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Monday December 10, 2018 Go To Top
rec_potters_wheel.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Master Class: Holiday Baskets with Serenity Hill Baskets     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leah Farrell   860-673-6791   lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL (AGAIN!)

Missed out? Interested in future basket making classes? Email lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org!

    Location: Maker Space
Tuesday December 11, 2018 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Harry Trider   860-673-6791   htrider@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday December 12, 2018 Go To Top
objects_paintbrush.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM MAKE a Masterpiece: The Great Wave off Kanagawa     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Melissa Graham   860-673-6791   mgraham@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Always wanted to paint like a master?  The Maker Space is making it easy on Wednesday evenings this winter.  Come use paint-by-number guides on thick watercolor paper suitable for framing.  Supplies will be provided.

This evening will feature a paint-by-number of The Great Wave off Kanagawa, by Katsushika Hokusai.  Born in Edo (now Toyoko) in 1760, Hokusai was adopted by a family of artisans and apprenticed to a printmaker.  In the 1820s he traveled and sketched throughout Japan.

AGES 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Registration is required. Space is limited.  Registration will open a month before each class in this series.

    Location: Maker Space
   
Wednesday December 19, 2018 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Harry Trider   860-673-6791   htrider@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday December 20, 2018 Go To Top
holiday_gift.png 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM The “Art” of Holiday Gift-Giving: DIY Wrapping Paper     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860 673 6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Want to personalize your gift-giving this holiday season? Join us to decorate wrapping paper and make holiday cards. We will also learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo to embellish your projects! Supplies will be provided.

AGES 12+ (ADULTS TOO!) Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program.

    Location: Maker Space
   
Friday January 11, 2019 Go To Top
objects_lightbulb.png 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Light Up the New Year: Paper Lamps     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860 673 6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Make winter-themed table-top paper lamps and refashion string lights to keep you cheery this winter! Supplies will be provided. 

AGES 12+ (ADULTS TOO!) Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4:42 PM     
Monday January 14, 2019 Go To Top
rec_knitting.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sit-n'-Knit: Learning To Knit For Adults     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860-673-6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Want to learn how to knit or brush up on forgotten skills? Join Master Knitter Jodi every other Monday morning to learn the basics of knitting in a welcoming, encouraging atmosphere.

Follow along with Jodi to make scarves and blankets for people in need. You will learn a new skill while serving the community, making new friends, and taking a moment to relax. Beginners and intermediate knitters alike are welcome! 

PLEASE REGISTER

    Location: Board Room 1
        There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday January 15, 2019 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Harry Trider   860-673-6791   htrider@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday January 17, 2019 Go To Top
objects_lightbulb.png 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Light Up the New Year: Refashioned String Lights     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860 673 6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Make winter-themed table-top paper lamps and refashion string lights to keep you cheery this winter! Supplies will be provided. 

AGES 12+ (ADULTS TOO!) Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday January 19, 2019 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860-673-6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday January 23, 2019 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Harry Trider   860-673-6791   htrider@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 4 spaces available.
Monday January 28, 2019 Go To Top
rec_knitting.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sit-n'-Knit: Learning To Knit For Adults     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860-673-6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Want to learn how to knit or brush up on forgotten skills? Join Master Knitter Jodi every other Monday morning to learn the basics of knitting in a welcoming, encouraging atmosphere.

Follow along with Jodi to make scarves and blankets for people in need. You will learn a new skill while serving the community, making new friends, and taking a moment to relax. Beginners and intermediate knitters alike are welcome! 

PLEASE REGISTER

    Location: Board Room 1
        There are 8 spaces available.
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Wednesday January 30, 2019 Go To Top
objects_paintbrush.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM MAKE a Masterpiece: Blue Horse     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Melissa Graham   860-673-6791   mgraham@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Always wanted to paint like a master?  The Maker Space is making it easy on Wednesday evenings this winter.  Come use paint-by-number guides on thick watercolor paper suitable for framing.  Supplies will be provided.

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This evening will feature a paint-by-number of Blue Horse, by Franz Marc.  A German born in 1880, Marc left the Academy of Fine Arts to study van Gogh and Gauguin privately, and founded The Blue Rider Arts movement, named for his paintings of blue horses.

