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Spring Tabletop Game Nights

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Join us for Tabletop Game Nights! Play old favorites with new friends, and learn some great new games from an expert. Snacks will be provided. Games include Gloom, Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Chess, Apples to Apples, and more! Open to teens and adults ages 12 and up. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Wednesday, March 15, […]

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Coffee & Canvas Spring Sessions

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Join us for coffee and painting lessons with certified art teacher and accomplished artist Jane Maciel. Space is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Thursday, March 2, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, April 6, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, May 4, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library These programs are for adults.

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Director’s College: Mark Twain in the Margins

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Mark Twain had a lifelong habit of writing in the margins of the books he read – and it didn’t always matter whether the book actually belonged to him. He commented acerbically on the authors and their work and made other, longer comments that tell us a […]

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An Evening with Abigail Adams

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library The time is 1801. John Adams has just lost the election for a second term in office. He and Abigail have returned home to their farm in Quincy, Massachusetts. Friends and neighbors have come to pay their respects and to hear a little about her early life and her […]

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Grant Writing for Businesses

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 10:00 AM Main Library Learn the art of gaining capital for your business through grant writing. Rebecca Tuttle, of industry leader Tuttle Consulting, has more than fifteen years of experience in grant writing instruction and consultation. Rebecca Tuttle is a Farmington resident and Founder of Tuttle Consulting, which provides technical writing, coaching and […]

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A Different Perspective: American Muslim Khalil Hijabi

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Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Khalil Hijabi, meaning “friend who wears the hijab,” is the social media presence of Stephanie Khalil-AlGhani. Stephanie is many things: a former Vogue model, fashionista, convert to Islam, and founder of Covertime Magazine, a modest fashion & pop culture online and quarterly print magazine that works to break the […]

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Got Spring Fever? Create Your Own Spring Tonic

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Simple spring tonics from Mother Earth’s pantry. Concoct a Spring Tonic Tincture featuring the wild edibles of spring, and sample a variety of medicinal organic teas. Participants formulate a variety of herbal/medicinal products and learn a bit of historical background. Ehris Urban, herbalist, and Velya Jancz-Urban, historian mother […]

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Coloring Cafe at Barney: Spring Sessions

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Get in on the adult coloring craze! Coloring promotes relaxation and stress-reduction. Listen to relaxing music, enjoy some tea, and color your stress away! The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own. These programs are for adults. THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2:00 PM – Register for a reminder BARNEY LIBRARY THURSDAY, […]

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Spring Adult Crafternoons

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Get crafty with this Spring’s Adult Crafternoons at the Barney! Felted Flower Pins – Register for a reminder Thursday, March 17, 2:00 PM Book Art Pendant – Register for a reminder Thursday, April 28, 2:00 PM Button Bracelet – Register for a reminder Thursday, May 5, 2:00 PM

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Director’s College Event – The Odes of Horace: A Poetry Reading in Latin and English

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Celebrate National Poetry Month! On Wednesday, April 23, the Farmington Libraries will host Dr. Jeffrey Kaimowitz for a reading of “The Odes of Horace.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Farmington Libraries offer this unique celebration of poetry with a tribute to Horace, […]

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