Monthly Archives: June 2016

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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Energize Your Life

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Tuesday, July 26 7:00 PM Main Library Are you feeling run-down, stressed out and exhausted by the time you get home?  Discover how you can accomplish more every day with greater ease, energy and joy! Presenter: Risa Gaull Brophy, BS, MQT of Full Circle Wellness, LLC.  As an Integrative Medicine Consultant, Chinese Medical Qi Gong […]

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KooKooKangaRoo: The Dream Achievement Tour

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:30 PM (doors open at 6:00) Farmington Main Library Lawn* Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Farmington Libraries for the only Connecticut stop on their Dream Achievement Tour! Koo Koo Kanga Roo is a live show unlike anything you have ever experienced. With the carefree simplicity of your kindergarten days, […]

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Maker Space Blog: Sarah Tries…The Die Cut Machine!

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As the person who writes for the libraries’ Maker Space Blog, I feel that it is only fair that I try everything in the Maker Space at least once. So I’ve decided to create a mini series called “Sarah Tries…” which will feature all of my attempts at trying each piece of equipment or software housed here in the Maker […]

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Adult Summer Reading 2016: Book Reviews

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PARTICIPATING IN ADULT SUMMER READING? Post a book review here to receive 2 PUNCHES toward winning one of our incredible PRIZE BASKETS and our GRAND PRIZE! More information on Adult Summer Reading here. INSTRUCTIONS In the comments section, leave a brief book review. Please sign your review with your FIRST NAME and LAST INITIAL, so […]

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CANCELED: The Relationship Between Poor Posture and Pain

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THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Find out how poor posture can lead to many muscular-skeletal problems, including back pain, neck pain, and joint issues, and what you can do to improve it! Using the Gokhale Method, participants will learn about the laws of basic human architecture, the […]

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Introduction to Ukulele

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Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Join the ranks of ukulele players like Elvis, Jack Johnson, and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole! Instructor Julie Stepanek will lead beginners through a lesson, strum-along, and Q&A about the instrument. Ukuleles will be provided, but feel free to bring your own! Julie Stepanek is an accomplished musician and songwriter […]

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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: Sharades Oldies Band

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* Sharades is back by popular demand! Bring some chairs, dinner, dancing shoes, and your friends and enjoy an evening of great music under the summer sky. Sharades is a 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, doo-wop, rock n’ roll, and oldies band that has been performing for more than […]

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Maker Space: A Library with No Books

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  Many of us have heard of little free libraries (DIY libraries that people can install themselves around their neighborhoods), and even cat libraries! But have you ever thought about what a technology library might be like? According to NPR’s All Things Considered piece “In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All“, only […]

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Get Hungry! The Farmers Market Returns July 1st

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Fridays 3 – 6 PM Main Library Fresh Produce • Local Meats • Baked Goods • Prepared Foods • Italian Ice   Handmade Goods • All-Ages Activities For a full list of vendors, click here.  

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