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.

Full Program Schedule for October 2017

Teen Writers Circle

Teen Writers Circle

Monday, October 23

6:00 p.m.

Open to high school students, the Teen Writers Circle offers a space for young writers to explore their creative talents. 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

Junk Jewelry

Junk Jewelry

Monday, October 23

6:00 p.m.

Join us for our first ever jewelry making class! This month we will be making earrings out of buttons. Make a cute gift for a friend or a pair for yourself. Please bring a pair of flat-nose or chain-nose pliers.

Ages 16+

Sign up required

After School Book Club

After School Book Club

Tuesday, October 24

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

National Novel Writing Month Prep Meeting

National Novel Writing Month Prep Meeting

Wednesday, October 25

6:00 p.m.

Attend this informational meeting about National Novel Writing Month to find out how you can get involved. Write-ins will be at the every Wednesday in November at the Farmington Public Library. Learn more at nanowrimo.org

All Ages

No sign up required

Teen Movie Night

Teen Movie Night

Thursday, October 26

5:30 p.m.

Teen Movie Night is a monthly event at the library. Free pizza is provided by the library. Join us this month for The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Grades 6-12

No sign up required

Banned Book Club

Banned Book Club

Thursday, October 26

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. This month’s book is Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut.

Ages 16+

No sign up required

Escape the Room

Escape the Room

Friday, October 27

4:00-8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Use hidden clues from around the room to race the clock and solve the mystery! Participants are taken on a first-come-first-serve basis. Board games and snacks are also available in our community room for anyone to enjoy.

Ages 12+

No sign up required

 Library Craft Night

Library Craft Night

Thursday, November 2

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! This month we’re making sock turkeys!

Ages 16+

Sign up required

Mad Science

Mad Science at the Library

Tuesday, November 7

6:00 p.m.

Mad Science is a monthly event at the library! Join us in November for fun hands on science!

Grades 3-5

Sign up required

Chess Club

Chess Club

Thursday, November 9

4:00 p.m.

The next Chess Club meeting is coming up! All skill levels are welcome to attend this event. Refreshments are provided by the library.

Ages 12+

No sign up required

Classic Book Club

Classic Book Club

Thursday, November 9

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!

All Ages

No sign up required

Chat with a Ranger

Chat with a Ranger

Thursday, October 5

6:00 p.m.

District Ranger Becky Ewing will be at the library to present a program about forest management for wildlife. She will explain how the Forest Service manages Mark Twain National Forest for various game and non-game wildlife species.

All Ages

No sign up required

Beginning Knitting Class

Beginning Knitting Class

Tuesday, November 21

6:00 p.m.

Edith Rogers will be back at the library to present an introduction to knitting. Please bring knitting needles and yarn in order to participate.

All Ages

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