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Ideas for One Book, One Community 2013



On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Darien Library staff members sat down with readers in the community to discuss possible selections for our town-wide One Book, One Community read for 2013. A really top notch collection of titles were pitched and we thought it would be fun to share with everyone! Below please find the 25 (yes, 25!) titles that were thrown into the gantlet Tuesday afternoon. We'd...
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Nice New Book Goodness!



Here is what you can find on the shelves that is new next week. Come in and visit us, or put your items on hold from home! We will let you know when they are ready for you to pick up!


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More Tech Books Have Arrived!



At just before 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6th, these tech books are not quite available to be picked up. However, these new books are so exciting, that I could not wait to post about them! These new books were selected for every day programs like Microsoft Office and to enchance your skills before you head to the Digital Media Lab...
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All A's!



In the sports world, even the most diehard fans of opposing teams have to tip their caps when a David beats a Goliath. If the Miami Heat wins a championship after assembling a virtual all-star team, there's little interest beyond the fan base. More than 30 years later, however, we all still remember the USA hockey team's stunning victory at the 1980 Olympic Games...
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Tantalizing Non-Fiction Titles on Main Street



I usually take a photo-a-day to post on Darien Libary's social media, but while walking along Main Street this morning, this selection of non-fiction titles caught my eye. Thus I decided to create this booklist so you can directly request these particular titles instead of just looking at a photo!

Share your favorite non-fiction book in the comments? 


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Beyond Books: A Darien Library Program of Fun, Fact and Fiction



Join Barbara Monin for a Singapore Fling!  Our intrepid traveler has recently visited the exotic land of Singapore with its fascinating mixture of cultures and architecture.  Her photos and commentary will transport you to another world.  Find us at the Darien Senior Activities Center on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.


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Ann and Asha's MUOMS Picks



Ann's Picks:

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt. This is a wonderfully written book about love and loss .  June loves her Uncle Finn who is dying from aids in the 1980's when people did not know much about the disease or were open to different lifestyles.  Her...
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Lords (and Ladies) of the Rings



The Games of the XXX Olympiad are already underway in London, even though the torch won't be lit until Friday evening. This year, we'll be watching basketball, swimming, track, gymnastics, and all of the other summer events and when it's all over, we'll have a new set of memories and favorite moments for the ages.

Just in time for the London Olympics is this new...
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Erin and Stephanie's MUOMS Picks



Erin's Picks:

Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark is best known for her work as head prosecutor during the O.J. Simpson trial. This is her second book involving her character District Attorney Rachel Knight. In her first book...
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Janet and Elisabeth's MUOMS Picks



Janet's Picks:

Devil at My Heels by Louis Zamperini

Last year, one of our most popular non-fiction books was Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken -- the story of a juvenile delinquent turned Olympic track...
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