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STEAM for Kids: Paper Circuit Light Up Cards

2:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Science & Technology
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Seats Remaining: 0
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Grades 4-6. Use electricity to create a fun, creative card that lights up with your own simple circuit! You will receive materials and a link to a YouTube video with step by step instructions showing you how to make your card. REGISTRATION REQU...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Paint Along

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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  Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of painting as you listen to music.  The instructor will have a unique acrylic painting ready for you to copy (make sure to give it your own flair!) and will be available to answer questions about t...

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
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All ages. Registration required. An underwater fantasy based on Chinese Folklore, featuring colorful sea creatures, an exciting adventure, and a Dragon King that will knock your socks off!  This award-winning production also features a live b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Earth Day Craft

9:30am - 2:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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All ages. Registration required. Earth Day is in a week, so you can prepare to celebrate with this take-and-make craft kit sent to us from NASA!  Create a colorful “stained glass” earth to hang in your window, Bags will be available for picku...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Business & Personal Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
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Lou Pelletier of American Senior Benefits will present on comprehensive retirement planning. This class is designed for people 55 or over, or children of that age group who are trying to assist their parents. Below are some of the topics that&nb...

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This event is in the "Children" group.

ALPHABET ON THE RUN

All Day
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Ages 3 to 5. Registration Required. 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. Sign up and receive weekly emails with printables a...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Tots & Tunes

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Event Details:
For kids ages 2-4 Join us for a short live music and movement class.  We’ll play fun music and shake those sillies out!   Instructions for Zoom:  Please download the Zoom app on your computer, phone or tablet. You do not ha...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Jackbox Game Day

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Get your nicknames ready, and join us for an afternoon of Jackbox Games on Zoom!  Tell us your favorite Party Pack, and favorite games when you register!    Registration Required. Join us via Zoom! Please find the Zoom li...
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.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Garmany Music Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Tune in for a special Saturday afternoon of Hawaiian music with Bill Tong and Dean Milano! Traditional Hawaiian music was brought over to the mainland United States during the 1915 Pan Pacific Exposition, where it later fused with jazz, rag...

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This event is in the "Children" group.

Elephant & Piggie Storytime

9:30am - 2:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Ages 3-8. Registration required. Let’s have fun with two of our favorite characters!!  Registrants will receive a video of a special Elephant and Piggie Storytime to watch at their convenience and can pick up a bag of activities at the librar...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Knit and Crochet Afternoon

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
VIRTUAL KNIT AND CROCHET AFTERNOON Pull up a chair and spend an hour crafting and chatting. Join Jodi for a purely social, no-stress get-together. Attendees will work remotely. Bring a project of your choice (snacks optional 😉) and make ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual Reality Station
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Here's a bonus program: Mystery Craft! You will pick up one craft to complete at home. You might get one you've done before, you might get a different craft than a friend, take a gamble and try it out!  Kits are available at Lobby Pickup star...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dial-a-Story

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Series for School Age Kids
Event Details:
Call us at 860-673-6791, choose option 8, and then select what type of recording you would like to hear - a picture book story, a poem, a relaxation story, a Polish language story or rhyme, or a joke or riddle.  Recordings change each Tuesday. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers Zoom Dance Party

9:30am - 10:00am
Barney Library
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Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Come Move and Groove with Miss Amy! Let's have a virtual party! We will read a favorite book and dance to the music we all love. Register to receive the Zoom invite. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Ages birth to 4. Class will be on Tuesdays,1/5/21...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YA Lit Lovers

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
YA Lit Lovers Book Group 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 book...

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Snack 'n Go

All Day
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
FHS and IAR students are invited to stop by the Main Library lobby after school to grab a snack and craft bag! This program is open to teens in grades 7-12. Register to reserve your snack and craft, or drop in to pick one up while supplies la...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for Podcasts and Pencils, a low-key coloring program, where we try out a different podcast each month! Podcasts and Pencils is a great way to relax, socialize, and learn new things all at once. Open to grade 7 - Adult  Us...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Jackbox Game Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Get your nicknames ready, and join us for an evening of Jackbox Games on Zoom!  Jackbox Games are fun, interactive party games. You will view the game on Zoom, and participate using your phone, or a separate window on your computer.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Due to current health and safety concerns, the Board will meet on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please check the calendar f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Details:
Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese Join Mary Therese Royal, a nationally certified Pilates instructor, for this workout session.  During this class, we will take mat exercises and modify them for the chair for an easy introd...

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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.

ALPHABET ON THE RUN

All Day
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 3 to 5. Registration Required. 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. Sign up and receive weekly emails with printables a...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Learn to Finger Knit

All Day
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Watch and learn from Miss Paula to finger knit!  This is a fun and simple stitch that requires no experience, just yarn and your very own fingers.  Registrants will receive a video link to follow along.   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual SAT/ACT/PSAT Practice Test

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
The Farmington Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT/SAT/PSAT for local students in grades 8-12. On the day of the testing event, participants will receive a link...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Who will lay claim to the Iron Throne (so to speak)?! Join us for a fun evening of Game of Thrones trivia competition! You can play in a group or by yourself! Each team gets one seat! Please note that we will be using Kahoot! for...

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