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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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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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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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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with Airborne Jugglers!

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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with AIRBORNE JUGGLERS! Join the worldwide celebration and visit us on Take Your Child to the Library Day! If you enjoyed last year’s performance by Jester Jim, you’ll love the Airborne Jugglers. Their high-energy show has been delighting audiences for almost 20 years. Amazing juggling is synchronized […]

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Tea and Food Pairings: A Tasting with Culteavo of Unionville

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016 7:00 PM MAIN LIBRARY Step out of the cold end enjoy some hot tea with Unionville’s own Culteavo! Owner Viviana Pinhasi will take you into the complex and fascinating world of teas, focusing on what foods pair best with different types of tea. Culteavo Tea Shop in Unionville is a local […]

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Garmany Music Series: Afternoon Chamber Concert with the Clara Piano Trio

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016 2:00 PM MAIN LIBRARY Join the Clara Piano Trio for an afternoon of beautiful chamber music. Katalin Viszmeg is the principal violinist of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. She also teaches at the Hartt School, Northwest Catholic High School, and the Connecticut Virtuosi Summer Institute in Farmington. Tamila Azadaliyeva has performed […]

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Adult Crafternoons: Greeting Cards

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016 2:00 PM BARNEY LIBRARY Use our extensive craft supplies to make a card for that special someone! Please register.

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Sunday Movies: Jurassic World, Selma, and Avatar

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The Farmington Main Library will be showing the following movies during winter Sunday opening hours:   Jurassic World (PG-13) Sunday, January 10, 1:30 PM Go back to Jurassic Park! A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park’s newest attraction–a genetically modified giant stealth killing […]

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Catch up on Season 3 of Downton Abbey @ the Barney Library

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THURSDAYS, JANUARY 7 & FEBRUARY 25, 2016 2:00 PM BARNEY LIBRARY Catch up on Season 3 of Downtown Abbey while enjoying a hot cup of tea and cookies. This season, Downton Abbey has weathered the war, and the prospect of an impending wedding for Mary and Matthew brings great anticipation, as well as Cora’s mother from America, Martha […]

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Director’s College Event- African American Connecticut Explored

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On Wednesday, February 18, the Farmington Libraries will host Dr. Stacey Close, Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University, and Elizabeth Normen, Publisher of Connecticut Explored, for a talk on African American history in Connecticut. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. For Black […]

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