Library News

Travels to Antarctica

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On Tuesday, June 25, at 2:00 PM, the Farmington Libraries will host local resident Anne Fitzgerald for a travelogue on her recent trip to Antarctica. This event will take place at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. This presentation will include a colorful, picturesque slideshow where Anne shares photos and experiences from her travels. […]

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Plein Air Painting Demonstration with Jim Laurino

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On Saturday, June 15, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive, local landscape artist Jim Laurino will demonstrate his oil painting technique. In this demonstration, he will paint a local scene, and engage the audience on all aspects of plein air painting and custom framing. His aggressive and deliberate painting style, unique hand crafted frames, and […]

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ROTH IRAs: Retirement Can Be Less Taxing

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  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. On Wednesday, June 12, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive, Edward Jones will be sponsoring a free seminar called, “ROTH IRAs: Retirement Can Be Less Taxing,” with financial advisor, Timothy Germain. The seminar covers differences between Traditional and ROTH IRAs and whether […]

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June Art Exhibit @ the Main Library

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 Local landscape artist, Jim Laurino, will display over thirty paintings in the Main Library’s Community Room for his June show entitled, “Connecticut Landscapes.” Jim Laurino began painting in his early teens and eventually studied painting and color theory at the University of Connecticut. He initially began painting marine subjects but over time formed a more […]

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Farmington Journeys Into the Paranormal

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We had a full house last night for a “Journey Into the Paranormal” with Adam Shefts and Mark Firulli of the Northeast Paranormal Investigation Society. Adam and Mark shared anecdotes and audio, video, and photographic evidence gathered from their many investigations throughout the northeast, including a number of sites in Connecticut. The evidence presented is […]

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Farmington Teens Create Wearable Art at the Library

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Teen Library patrons braved the stormy weather today to paint beautiful images onto blank t-shirts and tote bags.  The end results were stunning–the entire library staff was impressed!

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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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