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Library Garden Story time

10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
 Bring a blanket and join Miss Trish outside on the Children's Garden patio for stories and songs. * RAINDATE* - Tuesday, September 28, same time and location. ...
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.

Novel Ideas Book Club

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
We are back at the Barney! We will be meeting at the Barney Library Lawn at 1:15pm. The book for next month will be distributed at that time. Masks are only required for those who have not received a COVID vaccine. Our next book will be "The Stati...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Healing Arts on the Green

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Off Site
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
These beeswax food wraps will help you store and transport food, all while reducing your environmental footprint!  Kits will be available at the Information Services desk starting on Wednesday, September 22. The kits will be labeled...

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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.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 92
Event Details:
Join Ehris Urban and Velya Jancz-Urban, the team that makes up Grounded Goodwife, on a journey into the green witch’s world, where you’ll explore nature’s gifts and enjoy holistic wellness. These authors will discuss their book and do a short worksho...

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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.

Take & Make Leaf Wreath Ages 3-5

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Make a beautiful autumn leaf wreath!  Please pick up the take & make craft in the Children's Department.  This craft will be held for 1 week. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take & Make Leaf Wreath Ages 6+

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Make a beautiful autumn leaf wreath! Pick up the take & make craft in the Children's Department.  Craft will be held for 1 week. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Cider and Stories

10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us on the garden patio for a sweet, seasonal story time, including fresh apple cider and cider doughnuts!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Crafternoon with Creativebug

All Day
Barney Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Spend the afternoon making a project with Creativebug!  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Barney Library beginning the day of the program and will be left out for you to pick up the rest of the week. When you are ready to try ou...

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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 "Teens" group.

Teen Mystery Craft Kit

All Day
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Sign up for a mystery craft! Kits will be a fun surprise--you never know what you'll get! This program is open to teens in grades 7-12. Registration Required. You can pick up reserved bags at the Adult Services desk on the second floor sta...

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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 Virtual Maker Program: Preserved Leaves

9:00am - 5:00pm
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:
We will be dipping fall leaves in beeswax to preserve them for a beautiful decoration. You can pick up your kit of materials at the Adult Services desk on the second floor starting Tuesday September 28. The link to the instructional video w...
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: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come Move and Groove with Miss Amy - let's have a virtual party!  We will read a favorite book and do some dancing! Tell your grown-ups to put on their dancing shoes and be ready to move and groove!  Register to receive the Zoom invit...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Chess for Beginners

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
For children ages 5-12. Registration Required.  A professional chess coach and player from DIG USA will be teaching a virtual beginner’s chess class. This is an amazing opportunity for you to learn more about chess and to apply those str...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Snack 'n Go

All Day
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
FHS and IAR students are invited to stop by the Main Library lobby after school to grab a snack and coloring page to-go bag! This program is open to teens in grades 7-12. Registration Required.  You can pick up reserved bags Wednesdays at ...

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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.

Paint Along Outdoors

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Enjoy a relaxing evening of painting outdoors on the library garden patio. The instructor will have a unique acrylic painting ready for you to copy and will be available to answer questions about technique. Weather permitting. All suppli...

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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.

Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
*** This information session was originally scheduled for September 8, 2021 *** What you need to know about the Covid-19 Vaccine Do you have questions about the Covid-19 vaccine? Join Dr. Virginia Bieluch, Chief of the Division of Infectious Di...

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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.

Children's Theatre Class

1:00pm - 2:15pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo!    Join Ingrid  Schaeffer, Chair of the Theatre Department at The Educational Center for the Arts, for this special theatre class!  Come act out this fun story and help the Litt...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Halloween Theatre Games & Improv Join Ingrid  Schaeffer, Chair of the Theatre Department at The Educational Center for the Arts, for this special theatre class!  Participants in this workshop will create and acto ...
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 Maker Program: Spell Book

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Maker Space
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
We will be making a spooky spell book to add to our Halloween decorations. You can pick up your kit of materials at the Adult Services desk on the second floor starting Tuesday October 5 . The link to the instructional video will be em...