Photo courtesy of Flickr user PS-OV-ART Patty Sue O'Hair-Vicknair, Artist
Photo courtesy of Flickr user PS-OV-ART Patty Sue O'Hair-Vicknair, Artist

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observation of Memorial Day.

Did you know...

Next door to the Library is the Spring Grove Cemetery for State Veterans which is home to over two thousand soldiers. You can find an online listing of these soldiers or check out the book, State Veterans Cemetery at Spring Grove Cemetery Darien, Connecticut: Listing of All Soldiers. Between 1864 and 1940, Darien was home to the Fitch Home for Soldiers and their Orphans started by Darien resident and philanthropist, Benjamin Fitch. Thousands of soldiers and orphaned children spent years of their lives at the Home.