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Saturday December 16, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reception: Farmington River Artists Gallery Show  
    Contact: Leah Farrell   860-673-6791   lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Open to the public.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday December 21, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me with a Holiday Dash  
    Contact: jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

For ages 0-3, with their caregivers.  Join us for songs, dancing and socialzation for babies, toddlers, and their parents and caregivers.  No registration required.


Tuesday December 26, 2017
   1:15 PM  -  2:30 PM Novel Ideas- CANCELLED THIS MONTH  
    Contact: Caroline Ford/ Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   
   

Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15.  Pick up a current copy of the book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Wednesday December 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM American Girl Movie Morning  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Share a movie with your American Girl! Bring your doll to watch Samantha: An American Girl Holiday together! Everyone is invited whether you have a doll or not!   Best suited for ages 5 and up.  Please Register
 

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday January 4, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room

Tuesday January 9, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Barney Cinema: Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)  
    Contact: Caroline Ford   860-673-6791   cford@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Great films, picked just for you!

Spend your afternnon enjoying free screenings of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films, the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! This month's film is Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012).

Six-year-old Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) lives with her father, Wink (Dwight Henry), in a remote Delta community. Wink is a stern taskmaster, but he is preparing his young daughter for the end of the world. When Wink falls mysteriously ill, nature seems to fall ill with him. Temperatures rise, the ice caps melt and fearsome prehistoric beasts called aurochs run loose. Rising waters threaten to engulf their community, sending Hushpuppy in search of her long-lost mother. PG-13. 93 minutes.

Awards: Academy Award nominee, BAFTA nominee

Please register.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Wednesday January 10, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Lucy Visits Barney  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   montes.paula@sbcglobal.net
   

Lucy Loves the Library!  Come read to Lucy at The Barney Library!

Lucy is a certified therapy dog just waiting to meet you.  Sign-up today by calling the library at

860-673-6791 to make your 10 minute, one-on-one time to sit and read to Lucy.

All ages welcome (under 3 with an adult) (spaces are limited)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 9:30 - 11:30 am

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday January 11, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room

Tuesday January 16, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Wednesday January 17, 2018
   3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM School Age Crafters!  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

CONE DOLLS!

Cone dolls are paper dolls you can print and dress up.  We will make them some new clothes and accessories for the new year!  Bring your imagination!  Ages 5 and up

Please register

    Location: Barney Program Room

Thursday January 18, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room

Monday January 22, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Sing-along  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

All ages. Join us for singing time with Mr. Mike on the guitar! Instruments will be provided for children to join in the music making. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Tuesday January 23, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday January 25, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult Crafternoons: Paper Snowflakes  
    Contact: Leah Farrell   860-673-6791   lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Get your craft on! This month we will be making 3D paper snowflakes. The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own.

Space is limited. Registration required.

    Location: Barney Program Room

Tuesday January 30, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney
   1:15 PM  -  2:30 PM Novel Ideas  
    Contact: Caroline Ford/ Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   
   

Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15.  Pick up a current copy of the book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday February 1, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room

Tuesday February 6, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Wednesday February 7, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM School Age Crafters!  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

3D Snowflakes!

They look complicated but are actually easy to make.  We will make a giant 3D Snowflake to celebrate winter.

Ages 6 and up

Please register

    Location: Barney Program Room

Thursday February 8, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Penguin Movie Party at Barney  
   

Penguin movie party! Bring your sleeping bag and pillow and get comfy for a movie party!  We will watch Mr. Popper's Penguins, have some popcorn, and make a penguin craft.

Contact: Amy Rosenfield, arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org

 

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Tuesday February 13, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Barney Cinema: Brooklyn (2015)  
    Contact: Caroline Ford   860-673-6791   cford@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Great films, picked just for you!

Spend your afternnon enjoying free screenings of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films, the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! This month's film is Brooklyn (2015).

Young Irish immigrant Eilis Lace (Saoirse Ronan) navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her past disrupts her new vivacity, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. PG-13. 117 minutes.

Awards: Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe nominee, BAFTA

Please register.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday February 15, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Jewelry Hour at Barney  
    Contact: Leah Farrell   860-830-7279   lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Do you want to learn how to make jewelry? Do you want to learn new techniques?

Join us for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Use the library's supplies or bring your own. Learn how to design and make your own jewelry, fix broken jewelry, the sky's the limit!

Register for a reminder.

    Location: Barney Program Room

Tuesday February 20, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday February 22, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult Crafternoons: Felt Ball Coasters  
    Contact: Leah Farrell   860-673-6791   lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Get your craft on! This month we will be making adorable coasters with colorful felt balls. The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own.

Space is limited. Registration required.

    Location: Barney Program Room

Tuesday February 27, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney
   1:15 PM  -  2:30 PM Novel Ideas  
    Contact: Caroline Ford/ Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   
   

Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15.  Pick up a current copy of the book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday March 1, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Musical Me  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Join us for songs, fingerplays, dancing, socializing, and enjoying stories. No registration is required.

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room

Tuesday March 6, 2018
   9:30 AM Movers & Groovers  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages birth to 3, with a caregiver. Learn some rhymes, read a book, dance, sing, and socialize with toys. No registration required.

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

Thursday March 8, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Lucy at the Barney Library  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Schedule your one-on-one time to read to Lucy at the Barney Library.

Call today 860-673-6791

Lucy is a certified therapy dog waiting to meet you.

This program is suggested for School Age children

    Location: Barney Children's Program Room

Wednesday March 14, 2018
   3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM School Age Crafters!  
    Contact: Amy Rosenfield   860-673-6791   arosenfield@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Make a Maze! 

Create your own maze with a variety of materials including wikki sticks and a cd case.  Use your creativity to make it easy or hard!

Ages 6 and up

Please register

    Location: Barney Program Room

Saturday March 17, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reception: Bristol Senior Center Artists  
    Contact: Leah Farrell   860-673-6791   lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: Hoppin Gallery at Barney

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