Library News

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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5K Solstice Race to Benefit the Farmington Libraries

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On Wednesday, June 19, 2013, the Hartford Track Club will run its annual 5K Solstice Race, the proceeds of which will benefit the Farmington Libraries. The race will take place at the MDC Reservoirs at 1420 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford. This is a rolling USATF/CT certified 5K course following the paved Red Trail around […]

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Celebrating National Poetry Month with Shakespeare

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The Farmington Library celebrates National Poetry Month with Shakespeare! On Thursday, April 18, 2013, actor Stephen Collins returns to the library for an original one-man performance called, “Shake-Scene,” a show featuring the best of Shakespeare’s word play. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive.  Who had […]

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Information Showcase for Seniors and Retirees

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The Farmington Valley VNA has organized an information showcase that will take place on Wednesday, April 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Farmington Library at 6 Monteith Drive. This Senior Showcase will provide information to the residents of Farmington, Unionville, and surrounding communities.  It is an opportunity for seniors to learn of […]

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Barney Library Grand Reopening Ceremony – April 22

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Jay Johnston, Executive Director of the Farmington Libraries, invites residents of Farmington and neighboring communities to attend the grand reopening of the Barney Library on Monday, April 22, 2013.  A formal ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m., including a ribbon cutting and refreshments. The ceremony will also include special recognition of the library response […]

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Author to Discuss Exploits on Investing and Self-Publishing

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On Tuesday, April 2, the Farmington main library welcomes Farmington resident, Stephen Kushman, for a talk about his self-published book, “Wall Street’s Curse.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Wall Street’s Curse” is the fictional adventure of seven dysfunctional investors,

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