Local News for Farmington, Connecticut


July 1 Update

Starting July 1 Main Library Hours Monday-Thursday 9:00AM – 9:00PM Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM Please note that Kids’ Place will close at 8:00PM Monday- Thursday Barney Library Hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00AM – 5:00PM Wednesday 11:00AM-7:00PM Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM Unlimited browsing Regular holds pick up and check out Normal due dates for all library materials READ MORE.

Call for Artists

The Farmington Libraries are looking for artists to exhibit in our two gallery spaces beginning this fall. Click here to find out Art Exhibit Guidelines and Application. We look forward to hearing from you! Read the article on farmingtonlibraries.org READ MORE.

Virtual Summer Mocktail – Tea Sangria Demo

Make a refreshing summer mocktail along with Vanessa Young of Thirsty Radish while learning the art of creating drinks, syrups, infusions, and edible garnishes.  During the class, she will show you how to create a flavorful non-alcoholic tea sangria perfect for sipping all season long.  She will share how windowsill herbs, garden produce, and farmers’ market finds are the basis READ MORE.

Lawsuit creates question about future of large apartment complex proposed near UConn Health Center

Metro Realty has won a zone change that would allow a three-story apartment building near the UConn Health Center in Farmington, but planners refused to authorize the fourth floor that the developer wanted. Neighbors opposing the huge complex have sued the town’s wetlands commission, potentially jeopardizing the project’s wetlands permit. Read the rest of the READ MORE.