Library News

Garmany Music Series: Sunday Chamber Concert with Alturas Duo

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Sunday, February 25 2:00 PM Main Library The Alturas Duo has been recognized as one of the most engaging ensembles performing in the chamber music world today. The only group of its kind, the Duo was formed with the idea of playing South American and classical music by bringing together the unusual combination of the […]

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New York City, a La Carte! A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip

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New York City, a La Carte! A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Join Director, Jay Johnston on this traditional visit to New York City! Shop, see the sights, enjoy fine dining, culture, and more! Some options include: MOMA High Line SOHO (South of Houston Street) DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) Brooklyn Bridge Jane’s Carousel (under the Brooklyn Bridge) […]

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Ukulele for Everyone!

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Sunday, January 28 2:00 PM Main Library Join the ranks of ukulele players like Elvis, Jack Johnson, and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole! Instructor Julie Stepanek will lead beginners through a lesson, strum-along, and Q&A about the instrument. Feel free to bring your own instrument, but if you don’t have one, it will be provided for you! AGES […]

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Master Class: How To Take Better Photographs With Your Camera

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Mondays, 1/22, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12 6:00 – 8:00 PM Maker Space Do you have a camera (DSLR, Point & Shoot &/or Mirrorless) that is still in the box or you tried using it a few times and it ended up in the closet? Well it’s time to blow off the dust! Photographer Andy Mars will show you tips on […]

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Community Issues Series – Permaculture 101: Lessons to Grow Our Community

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Thursday, January 18 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Connor Stedman of Appleseed Permaculture will share insight, answer questions, and offer suggestions on incorporating permaculture into your home and community! Defined as “A design system for human habitation in concert with nature which is based upon a set of ethics,” permaculture is a social and […]

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Garmany Music Series: Sunday Chamber Concert with Clara Trio

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Sunday, January 14 2:00 PM Main Library Join the Clara Piano Trio for an afternoon of beautiful chamber music. Katalin Viszmeg is the principal violinist of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. She also teaches at the Hartt School, Northwest Catholic High School, and the Connecticut Virtuosi Summer Institute in Farmington. Tamila Azadaliyeva has performed as […]

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The Studio Open House

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Monday, January 29 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Join us in for the first glimpse of our brand-new experiential and media production lab, The Studio! Here is just a sampling of what you can do: Record a podcast Use the green screen to transport yourself Explore the human body with zSpace Experience virtual reality with […]

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A Taste of Ballroom

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Sunday, January 7 2:00 PM Main Library Come one, come all!  This is an opportunity to learn the basic steps of East Coast Swing and American Tango in a supportive, upbeat atmosphere.  No experience or partner needed for this fun class! Students have the opportunity to feel the magic of dancing in partnership while building confidence, […]

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Winter Adult Crafternoons

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Get your craft on this winter with Adult Crafternoons at the Barney Library! Snowglobes – Please register Thursday, December 14, 2:00 PM Paper Snowflakes – Please register Thursday, January 25, 2:00 PM Felt Ball Coasters – Please register Thursday, February 22, 2:00 PM

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Community Issues Series – Climate Change & Sustainability: What You Can Do in Your Backyard

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Tuesday, December 12 6:00 PM Main Library Following a screening of the short film ‘FORGET SHORTER SHOWERS,’ we will facilitate a community discussion addressing ways to approach climate change and sustainability on a local level. Please register. The Farmington Libraries and ForwardCT Community Issues Series brings together experts to shed light on issues facing Connecticut […]

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