Rilke’s Sonnets to Orpheus: A Centenary Celebration

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Exactly a century ago, Rainer Maria Rilke created the fifty-five Sonnets to Orpheus within one month in what he called a "hurricane" of creativity. Farmington author, translator, Teacher, and community activist John Rosenwald will present and discuss his translations of Rilke's sonnets, recently published by covered bridge press.

Free

Pop-UP Sales at the Farmington Public Library

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Saturdays in May 10:30-1:30, artisans will be selling their wares, and the library will be selling plants.  All proceeds from the plants benefit the library and a portion of the arts and crafts sold will benefit the library.  These events will be May 7, 14, and 21.

Free

Reading Group and Book Giveaway

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Visit the Farmington Public Library to pick up two award-winning autobiographical comic books!: Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis (2000) and Liz Prince's Tomboy (2014). Winner of the Rainbow Project Book List, Tomboy is a witty memoir about grappling with identity labels and stereotypes in the process of growing up. The reading group will meet on Feb. 9 to discuss Persepolis and on Feb. 16 to discuss Tomboy.

Free

Reading Group and Book Giveaway

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Visit the Farmington Public Library to pick up two award-winning autobiographical comic books!: Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis (2000) and Liz Prince's Tomboy (2014). Winner of the Rainbow Project Book List, Tomboy is a witty memoir about grappling with identity labels and stereotypes in the process of growing up. The reading group will meet on Feb. 9 to discuss Persepolis and on Feb. 16 to discuss Tomboy.

Free

Summer Book Sales at Farmington Public Library

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Join us for a series of summer book sales at the Farmington Public Library! We will be holding book sales on the third Saturday of June, July, and August outside on the library lawn from 10am-12pm. Come support your local library and buy some books! Please note that we are not accepting book donations at this time. Thank you!

Banking Presentation

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Join Kendra Wheeler from Bangor Savings Bank in a virtual lesson on banking in 2021 at the Farmington Public Library. Topics include the benefits of online banking, mobile banking, identity theft protection, travel safety, and increasing confidence online. The library will provide space, computers, and staff assistance for the interactive parts of the presentation. Call the library to reserve a computer at 778-4312. For those who want to join in from home, a Zoom link will be posted on the library's Facebook page and website the day of the event.

Free

The Maine Event

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Come to the Farmington Public Library for a fun, Maine-themed evening! Live music will be performed by Brent Laflin, Maine-themed snacks and drinks will be available, and there will be a silent auction for select Stanley Keirstead paintings. Bids can be placed online before the event, but the last day to bid will be in-person at the event.

Free

Summer Book Sales at Farmington Public Library

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Join us for a series of summer book sales at the Farmington Public Library! We will be holding book sales on the third Saturday of June, July, and August outside on the library lawn from 10am-12pm. Come support your local library and buy some books! Please note that we are not accepting book donations at this time. Thank you!

Summer Book Sales at Farmington Public Library

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Join us for a series of summer book sales at the Farmington Public Library! We will be holding book sales on the third Saturday of June, July, and August outside on the library lawn from 10am-12pm. Come support your local library and buy some books! Please note that we are not accepting book donations at this time. Thank you!