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Tots & Tunes

January 24, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers.  Tots & Tunes is offered 3 times a week - come as often as you like!

Special Tots & Tunes dates: Friday, January 31 - Pajama Party!  Wear your jammies and let's get jammin'! Friday, February 14 - Toddler Prom.  Wear your fanciest outfits! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Alphabet Soup

January 24, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Ages 3 - 5, for the child alone. Have fun getting to know the ABCs! This early literacy program focuses on the alphabet by introducing children to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft.

PLEASE REGISTER

This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots & Tunes

January 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers.  Tots & Tunes is offered 3 times a week - come as often as you like!

Special Tots & Tunes dates: Friday, January 31 - Pajama Party!  Wear your jammies and let's get jammin'! Friday, February 14 - Toddler Prom.  Wear your fanciest outfits! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Picture Book Theater

January 24, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:
Ages 3-6.  No registration required. Watch your favorite picture books come to life on the big screen, then practice those fine motor and spatial skills through coloring themed pages while listening to music.  A great way to relax before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Virtual Reality

January 24, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Maker Space & The Studio
Event Details:
I hope you're feeling competitive! This winter in VR, we will compete to climb the highest, drum out the best lightsaber solo, and more! Prizes and bragging rights will be awarded for the highest scores! Open to teens in grades 7-12.  ...

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If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots & Tunes

January 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers.  Tots & Tunes is offered 3 times a week - come as often as you like!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Chinese New Year Celebration

January 25, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 52
Event Details:
Please join us for a wonderful, cultural event celebrating Chinese New Year.  We will be showcasing Traditional Chinese dancers, our local children will adorn us with a fashion show and everyone is welcome to partake in a potluck lunch to follow...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Taste of Korea: Korean Cuisine, Full of Wisdom and Nature

January 26, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Experience Korean culture through delicious food!  Korean cuisine is gaining attention throughout the world for its health benefits and delicious taste. Kimchi, for example, was nominated by Health magazine as one of the five health...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Onederful Ones

January 27, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Ages 12 - 24 months with a caregiver. A fun-filled half-hour featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement. No registration required.

Please note: no class on Monday, January 20th as the library is closed. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sit-n-Knit: Advanced Beginners

January 27, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Would you like to learn a new skill? Do you want to fix knitting mistakes, dropped stitches and and other boo-boo's? Are you stuck on a project? Bring your questions to this informative session. Ages 12 and up. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION RE...

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If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Twos (Mondays)

January 27, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Age 2 with a caregiver. Enjoy books, music, parachute, and puppets, all geared toward those "terrific" twos! Registration required; choose either the Monday or Wednesday class. No class on Monday, January 20th.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mondrian Mason Jar Lantern

January 27, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Maker Space
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Make a colorful, Mondrian-inspired mason jar lantern to hang in your home.  SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration opens one month before program.     ...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Polish Language Storytime

January 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Parents & Caregivers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Ages birth - 5 with a caregiver. Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join Miss Eva for storytime in Polish. Enjoy stories and activities, and browse our Polish-language collections. 

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE SERIES

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tween Time!

January 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 2
Age Group: Teens, Children
Program Type: Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Tweens in grades 4-6.    Registration is required for each individual program.   This is a great opportunity for older kids to hang out together in the library and unwind at the end of the day.  Activities will vary each week ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

2 1/2 - Threes

January 28, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 2
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For ages 30-36 months.

Designed especially for older two-year-olds, this is a special time for you and your child to share stories, songs, puppets, and an occasional craft.

Registration is required.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

January 28, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ages 3 - 5, for the child alone. This special program helps your child get ready to read, develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and connects reading with fun. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and art activities.

PLEASE REGISTER

This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers

January 28, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
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.

LIST Meeting

January 28, 2020
12:15pm - 2:15pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas Book Group

January 28, 2020
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Program Room
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!
  January's book is "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Steven Universe Sing-Along Party - NEW DATE!

January 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come sing your heart out to the Steven Universe movie, make a craft, and eat Together Breakfast!  Costumes are strongly encouraged.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

January 29, 2020
9:15am - 10:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Parents & Caregivers
Event Details:
Ages birth through 12 months with caregiver.  Perfect for our littlest patrons, this short storytime enriches the language learning abilities of babies through the use of stories, fingerplays, and songs, followed by time to play and socialize.&n...
This event is in the "Children" group.

MyGym at Barney Library

January 29, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Get Moving with MyGym! Practice strength, agility, and flexibility through exercise games, music, and more with an instructor from MyGym West Hartford! Registration required! Ages 1-4 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Twos (Wednesday)

January 29, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 2
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Enjoy books, music, parachute play, and puppets, all geared toward those "terrific" twos!  Registration required; sign up for either the Monday or Wednesday class. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Afternoon Play

January 29, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:
Ages 2-4 with caregivers.  No registration required. Practice fine motor and early literacy skills as you keep busy in the afternoon.  Librarian-curated busy bags, along with puppets, play-dough, Duplo blocks, and more will keep little o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tech Mentors

January 29, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

School Age Craft: Snow Fun Crafting with Paper!

January 29, 2020
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Barney Library
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Come make your own little Snow Buddy out of paper strips and glue! You are limited only by your imagination in how you decorate him! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Knifty Knitters, Learn to Knit

January 29, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Tween Space
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Ages 7& up.  Learn to knit with Miss Paula! We will provide yarn and needles to get you started. You will learn the basic knit stitch and we will work on a group project together. 

PLEASE REGISTER