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Monday October 23, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

A fun filled half-hour for chld and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30 - 10:00 am (September 11-November 17 (No program October 9)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy stories, music, puppets, parachute play and a film.  For 2-year-olds and a caregiver.  Please register.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Polish Language Storytime  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join Miss Eva for storytime in Polish on Monday nights. Enjoy stories and activities, and browse our Polish-language collections. For children ages birth to five and their caregivers. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2 1/2 - 3  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy reading books together, enjoy songs, fingerplays, puppets, a film and fun!

Time: Tuesdays: 9:30 - 10:15

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3

Dates: Sept., 12, 19 & 26, Oct. 3, 17, 24 & 31, Nov. 14

Registration is Required

    Location: J Program Room 2
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Positively Preschool  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

For the child alone. This special program helps your child get ready to read, develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and connects reading with fun. Positively Preschool includes stories, songs, rhymes, and art activities.

For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 October 25, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Thrilling Threes  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, a craft and a film.  This program is for the child to attend alone.  For age 3.  Please register

   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and caregivers enjoy reading books and singing, playing with puppets and making a craft.

Time: Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Ages: 2 year olds

Dates: Sept., 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Nov. 1, 8 & 15

Please Register

    Location: J Program Room 2
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Threes and Me  
   

For the child who is not quite ready to transition to a program alone, this program is the same as Thrilling Threes only the child is accompanied by a caregiver.  For age 3.  Please register.

   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Kid's Place Crochet Club  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

It's fun, fast and easy to learn to crochet.  We will work on group projects like hats, scarves and throws. 

Yarns and crochet hooks provided.  This program is for children ages 7 and up.  Please register.

Wednesday evenings, 5:30 - 6:30 pm beginning September 13.

Please register on the 9/13 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Make It and Take It  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Learn about creative problem-solving and the point-of-departure process. Explore art principles, elements, and new techniques with hands-on art projects. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Thursday October 26, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   
   

A fun filled half-hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30-10:00 (September 11-November 13 (no program October 9)

Thursdays, 9:30-10:00 (September 14-November 16)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Play Group  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us to connect with other families who speak

your language.  Play, socialize ad explore.  For children ages birth to five with their caregivers.  Please register.

Thursdays, Septmber 14 - November 16, 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Please register on the 9/14 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Friday October 27, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes Halloween Parade  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Celebrate Halloween with music and movement for children ages birth to 3. Wear your costumes, and we'll parade around the library! No registration required.

Also during this time, a representative from the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) will be available to answer any questions and provide information about the RSCO program.

    Location: Community Room
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Alphabet Soup  
   

For the child alone. Have fun getting to know the ABCs! Join us for this early literacy program

focusing on the alphabet. Children will be introduced to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft.

 For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes Halloween Parade  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Celebrate Halloween with music and movement for children ages birth to 3. Wear your costumes, and we'll parade around the library! No registration required.

Also during this time, a representative from the Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) will be available to answer any questions and provide information about the RSCO program.

    Location: Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Paint a Pumpkin  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Celebrate the season with a hand-painted and bedazzled pumpkin! Please register.

    Location: J Program Room

Saturday October 28, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Ready to Lucy  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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-All ages with a caregiver are welcome.  Certified therapy dog Lucy will be at the Library to listen to your stories! 

Sign up for a 10 minutes appointment to sit and read to Lucy.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours.

 

PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AT 860-673-6791

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    Location: J Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Get Rok'n with ROKENBOKS  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Robots and machines are just a few creative creations you can make with this construction toy system

that promotes STEM learning through hands on exploration and play.  This program will meet twice per

month.  Ages 6-10.  Please register.

Mondays, September 25, October 2 and November 20, 4:00-5:00pm

Saturdays, October 28 and November 11, 2:00-3:00pm

Please register for individual dates

    Location: J Program Room 1

Monday October 30, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

A fun filled half-hour for chld and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30 - 10:00 am (September 11-November 17 (No program October 9)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy stories, music, puppets, parachute play and a film.  For 2-year-olds and a caregiver.  Please register.

   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Polish Language Storytime  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join Miss Eva for storytime in Polish on Monday nights. Enjoy stories and activities, and browse our Polish-language collections. For children ages birth to five and their caregivers. Please register.

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2 1/2 - 3  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy reading books together, enjoy songs, fingerplays, puppets, a film and fun!

Time: Tuesdays: 9:30 - 10:15

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3

Dates: Sept., 12, 19 & 26, Oct. 3, 17, 24 & 31, Nov. 14

Registration is Required

    Location: J Program Room 2
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Positively Preschool  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

For the child alone. This special program helps your child get ready to read, develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and connects reading with fun. Positively Preschool includes stories, songs, rhymes, and art activities.

