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Garmany Music Series: Cole Porter Tribute

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On Wednesday, November 13, the Farmington Libraries will host John Brighenti, pianist, and Gail Lumpkin, vocalist, for a tribute to Cole Porter. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. John Brighenti graduated from the Hartt School of Music and went on to study privately with Ray […]

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NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

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Are you jumping into the fray otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month? Looking for a local place for a write-in? The Farmington Main Library is hosting four write-ins on Tuesday nights in November You bring your lap top and your power chords, or your moleskin notebook and your Mont Blanc pen . . . […]

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Farmington Libraries’ 7th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture With Dr. Leon Chameides

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On Monday, November 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the Farmington Libraries will host its seventh annual Kristallnacht lecture with speaker Dr. Leon Chameides. The event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Born in Poland, Dr. Leon Chameides will share his family experiences through World War II, including his own […]

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Sweet Adelines Concert is a Sweet Treat at the Main Library

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The Farmington Main Library bee-bopped and doo-wopped with the best of them on Tuesday night when the Farmington Valley Chorus chapter of the Sweet Adelines performed to a full house. Twenty-five of the chorus’s forty-five members came out and sang a variety of songs — some new tunes, but many familiar favorites that had the […]

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Psychic Medium Sydney Sherman

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On Saturday, November 9, the Farmington Libraries welcome psychic medium, Sydney Sherman, for a talk about her book, “You Are Not Alone.” This event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. “You Are Not Alone” outlines Ms. Sherman’s passage to acceptance of her life and […]

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Meet the Library’s New Little Lady…

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Have you seen the newest addition to our gardens? Thanks to the Friends of the Farmington Libraries Remembrance Fund, we have a lovely new little girl statue to call our own. Stop by the garden at the Main Library to meet the newest member of the library family!

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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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