Farmington Public Library
Farmington Public Library


Youth Services


“Let the Wild Rumpus Start”   Maurice Sendak Exhibit

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Youth (Toddler to Gr. 5)

Daycare & Summer Learning

Teen (Gr. 6 to HS Senior)

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.

March 19 to March 23
Spring Break @ the Library with the WILD THINGS!
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Image result for wild www.infoway.orgReaders Theater Storytime & Sing-a-long with “Wild Thing” 10am
Books by Maurice Sendak and Mercer Mayer
Meet and Dance with “Wild Thing Rumpus” in the Rotunda at 10:30am

10:30am to noon in the Youth Services area
Wild Thing” STEM activities  and crafts

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

11am in the Storytime room
“Where the Wild Things Are and other Maurice Sendak Books”

Movie & popcorn snack.


Coming Soon!
Film version of “Where the Wild Things Are” will show on Monday, April 2 @ 6:30pm

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 only for except special events

March 26, 27 & 29, 2017
Alligators and Crocodiles

In Snip Snap! What’s That? an alligator creeps up the stairs, closer and closer to three children. "Were the children scared?" You’ll have to join us to find out the answer to that question and many more bits of information regarding our scaly, green friends.

Alligator math activities and counting game.


Motor activities, songs, and multicultural storytime.



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



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