The New Darien Library

 * Preliminary Building Plans (June 2006)
          o View from Parking Lot and from the Front (Post Road)
          o View from Southwest (Hecker Ave.) and from Northeast (Nielsen's Florist)
    * Preliminary Building Sketches (June 2006)
    * Case Summary
    * Plans for the New Darien Library
    * Storm Water Management

Photos of and about the new Library

Watch the library going up on our New Library Construction channel

New Building Update September 2008

In the News

    * Biofiltration in Storm Water Management (Terrain, Summer/Fall 2007)
    * RTM OK's Town Budget (Darien News-Review, May 15, 2008)
    * The Town's Soul (Darien Times, May 8, 2008)
    * New Library: Now on YouTube (Darien Times, April 10, 2008)
    * Never to Be Seen Again (Darien Times, January 31, 2008)
    * Board Looks at Library Site for Future Development (Darien News-Review, January 31, 2008)
    * Town Buys Library Land (Darien Times, December 27, 2007)
    * Visible Progress (Darien Times, November 8,2007)
    * RTM Notes: Darien Library Lease Extension Approved (Darien Times, September 27,2007)
    * Town Gives Library Extra Time to Stay at Current Location (Darien News-Review, September 27,2007)
    * On a Strong Foundation (Darien Times, July 12, 2007)
    * Minus Housing Clause, Darien RTM OKs Library Buy (Darien Times, June 14, 2007)
    * Darien Selectmen OK Funding for Library Buy (Darien Times, May 14, 2007)
    * Once in a Lifetime, a Community Builds a Library (Darien News-Review, April 19, 2007)
    * Board of Finance OKs Library Purchase (Darien News-Review, April 19, 2007)
    * RTM Approval Now Needed: Finance Board OKs Library Buy (Darien Times, April 19, 2007)
    * Selectmen Want to Buy Darien Library Property for $4.1 Million (Darien News-Review, April 12, 2007)
    * Library Statement regarding the Board of Selectmen's vote (April 11, 2007)
    * Darien Library Breaks Ground on New Home (Darien News-Review, March 15, 2007)
    * For New Darien Library, Ground Will Be Broken Sunday (Darien Times, March 8, 2007)
    * Price Tag for Library Property: 3,750,000 (Darien News-Review, March 1, 2007)
    * Library Director Shares Vision for New Library (Darien Times, February 22, 2007)
    * Darien Republican Club Hosts Presentations (Darien News-Review, February 22, 2007)
    * Largest Grant Since 1998: Technology Foundation Awards $500K to Library (Darien Times, December 21, 2006)
    * Auction to Benefit New Darien Library (Darien Times, September 28, 2006)
    * P&Z Approves New Darien Library Building (Darien Times, September 14, 2006)
    * Library's Plans for New Location Move Forward (Darien News-Review, August 9, 2006)
    * Town Considers Buying Library Property (Darien News-Review, August 9, 2006)
    * New Darien Library More Than Just A Building (Darien Times, July 20, 2006)
    * Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, July 18, 2006
    * New Library Could Open in Fall 2008 (Darien Times, June 15, 2006) 
    * Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, June 13, 2006
    * Zoning Change: Makes Way for Library (Darien Times, February 23, 2006) 
    * Planning and Zoning Gives New Library Plans a Lift (Darien Times, February 9, 2006) 
    * Demolition Makes Way for the Library (Darien Times, February 2, 2006)
    * Library Plan Gains Momentum (Darien News-Review, September 22, 2005)
    * Library Work to Begin (Darien Times, July 14, 2005)
    * Long-Range Library Planning (Darien News-Review, June 30, 2005)
    * Who's Using the Library (Darien News-Review, May 19, 2005)
    * Increased Use Tightens Quarters (Darien Times, March 31, 2005)
    * Library Buildings 2004 -- Great Libraries in the Making (Library Journal, December 2004)
    * Letter to Newspaper (November, 2004)
    * Letter to Friends of the Darien Library
 

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