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DIY Spring @ The Maker Space

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Take part in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture by learning to create beautiful items in our Maker Space! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program. WED March 21 @ 6:30 PM Mini Journals Register 2/21 THURS March 29 @ 6:30 PM […]

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Mindful Movement: Where the Joy of Movement Meets the Stillness of Meditation

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Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren return to guide participants through an experiential hour of participating in Let Your Yoga Dance combined with some time for guided meditation. Let Your Yoga Dance is a joyful and energizing session that will awaken your spirit and move your body. All are welcome. No experience of any kind is […]

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‘The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh’ with Kathryn Aalto

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Join bestselling author Kathryn Aalto to discuss her book, The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood. She will take you on an illustrated journey to learn about one of the best known and loved natural settings, the Hundred Acre Wood of A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh and The […]

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Coffee & Canvas Paint Classes: Spring 2018

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Join us for coffee and painting lessons with certified art teacher and accomplished artist Jane Maciel. This program is for adults. Classes take place at the Main Library. Wednesday, March 7, 2 PM (March 9) Wednesday, April 11, 2 PM Wednesday, May 2, 2 PM TO REGISTER: Please contact Leah Farrell at lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org or 860-673-6791 x212. PLEASE NOTE: You […]

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Jewelry Hour: Spring Classes

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Do you want to learn how to make (and fix) jewelry? Join us for this regular drop-in program for adults. Morning and afternoon classes at both libraries are available. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Barney Library Thursday, March 15, 2 PM – Register Thursday, April 19, 2 PM – Register Thursday, May 17, […]

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Barney Cinema: Spring 2018

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Spend your afternoon enjoying free screenings of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! The Glass Castle (2017) – Trailer Tuesday, March 13, 2:00 PM Based on a memoir, four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children’s […]

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Garmany Music Series: Sunday Chamber Concert with Musical Friends

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Musical Friends, founded in 1996 by Leo Snow, is a chamber group of musicians which gathers various musical friends to perform beautiful music. Virginia Church is a classically-trained flutist who plays concert flute, piccolo, and bass flute in C. She is a flutist in Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra and Principal Flute in Connecticut Valley Symphony […]

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Bullet Journal Bar @ The Maker Space

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Every Other Thursday @ 10:00 AM Maker Space, Main Library Bullet journals are customizable organization systems that can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary – but most likely, all of the above! Learn new techniques, find inspiration with others, and keep your journal up to date each month. Supplies will be provided, just […]

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VR @ The Studio

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Immerse yourself in the virtual reality experience with the Oculus Rift. Explore the ever-growing line-up of apps specially curated by Farmington Libraries staff. Travel to places around the globe, challenge your skills and your courage with apps like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a […]

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CLEAN FOOD (TM) with Terry Walters: Preparing for Spring

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Wednesday, February 28 7:00 PM Main Library Join us in welcoming back friend and best-selling cookbook author, Terry Walters! She will discuss healthy safe cleansing practices and tools for boosting your immune system to ward off spring allergies before they are upon us (which is soon!). She will demo a cleansing smoothie, teach you how to make […]

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