AGES 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Registration is required. Space is limited.  Registration will open a month before each class in this series.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday February 7, 2019 Go To Top
objects_pencil.png 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Learn to Draw: Shading Techniques     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860 673 6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Draw with us this February! Join us for any or all of this three-part drawing series. Each class will focus on a different technique. We will provide all materials, including graphite pencils and color pencils, but feel free to bring your own!

Part 1: Shading Techniques (2/7)
Part 2: Playing with Perspective (2/21)
Part 3: Still-Life (2/28)

AGES 12 & UP (ADULTS TOO!) Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday February 9, 2019 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860-673-6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 4 spaces available.
Monday February 11, 2019 Go To Top
rec_knitting.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sit-n'-Knit: Learning To Knit For Adults     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860-673-6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Want to learn how to knit or brush up on forgotten skills? Join Master Knitter Jodi every other Monday morning to learn the basics of knitting in a welcoming, encouraging atmosphere.

Follow along with Jodi to make scarves and blankets for people in need. You will learn a new skill while serving the community, making new friends, and taking a moment to relax. Beginners and intermediate knitters alike are welcome! 

PLEASE REGISTER

    Location: Board Room 1
        There are 9 spaces available.
Tuesday February 19, 2019 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Harry Trider   860-673-6791   htrider@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday February 21, 2019 Go To Top
objects_pencil.png 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Learn to Draw: Playing with Perspective     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860 673 6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Draw with us this February! Join us for any or all of this three-part drawing series. Each class will focus on a different technique. We will provide all materials, including graphite pencils and color pencils, but feel free to bring your own! 

Part 1: Shading Techniques (2/7)
Part 2: Playing with Perspective (2/21)
Part 3: Still-Life (2/28)

AGES 12 & UP (ADULTS TOO!) Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 9:00 PM     
Monday February 25, 2019 Go To Top
rec_knitting.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Sit-n'-Knit: Learning To Knit For Adults     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860-673-6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Want to learn how to knit or brush up on forgotten skills? Join Master Knitter Jodi every other Monday morning to learn the basics of knitting in a welcoming, encouraging atmosphere.

Follow along with Jodi to make scarves and blankets for people in need. You will learn a new skill while serving the community, making new friends, and taking a moment to relax. Beginners and intermediate knitters alike are welcome! 

PLEASE REGISTER

    Location: Board Room 1
        There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday February 27, 2019 Go To Top
ent_3d_glasses.png 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Reality @ The Studio     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Harry Trider   860-673-6791   htrider@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a story, or complete a guided meditation letting go of the stress of the day in a serene natural setting without having to step foot outdoors. This and so much more awaits you in The Studio!

Registration is limited to 4 participants. Each participant will be assigned a one-hour time slot. Time slots will be reserved in the order that the reservations are received. An email will be sent to all registrants confirming their time slot. If you do not respond to the email that is sent to you within two business days the time slot will be forfeited and given to the next person on the list. Registrants must be age 16 or older. Priority is given to first-time registrants.

CLICK REGISTER TO REQUEST A TIME SLOT. Staff will contact you shortly.

    Location: The Studio
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
objects_paintbrush.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM MAKE a Masterpiece: Tahitian Pastorals     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Melissa Graham   860-673-6791   mgraham@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Always wanted to paint like a master?  The Maker Space is making it easy on Wednesday evenings this winter.  Come use paint-by-number guides on thick watercolor paper suitable for framing.  Supplies will be provided.

This evening will feature a paint-by-number of Tahitian Pastorals, by Paul Gauguin.  Gauguin's family moved to Peru to escape Napoleonic France when he was young, instilling in him a passion for travel.  He painted Tahitian Pastorals during his first trip to Tahiti in 1892.

AGES 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Registration is required. Space is limited.  Registration will open a month before each class in this series.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday February 28, 2019 Go To Top
objects_pencil.png 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Learn to Draw: Still Life     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara McLeod   860 673 6791   tmcleod@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Draw with us this February! Join us for any or all of this three-part drawing series. Each class will focus on a different technique. We will provide all materials, including graphite pencils and color pencils, but feel free to bring your own! 

Part 1: Shading Techniques (2/7)
Part 2: Playing with Perspective (2/21)
Part 3: Still-Life (2/28)

AGES 12 & UP (ADULTS TOO!) Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program.

    Location: Maker Space
    Registration will begin on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9:00 AM     
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