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Garmany Music Series: Washboard Slim & the Bluelights

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Tuesday, August 15 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* Back by popular demand! Drawing on a wide variety of traditional music forms, the Bluelights have created a new musical style respecting equally the past and present. A typical Bluelights performance might include original music, early jazz, blues, swing, standards, jug band, gospel, pop music from the […]

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Ukulele for Everyone!

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Tuesday, June 20 6:30 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. If the weather is nice, we will play outside! Feel free to bring your own instrument, but if you don’t […]

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Save the Date! The 4th Annual Maker Fair

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Hands on Activities for All Ages + Skill Levels! 3D Printing Soldering Animation Coding Knitting S.T.E.A.M. Trivia LittleBits …and so much more! We Need Volunteers! Ages 14+ No experience necessary   Contact:  Anna Boisvert, aboisvert@farmingtonlibraries.org Laura Horn, lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org

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KooKooKangaRoo: The Dream Achievement Tour

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:30 PM (doors open at 6:00) Farmington Main Library Lawn* Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Farmington Libraries for the only Connecticut stop on their Dream Achievement Tour! Koo Koo Kanga Roo is a live show unlike anything you have ever experienced. With the carefree simplicity of your kindergarten days, […]

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The 2016 Maker Fair is Coming!

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Sunday, March 20, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 PM Farmington Main Library Mark your calendars! The Farmington Libraries Maker Fair is an opportunity for the community to have hands-on experiences with 3D printers, soldering, knitting, coding, and so much more! Activity stations will be located throughout the Library, featuring low-tech and hi-tech projects for all ages […]

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Hour of Code: Computer Science is for Everyone!

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To celebrate Computer Science Education Week, the Farmington Libraries will host a workshop on computer coding for all ages and skill levels. This program will take place on Thursday, December 10, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code at […]

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