Monthly Archives: October 2014

Professor-Led Book Discussion Group: The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek

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On Thursday, November 20, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The most popular work from provocative Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek, The […]

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Garmany Music Series: Jeff Wieselberg

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On Tuesday, November 18, the Farmington Libraries will host local jazz pianist and vocalist, Jeff Wieselberg. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Jeff Wieselberg was born and raised in New Jersey, where he began taking piano lessons at the age of 7 and played in […]

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Teacher-Led Meditation Sessions

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On Tuesday, November 4, and Tuesday, November 11, the Farmington Libraries welcome Clare Vidich in leading two different meditation sessions. Each Session will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Imagine you are carrying a private retreat around inside you, a sanctuary you can visit whenever modern life gets […]

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Fall Into the Facts of Reverse Mortgages

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On Thursday, November 6, CT Liberty Mortgages will conduct an education session at the Farmington Libraries on reverse mortgages. This event will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Light refreshments will be served. Experienced lenders will be on hand to answer questions such as: What is a reverse […]

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Decorating for the Holidays with Emmy-nominated Lifestyle Expert Mar Jennings

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On Saturday, November 8, Mar Jennings returns to the Farmington Libraries to share his ‘sMARt tips’ on decorating for the holidays. He will also share ideas from his new design book, LIFE ON MAR’S: Creating Casual Luxury. Books will be available for purchase and signing following his presentation. This event will take place at 2:00pm […]

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Farmington Libraries’ 8th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture With Margot Jeremias

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On Monday, November 10, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., the Farmington Libraries hosted its 8th Annual Kristallnacht lecture with speaker Margot Jeremias. Margot Jeremias grew up in Germany and was seven years-old when Hitler came to power. She witnessed Kristallnacht firsthand, and, for the two years that followed, suffered under the much different and frightening Nazi regime until being […]

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Journey into the Paranormal with the Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society

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The Farmington Library delves into the paranormal on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, when Adam Shefts of the Northeast Paranormal Investigation Society will take us on a “Journey into the Paranormal.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Do you believe in ghosts? Do you want to […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group

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On Thursday, October 23, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Ivan Denisovich, a common carpenter, is one […]

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Director’s College Event — Total Healing: the Meditation Prescription

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On Wednesday, October 22, the Farmington Libraries will host Dr. Matthew Raider for a talk on the benefits of meditation. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. What can meditation do for you? It can help you deal with the stress in your life. It […]

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Garmany Music Series: Karkowska Sisters Duo

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On Tuesday, October 21, the Farmington Libraries will host New York-based musicians, the Karkowska Sisters Duo. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Karkowska Sisters Duo is an award winning, internationally acclaimed ensemble that in addition to a recital and chamber music repertoire performs extraordinary programs […]

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