Rebecca Gray, Author of American Artisanal Makes a Guest Appearance at the Library March 26th
Thursday March 5th, 2pm: Afternoon at the Bijou, featuring "The Inspector General"
A 1949 musical comedy based on Nikolai Gogol's play. The film stars Walter Slezak, Gene Lockhart, Barbara Bates. Music by Sylvia Fine and Johnny Green. Green won a Golden Globe for best Motion Picture Score for his work on this film. Color / 102 mins. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Monday March 9th, 7pm: Independent Film, featuring "Under the Bombs"
A Sundance Film Festival winner. A shiite mothe named Seina and a kindly Christian taxi driver venture into war-torn Lebanon on a desperate quest to locate the woman's missing six-year-old son. Zeina had sent her son to live with his aunt in Lebanon, where war has broken out. They travel through Turkey to Beirut. Belgian/French -English subtitles, 98 mins. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register onlineHERE.
Tuesday March 10th, 3pm: Podcast Kickoff - Teen Program with Sarah Morgan
Join our teen librarian Sarah Morgan for this creative, after school teen program, open to grades 9-12. Share your ideas for this ongoing internet audio project, featuring teen talent! We need writers, reviewers, commentators and musicians who are interested in helping to produce this library based program. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Wednesday March 11th, 7pm: Chefs & Books - Sponsored by Flatbread
Chef Jeremy Archer and Assistant GM Kaelyn Schleich, from the Canton Flatbread Restaurant will be visiting the library to discuss inspirational cook books such as "The Devil in the Kitchen" by Marco Pierre White. They will educate guests about Flatbread's use of organic and gluten-free products. They will provide delicious samples of flatbread pizzas, organic salad and brownie desserts. At Flatbread, food is sacred! Come experience the tastes of Flatbread!To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Thursday March 19th, 7pm: Fragrance Workshop with Laura Donna
Laura Donna has been a fragrance lover since childhood. She led research on methods to predict scent preferences, and obtained CFSS certification from The Fragrance Foundation and built a collection of the finest oils from all over the world. Working with an international beauty firm, Laura provided her fragrance matchmaking to consumers worldwide. In this library workshop Laura will educate, lecture, share her fragrance collection, and provide advice on perfume. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Tuesday March 24th, 2:45pm: Toolbox Jewelry - Teen Program with Sarah Morgan
Join Teen Librarian Sarah Morgan for this creative, after school program open to grades 7-12. Learn how to make awesome industrial jewelry out of common hardware! To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Wednesday March 25th, 7pm: Book Discussion with Carole Goldberg, Featuring A Three Dog Life
Carole Goldberg, Book Reviewer for the Hartford Courant, will lead this exciting book discussion. This book is an astonishing, powerful memoir of how Abigail Thomas' life changes after her husband suffers a traumatic brain injury in a car accident. The book is a memorable account of how tragic loss can lead to ineffable moments of surpassing love and miraculous change. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Thursday March 26th, 2pm: Chefs & Books - Featuring a Book Signing by Rebecca Gray author of American Artisanal - Sponsored by Metro Bis
The book celebrates eighteen of America’s leading food artisans who are returning to the basics of sustainable, small-scale, high quality produce. Gray will make a guest appearance at the Farmington Library, and will serve samples from her cookbook, prepared by Metro Bis Restaurant. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register onlineHERE.
Thursday March 26th, 7pm: Yoga Ed & Meditation with Kathleen Kiley
Tap into your inner self to receive guidance and advice on the things that matter most. Sessions include: meditation, discussion, reflection, synchronized breath and movement (chair yoga), dream interpretation, and guided visualizations to unite your inner and outer self. To register call: (860) 673-6791 or register online HERE.
Art Exhibits During the Month of March:
Lobby & Community:Watercolors by Justine Coleman and Oils by William Tarn.
Corridor:"Images of Nepal" by Evan Cowles.Farmington resident EvanCowles trekked around the Manaslu circut, following the ancient trade route from the Budhi Gandaki river, proceeding over the snow covered Larke La Pass, with an altitude of 16,000 feet, and ending in Tibet. His breathtaking photographs document the journey.
Barney Branch Library Events in March:
Monday March 16th, 1:15pm: Celtic Harper at Barney Branch in Honor of St. Patrick's Day!
Julia Shrake will set the stage for St. Patrick's Day with a program of Celtic Harp music. Learn about Celtic history and traditional Irish music. This event is held at the Barney Branch. To register call: (860) 677-6866 or register online HERE.