Programs

The Farmington Public Library offers are large variety of programs. We are now offering around 20 programs a month, all of which are free to the public. Some programs require a sign up in order to attend. Please sign up at the library or call us @ 573-756-5779.

Teen Writers Circle

Teen Writers Circle

Monday, August 28

6:00 p.m.

Open to high school students, the Teen Writing Club offers a space for young writers to explore their creative talent. Meetings will feature writing activities and exercises, discussion groups, and workshop sessions to give and receive feedback on their work.

Ages 12-18

No sign up required

After School Book Club

After School Book Club

Tuesday, August 29

4:00 p.m.

Not enough good books in your life? Join the After school Book Club! This club is for kids who enjoy reading, and allows them to discuss good books with their peers. Snacks are provided by the library.

Grades 3-5

Sign up required

From Books to the Big Screen Book Club

From Books to the Big Screen

Tuesday, August 29

6:00 p.m.

This book club features books that have been adapted into movies. It explores various genre’s each month. Books are available for check out at the front desk. At the next meeting participants will watch and discuss “Girl on the Train.” Snacks are provided by the library. Sign- up at the front desk for a mailing list.

Ages 17+

Sign up required

Banned Book Club

Banned Book Club

Tuesday, August 31

6:00 p.m.

Ever wondered why a banned book was banned? Join the book club to read and find out! Books for each meeting are available at the library. Discussions on each book are held at the end of the month. The book for this month is “Annie On My Mind” by Nancy Gardner.

Ages 16+

Sign up required

Parkland Writers Circle

Parkland Writers Circle

Wednesday, September 6

6:00 p.m.

Interested in writing? Looking for a writing community? Then join us at the Parkland Writers Circle. Open to writers of all ages and experience levels, it is a group designed to encourage and inspire.

Ages 13+

No sign up required

Library Craft Night

Library Craft Night

Thursday, September 7

6:00 p.m.

Feeling crafty but don’t know what to do? Let us help! Join us every month for craft night, featuring cute and creative crafts that anyone would enjoy! The library will provide craft materials, but you are welcome to bring your own too!

Ages 16+

Sign up required

Minecraft Madness: Teen Edition

Minecraft Madness: Teen Edition

Friday, September 8

5:00 p.m.

Designed to reflect the interests of today’s teens, the library offers a monthly program of activities for teens. Games, crafts, snacks, and more are a part of these programs. We’re playing Minecraft in September! Please bring your own device and login in order to participate.

Ages 12-18

Sign up required

 Bingo for Books

Bingo for Books

Monday, September 11

4:00 p.m.

Bingo for Books offers a fun, literacy twist to an old classic. Score a Bingo, and you could take home a new book!

All Ages
Sign up required

Chess Club

Chess Club

Thursday, September 14

4:00 p.m.

Open to ages 12 & up, the Knights of the Square Table chess club welcomes players of all skill levels to join the game, and practice their strategy.

Ages 12-18

No sign up required

Classic Book Club

Classic Book Club

Thursday, September 14

6:00 p.m.

Do you love classic literature? Want to meet with others who love it too? Join the classic book club to reread old favorites, and gain new insight! The next book is “The Pictures of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde.

All Ages

No sign up required

Adult Coloring

Adult Coloring

Tuesday, September 19

6:00 p.m.

Join us every month for an evening of relaxation and socializing. The library proviedes the color sheets, pencils, markers, and a snack. Just bring your creativity!

Ages 16+

No sign up required

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Thursday, September 21

6:00 p.m.

Looking for a fun way to spend time with your family? Join us at the library for fun family movies each month. We’re watching “Boss Baby” in September. Popcorn and drinks are provided for all in attendance.

All Ages

No sign up required

 Library Computer Lab

One-on-one Technology Lessons

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

10:30 a.m.

Sign up for one-on-one technology lessons at the library either in person or  by phone. A qualified member of the staff gives instruction on any topic you wish. Other time slots may be available by appointment.

Sign up required