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Build Your Own Bottle Rocket

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Wednesday, August 9 6:30 PM Main Library Science, crafting, and fun go hand-in-hand for this hands-on activity, inspired by the bestselling book and Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures! Your team will design, build, and launch a bottle rocket. Bottle rockets (also known as water rockets) use the same phsyics as NASA’s rockets, but with water and […]

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Summer Adult Crafternoons

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Get your craft on this spring with Adult Crafternoons at the Barney! Sunprints – Please register Thursday, June 15, 2:00 PM Tin Can Lantern – Please register Thursday, July 20, 2:00 PM Origami – Please register Thursday, August 17, 2:00 PM

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Barney Jewelry Hour: Summer 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, June 8, 2:00 PM – Register […]

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DIY Summer @ the Maker Space

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for four (4) programs of this series. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Tie-Dye Bookmarks – Register Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 PM Just in time for summer reading, make a tie-dye bookmark with all your favorite colors using sharpies and rubbing […]

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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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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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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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