Rep. Himes to Host a Town Hall Meeting on Syria

Representative Jim Himes
Representative Jim Himes

Sunday, September 8th from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In the Community Room

Join Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) at a Town Hall meeting to gather input from constituents on Syria and President Obama’s request for congressional authorization of military force. All constituents are encouraged to attend.

Constituents may RSVP online. RSVPs are encouraged but not required.

September 2013 Local Theatre Shows

Marlene S. Gaylinn
Marlene S. Gaylinn

Marlene S. Gaylinn shares her reviews on local theatre in Connecticut and New York in the September 2013 edition of her newsletter, On CT & NY Theatre. This month's shows are:

  • "OBLIVION" at Westport Country Playhouse. Plays till September 8th
  • "OLIVER" at Westchester Broadway Theatre. Plays from September 12th to November 3rd

Read Gaylinn's reviews.

I HAVE A DREAM 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Dreams expressed belonged to their respective dreamers and do not represent the opinions of Darien Library.

August 2013 Local Theatre Shows

Marlene S. Gaylinn
Marlene S. Gaylinn

Marlene S. Gaylinn shares her reviews on local theatre in Connecticut and New York in the August 2013 edition of her newsletter, On CT & NY Theatre.This month, Marlene reviews "Grease" at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan, "Loot" at the Westport Country Playhouse, and "Hello Dolly" at the Goodspeed Opera House. Gaylinn's reviews are funny, informative, and more in this month's issue of On CT & NY Theatre.

Senator Chris Murphy Staff's Office Hours at Darien Library

The seal of the United States Senate
The seal of the United States Senate

Wednesday, July 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

A caseworker from Senator Murphy’s office will be available to discuss your concerns with federal agencies – such as the Department of Veterans Affairs, IRS, Social Security, Medicare, HUD, Immigration, Passports, etc.  – or to discuss your thoughts on current legislation.

Please go the Reference Desk on the second floor and ask for directions to the Harris Room to meet with the caseworker.

July 2013 Local Theater Shows

Marlene S. Gaylinn
Marlene S. Gaylinn

Marlene S. Gaylinn shares her reviews on local theatre in Connecticut and New York in the July 2013 edition of her newsletter, On CT & NY Theatre.This month, Marlene reviews "South Pacific" at Waveny Park and "The Sound of Music" in Elmsford, NY.

For more information, please view this month's issue of On CT & NY Theatre.

June 2013 Local Theater Shows

Marlene S. Gaylinn
Marlene S. Gaylinn

Marlene S. Gaylinn shares her reviews on local theatre in Connecticut and New York in the June 2013 edition of her newsletter, On CT & NY Theatre.This month, Marlene reviews "The Show-Off" at the Westport Playhouse and "As You Like It" in Rowayton.

For more information, please view this month's issue of On CT & NY Theatre.

Come Watch 20 Finalists Compete at Darien's Got Talent

Join us on June 29th!
Join us on June 29th!

Saturday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m.
Darien High School

Twenty finalists have been selected to compete for this year's "Darien's Got Talent" show. View the contestants. Judging the finals will be Broadway producer Ed Schloss, former prima ballerina Barbara Goldsmith, Broadway director BT McNicholl, LA talent agent Ceci Kurzman, and award-winning composer, Cristina Spinei. The evening’s MC is Matthew Poretta.

Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for students and children. For $125, premium seating is available as well as access to the pre-events reception. Purchase tickets online

The DAC’s “Darien’s Got Talent” is a fund-raising event for the nonprofit organization, which offers educational programming in dance, visual arts, theatre and music, as well as special events and live theatre productions by DAC Stage. Proceeds from the event, as well as private donations, grants, tuition fees and ticket sales, go toward funding these creative endeavors and help continue the ongoing efforts of the DAC.

Founded in 1975, the Darien Arts Center (DAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing visual and performing arts programs and events for the community. The DAC offers educational programs in Dance, Visual Arts, Music & Theatre, & special events & live theatre performances by DAC Stage. Private donations, grants, tuition fees & ticket sales fund the DAC, which is located at 2 Renshaw Road, behind the Town Hall. For further information, call (203) 655-8683 or visit arts.darien.org.

The New Community Bulletin Board

Marc Thorne places the first notice on the board.
Marc Thorne places the first notice on the board.

The Darien Library’s Senior Advisory Board is very excited to present a Community Bulletin Board for local events and notices. The Board can be found to the left of the Welcome Desk -- just past the desk. If you would like to bring in a community-focused flyer for the Board, please bring it to a staff member at the Welcome Desk.

Guidelines and locations of other local bulletin boards

Come register to vote at the Library!

We'll sign you up!
We'll sign you up!

Monday, June 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Need to update your voter information or register to vote in Darien? Then stop by the pop-up voter registration booth at the Library! The registration drive is being held by the Town Registrars of Voters, Kathy Hammel. You can update your voter registration to change your name, address, party affliliation, and more, or register for the first time.

Other upcoming registration dates at the Library:

  • Wednesday, June 26th from 3:30 p.m.  to 5:00 p.m.
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