For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 November 1, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Thrilling Threes  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, a craft and a film.  This program is for the child to attend alone.  For age 3.  Please register

   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and caregivers enjoy reading books and singing, playing with puppets and making a craft.

Time: Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Ages: 2 year olds

Dates: Sept., 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Nov. 1, 8 & 15

Please Register

    Location: J Program Room 2
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Threes and Me  
   

For the child who is not quite ready to transition to a program alone, this program is the same as Thrilling Threes only the child is accompanied by a caregiver.  For age 3.  Please register.

   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Kid's Place Crochet Club  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

It's fun, fast and easy to learn to crochet.  We will work on group projects like hats, scarves and throws. 

Yarns and crochet hooks provided.  This program is for children ages 7 and up.  Please register.

Wednesday evenings, 5:30 - 6:30 pm beginning September 13.

Please register on the 9/13 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Make It and Take It  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Learn about creative problem-solving and the point-of-departure process. Explore art principles, elements, and new techniques with hands-on art projects. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Thursday November 2, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   
   

A fun filled half-hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30-10:00 (September 11-November 13 (no program October 9)

Thursdays, 9:30-10:00 (September 14-November 16)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Play Group  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us to connect with other families who speak

your language.  Play, socialize ad explore.  For children ages birth to five with their caregivers.  Please register.

Thursdays, Septmber 14 - November 16, 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Please register on the 9/14 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Friday November 3, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Alphabet Soup  
   

For the child alone. Have fun getting to know the ABCs! Join us for this early literacy program

focusing on the alphabet. Children will be introduced to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft.

 For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 November 4, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Daddy & Me  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Toddler and dad have fun together.  For children ages birth through three.  No registration required. 

Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 am

October 7 and November 4

    Location: J Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Crafternoon  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@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 1

Monday November 6, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

A fun filled half-hour for chld and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30 - 10:00 am (September 11-November 17 (No program October 9)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy stories, music, puppets, parachute play and a film.  For 2-year-olds and a caregiver.  Please register.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Polish Language Storytime  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join Miss Eva for storytime in Polish on Monday nights. Enjoy stories and activities, and browse our Polish-language collections. For children ages birth to five and their caregivers. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Let's Vote!!  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Come to the children's room and exercise your right to vote.  You will be casting your ballot for your favorite book chracter.  All ages are invited to participate in this special event.

   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2 1/2 - 3  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy reading books together, enjoy songs, fingerplays, puppets, a film and fun.

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3

 

    Location: J Program Room 2
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Positively Preschool  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

For the child alone. This special program helps your child get ready to read, develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and connects reading with fun. Positively Preschool includes stories, songs, rhymes, and art activities.

For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Get Moving! with MyGym Mobile  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Get moving! Practice strength, balance, agility, and flexibility through exercise games, basic gymnastics, indoor relays, music and more with  instructors from My Gym Mobile. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. Please register.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

 

 

 

    Location: J Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Board Games  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Try new and unusual board games with instructors from Your Friendly Neighborhood Tabletop Shop in Newington. Win raffle prizes!
All ages. No registration required, but you may register for a reminder message.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

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

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 November 8, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Thrilling Threes  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, a craft and a film.  This program is for the child to attend alone.  For age 3.  Please register

   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and caregivers enjoy reading books and singing, playing with puppets and making a craft.

Time: Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Ages: 2 year olds

Dates: Sept., 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Nov. 1, 8 & 15

Please Register

    Location: J Program Room 2
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Threes and Me  
   

For the child who is not quite ready to transition to a program alone, this program is the same as Thrilling Threes only the child is accompanied by a caregiver.  For age 3.  Please register.

   2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Bite-Size Science  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

For the child alone. Learn simple scientific concepts and conduct fun experiments. Register.

For children ages 4—6.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Kid's Place Crochet Club  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

It's fun, fast and easy to learn to crochet.  We will work on group projects like hats, scarves and throws. 

Yarns and crochet hooks provided.  This program is for children ages 7 and up.  Please register.

Wednesday evenings, 5:30 - 6:30 pm beginning September 13.

Please register on the 9/13 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Make It and Take It  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Learn about creative problem-solving and the point-of-departure process. Explore art principles, elements, and new techniques with hands-on art projects. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Thursday November 9, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   
   

A fun filled half-hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30-10:00 (September 11-November 13 (no program October 9)

Thursdays, 9:30-10:00 (September 14-November 16)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Play Group  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us to connect with other families who speak

your language.  Play, socialize ad explore.  For children ages birth to five with their caregivers.  Please register.

Thursdays, Septmber 14 - November 16, 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Please register on the 9/14 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Friday November 10, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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.

