Farmington Public Library
Farmington Public Library


Youth Services



Meet at the Youth Services Desk

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
10:30am to 11:15am

10:30am - Make a storytime name tag and line up for the session
     Storytime Room: Toddler (age 0-3) with parent/guardian
     Library Laboratory: Preschool (age 3-5) for hands-on literacy activities

10:50am - Groups are rotated from storytime room to library laboratory
     Storytime Room: Preschool (age 3-5)
     Library Laboratory: Toddler (age 0-3) with parent/guardian

3:30pm Afterschool Storytime (all ages welcome)

No activity, except special events

American Library Association announces
2018 youth media award winners

February 12,13, 15 & 16, 2017
Love & Kindness and Tippie Toe Parade

Take a tour of the library and receive a valentine from the library staff!


Can you think of some ways to be kind?  One Valentine's Day week, join us as we share stories songs, and activities about love, friendship, and kindness.

Complete a Valentine math match, feed the Alphabet Love Monster, and more!

Yes, you can bring a valentine to the staff, too.  If you like.


February 19,20, 22 & 23, 2017

The Chinese New Year of the Dog!

Help us celebrate the Chinese New Year with a fun-filled storytime all about man's best friend! 

Visit with real dogs!

Color sorting engineering, counting, and graphing!  Mortor activities and songs!


February 26, 27 & March 1, 2, 2017
Sensational Seasons

Do some rainy day math, discover the sensations of each season, and more!

Which animals do we see during Spring?  What do the trees look like in Winter?  What do we do for fun int he Summer?  When is Spring?

We hope to answer all sorts of questions about the Earth's four seasons.  We'll explore the varied way our world changes throughout the y ear.





The Farmington Public Library Youth Services schedules no school day, early release and holiday time programs using the Farmington Municipal School Calendar from September to May. Visit the library events calendar for events.

No School Day on Friday, March 9
10am Storytime "Sky Color" & STEM activities and crafts

10am to 1 pm Minecraft in the Library Laboratory (ages 8-12) 

11am Movie "Monster's Inc"            

Register your group early (up to 30) to reserve a space on the Library Events Calendar. 

Special tours with guest Wild Thing on Friday, March 16-24 during Spring Break. 

Payment is required for the Maurice Sendak Exhibit.  Adults $3.00 and Children $1.00

Payment will be collected on the scheduled day of the tour.

1KB4K Reading Program for every child from infant to Kindergarten. Does reading 1,000 books seem overwhelming?  Try it!

- 3 books a day for 1 year = 1,095 books

- 1 book a day for 3 years - 1,095 books

Program Instructions for IKB4K
Program Instructions (Spanish/Español)

Books Your Child Should Hear Before Kindergarten

            "Dewey Know How to Find Books?"
                  You Tube with Library Staff


Storytime YTD Stats

Prime Time YTD Stats

Summer Reading Pie Chart

Summer Reading YTD Stats

If you logged Accelerated Reading book, you can print them on your Summer Reading Account



Award Books & Special Needs Links for Kids

Cool Links for Kids      




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