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Pumpkin Craft

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Pick up your mini pumpkin and paints and get creative.  Send pictures of your creations to flchild@farmingtonlibraries.org. Registration required.  Pick up your supplies the week of October 26th during library open hours (check web site ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Scarytime Storytime

All Day 10/26 - 11/1
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
For kids ages 9 - 12. Experience  the thrills and chills of spine-tingling scary stories to get you in the Halloween spirit! Watch the videos…..if you dare! No registration is required. Videos will be available on our YouTube chann...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Totally Toddlers

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones, Parents & Caregivers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Ages 12 - 36 months. Together you and your little one will enjoy music, stories, fingerplays, and rhymes. Sensory activities, baby sign language, and literacy tips will be included in this "at home" program. Tune in on Zoom weekly if you wish for ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bite- Sized Science

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This program offers a fun way to learn simple scientific concepts and conduct experiments. Activity bags with instructions for each program will be available for pick up at the Main Library lobby (please check library web site for current hours.)&nbs...
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
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Have you missed Moving and Grooving with Miss Amy? Let's have a virtual party! We will read one of our favorite books and dance to the music we all love. Register to receive the zoom invite. Ages birth to 4. Class will be on Tuesdays, 9/2...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Celebrate October

10:30am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Ages 2 - 4. Celebrate the season!  Come for a special story time and craft. Sing and dance, be prepared to get messy!

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Celebrate the Month!   Join Miss Amy for a special Zoom story time and a craft to make at home! Craft pick up will be Mon-Thursday the week prior to the story time. Register for the Zoom invite. Registration required. Ages 2-5 Most materials ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Book Club--Novel Ideas

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
We will be taking our long-standing book group, and meeting via Zoom. All members will be sent a Zoom meeting link and password. Don't forget to find a quiet place and mute your microphone when not actively speaking. Our next book will be "The Sum...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Details:
Let the People Decide: A Conversation on Voting Rights Join filmmaker Gavin Guerra and CCSU Professor Dr. Walton Brown-Foster for an engaging conversation on voting rights, past and present. Gavin Guerra and Dr. Brown-Foster will discuss import...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle, Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Spice Exploration Series: Chinese Five Spice Want to try some new flavors in your cooking but not sure where to begin? We will be sampling a different spice/ spice mix every month this fall. Registrants will get a sample of the spice of the month ...

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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.

Halloween Cartooning

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Details:
Come join award winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski for a virtual cartooning workshop on how to draw Halloween Monsters! All you need is a stack of paper and pencil! All boys and ghouls are welcome! Registration is required.  A ZOOM link will b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Sign up to make a faux leather "Lunar Eclipse" wall hanging. Registrants can pick up their Maker kits that include most of the supplies on Wednesday, October 21 from the Farmington Main Library's lobby.  On Thursday, Octob...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Picasso To Go

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
 Each week pick up a take-home art project for your child to complete with parental guidance.  Each project will explore a different medium and will aim to focus on both early literacy skills and motor skills.  Finger paint, water colo...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime at Home

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Geared toward children ages 3-6. Each Thursday we will mail out a PDF of rhymes, fingerplays, activities, craft ideas, and more, all based on a theme! Print out yourself or request to pick up printed pages at the library. You will also receive a d...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of our littlest patrons! Join us each week for a short Zoom meeting where we'll learn new fingerplays and rhymes and feature board books, picture books and parenting books, followed by time to chat and share some laughs!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:
Everything Elderberry with Susannah Shmurak Susannah Shmurak will discuss her new book Everything Elderberry, which explores the science behind elderberries' renowned health benefits, their traditional uses, and everything you ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
All ages. Test your spooktacular puzzle solving skills while trying to outwit a sneaky ghost who has turned off the power in a haunted house! Can you solve the puzzles to turn the power back on and save Halloween? Registration Required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Alphabet on the Run

9:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
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 and videos. A grab-and-go craft package ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Tots & Tunes

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Details:
For kids ages birth - three:  Missing our Tots & Tunes class?  While it won't be the same as seeing each other in person, we can still join together to shake and groove to our favorite Tots & Tunes music during Virtual Tots and T...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drive-by Trick or Treat

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Trick or treat bags with lollipops, stickers, and a book will be handed out by our staff - just drive up!   Registration required.   ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Maker Space
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For this program, we will take a fall picture and will transfer it to a canvas for display. Pictures will be provided. Kits are available at Lobby Pickup starting Tuesday October 27  . Lobby pickup is at the Main Library, and runs Monday-Frid...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Knit and Crochet Night

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
VIRTUAL KNIT AND CROCHET NIGHT 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 some...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Business & Personal Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Coronavirus Scams: How to Avoid These and Other Common Banking Scams From fake charities to offers of phony cures, the pandemic has given scammers new ways to get us to let our guard down. But just like the Grandparent Scam, the Lottery Scam, and...

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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.

Virtual Presentation: Healthy Happy Holidays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Healthy Happy Holidays! Join dietician Jessica Dorner and Lauren Hassan as they go over nutrition tips and tricks to follow during the holiday season. Participants will leave with delicious and healthy holiday make-over recipes. Come rea...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
End your week with a 30-minute meditation session with Nirav Sheth. Find inner peace through meditation by joining any or all of this three-part series this November.  Registration is required. Join us via Zoom! Instructions for Zoom: ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual SAT/ACT/PSAT Practice Test

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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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If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.