Thursday, December 26 at 1 p.m.
Join us for the movie Despicable Me 2. Rated G, running time 99 minutes. All ages.
Thursday, December 19 at 4:15 p.m. in the Conference Room
We’ll provide the structural elements: graham crackers, icing, licorice, gumdrops and more – for making gingerbread houses. We just need you to join us and show off your structural engineering skills! Drop-in.
Monday, December 16 at 4:15 p.m.
Join us for a movie, snack, and discussion of the book and film adaptation of Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Rated G, running time 110 minutes. Drop-in. Grades 2 and up.
Friday, December 13th, 20th and 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Join us Fridays for such classics as Frosty the Snowman (December 13), Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (December 20) and A Charlie Brown Christmas (December 27). In the Community Room.
Tuesday, December 17 at 6pm
It's that time of year again! Bring you furry and fuzzy stuffed animal pals to the Library for a special evening storytime and have them sleep over. Pick them up the next day and discover what happens “when the library lights go out.” Ages 2 and up.
Tuesday, November 19th at 4:15 p.m.
Peter Brown is a perennial favorite at Darien Library, and this year's Randolph Caldecott Honor-winner for his work on Creepy Carrots. He wrote and illustrated the hit fall release Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, as well as the wildly funny Children Make Terrible Pets. Check out his website here!
Books will be available to purchase at the event.
**Space is limited; tickets will be distributed 15 minutes prior to the event
We know you've been waiting patiently for almost two years to read the next book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. The day is finally here! On Tuesday, November 5, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck will be released. We have 20 copies that we are excited to add to the Darien Library's collection.
Place a hold on one today!
Saturday, October 5
The Children's Library is happy to announce the return of Star Wars Reads Day. The entire day will be a celebration of all things Star Wars with a film screening, crafts, hourly raffles, photobooth, and some surprise special guests! All ages
10 am Star Wars themed crafts
1 pm Star Wars A New Hope film screening in the Conference Room, Rated PG, 121 minutes
2 pm Star Wars Lego Club
Check out our photos from last Star Wars Reads Day .... silly librarians.
Wednesday, December 4th at 4:15 p.m.
Join us for a reading and a drawing demonstration with author/illustrator Greg Foley!
Greg Foley is the award-winning author/illustrator of books such as Thank You Bear, Purple Little Bird, and Willoughby and the Moon. His visit will mark the close of our Fall Into Art series, so be sure to register below! Find out more about the author on his delightfully interactive website.