Monthly Archives: August 2015

Estate Planning: Don’t Make These Mistakes

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As part of its Fall Financial Series, the Farmington Library will host an information session on avoiding mistakes during the estate planning process. This event will take place on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. You may think that drafting an estate plan is straightforward, but […]

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Director’s College Event: Bicycle Tours through Europe – Travel Experiences & Tips

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On Wednesday, September 23, the Farmington Libraries will host Charles and Leach to discuss their experiences with European bicycle tours. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Seasoned travelers Charles and Joan Leach will share their many experiences of taking European bicycle tours, including down […]

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Adult Crafternoons @ Barney Library

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Why do the kids get to have all the fun? Adult Crafternoons are back by popular demand at the Barney Library. On Thursday, September 17, we will be creating pet portraits with your choice of media. This program will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Get ready to craft! […]

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Garmany Music Series: Swing Band Concert

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On Wednesday, September 16, the Farmington Libraries will host Java Groove for a performance of swing favorites. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Java Groove is a 4-piece swing band with a big sound! They play a variety of jazz, swing, and ballads, covering the tunes […]

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Taste of Ballroom

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On Tuesday, September 15, Farmington Libraries will host a ballroom dance lesson for beginners. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Participants will receive an introduction to the basic steps of ballroom dance. Adults, seniors, and teens are welcome. No experience or partner is necessary. Participants […]

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From Books to Movies: Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

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This fall, the Farmington Library will be hosting a series of film viewings and lectures with local movie buff Martha Reingold. Films based on books will be shown, followed by analysis of background, themes, and more. Viewings will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Film and literature lovers […]

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Fall Midsomer Murders Showings @ Barney Library

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British mystery lovers are invited to join the Farmington Libraries this fall to enjoy the beloved series Midsomer Murders, with tea and biscuits served. Viewings will take place on Thursdays September 3, October 15, and November 5 at 1:15 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Midsomer Murders is a long-running and iconic […]

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Wild Birds of Connecticut

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Calling all bird watchers! On Tuesday, September 8, Farmington Libraries will host Robert Tougias to discuss Connecticut’s native bird population. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Using vivid color slides, author and columnist Robert Tougias details the natural history, conservation, and population trends of our region’s […]

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The Benefits of Mindful Self-Compassion

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On Tuesday, September 1, the Farmington Library will hold an informational and participatory program on mindful self-compassion. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Presenters Angela Mazur, LCSW, LLC, and Theresa Nygren, LCSW will discuss mindfulness and mindful self-compassion, how to practice it, and its many […]

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