   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Alphabet Soup  
   

For the child alone. Have fun getting to know the ABCs! Join us for this early literacy program

focusing on the alphabet. Children will be introduced to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft.

 For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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.


Saturday November 11, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Ready to Lucy  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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-All ages with a caregiver are welcome.  Certified therapy dog Lucy will be at the Library to listen to your stories! 

Sign up for a 10 minutes appointment to sit and read to Lucy.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours.

 

PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AT 860-673-6791

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    Location: J Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Get Rok'n with ROKENBOKS  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Robots and machines are just a few creative creations you can make with this construction toy system

that promotes STEM learning through hands on exploration and play.  This program will meet twice per\

month.  Ages 6-10.  Please register

Mondays, September 25, October 2 and November 20, 4:00-5:00pm

Saturdays, October 28 and November 11, 2:00-3:00pm\

Please register for individual dates

    Location: J Program Room 1

Monday November 13, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

A fun filled half-hour for chld and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30 - 10:00 am (September 11-November 17 (No program October 9)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy stories, music, puppets, parachute play and a film.  For 2-year-olds and a caregiver.  Please register.

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM The Kindess Rock Project: The Art of Connection  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

One message at just the right moment can change someone's life.  Come paint kindness rocks and be part

of this growing project of kindness.  Please register.  Ages 6-10

    Location: J Program Room 1
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Polish Language Storytime  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join Miss Eva for storytime in Polish on Monday nights. Enjoy stories and activities, and browse our Polish-language collections. For children ages birth to five and their caregivers. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room

Tuesday November 14, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2 1/2 - 3  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and their caregivers enjoy reading books together, enjoy songs, fingerplays, puppets, a film and fun!

Time: Tuesdays: 9:30 - 10:15

Ages: 2 1/2 - 3

Dates: Sept., 12, 19 & 26, Oct. 3, 17, 24 & 31, Nov. 14

Registration is Required

    Location: J Program Room 2
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Positively Preschool  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

For the child alone. This special program helps your child get ready to read, develops letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and connects reading with fun. Positively Preschool includes stories, songs, rhymes, and art activities.

For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Tween Painting  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 7-12. Unleash your inner artist to paint portraits of a favorite book character and zoo animals. We will use acrylic paint and the grid method of painting with instruction from certified art teacher Jane Maciel. Please register.

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

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 November 15, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Thrilling Threes  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children enjoy stories, songs, a craft and a film.  This program is for the child to attend alone.  For age 3.  Please register

   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Terrific Twos  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Children and caregivers enjoy reading books and singing, playing with puppets and making a craft.

Time: Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Ages: 2 year olds

Dates: Sept., 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Nov. 1, 8 & 15

Please Register

    Location: J Program Room 2
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Threes and Me  
   

For the child who is not quite ready to transition to a program alone, this program is the same as Thrilling Threes only the child is accompanied by a caregiver.  For age 3.  Please register.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bite-Size Arithmetic  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4-6, for the child alone. Count to 100, play math games, and read stories about numbers and patterns! Concepts include counting (September), matching (October), and greater than/less than (November). Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Kid's Place Crochet Club  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

It's fun, fast and easy to learn to crochet.  We will work on group projects like hats, scarves and throws. 

Yarns and crochet hooks provided.  This program is for children ages 7 and up.  Please register.

Wednesday evenings, 5:30 - 6:30 pm beginning September 13.

Please register on the 9/13 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids Chess Class with Alex Lumelsky  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Wednesdays, November 15-December 20; 6:00 pm
Beginning chess class for kids ages 6-12, with instructor Alexander Lumelsky. Please register online or call 860-673-6791.

    Location: Board Room 2
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Make It and Take It  
    Contact: Jane Maciel   860-673-6791   jmaciel@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Ages 4 and up. Learn about creative problem-solving and the point-of-departure process. Explore art principles, elements, and new techniques with hands-on art projects. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Thursday November 16, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Onederful Ones  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   
   

A fun filled half-hour for child and adult featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music and movement.

For children ages 12-24 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  Please attend only one class

per week.

Mondays, 9:30-10:00 (September 11-November 13 (no program October 9)

Thursdays, 9:30-10:00 (September 14-November 16)

 

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Spanish Language Play Group  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Speak to your child in the language you know best!  Join us to connect with other families who speak

your language.  Play, socialize ad explore.  For children ages birth to five with their caregivers.  Please register.

Thursdays, Septmber 14 - November 16, 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Please register on the 9/14 date.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Friday November 17, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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.

   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Alphabet Soup  
   

For the child alone. Have fun getting to know the ABCs! Join us for this early literacy program

focusing on the alphabet. Children will be introduced to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft.

 For ages 3—5. Please register.

    Location: J Program Room 1
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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.


