Library News

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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Basting Day with the Farmington Valley Quilters

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On Saturday, May 11, 2013, members of the community are invited to drop in on the Farmington Valley Quilters to see what quilting and hand basting are all about. This event will take place from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Farmington Valley Quilters will set up […]

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When All That’s Left of Me is Love: An Author’s Ode to Her Late Mother

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On Wednesday May 8, the Farmington main library welcomes local author, Linda Campanella, for a talk about her memoir, “When All That’s Left of Me Is Love: A Daughter’s Story of Letting Go.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “When All That’s Left of Me […]

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The Truth About Estate Planning Workshop with Judge John Caruso and Certified Financial Planner Ednalou Ballard

On Tuesday, May 7, the Farmington Libraries welcomes Judge John Caruso and Certified Financial Planner Ednalou Ballard for a special educational workshop called, “The Truth About Estate Planning,” which will cover the new 2013 federal estate tax laws. Judge Caruso will reveal his knowledge and experience on estate tax planning and living trusts—are they now […]

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Farmington Library Children’s Department wins Library Media Award

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The Annual Connecticut Library Association meeting was held this week in Cromwell CT. The Farmington Libraries received an award for the Summer Reading Program Dream Big with the graphics created by our own Jane Maciel. The Children’s staff cooperatively came up with the concept and Jane, a graphic artist, created the graphics for the posters, […]

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Manhattan Bus Trip – July 10, 2013

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Spend a summer day in the city! The library will sponsor our next Manhattan bus trip on Wednesday, July 10. The Bus will leave the Main Library parking lot at 7:30 am sharp returning from the west side of 7th avenue between 52nd and 53 Street at 6:30 pm sharp. This is a point directly […]

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New IPads For KidSpace

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Thanks to a generous gift from The Friends of the Farmington Library, six new IPads have been given to the Children’s Department. These will  be used in-house for special programs and story times. Modeled after a popular program, we will be starting Tech-tots in the fall. Tech-tots will consist of parent-child explorations of learning games […]

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Teen Programs

All programs are open to teens grades 7-12. If you require special assistance please contact the library ahead of time. Gaming in the Computer Lab Available most afternoons from 2:30-4:30. Must have a valid library card. Movie Mondays 10/15, 10/22, 10/29 – 2:30PM-4:30PM. Popcorn will be served and a movie chosen by you will be […]

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Directors College Event: The Business of Blooms – Garden Tourism

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On Wednesday, April 24, Dr. Richard Benfield, Professor of Geography at Central Connecticut State University, will speak at the Farmington Libraries on garden tourism. His talk, “The Business of Blooms,” will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Gardening is the preeminent outdoor activity in America today and […]

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Summer Reading 2013

This summer the Adult, Kids and Teen departments will all host programs that encourage reading for pleasure during the summer break.

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