Monthly Archives: August 2013

Adult Summer Reading Ends with Awesome Author Event

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An enthusiastic crowd joined us on Thursday night for our Adult Summer Reading capstone program with the author of this summer’s One Book, Conor Grennan. The book, Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, told Conor’s story of how he went from embarking on the trip of a lifetime […]

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Barney Library Carnival of Fun

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Barney Library’s Carnival of Fun was a huge success! This past Thursday, August 15th, participants had the chance to get face paint and temporary tattoos, make fun crafts to take home, and try their hand at games such as feed the clown, and cool pop walk! Crafts were made, prizes were awarded, and fun was […]

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Final Summer Concert at Barney

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On Tuesday August 6th, The Barney Library held it’s final concert of the summer. The Airborne Jazz Trio filled the lawn with their lush melodies – a perfect send off to a great summer of music. Fall means great new programs at the Barney Library! On October 29th, at 1:15pm, Actor Steve Collins will present […]

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Violin Recital with Farmington Resident Shreya Sachdev

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On Tuesday, August 13, the Farmington Libraries welcome Farmington resident Shreya Sachdev for a violin recital. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Shreya Sachdev currently studies with David Bowlin at Oberlin Conservatory. She began studying violin at the age of 4 at the Community Division […]

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August Art Exhibit @ the Main Library

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“Jars that runneth over of which I cherish.”  The title of the show truly sums up how Sarah May feels about the pieces in the Main Library’s AUgust show in the Community Room.  The “jar series” is Sarah May’s self-portrait of the past year of ideas and reflections—a year of emotional, personal, and artistic growth […]

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Thank you, Garden Club Volunteers!

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Have you noticed the vibrant gardens at the Main Library? We owe this beautiful landscaping to the garden club volunteers who share their time and expertise nurturing and maintaining the various flowering plants and grasses in the library’s statue garden. If you haven’t yet had the chance, we urge you to stroll through the flower-lined […]

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“One Book” Event: Read the Book, Meet the Author!

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On Thursday, August 22, the Farmington Libraries welcome Conor Grennan, author of this summer’s “One Book,” Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal.  This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Conor Grennan spent eight years at the EastWest Institute […]

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