Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Tuesday Quilters

May 21, 2019
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2

Dungeons & Dragons

May 21, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Are you interested in becoming a Dungeon Master, or learning how to play? Dungeons and Dragons will be run by teens, for teens, with the guidance of volunteers from the Tabletop Gaming Center in Newington. Open to teens in grades 7-12. PLE...

U.S. Census Bureau Information Table

May 21, 2019
5:00pm - 8:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The U.S. Census Bureau needs your help!  Curious about working for the U.S. Census Bureau either this year or next year? A representative will be available in the library lobby to answer all of your questions. No registration necessary! ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:
Lightening darkness with humor, Velya Jancz-Urban and her 25-year-old daughter, Ehris, introduce readers to their offbeat Connecticut family. Motivated by an 11-year friendship with a charming Brazilian named Jose Geraldo, they spend four years prepa...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Teen Tech Mentors - Session One

May 22, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Need help troubleshooting your new phone, tablet or laptop? Would you like to learn more about basic computing (i.e. setting up an email account, or uploading photos to the cloud)?  Meet one-on-one with our Teen Tech Mentors at the Farmington Li...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Teen Tech Mentors - Session Two

May 22, 2019
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Need help troubleshooting your new phone, tablet or laptop? Would you like to learn more about basic computing (i.e. setting up an email account, or uploading photos to the cloud)?  Meet one-on-one with our Teen Tech Mentors at the Farmington Li...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Tots & Tunes

May 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Instead of Tots & Tunes at 10:30 we are hosting a Touch a Truck event!  No registration required.

D-Day: Normandy (Part 2 of 2)

May 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us to honor the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy with a two-part lecture. The Normandy Invasion (also called Operation Overlord or D-Day), the Allied invasion of western Europe during World War II, was launched on June 6, 1944, wi...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Celebrate May

May 23, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:
Ages 2 - 4. Celebrate the season!  Come for a special story time and craft.  Sing and dance, be prepared to get messy! THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. ...

Learning Beautiful Blocks & Boards

May 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Event Details:
Ages 3 -9. A new STEM program featuring free play with innovative blocks, teaching computer science to young children without the use of computers, inspired by the  Montessori Method. Come and see what's new! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED ...

Jewelry Hour

May 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barney Library
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Do you want to learn how to make jewelry? Do you want to learn new techniques? Join us for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Use the library's supplies or bring your own. Learn how to design and make your own jewelry, fix broken jewelry, th...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Afternoon at the Bijou

May 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Lonely are the brave (1962) Western - Classic "new style" western stars Kirk Douglas as a noble cowboy who finds himself struggling to adjust to the times as the Old West fades away. After learning that one of his friends is in jail, he gets him...

Teen Tech Time: Vuze 360 Camera

May 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Maker Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn how to use these 360 degree cameras, shoot some film, and try editing on the library's Maker Space computers. Open to teens in grades 7 - 12. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. ...

Read to Murphy the Dog

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Series for School Age Kids
Event Details:
Reading to Eli, Murphy, & Reese the Library Dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. There are many benefits to reading with a Therapy dog. Here are just a few: Dogs are non-judgmental so c...

Tots & Tunes

May 24, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Instead of Tots & Tunes at 10:30 we are hosting a Touch a Truck event!  No registration required.

Tots & Tunes

May 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Instead of Tots & Tunes at 10:30 we are hosting a Touch a Truck event!  No registration required.

Please note:  The 10:30 August 2nd class will instead be our Touch a Truck event outside of the library! ...

Virtual Reality

May 24, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Science & Technology, Maker Space & The Studio
Event Details:
Immerse yourself in the virtual reality experience with the Oculus Rift. Explore the ever-growing line-up of apps specially curated by Farmington Libraries staff. Travel to places around the globe, challenge your skills and your courage with apps lik...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.

Movers & Groovers

May 28, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

Let's Make a Rainbow

May 28, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:
We will magically make rainbow stew, enjoy spring stories about rainbows and make a rainbow to take home. Ages: 3 & up NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED ...

Tuesday Quilters

May 28, 2019
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2

Novel Ideas Book Group

May 28, 2019
1:15pm - 2:30pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15. Pick up a copy of the current book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!