Farmington Public Library
Farmington Public Library


Youth Services




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

10:30am --Line up at the Youth Services Desk for a name tag
Story Time Room: Toddler (age 0-3) with parent/guardian
Library Laboratory: Preschool (age 3-5) for hands-on literacy activities

10:50am -- Rotation
Story Time Room: Preschool (age 3-5)
Library Laboratory: Toddler (age 0-3) with parent/guardian

Afterschool Story Time @ 3:30pm (everyone welcome)
No activity, except special events - followed by a family movie at 4pm


February 21, 23, 24
“Down on the Farm”
Work on a real typewriter!

February 27, 28, March 2, 3
“The Shape of Me”
Read Across America Celebration Week begins!

Pick up Mardi Gras Beads on February 28 at the Youth Services Desk!

The library follows the Farmington Municipal School Calendar
Check Library Events Calendar for Schedule and Updates
Sign up for monthly Youth News

Early Release Day Monday, February 27
Dr. Seuss Matinees @ 1 pm to 3pm

Professional Storyteller, Elaine Muray in the Storytime Room @ 6pm


”Motown Celebration”
featuring Brenda Hollingsworth Marley

Saturday February 25 at 11am (light snack)
Bring your American Girl!


Thursday, March 2, 2017
Storytime @ 3:30pm
“Dr. Seuss Raps” @ 4pm

Featuring Mr. Kneel with music and beatbox inspired by the words of Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, that encourages imagination and joy of reading!  Meet the Cat in the Hat!

Research shows that boys will read if they are given materials that interest them. Boys prefer to read Non-Fiction, Humor, Comics and Graphic Novels. Recommend your Favorite Book and find more Favorites in our collection. Sign our National Guys Read Charter! Dads, brothers, big brothers welcome!

Saturday, March 4 @ 11am (enjoy a lunch snack)

Featuring books by Mike Lupica

Hot Hand:
It's simple. All Billy Raynor wants to do is shoot. After all, he is one of the best shooters in the league. 

Long Shot: Pedro Morales has always been content helping others look great.


Children's Cool Quick Links



Children's Quick Book Links (Online Card Catalog for Recommended Reading)


1KB4K Reading Program for every child in your family, from infant to Kindergarten.

Books Your Child Should Hear Before Kindergarten

Does reading 1,000 books seem totally overwhelming?

  • 3 books a day for 1 year = 1,095 books
  • 1 book a day for 3 years = 1,095 books

Read 15 books and receive a free book.

Read 100 books and receive $5.00 gift card.
Bring your log to Story Time and/or a youth program.

Program Instructions for IKB4K
Program Instructions (Spanish/Español)

Read the same book over, and over, and over! Read in any language, library storytimes count, too! Studies have shown that reading with your child provides a great opportunity for bonding, is fun and will create life-long memories for both of you! Keep track of the titles of books that you read with your child.

Reading Log Sheets

iPhone App

Youth Services Program Statistics

There is a possibility that photographs taken of you and your family might be used by the Farmington Public Library for publicity. Please inform us at the program if you do not want your photo taken.

Existe la posibilidad de que fotografías tomadas de mí y mi familia sean utilizadas con el propósito de publicidad por la Biblioteca. Infórmenos por favor en el programa si usted no desea su foto tomada.

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