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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
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Seats Remaining: 90
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PLEASE NOTE: Program will now begin at 6:30 PM Want to gain some quick insights into personalities in the news of both political leaders as well as presidential hopefuls? Carol Lowbeer, professional graphologist will review their signatures, scrip...

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Collage Series II

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
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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: 3
Event Details:
MAKE a SCENE at the Maker Space!  Join us for one, two, or all three of our collage making series this fall! We will try out different collage techniques and make a piece of art using the work of popular collage artists for inspiration. ...

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

Virtual Reality @ The Studio

October 26, 2019
2:15pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: 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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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
A LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY LECTURE To mark the fortieth anniversary of the gift of W.S. Lewis’s house in Main Street and his collection to Yale University, the Lewis Walpole Library has mounted an exhibition ‘Rescuing Horace Walpole: the Achievement ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

U.S. Census Bureau Information Table

October 29, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas Book Group

October 29, 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!
This month's book is Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

"The Public" (2018) Movie Screening

October 29, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 137
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon screening of the feature film "The Public" directed by and starring Emilio Estevez. Also starring Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater, Taylor Schilling, and Gabrielle Union. Free popcorn and other sweet treats will be incl...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II

October 29, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
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Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Don't miss this special afternoon lecture! A history of the elaborate and brilliantly sustained World War II intelligence operation by which Hitler’s generals were tricked into giving away vital Nazi secrets At the outbreak of World War II, MI6...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Teen Tech Mentors

October 30, 2019
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...

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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.

U.S. Census Bureau Information Table

October 30, 2019
3:00pm - 6:00pm
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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

"The Public" (2018) Movie Screening

October 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 133
Event Details:
Join us for an evening screening of the feature film "The Public" directed by and starring Emilio Estevez. Also starring Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater, Taylor Schilling, and Gabrielle Union. Free popcorn and other sweet treats will be i...

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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 Tea with an Author: Sharon Farber (Non-Fiction: Spirituality)

October 31, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barney Library
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join a local author for tea, cookies, and conversation! Learn about the writing and publishing process or learn something new, all in an intimate and comfortable atmosphere. Spend your Halloween in the spirit world with Sharon Farber, author of “C...

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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

October 31, 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!

Dial “M” for Murder (1954) Drama - Elaborate Hitchcock thriller, adapted by Frederick Knott from his stage play, with Ray Milland as Tony Wendice, a tennis pro who plots to commit the "perfect" crime: the murder of his unfaithful wife, Margot (G...
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

November 2, 2019
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: 47
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 "Adults" group.

Start Climbing Your Family Tree: Genealogical Research for Beginners

November 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Genealogy for Beginners: A 3-Part Series The holidays are fast approaching! Want to impress your relatives with your knowledge about your family tree? Join genealogists and historians Diana Ross McCain and Carol R. Whitmer of “Come Home to Connect...

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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

November 4, 2019
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: 4
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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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Crafternoons: Decoupage Platter

November 4, 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: 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.

Decorate a platter with beautiful paper! ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

November 5, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Barney Library
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 89
Event Details:
A special evening lecture at the Barney Library! Join percussionist, storyteller, educator, author, music historian, and radio host Craig Harris for an action-packed 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Festival that in...

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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

November 6, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Reality @ The Studio

November 6, 2019
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...

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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.

Tabletop Game Night

November 6, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Play old favorites with new friends, and learn some great new games from an expert!

Games include Gloom, Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Elder Sign, Hogwarts Battle and more! Please feel free to bring any games you would like to share with the group. Snacks will be provided. Open to adults and teens ages 12 & up.

PLEASE 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.

First Amendment Auditing: Understanding Your Rights

November 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Do you have questions about your First Amendment rights when it comes to photographing or video recording in public spaces? Join us for a conversation with Joseph R. Sastre, Esq. who will discuss the act of "First Amendment Auditing," an...

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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

November 7, 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!

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

Master Class: No-Knead Bread with Mary Lee Brody

November 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Love the idea of baking your own bread but don’t want to deal with the mess? These are the recipes for you – no mixer or kneading needed. We will be making 2 versions of No-Knead Bread. With version one, you will have 2 beautiful loaves of bread...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

13th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture

November 9, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Details:
Kristallnacht, also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, was a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on November 9 - 10, 1938. German authorities looked on as SA paramilitary and civilians carrie...

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

Collage Series III

November 11, 2019
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: 3
Event Details:
MAKE a SCENE at the Maker Space!  Join us for one, two, or all three of our collage making series this fall! We will try out different collage techniques and make a piece of art using the work of popular collage artists for inspiration. ...

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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.

Farmington Garden Club Presents: The Magic of a Winter Garden

November 11, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 115
Event Details:
PLEASE NOTE: Doors do not open until 6:45 PM The garden can be a magical place - even in winter! Stripped of summer foliage and flowers, the success of a winter garden lies in its structure, basic design and choice of plant material. This richly i...

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