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Community Issues Series – Climate Change & Sustainability: What You Can Do in Your Backyard

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Tuesday, December 12 6:00 PM Main Library Following a screening of the short film ‘FORGET SHORTER SHOWERS,’ we will facilitate a community discussion addressing ways to approach climate change and sustainability on a local level. Please register. The Farmington Libraries and ForwardCT Community Issues Series brings together experts to shed light on issues facing Connecticut […]

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Farmington Reads Book Group: Winter Meetings

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Hidden gems from our collection, chosen just for you by our staff! Join us to discuss, share, and laugh. Titles will include a mix of fiction and non-fiction. We meet monthly on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Main Library (except the first meeting). All are welcome! A limited number […]

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Garmany Music Series: U.S. Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet

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Saturday, December 2 2:00 PM Barney Library The United States Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet is comprised of the saxophone section of the U.S. Coast Guard Band, one of the five premier U.S. military bands. In addition to performing throughout Taiwan in 2009 and 2010, the Quartet performs regularly at conferences held by the World Saxophone […]

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Winter 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, December 14, […]

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Independent Film Series: Winter Showings

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MEN GO TO BATTLE (2016) Monday, December 12, 6:30 PM Kentucky, 1861. Most Americans predict that the Civil War will end by Christmas. Bracing for another winter on their struggling farm, brothers Henry (Tim Morton) and Francis Mellon (David Maloney) have become suffocatingly close. Francis’ practical jokes have become more and more aggressive until he […]

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Perfume and Cologne Workshop

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00 PM Main Library Using a wide array of essential oils, make your own custom fragrance! Roxann Lovell will guide you through the process of creating your own perfume or cologne. Each attendee will go home with two fragrances. This program is for adults. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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Winter Adult Crafternoons

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Get your craft on this winter with Adult Crafternoons at the Barney! Twine Ornaments – Register for a reminder Thursday, December 8, 2:00 PM DIY Stamps – Register for a reminder Thursday, January 12, 2:00 PM Valentines – Register for a reminder Thursday, February 9

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Barney Holiday Tea

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Enjoy the festive, soothing sounds & tastes of the holiday season at our Annual Holiday Tea. The Clara Trio will perform beautiful music while you enjoy light refreshments and socialize. Due to past capacity audiences, advanced registration is required. Please call 860-673-6791 for details or register online.

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Coffee & Canvas Winter 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, December 1, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, January 5, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library Thursday, February 2, 2:00 PM – Register Barney Library These programs are for adults.

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Flannel Board Workshop Series

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Mondays: November 7, 14, 21, & December 5 7:00 PM Main Library Maker Space Calling all teachers, librarians, parents, grandparents, and storytellers! Create your own flannel board set from scratch using equipment in our Maker Space. Participants will develop and execute a project including flannel board pieces and storytelling props. Space is limited. Registration required. […]

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