Monday, December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Big changes are happening to Barney - the entire middle is gone and will be replaced with a strong, secure and beautiful entrance.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Chilly Day in November 2009

Just a visual update on the progress that the Barney is making.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Groundbreaking Highlights 9/29/09

Photo Highlights From Barney Library Groundbreaking
(Photos: the Crowd, the Shovels, Lt Gov Fedele, the Groundbreaking, Reception in Empty Barney Reading Room)

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Barney Library Groundbreaking

The Farmington Library announces the groundbreaking of the Barney Library's renovations will take place at on Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 5:30-6:30pm. Please RSVP to Judy Guglietta by Friday, September 25, 2009 at extension 219 at 860-673-6791.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Rotary Fundraiser for Barney

SALES CLOSE AT 5PM on 9/8/09

The Rotary Club of Farmington presents "Lobster on Main Street" 71 Main Street, in front of the Barney Library, Sunday September 13, 3 to 6 pm, Rain or Shine.

Various meals available, Lobster $30, Steak $30, Surf&Turf, $45, Kids Meal $5.

Proceeds will benefit the Barney Renovation, Hope Day School in Sierra Leone & the Farmington Fire Department. Tickets available at the Farmington Library or call 647-0020 or 677-8484 for more info.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Tag Sale

The Barney Library Tag Sale will be Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29 from 9 am to 2pm. For residents to discover a treasure or retrieve a piece of Farmington history. All proceeds go to the Barney Renovations and Additions Project Fund.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Beginning to Move

The Barney Library will close on Thursday, August 13 at 5 p.m. in preparation for renovations which will be completed in September 2010. The collection is in the process of being systematically moved to the main Library beginning July 28th. A final Tag sale will take place on Friday August 28th and Saturday August 29th for residents to discover a treasure or retrieve a piece of Farmington History. All proceeds from the Tag Sale will go to the Barney Renovations and additions project fund.

We continue to ask for contributions to the renovations fund to allow this project to be completed with all the important technology and collections required to operate in the 21st century.

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Outstanding Public Library service is critical to our democratic way of life, providing memories of the past and visions to the future. "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." -- George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905)