Monthly Archives: November 2015

Farmington Room Blog: Borough Court of Farmington, 1901-1925

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As you may know, the Farmington Room, our local history collection, is open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 9:00am and noon.  This is a great opportunity for anyone and everyone interested in the history of Farmington and Unionville to take a look at the expansive and unique resources housed […]

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William Henry Fry’s Santa Claus Symphony

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On Thursday, December 17, the Barney Library in Farmington will host music historian Jeffrey Engel for a discussion of William Henry Fry and his Santa Claus symphony. This program will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. William Henry Fry was an important figure in American history (or at […]

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Winter Financial Series – Time Matters: A Women’s Retirement Outlook

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As part of its Winter Financial Series, the Farmington Library will host a workshop on retirement planning for women. This program will take place on Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. How do you feel about retirement? Are you ready? Worried? Eager? Just reading the word […]

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Learn How to Make Delicious Gluten Free Cookies

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Just in time for the holidays, the Farmington Library will host a workshop on baking delicious gluten free cookies. This event will take place on Thursday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Everyone loves homemade cookies, even those of us who can’t eat gluten! Join gluten free […]

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Hour of Code: Computer Science is for Everyone!

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To celebrate Computer Science Education Week, the Farmington Libraries will host a workshop on computer coding for all ages and skill levels. This program will take place on Thursday, December 10, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code at […]

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Barney Holiday Tea 2015

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On Thursday, December 10, the Barney Library will host its annual Holiday Tea, with light refreshments and music by harpist Pearl Rourke. This event will take place at 1:15 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Enjoy the festive, soothing sounds and tastes of the holiday season at the Barney Library’s annual Holiday […]

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Director’s College Event – Anthony Trollope: The Greatest English Novelist You’ve (Probably) Never Read

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On Wednesday, December 9, the Farmington Libraries will a lecture on the influential but less well-known 19th-century author Anthony Trollope. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Victorian writer Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), author of 47 novels […]

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Winter Financial Series – Protecting Your Financial Information: Avoid Banking Scams

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As part of its Winter Financial Series, the Farmington Library will host a workshop on protecting yourself from banking scams. This event will take place on Tuesday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. We live in a fast-paced, technological world. Scammers are all around us, and their only […]

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From Books to Movies: A Christmas Carol (1951)

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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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Garmany Music Series: Afternoon Chamber Concert with Alturas Duo

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On Friday, December 4, the Farmington Libraries will host the Alturas Duo with their unique take on chamber music. The concert will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. The Alturas Duo has been recognized as one of the most engaging ensembles performing in the chamber music world […]

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