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The 5th Annual Maker Fair is Here!

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The Farmington Libraries Maker Fair is back, with even more hands-on activities and new technologies to try! All ages welcome. Activities will include: Virtual Reality Soldering Knitting Makey Makey Claymation Robotics …and so much more!   WHEN: Sunday, March 25, 1:00 – 4:00 PM WHERE: Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive SPECIAL PROGRAMS: 1:30 – 3:30 […]

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Community Issues Series: Criminal Justice Reform in Connecticut

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Join us for a screening of Life On Parole, which is a look behind-the-scenes of Connecticut’s efforts to change the way parole works and reduce the number of people returning to prison. In collaboration with the New York Times, the film follows four former prisoners as they navigate the challenges of their first year on […]

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Adult Crafternoons @ Barney Library: Spring 2018

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Try your hand at something new! Each month we experiment with a new craft at the Barney Library. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required. THURS March 22 @ 2 PM Rolled Paper Flowers Register Now! THURS April 26 @ 2 PM Painted Eggs Register Now! THURS May 24 @ 2 PM Pinwheels […]

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SCORE Presents: The Importance of Online Reputation Management

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Don’t think your business is impacted by online reviews, testimonials, social media discussions, rants and more? This workshop will show you why it does matter! Every industry is being impacted by their online reputation at various rates.  Over the next 2 years, online reputation will be as important as SEO is now.  Those that are proactive about it […]

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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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