Library News

Beauty of Bach Organ Concert

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On Sunday, October 27, the Farmington Libraries will sponsor an organ concert at First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 located at 75 Main Street, Farmington, CT. This event will take place at 4:00 p.m. and will feature organist Edward Clark. Johann Sebastian Bach’s compositions include the Brandenburg Concertos, the Mass in B minor, his cantatas, […]

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Sweet Adelines – Women’s Barbershop Singing Performance

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On Tuesday, October 22, the Farmington Libraries will host the Farmington Valley Chorus for a performance of a cappella style songs sang in the barbershop tradition. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Farmington Valley Chorus (FVC) is a membership organization of female singers who […]

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Director’s College: Author and Motivational Speaker, Dr. Bridget Cooper

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On Wednesday, October 23, author and motivational speaker, Dr. Bridget Cooper, will speak at the Farmington Libraries on her new book, “Feed the Need.” This talk will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. In her recent (2013) book, “Feed the Need,” Dr. Cooper delivers an explanation for […]

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NaNoWriMo Survival Tips Panel

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On Tuesday, October 15, a panel of writers will provide tips and tricks for participants gearing up for the writing sprint otherwise known as NaNoWriMo. Whether it be a published author, a NaNo winner, or those whose NaNo attempts failed, the panelists will all share stories to help other writers through this process and get […]

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The Library Goes to Unionville…

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…at least to the annual Unionville Festival! On Sunday, September 29, the libraries’ own Terry Matava spent the day at the festival, sharing news on all the great happenings and answering questions about the multitude of services available at both the Farmington Main and the Barney Libraries. It being such a gorgeous day, residents and […]

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October Art Exhibit @ the Main Library

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For the month of October 2013, the Farmington Main Library will host “Oil and Water Do Mix,” a two person art show displaying the work of Jane Carroll and Gil Fahey. A reception to meet the artists will take place on Tuesday, October 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group “The Awakening” by Kate Chopin

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On Thursday, October 24, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, “The Awakening,” by Kate Chopin. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “The Awakening,” first published in 1899, was Kate Chopin’s most famous novel. The […]

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Banned Books Week

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It’s Banned Books Week! From September 22-28, 2013, people nationwide will commemorate this annual event by celebrating the freedom to read. Libraries and bookstores around the country create displays and plan events that draw attention to the many books that have been challenged both throughout history and in more recent times.  “Censorship is never over […]

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Director’s College Event: A CT Yankee in the Imperial Palace of Beijing

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On Wednesday, September 25, Dr. Charles Burstone, Professor Emeritus, Department of Orthodontics at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, will speak at the Farmington Libraries on his experiences in Imperial China. His talk, “A CT Yankee in the Imperial Palace of Beijing,” will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library […]

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Support the Friends of the Library!

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Mark Your Calendars for an Extraordinary Afternoon Program! Carol Hamblet Adams Inspirational & Motivational Speaker Sponsored by the Friends Remembrance Fund and the Friends of the Farmington Library Experience Carol Hamblet Adams …. a dynamic, entertaining and captivating speaker, who focuses on self-esteem and personal growth. Carol’s passion for life touches people’s hearts and motivates […]

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