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Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Summer Kick-off Party     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Celebrate the start of summer with books, games, popsicles, and more in the Children's Department. Stop by to register for our summer reading program -- help available all day to get you registered and ready to log your summer reading minutes!

    Location: J Program Room
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us at the Farmington Library to connect with other families who speak your language.  Play, socialize, and explore our foreign language collections.  For children ages birth to five and their caregivers.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
z_cust_STEM 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM First-Ever Building Brick Wars     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 7 and up. Kick off summer reading with this building competition. Participants will complete three building challenges, consistent with our summer reading theme, “Build a Better World.” We provide the building bricks – you supply the imagination! Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
        There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Thrilling Three's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Wednesdays, July 5-26, 10 a.m.

Age 3, for the child alone. Children will enjoy stories, crafts, music, and film. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_earth 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Wacky Wednesday: Magician Ed Popielarczyk     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Magician Ed Popielarczyk will entertain and amaze at this family friendly magic show!

Free tickets will be available at the children’s desk at the Main library one week before each performance. These programs are best suited for ages 5 and up. This program is funded by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

 

    Location: Community Room
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Special K     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Thursdays, July 6-27, 2 p.m.

A special program for your soon-to-be kindergartener, introducing and highlighting K-Readiness principles. Children will learn concepts, practice their skills, reinforced by crafts and using tactile materials. For children entering kindergarten in 2017. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
        There are 2 spaces available.
Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, for the child alone. Join us for a morning of fun as teens will partner with prescholers to read together and discover some great stories. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
        There are 8 spaces available.
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Old Stories, New Stories     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, with caregivers. Enjoy stories both old and new, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and create a simple craft. Fun for the whole family!

    Location: J Program Room 1
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM One-derful Ones     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 9:30 a.m.

Ages 12-24 months, with a caregiver. A fun-filled half hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
ent_stage1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reader's Theater     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 2 p.m.& Monday, August 7, 6:30

Ages 6-12. Bring a story to life by reading aloud a script based on a book. Children will rehearse, create scenary, and share a performance for families at the end of the series. Please register.

Participants must plan to attend all scheduled meetings. Please plan to join us for an evening performance on Monday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are 2 spaces available.
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Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Drop-in Two's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays, July 11-25, 10 a.m.

Age 2, with a caregiver. Children and their caregivers share songs, puppets, fingerplays, a movie, and fun! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays, July 11-25, 10 a.m.

Ages 4-5, for the child alone. Have fun with stories, crafts, music, and a movie. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 2
 
misc_earth 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Underwater World of Coral Reefs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages  7 and up. Explore the beautiful but fragile world of coral reefs, and make your own coral reef creation. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
ent_note 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Thrilling Three's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Wednesdays, July 5-26, 10 a.m.

Age 3, for the child alone. Children will enjoy stories, crafts, music, and film. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_construction 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4-8. Do you know the story of Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne? Learn about friendship, hard work, and perseverance with an interactive story, craft, and a movie. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_earth 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Wacky Wednesday: Kahana Hula     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Learn about hula and Hawaiian culture! Tiara Kahana will take families on a virtual journey through the islands and share the aloha spirit.

Free tickets will be available at the children’s desk at the Main library one week before each performance. These programs are best suited for ages 5 and up. This program is funded by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

    Location: Community Room
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us at the Farmington Library to connect with other families who speak your language.  Play, socialize, and explore our foreign language collections.  For children ages birth to five and their caregivers.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Special K     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Thursdays, July 6-27, 2 p.m.

A special program for your soon-to-be kindergartener, introducing and highlighting K-Readiness principles. Children will learn concepts, practice their skills, reinforced by crafts and using tactile materials. For children entering kindergarten in 2017. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, for the child alone. Join us for a morning of fun as teens will partner with prescholers to read together and discover some great stories. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
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Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM One-derful Ones     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 9:30 a.m.

Ages 12-24 months, with a caregiver. A fun-filled half hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
ent_stage1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reader's Theater     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 2 p.m.

Ages 6-12. Bring a story to life by reading aloud a script based on a book. Children will rehearse, create scenary, and share a performance for families at the end of the series. Please register.

