Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Perfect Pumpkin-Fest

Adults and children all enjoyed the pumpkin parade, stories, crafts, games and treats. A good time was had by all.

November's Afternoon Program for History Buffs

Kevin Johnson from the State Library's History and Genealogy Unit will portray a historical figure from the Civil War in the community room of The Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Drive on Tuesday, November 17 at 1:15 p.m. Mr. Johnson will read from the personal and authentic accounts of Mr. William Webb's life story. This is a compelling and thought provoking tale of one man's fight to attain freedom and respect.

Mr. Johnson has received many rave reviews for this dramatic portrayal of William Webb. Don't miss this opportunity to experience history as it comes to life.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Armchair Travel to Italy

Photos of Italy from North to South entertained and educated this packed audience of former and might-be travelers. Ashley Turney presented interesting travel stories and facts about Italian culture, food and beautiful Italian cities and countysides to an audience of four dozen people, thanks to The Friends of The Farmington Library.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Mark Twain Presentation was glorious

Craig Hotchkiss, Director of Education at The Mark Twain House and Museum, did a dynamic and informative presentation on the life of Mark Twain, the history of Hartford and The Mark Twain House. The program, supported by The Friends of The Farmington Library, brought over two dozen adults to this library lecture.