Saturday November 18, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Creative Building  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Use your imagination and our building bricks to build amazing creations.  For ages 6 and up.  No registration is required.


Monday November 20, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Get Rok'n with ROKENBOKS  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Robotos and machines are just a few creative creations you can make with this construction toy

system that promotes STEM learning through hands on exploration and play.  This program will meet

twice per month.  Ages 6-10.  Please register

Mondays, September 25, October 2 and November 20, 4:00-5:00pm

Saturdays, October 28 and November 11, 2:00-3:00pm

Please register for individual dates

    Location: J Program Room 1
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Jr. Maker Mondays  
    Contact: Trish Hart   860-673-6791   thart@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Jr. Maker Mondays: Airplanes

Monday, November 20, 6:30 - 7:15p.m.      Ages: 6 - 10

Use straws, paper strips and tape to engineer your own flying airplane.  Test your designs and race your friends to create the fastest paper plane!

Please Register

    Location: J Program Room 2

Tuesday November 21, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Let's Talk Turkey  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Create a Thanksgiving centerpeice after listening to holiday stories.  For children ages 4-8.  Please register.

   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Tuesday November 28, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 November 29, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids Chess Class with Alex Lumelsky  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Beginning chess class with Alex Lumelsky. Please register for the series using the November 15th session.

    Location: Community Room

Friday December 1, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 December 2, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Daddy & Me  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Toddler and dad have fun together.  For children ages birth through three.  No registration required. 

Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 am

October 7 and November 4

    Location: J Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Kindness Rock Project  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

The art of connection

One message at just the right moment can change someone's life.  Come and paint kindness rocks

and be part of this growing project of kindness.  This program is for children ages 6-10.  Please register.

Saturday, December 2, 2:00-3:00 pm

    Location: J Program Room 1

Monday December 4, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM snowflake Dance Party  
   

Come warm up at this winter, wacky dance party.   Dance, clap, move and grove to silly songs.  Drop In.  Ages 1-4

    Location: J Program Room 1

Wednesday December 6, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids Chess Class with Alex Lumelsky  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Beginning chess class with Alex Lumelsky. Please register for the series using the November 15th event listing.

    Location: Community Room

Friday December 8, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 December 9, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Creative Building  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Use your imagination and our building bricks to build amazing creations.  For ages 6 and up.  No registration is required.


Tuesday December 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Gingerbread Man Storytime  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Kids are invated to join us for a Gingerbread Man storytime, and to decorate a gingerbread man ornament to take home. Registration required. Ages: 3-5.

    Location: J Program Room

Wednesday December 13, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids Chess Class with Alex Lumelsky  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Beginning chess class with Alex Lumelsky. Please register for the series using the November 15th event listing.

    Location: Community Room

Friday December 15, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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 December 16, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Chinese Playgroup  
    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

Monday December 18, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Polish Storytime Celebrates Christmas  
    Contact: Eva Markuszka   860-673-6791   emarkuszka@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

This special event will celebrate the Christmas traditions of Poland. Registration required. All ages.

    Location: J Program Room

Wednesday December 20, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Kids Chess Class with Alex Lumelsky  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Beginning chess class with Alex Lumelsky. Please register for the series using the November 15th event listing.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday December 27, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Hold for children's program  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
    Location: Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Dino Bingo  
    Contact: Angela Delaney   860-673-6791   adelaney@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Do you like dinosaurs?  Do you like to play Bingo?  If you do, then this is the program for you.  Come and join us for some Dino Fun!

For children ages 5 and older.  Please register

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Rok Blocks  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

Robots and machines arejust a few creations you can make with this construction toy system that promotes STEM learning thruogh hands on exploration and play.

    Location: J Program Room 1

Thursday December 28, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Ready to Lucy  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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Sign up for a 10 minutes appointment to sit and read to Lucy.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours.

 

PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AT 860-673-6791

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    Location: J Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hold for children's program  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
    Location: Community Room

Saturday December 30, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Ready to Lucy  
    Contact: Paula Montes   860-673-6791   pmontes@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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-All ages with a caregiver are welcome.  Certified therapy dog Lucy will be at the Library to listen to your stories! 

Sign up for a 10 minutes appointment to sit and read to Lucy.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours.

 

PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AT 860-673-6791

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    Location: J Program Room
   11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Count down to the New Year at the Library  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

We will make masks and then celebrate at 12 noon with  noise makers, dancing and a bubble wrap stomp at 12 noon.

    Location: Community Room

Friday January 5, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday January 12, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday January 19, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday January 26, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday February 2, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday February 9, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday February 16, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday February 23, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday March 2, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday March 9, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday March 16, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

Friday March 23, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Tots and Tunes  
    Contact: Anna Eisen   860-673-6791   aeisen@farmingtonlibraries.org
   

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

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