Participants must plan to attend all scheduled meetings. Please plan to join us for an evening performance on Monday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Drop-in Two's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays, July 11-25, 10 a.m.

Age 2, with a caregiver. Children and their caregivers share songs, puppets, fingerplays, a movie, and fun! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays, July 11-25, 10 a.m.

Ages 4-5, for the child alone. Have fun with stories, crafts, music, and a movie. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 2
 
lib_book_bunch1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: Hidden Figures (Young Reader's Edition)     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 8-12. Join us for a discussion of the young readers’ edition of Hidden Figures, the true story of African American female mathematicians and scientists at NASA. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Tween Painting Class     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 9-12. Join Miss Jane for an afternoon painting adventure. We provide paints, brushes, canvas, and other supplies. Please bring your own smock. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
ent_note 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Thrilling Three's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Wednesdays, July 5-26, 10 a.m.

Age 3, for the child alone. Children will enjoy stories, crafts, music, and film. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_earth 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM How Can You Make the World a Better Place?     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Grades 3 and 4. Stories and activities about being kind, having good manners, taking care of our world, and helping others. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_earth 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Wacky Wednesday: Studio 860     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Join us for an all-ages performance by the young dancers of Studio 860, a Hartford-based, hip hop-focused dance school. Come ready to dance!

Free tickets will be available at the children’s desk at the Main library one week before each performance. These programs are best suited for ages 5 and up. This program is funded by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

 

    Location: Community Room
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us at the Farmington Library to connect with other families who speak your language.  Play, socialize, and explore our foreign language collections.  For children ages birth to five and their caregivers.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Special K     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Thursdays, July 6-27, 2 p.m.

A special program for your soon-to-be kindergartener, introducing and highlighting K-Readiness principles. Children will learn concepts, practice their skills, reinforced by crafts and using tactile materials. For children entering kindergarten in 2017. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
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Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, for the child alone. Join us for a morning of fun as teens will partner with prescholers to read together and discover some great stories. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
anim_paw 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read to Lucy     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages, with a caregiver. Certified therapy dog Lucy will be at the library to listen to your stories! Sign up for a ten minute appointment to sit and read with Lucy. Please call the library (860-673-6791) to make an appointment.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM One-derful Ones     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 9:30 a.m.

Ages 12-24 months, with a caregiver. A fun-filled half hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
ent_stage1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reader's Theater     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 2 p.m.

Ages 6-12. Bring a story to life by reading aloud a script based on a book. Children will rehearse, create scenary, and share a performance for families at the end of the series. Please register.

Participants must plan to attend all scheduled meetings. Please plan to join us for an evening performance on Monday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Drop-in Two's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays, July 11-25, 10 a.m.

Age 2, with a caregiver. Children and their caregivers share songs, puppets, fingerplays, a movie, and fun! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays, July 11-25, 10 a.m.

Ages 4-5, for the child alone. Have fun with stories, crafts, music, and a movie. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 2
 
rec_paintpalette 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Painting Bird Houses     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 5-7. Paint your very own birdhouse using acrylic paints. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
ent_note 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Thrilling Three's     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Wednesdays, July 5-26, 10 a.m.

Age 3, for the child alone. Children will enjoy stories, crafts, music, and film. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
misc_earth 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Wacky Wednesday: Tanglewood Marionettes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Featuring beautifully hand-crafted marionettes, this performance of The Fairy Circus will showcase turn-of-the-century style puppetry. The puppets will dance, play instruments, juggle, and fly through the air, all to the best-loved music of favorite composers.

Free tickets will be available at the children’s desk at the Main library one week before each performance. These programs are best suited for ages 5 and up. This program is funded by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

    Location: Community Room
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Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us at the Farmington Library to connect with other families who speak your language.  Play, socialize, and explore our foreign language collections.  For children ages birth to five and their caregivers.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Special K     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Thursdays, July 6-27, 2 p.m.

