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Confluence: A Celebration of Jazz Appreciation and National Poetry Months

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Tuesday, April 18 2:00 PM Barney Library April is Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month! Join local poet Geri Radacsi for a special reading from her collection Soul and All That Jazz. “A hawk’s keen; the croaks of frogs, katydids and cicadas; the whomp of a stork’s wings and acorns plopping into water; the jazz […]

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Maker Space Blog: A.I. Poetry

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Do you think you could tell if a poem was written by a computer versus a human? Test your abilities by reading – or listening to – this All Tech Considered piece “Human or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?” Feel free to share your results with us at the Information Desk! Good […]

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Award-Winning Poetry Workshop for Seniors @ the Barney

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On Wednesday, July 8, the Farmington Libraries will host Senior Voices, an award-winning workshop designed to teach seniors how to express themselves through poetry. This event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Created and taught by poet Andy Weil, this program is specifically designed to bring the […]

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Andy Weil: Poetry with a Touch of Mid-Life Insanity

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Join the Farmington Libraries as they host a poetry reading like no other, when Andy Weil presents his program “Poetry with a Touch of Mid-Life Insanity” on Wednesday, June 10. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library on 6 Monteith Drive. The evening will be filled with poetry and laughter […]

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Director’s College Event – The Odes of Horace: A Poetry Reading in Latin and English

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Celebrate National Poetry Month! On Wednesday, April 23, the Farmington Libraries will host Dr. Jeffrey Kaimowitz for a reading of “The Odes of Horace.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Farmington Libraries offer this unique celebration of poetry with a tribute to Horace, […]

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Celebrating National Poetry Month with Shakespeare

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The Farmington Library celebrates National Poetry Month with Shakespeare! On Thursday, April 18, 2013, actor Stephen Collins returns to the library for an original one-man performance called, “Shake-Scene,” a show featuring the best of Shakespeare’s word play. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive.  Who had […]

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