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Garmany Music Series: Singer-Songwriter Sheri Miller

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016 4:00 PM Barney Library Lawn* Sheri Miller returns to the Farmington Libraries this summer! Sheri is an accomplished and acclaimed New York-based singer and songwriter, who expresses herself through a beautiful and unique blend of rock, blues, pop, folk. Born to an opera singer and classical pianist mother, Sheri had a love of music from a very […]

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Trivia & Ice Cream @ Barney

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Thursday, August 18, 2016 2:00 PM Barney Library Grab your friends and beat the summer heat with ice cream, chat with your neighbors, and enjoy a light round of trivia. Trivia categories include television, history, movies, geography, and music. First, second, and third prizes will be awarded to the teams with the most points. This […]

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The Dandelion: Folklore, Fluff, and Wish Necklace

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Mother-daughter team Velya Jancz-Urban and Ehris Urban return by popular demand! This time they will be explaining the folklore surrounding dandelions (including why we make wishes on them), the dandelion’s medicinal benefits, and lead you in making an adorable dandelion fluff necklace. This program is for adults. Space […]

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Women and Islam

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Gain a new perspective! Noora Brown, founding Board Member of the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center in Avon, will give an illuminating talk on women and Islam, particularly media perceptions about Muslim women today in contrast with the historical role women have played in Islam. In addition to […]

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Qi Gong for Self-Healing

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 10:00 AM Main Library Qi gong (“chee-gong”) for anyone with current or past cancer, family and friends. Are you feeling anxious, afraid, and like you have no sense of control over your health?  Come see how you can recover your vital energy, feel more at peace, and take charge of your […]

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The Importance of Education for Women and Girls

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library “Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for women … It is also an area that offers some of the clearest examples of discrimination women suffer. Among children not attending school there are twice as many girls as boys, and among illiterate adults there […]

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New York City Bus Trip – Postponed to October 5th

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New York City, a La Carte! A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip Wednesday, October 5, 2016 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) […]

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Summer Crafting Series @ the Maker Space

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Get your craft on this summer at the Farmington Library Maker Space! We have crafts to fit every interest and schedule. All programs are open to ages 12+ (that includes you, adults!). Paper Daffodils Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 – 11:30 AM You’ve seen them at the library, come learn how to make them!  Create paper […]

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Coloring Cafe Summer Sessions

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Get in on the adult coloring craze! Coloring promotes relaxation and stress-reduction. Listen to relaxing music, enjoy some Starbucks Coffee, and color your stress away! The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own. Thursday, June 30, 2:00 PM – Register for a reminder Barney Library Thursday, July 28, 2:00 PM […]

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Coffee & Canvas Summer 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, June 9, 2:00 PM – REGISTRATION IS FULL Barney Library Thursday, July 7, 2:00 PM – REGISTRATION IS FULL Barney Library Thursday, August 4, 2:00 PM – REGISTRATION IS FULL Barney Library These programs are […]

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