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Lewis Walpole Library Lecture: James Gillray’s Hogarthian Progress

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings at the Lewis Walpole Library and co-curator of the current exhibition will talk about “James Gillray’s Hogarthian Progress.” Sequential narration in satiric prints is most famously associated with the “modern moral subjects” of William Hogarth […]

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Coloring Cafe at Barney: Spring Sessions

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Get in on the adult coloring craze! Coloring promotes relaxation and stress-reduction. Listen to relaxing music, enjoy some tea, and color your stress away! The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own. These programs are for adults. THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2:00 PM – Register for a reminder BARNEY LIBRARY THURSDAY, […]

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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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T-Shirt Quilts @ Barney Library

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Looking for a fun and easy craft? On Thursday, May 21, the Farmington Libraries will host Joanne Hatch to show you how to recycle old t-shirts into quilts. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. This workshop is perfect for those interested in crafts, sewing, recycling, […]

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Gluten Free Pizza @ Barney Library

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Do you love pizza, but suffer from gluten intolerance? On Thursday, May 14, the Farmington Libraries will host author and gluten free lifestyle expert Rebecca Tuttle to show you how to make a delicious gluten free pizza. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. This workshop […]

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Director’s College Event: Growing up in World War II Czechoslovakia

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On Thursday, May 28, the Farmington Libraries will host Joseph A. Voves to speak about fascinating life, which began as a child in Czechoslovakia. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Mr. Voves was born on March 4, 1922 in Mnetes, Czechoslovakia, and rose to […]

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What’s the Buzz? Honey Bees and Beekeeping

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Interested in developing an earth-friendly and rewarding hobby? On Thursday, May 21, join beekeeper Ned Farrell at the Farmington Libraries to learn about the art of beekeeping. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Beekeeping can be a fun and fulfilling family activity, perfect for those […]

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Director of New Britain Museum of American Art to Curate Spring Art Show @ Main Library

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From May 9 to July 10, the Farmington Main Library will host an art show curated by Douglas Hyland, Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art. The show will kick off with an opening gala with the artists present, taking place on Saturday, May 9, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the […]

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Gardening Lecture: Container Gardening

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Are you interested in gardening but want to start small? On Wednesday, May 20, join Master Gardener Roxanne Lovell at the Farmington Libraries to learn how to set up and tend to a container garden. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Get a jump on […]

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Garmany Music Series: Survivors Swing Band

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Back by popular demand! On Tuesday, May 19, the Farmington Libraries will host the Survivors Swing Band for a performance of classic favorites from the Big Band era. This event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Survivors Swing Band is a 7-piece ensemble made up of […]

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