Buildings closed for cleaning and disinfecting July 8 and July 9. Drop boxes and curbside pickup will be unavailable.

Message from the Board of Trustees

The Farmington Community Library Board of Trustee's will be holding a regular meeting on Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will be held electronically. To attend, please follow these instructions.

Curbside pickup is now available during select hours. In order to facilitate a seamless experience and reduced wait times, please place your items on hold ahead of time, wait for the notice that your item is ready before coming to the building, and text or call the posted phone numbers when you arrive. For more information, please read the details of our phased reopening.

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Summer Reading

Birth Through 5th Grade

The Children’s Summer Reading Program has gone virtual! Register online or download the ReadSquared app to start logging (Android & Apple versions available).

Read 360 minutes (6 hours) this summer to earn a free book!

Complete fun learning challenges to earn digital badges and explore outside.

Story Times

Tot Time

Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

Ages 0-3

A story, song/movement and finger play along with an at home activity. Watch this program through Facebook Live.

Baby Time

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Parents of babies, join us for songs, lap bounces, a story, and time to socialize with other parents.

This weekly program will be on Zoom so please register online to receive the link and meeting password. You don’t have to attend every session.

Evening Story Time

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Ages 0-6

Cozy stories, songs, and movement for the whole family. Watch this program through Facebook Live.

Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Ages 18 months – 3 years

An interactive, musical experience incorporating song, dance, and stories! Watch this program through Facebook Live.

Messy Friday Fun

Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Ages 3 and up

Want to create some fun hands-on messy projects with ingredients you have at home? This is the program for you! A book title or two will be shared as well. Watch this program through Facebook Live.

Access Messy Recipes here:
July 10 Recipe

Elementary Age Programs

Virtual Kids’ Art Studio

Mondays at 2:00 p.m.

Ages 8-12

Join Miss Mary Lou for summer-reading themed art lessons LIVE on FCL’s Facebook Page. Material list available on the Virtual Kids’ Art Studio page, including files you can download and supplies you can find around your home.

STREAM Along Wednesday

Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m.

Ages 4 and up

A little creating, a little exploring, a few simple items, a little instruction and a whole lot of fun!! Watch on Facebook Live.

Access STREAM Resources here:
June 17 Material List
June 24 Material List
July 1 Material List
July 8 Number Games

Thursdays are Thrilling

Zooming in on Live Michigan Snakes!

Thursday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m.

Ages 5 and up

If you love snakes you’re going to love this up-close encounter on the screen. If you loathe snakes this zoom presentation is guaranteed to make you feel better about them! Nature Discovery’s Jim & Carol McGrath will show up to ten species of Michigan-native snakes while discussing their identification, behavior and ecology. They will also answer questions from remote audience members and even feed a few snakes! Watch the recording on the Library’s Facebook page.



Thursday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m.

Ages 5 and up

“Readers are Leaders” is an exciting 40-45 minute show. It includes a fun-filled reading adventure, taking the audience on a journey. Reading builds our brains, and helps us to better communicate what we know. Lots of fun visual effects along with funny humor make this show perfect for the entire family! Join the Zoom event live (Meeting ID: 895 1792 9393; Password: 431519), or watch the video on our Facebook page.


Fairy Tale Cooking

Thursday, July 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Ages 5 and up

The Children’s librarians will show how to make snacks that go along with some of our favorite fairy tales. Gather up some ingredients to try the snacks at home. Watch this program through Facebook Live.


Super Science Day

Thursday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Ages 5 and up

Watch online as the Ann Arbor Hands-on Science Museum leads us in spin art, rocket engineering, and DIY bubbles! To participate at home, gather up these supplies.

Two ways to watch: on Zoom or Facebook Live. If you want to be able to ask questions, join the Zoom event.
Meeting ID: 898 5113 0940
Password: 954037
If you want to follow along, watch for when the event goes LIVE on the Library’s Facebook page.

Word Worms Book Discussion

Ages 9-11

Meet together (virtually) with other readers to discuss some fun books! Check out the book (available electronically through Hoopla), read it on your own, and then join the Zoom book discussion to share what you thought.

July Word Worms

Thursday, July 23, 11:00 a.m.

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

Soon to be released as a Netflix movie!

Available as an e-Book or e-Audiobook in Hoopla.

If you’ve never used Hoopla before and need help, just let us know! Email a librarian at

This book discussion will be held over Zoom, so please register to receive the link and meeting password. Register for each book discussion separately. Register here.

Family Programs

Family Fun In Riley Park

The Farmington Community Library would like to thank our generous sponsors for making these programs possible: dRop Aquatics, Total Sports, the Farmington DDA, and The Friends of the Library.

Joel Tacey – Facebook Live

Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m.

Michigan’s Family Funnyman will perform a 30 minute variety show.


Joe Reilly – Facebook Live

Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Do you love Music and Nature? So does Joe Reilly! Joe loves nature so much that he writes songs and sings about it, and he hopes that you and your family will sing and dance along too! Can you hop like a frog, flap your wings like a turkey vulture, or make a face like a dinosaur?

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