dana Lauren has been compared to Adele and Ella Fitzgerald; a unique combination […]

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Director’s College Event: Presenting Alfred Hitchcock

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On Wednesday, January 22, the Farmington Libraries will host a lecture on Alfred Hitchcock with Sidney Gottlieb, Professor of Media Studies at Sacred Heart University. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Alfred Hitchcock created over fifty films during his lifetime, many of which are […]

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Guitar Lovers!

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

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Tuesday Night Writing Club

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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, […]

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2013 Staff Favorites

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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 […]

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Our Halloween party brought author Janet Lawler

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

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Tea and Harp Music with Pearl Rourke

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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.

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Les Julian Entertains at The Barney

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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.

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Thanksgiving at the Barney Library

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

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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.

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