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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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Winter Crafting Series @ the Maker Space

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Don’t knit or crochet? This winter, try some other crafts with yarn! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Yarn-wrapped Bangle Bracelets – Register Tuesday, January 24, 10:30 AM Wrap a bangle bracelet in your choice of colored yarn for a unique accessory! Yarn Hearts – Register Tuesday, February 7, 10:30 […]

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Jewelry Hour: Winter Sessions

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Do you want to learn how to make jewelry? Do you want to learn new techniques? Join us for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Learn how to design and make your own jewelry, fix broken jewelry, the sky’s the limit! Thursday, January 19, 2:00 PM – Register […]

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Winter Maker Mornings

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Wednesdays, January 11 – March 29 10:30 AM Main Library Maker Space Register separately for each program in this series. Every session will feature a different project. January 11: Bookbinding 101 – Register January 18: Valentine Sachets – Register January 25: Light-Up Bookmarks – Register February 1: Gyotaku, the Japanese Art of Fish Printing – Register February […]

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Giftmaking Mornings @ the Maker Space

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Wednesdays, September 28 – December 14 10:30 AM Main Library Maker Space Register separately for each program in this series. Every session will feature a different project suitable for gift-giving. No programs on October 12, November 23. September 28: Felted Soap – Register October 5: Polymer Clay Buttons – Register October 19: Leather Flowers – […]

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Fall Crafting Series @ the Maker Space

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This series will provide you with all your Fall décor needs! Paper Apples – Registration required Tuesday, September 20, 10:30 AM Use Fall colored craft paper and twigs to make these cute apples! Paper Fall Banner – Registration required Tuesday, October 4, 10:30 AM Hang a decorative Autumnal banner for all your fall festivities! Birch Tree […]

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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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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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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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Soap-Felting Workshop with Roxanne Lovell

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016 2:00 PM MAIN LIBRARY Aerie Mountain’s Roxanne Lovell is back! This time she will teach you how to felt soap. Felting soap with merino wool makes soap last longer, and the wool’s antibacterials properties keeps you clean! Learn the process and take home. Homemade felted soap makes a great gift for loved […]

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