A special program for your soon-to-be kindergartener, introducing and highlighting K-Readiness principles. Children will learn concepts, practice their skills, reinforced by crafts and using tactile materials. For children entering kindergarten in 2017. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, for the child alone. Join us for a morning of fun as teens will partner with prescholers to read together and discover some great stories. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM One-derful Ones     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 9:30 a.m.

Ages 12-24 months, with a caregiver. A fun-filled half hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
 
ent_stage1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reader's Theater     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Mondays, July 10-31, 2 p.m.

Ages 6-12. Bring a story to life by reading aloud a script based on a book. Children will rehearse, create scenary, and share a performance for families at the end of the series. Please register.

Participants must plan to attend all scheduled meetings. Please plan to join us for an evening performance on Monday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Wacky Wednesday: Riverside Reptiles     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Explore the wonderful world of reptiles and amphibians! Learn about their natural history and the importance of their conservation. You will also have a chance to pet a gator, stare into the eyes of a huge toad, and touch a giant python!

Free tickets will be available at the children’s desk at the Main library one week before each performance. These programs are best suited for ages 5 and up. This program is funded by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

    Location: Community Room
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
eth_france 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Discover Cave Painting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 7 and up. Make a better world through communication. Learn about the early cave drawings found in Lascaux, France, and then create your own cave drawings. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are 10 spaces available.
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Old Stories, New Stories     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, with caregivers. Enjoy stories both old and new, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and create a simple craft. Fun for the whole family!

    Location: J Program Room 1
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_stage1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reader's Theater Performance     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Please join us for an evening performance of July's Reader's Theater program. Children rehearsed, created scenary, and are ready to share a performance with their families!

    Location: Community Room
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Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: Community Room
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
anim_paw 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read to Lucy     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages, with a caregiver. Certified therapy dog Lucy will be at the library to listen to your stories! Sign up for a ten minute appointment to sit and read with Lucy. Please call the library (860-673-6791) to make an appointment.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_familytree 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fairy House Fun, Part 1     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up, with caregivers. Help us prepare our Fairy Village by making fairies from natural materials. Children may contribute their fairies to our installation planned for Nature’s Open House at Winding Trails on September 30-October 1. Fairy Houses will be built at home this year. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
nat_summertime 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Fancy Flip Flops     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 6 and up. Bring a pair of well-loved or brand new flip-flops and turn them into something fancy for your feet. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Craft-a-thon     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Bring your imagination and dive into our craft supplies! Projects will be set up in the program room to work at your own pace. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
 
ent_note 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots & Tunes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Tuesdays,July 11-August 15, 6:30 p.m. (no program on August 8)

Fridays, July 7-August 11, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (no program on August 4)

Music and movement for children ages birth to 3, with caregivers. Tots and Tunes is offered three times a week – come as often as you like! No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room 1
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Craft-a-thon     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Bring your imagination and dive into our craft supplies! Projects will be set up in the program room to work at your own pace. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Craft-a-thon     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Bring your imagination and dive into our craft supplies! Projects will be set up in the program room to work at your own pace. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Family Film Festival     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Spend the final week of summer vacation relaxing at the library! Join us to watch new-to-DVD movies and beloved classics in air-conditioned comfort every afternoon at 2 p.m. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Family Film Festival     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Spend the final week of summer vacation relaxing at the library! Join us to watch new-to-DVD movies and beloved classics in air-conditioned comfort every afternoon at 2 p.m. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Family Film Festival     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Spend the final week of summer vacation relaxing at the library! Join us to watch new-to-DVD movies and beloved classics in air-conditioned comfort every afternoon at 2 p.m. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
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Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Family Film Festival     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Spend the final week of summer vacation relaxing at the library! Join us to watch new-to-DVD movies and beloved classics in air-conditioned comfort every afternoon at 2 p.m. No registration required.

    Location: J Program Room
Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Old Stories, New Stories     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 3-5, with caregivers. Enjoy stories both old and new, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and create a simple craft. Fun for the whole family!

    Location: J Program Room 1
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_02 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Chinese Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join other Chinese-speaking families for a craft activity and time to socialize. Please register for a reminder.

    Location: J Program Room 1
        There are many spaces available.
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