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Virtual Reality @ The Studio

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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...

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

Homemade Soap

February 18, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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:
Valentine's Day is over but the pampering doesn't have to stop! Come make fragrant soap as a gift for yourself or the one that you love. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration opens one month before program.  ...

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

Blood Pressure Clinic

February 19, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Event Details:
Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association FREE blood pressure clinic every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. No appointment necessary.
Meets in the lobby. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoon at the Bijou

February 20, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
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!

Slightly Scarlet (1955) Film Noir/Suspense - Intriguing film noir drama (and one of the few of that genre to be shot in color) stars John Payne as a hood working for big-city crime boss Ted de Corsia. Sent to dig up incriminating information on a ref...

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

Adult Writing Group

February 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Need inspiration? Looking for friendly feedback on your writing? The Farmington Libraries is starting a Writing Group!  Join to meet other writers, review each others' writing and get prompts to spark your creativity. Attending meetings ...

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

Re-imagining Your Yard: A Horticulture Expert Panel

February 20, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This lecture is part of the Community Issues Series with ForwardCT. ForwardCT will welcome a tree specialist and a pollinator pathways expert to discuss how to identify and use native plants and trees in ways that attract pollinators and improve t...

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

Garmany Music Series: Hartt School of Music Faculty

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Garmany Music Series, Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Faculty of the prestigious Hartt School of Music will join us for an afternoon performance of classical music! Featuring Mihai Tetel (cello), Gaylien Chun (piano), Katalin Viszmeg (violin), Tamila Azadaliyeva (piano), and Melinda Da...

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

Sit-n-Knit: Advanced Beginners

February 24, 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 "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas Book Group

February 25, 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!
February's book is "Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris. A new collection from David Sedaris is cause for jubilation. His recent move to Paris has inspired hilarious pieces, including Me Talk Pretty One Day, about his attempts to learn Fren...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tech Mentors

February 26, 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: 4
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...

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

Afternoon at the Bijou

February 27, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
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!

The Trouble with Harry (1955) Dark Comedy - Harry's trouble is that he's dead, his corpse can't stay in one place, and four people are taking credit for his demise. Director Alfred Hitchcock deftly blends suspense and humor in this dark comedy starri...

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

Sew Your Own Pom-Pom Pillow

February 27, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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: 2
Event Details:
Sew a decorative pillowcase and make your own pom poms to attach. You can hand sew your pillow or use our sewing machine for this project.  Ages 12 and Up.  SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration opens 1 month before pr...

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

The Cognitive Advantages of Tea

February 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
There's nothing like a warm cup of tea to soothe those winter blues! Join us as tea educator Philip H. Parda talks about the cognitive advantages of tea. Participants will also enjoy a tea tasting during the lecture. SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Reality @ The Studio

February 29, 2020
2:15pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Garmany Music Series, Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 56
Event Details:
Join Deirdre McMorrow and Paul Pender for a rousing Irish concert! Enchanting traditional Celtic fiddler, McMorrow, and guitarist/songwriter, Pender, will energize every Irish native-and those who turn Irish for St. Patrick's Day-- in a free conce...

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

Sit-n-Knit: Beginners

March 2, 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: 7
Event Details:
Want to learn how to knit or brush up on forgotten skills? Join Master Knitter Jodi once a month to learn the basics of knitting in a welcoming, encouraging atmosphere. Supplies will be provided. This class is for NEW knitters only! Returning knit...

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

Adult Crafternoons: Popsicle Display Shelf

March 2, 2020
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: 5
Event Details:

Try your hand at something new!

The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own.

SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

This month we will be making a modern and trendy wall shelf out of...you guessed it, popsicle sticks! ...

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

Blood Pressure Clinic

March 4, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Event Details:
Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association FREE blood pressure clinic every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. No appointment necessary.
Meets in the lobby. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Coffee & Canvas

March 4, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Coffee & Canvas has returned with a new teacher! Follow along with Tara McLeod to bring your painting to life. Coffee will be served as usual. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration opens one month before the program. ...

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

Teen Tech Mentors

March 4, 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: 5
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...

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

Sit-n-Knit Evenings

March 4, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
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: 6
Event Details:
Would you like to learn to knit? Are you working on a project and need some help? Would you like to meet and chat with other knitters? Bring your own materials and join Jodi for this EVENING class of fiber fun.  If you are just...

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

Ukulele Club

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Music, Dance, & Film, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Farmington Libraries Ukulele Club will be held on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:00 am. All ages and skill levels are welcome! Learn a new song together and share your knowledge with each other in a fun, relaxed enviro...

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Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult. If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

POSTPONED - Indian Classical Dance

March 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Music, Dance, & Film
Event Details:
THIS PROGRAM HAS MOVED TO SATURDAY, MARCH 14 (REGISTER HERE) ...

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult. If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

T-Shirt Tie Bag (Afternoon)

March 10, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
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
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
It seems like everywhere you go you need a reusable bag. Come make your own no-sew bag out of a favorite t-shirt. Bring a t-shirt with you that you want to transform to a cool bag. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please only register...

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

T-Shirt Tie Bag (Evening)

March 10, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
It seems like everywhere you go you need a reusable bag. Come make your own no-sew bag out of a favorite t-shirt. Bring a t-shirt with you that you want to transform to a cool bag. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please only register for ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YA Lit Lovers Book Group

March 10, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:

Are you a little less Y and a little more A, but can’t get enough of YA books? It’s ok, no really, it’s okay. This book group is for you! Funny, heart-wrenching, time-traveling, world-bending, stereotype shattering YA books have been making a mark on society for decades and it’s time for us adults who love them to stop hiding in the shadows. Led by Laura Horn, Library Director & Anna Boisvert, Teen Library Assistant.

This month's book:  Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman The drought—or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up y...

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

Virtual Reality @ The Studio

March 11, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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.