The Goodwin library is a community host for a multitude of programs for both children and adults. Each program is a catalyst for communication, learning, discussion, and multi-layer engagement.


Sit & Stitch meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:30PM

  • Learn how to knit or crochet, of if you already know how, bring your current project and socialize with the group.

Homesteading Roundtable meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6PM

  • Listen to presentations given by guest speakers on a variety of topics involving the home and garden. Hydroponics, home beer brewing, and Lyme disease prevention are some of the topics we have covered at previous meetings. Some months we offer a craft instead of a speaker.

Crafternoon is the 2nd Friday of each month at 3:00PM

  • Bring the kids to the Children’s Room for a fun craft

Community Cinema showings are the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:30PM

  • Join the Goodwin Library and other members of the community for a showing of a newly released DVD movie on the big screen and enjoy some popcorn.

Poet & Writers Group meets the 4th Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November at 6PM

  • Read stories and/or poetry you have written and listen to others read their creations.

The Bookies Book Group meets the 4th Thursday of February, April, June, August, October, and December at 6PM

  • Read a new book each month and discuss it with a group of other book lovers.

Family S.T.E.A.M. is the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6PM

  • Enjoy a new S.T.E.A.M. activity with your family or others from the community.

Fall Story Times

  • Listen to stories read by our librarians
  • Babies and Books (ages 1-3)
  • Pre-School Group (ages 3-5)

Spring Story Times

  • Listen to stories read by our librarians
  • Babies and Books (ages 1-3)
  • Pre-School Group (ages 3-5)

Computer Lessons are by appointment only

  • Topics include: Basic computer skills, e-mail, Microsoft Office, internet usage, eReaders, etc.
  • Sign-up required. Sign up at the main circulation desk in the Goodwin Library.

Summer Reading Program – end of June to end of July

  • Sign-up required.
  • Reading programs for all ages.
  • Read books, earn prizes, and partake in activities that go along with the theme.


  • Guest speakers and presenters including authors and musicians
  • The Goodwin Library is associated with the Farmington Historical Society. The Henry Wilson Museum is located in the lower level of the Goodwin Library.

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