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Outdoor Movie Night

8:30pm - 9:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Join the Town of Farmington and the Farmington Libraries for Farmington Family Movie Nights!  Movies begin at dusk at the "F" Hill, 2 Monteith Drive, Farmington.  July's movie: Babe Made possible by the generosity of Farmingto...
This event is in the "Children" group.

STEM BUCKET TOWER CHALLENGE

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
The challenge is to create a tall and sturdy tower using only straws, tape, string, and a dixie cup as your bucket. After you design your tower, test it to see just how many pennies it can hold.  Ask for your STEM activity bag in the Main Librar...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Crafternoon: Lavender Sachets

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
  August: Lavender Sachets Lavender has a wonderful scent and these sachets support a good night's sleep when tucked inside your pillow. Please only sign up for this class if you can attend the Zoom session.  Crafternoon ki...

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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.

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.

Adult Virtual Maker Program: Flower Sun Prints

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Maker Space
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
For this Maker Activity will we use photo responsive paper and flowers to make beautiful sun prints. Kits are available at Lobby Pickup starting Tuesday July 27. Pickup  is at the Main Library, on the second floor at Adult Services. The kits ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Gardening Club

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology, Maker Space & The Studio, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Welcome to Teen Gardening Club!  Over the summer, we will grow sugar snap peas, test out different gardening hacks to see what helps our plants grow, and make some gardening crafts along the way!  This is a four session program. Pleas...

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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.

Healing Arts on the Green

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Healing Arts on the Green To support our community's health and wellness as we transition out of the pandemic, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, and the Farmington Libraries are hosting a series of free experiential events to help part...

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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.

Outdoor Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Mango, Abuela and Me by Meg Medina Mia helps Abuela with her English while they cook, and Mia learns some Spanish.  But it's hard and when Mia sees a parrot in the pet-shop window, she has the perfecto idea for how to help Abuela. Space is...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Event Details:
*** This program will be rescheduled for a later date *** The Arctic seems very far away, but the momentous changes occurring there affect us all. Global warming, sea-level rise, tropical storms, and extreme weather events are all connected to the...

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

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to play the cult classic tabletop role-playing game, Dungeons and Dragons on Zoom! Never played? Not a problem! We will teach you the basics, and expert Dungeon Master, Justin, will take you on fantastic adventures each week! Space is...

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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.

Craft Bag Surprise!

9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:
Come to the library to pick up a take & make craft bag. Bags contain different crafts – choose a bag and see what you get! While supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Shark Week at the Library

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
It’s shark week - let’s celebrate with crafts and activities in honor of these magnificent creatures!  Ask for your Shark Week bag at the Main Library Kids' Place.  Registration is 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.

Adult Virtual Maker Program: Clay Book Keychains

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Maker Space
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For this Maker Activity will we use polymer clay to make adorable book keychains. Kits are available at Lobby Pickup starting Tuesday August 3. Lobby pickup is at the Main Library, and runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30am-2pm and Wedne...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby-sitters Club Fun Kit

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Are you a fan of the Baby-sitters Club books? This take home kit contains fun activities, bookmarks and a few surprises.  Ask for your bag at the Main Library Kids' Place; registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Barney Kids Book Club

11:00am - 11:30am
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Barney Kids Book Club Ages 5-9 Join Miss Amy at Barney to read a book and do a craft. In August we will read “Gobble you up” by Sunita Gita Wolf. We will make a paper craft similar to the artwork in the book. Bring a blanket or a folding chair....
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Art Club

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
During the 4 weeks of Teen Art Club, we will explore different texture and design techniques in our sketchbooks! At the beginning of the summer, registered club members will be able to pick up a craft bag full of all of the art supplies you will n...

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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.

Healing Arts on the Green

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Healing Arts on the Green To support our community's health and wellness as we transition out of the pandemic, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, and the Farmington Libraries are hosting a series of free experiential events to help part...

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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.

YA Lit Lovers

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
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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If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Maker Space & The Studio
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
  - Please register for each date separately -    Fold and stitch your own hand bound journal out of rustic paper. Perfect for sketchbooks, journals, and more!   ________________________________________________...

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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 & Tales

9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join us outside on our patio for a few stories and songs to wiggle and shake to!  Masks may be removed once you're in your spot. Space is limited; there is also a repeat of the class at 10:30 - please choose only one class to attend. In case ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots & Tunes & Tales

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join us outside on our patio for a few stories and songs to wiggle and shake to!  Masks may be removed once you're in your spot.  Space is limited; this is a repeat of the 9:30 class - please choose only one class to attend. In case...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Jackbox Game Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
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 "Children" group.

Celebrate August

9:30am - 10:00am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

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

PLEASE REGISTER

Celebrate the Month! Join Miss Amy for a special outdoor storytime and a craft!  Registration required. Ages 2-5 Space is limited due to small class size. Please register for only one class either 9:30 or 10:30am. ...