Get creative with Earth-friendly activities on Creativebug!

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Give new life to old objects and get innovative with those cardboard delivery boxes! Log in to Creativebug using your Farmington Libraries card and try out some fun eco-friendly crafts.

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Get started with Hoopla

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Enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and videos on Hoopla using your Farmington Libraries card. Recently, Hoopla made its Bonus Borrows Collection, consisting of over 1000 titles, available for anyone with a Hoopla account. Borrowing any of these titles will not count against the five credits you currently get through the Farmington Libraries. Not sure how to get […]

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Join the Stuck-at-Home Challenge!

This program is open to all ages. Each challenge you complete is one entry to win one of our prize packs! Don’t forget to fill out the form below to enter! Prize Packs Challenges Read or listen to a book Learn something new Go for a walk Try a new recipe Paint or draw a […]

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Coronavirus Updates & Resources

Updated 3/17, 10:00 AM The Farmington Libraries are currently closed until further notice. We are using an abundance of caution to be socially responsible and avoid spreading this disease. BOOK DROPSOur book drops are NO LONGER OPEN, but we have extended our due date until April 15 (and possibly later). Please keep your items at […]

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Announcement

In order to spend more time with her family and pursue further education, Executive Director Laura Horn tendered her resignation effective March 11, 2020. A search committee has been formed by the Library Board to look for her replacement. The Board would like to thank Laura for her service and contributions to the Farmington Libraries. […]

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Welcome to The Book Drop: A Podcast by the Farmington Libraries

Curious about what librarians actually do or who we are?   Well our new monthly podcast The Book Drop will help to answer some of those questions, and more! Every episode, host Sarah Mias, an Information Services Librarian at the Main Library, brings on guests to talk about a range of library related topics including library book clubs, […]

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Save the Date! The 4th Annual Maker Fair

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Hands on Activities for All Ages + Skill Levels! 3D Printing Soldering Animation Coding Knitting S.T.E.A.M. Trivia LittleBits …and so much more! We Need Volunteers! Ages 14+ No experience necessary   Contact:  Anna Boisvert, aboisvert@farmingtonlibraries.org Laura Horn, lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org

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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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Annual 5K Solstice Race to Benefit the Farmington Village Green and Library Association

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On Wednesday, June 15, 2015, the Hartford Track Club will run its annual 5K Solstice Race. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Farmington Village Green and Library Association, of which the Farmington Libraries are a part. The race will take place at the MDC Reservoirs at 1420 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford, beginning at […]

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The 2016 Maker Fair is Coming!

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Sunday, March 20, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 PM Farmington Main Library Mark your calendars! The Farmington Libraries Maker Fair is an opportunity for the community to have hands-on experiences with 3D printers, soldering, knitting, coding, and so much more! Activity stations will be located throughout the Library, featuring low-tech and hi-tech projects for all ages […]

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