The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015

Check out a book from this new list!

 

"Every year since 1952, the Book Review has convened an independent panel of judges to select the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books. Judged purely on artistic merit, it’s the only annual award of its kind.

This year’s judges were Frank Viva, Monica Edinger and Marjorie Ingall."

Traditional Tales for Around the Fire

In the Fall, things start to get cozy. It becomes perfect storytelling weather as we bundle up, light the fireplace, and sip hot chocolate. What about reading a myth or fairytale? These tales read aloud well, and are great ways to learn about different parts of the world.

Fall Into Art booklist

Fall into Art is our bi-annual autumn arts series in which we invite artists, museums, and each other to celebrate art. Get inspired! Our list of open programs is available here.

Below are some art books on our bulletin board. Visit us to get your Take Home Art Activities!

Scary Stories to Chill Your Bones

Practice your spooky storytelling with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Practice your spooky storytelling with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

It's that time of the year! For some the best part of fall is the chance to curl up with a spooky story.

Here are some new Horror selections, and a few modern classic for your kids.

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Books to get you Out of Your Mind

Check out these stories of people who the world has labeled different as they find their voices. These books have stories of people with autism, OCD, a stutter, physical ability differences, and more.

New Children's Books November 2015!

On the hunt for something new and exciting?

Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series?

Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eighth month of 2015.

For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!

New Children's Books September 2015!

On the hunt for something new and exciting?

Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series?

Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eighth month of 2015.

For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!

Happy Mexican Independence Day!

Image courtesy of Wikipedia user Thelmadatter
Image courtesy of Wikipedia user Thelmadatter

September 16th is the Grito de Dolores, or Mexican Independence Day. Celebrate with some books written by Mexican or Mexican-American authors, or learn more about our neighboring country's history and culture!

KAB Review: Saving Mr. Terupt

The third book in the wildly popular series!
The third book in the wildly popular series!

Kevin says: 

The first two books about Mr. Terupt were extremely entertaining and the third was no disappointment! In Saving Mr. Terupt, Rob Byuea brings all the children of Mr Terupt's former class together to help save their beloved teacher from being fired. Luke overhears two teachers in the hallway talking about the school budget and realizes that Mr. Terupt’s job is on the chopping block. The class unites to try to save Mr. Terupt. Will he be fired or can they save him?!

New Children's Books: August 2015

Mr. Terupt's kids are back in a third adventure!
Mr. Terupt's kids are back in a third adventure!

On the hunt for something new and exciting?

Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series?

Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the seventh month of 2015.

For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!

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