Closed on Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 18

No programs scheduled for Monday, January 18

Tuesday, January 19

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Learn all about arctic animals with Miss Sam in this combination craft and storytime! Hear a story, discover interesting facts, and craft your own adorable fox. Pick up materials in advance in order to complete this project with Miss Sam over Zoom! Ages 6 to 8. The program materials will be made ava...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Want to get a jump on spring – and attract pollinators to your garden this summer? Register for our Pollinator talk! Make your own “mini-greenhouse” in a bottle to start seedlings. Make your own winter sowing bottles and leave them outside until spring. “If you grow it, they will come!” Seed Samples...

Program is Full

Wednesday, January 20

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

We will sing, laugh, and explore digital storybooks in our virtual version of storytime. Birth to 5. This program will take place on Zoom. No advance registration is required! To join us, click on the Zoom link at the start of the program at 10:30 a.m. If you need any assistance with Zoom, please em...

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make vegetarian tortilla soup with homemade tortillas! This delicious and filling soup is full of flavor. You’ll need the following ingredients: 1 cup flour 3-4 tbsp olive oil 1, 28oz can crushed/pureed tomatoes 1 can beans 1 onion 1 bell pepp...

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers, as we make Hot Chocolate Pop Tarts! Turn cooking time into family time when you cook along on Zoom with us. Learn how to make pastry dough from scratch, a chocolate fudge filling, and delicious glaze to drizzle on top. The only equipment that you...

Program is Full

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Can't make it to our morning storytime? You can still sing, laugh, and explore digital storybooks with your favorite librarians at a more convenient time for your family with a Zoom recording of our morning storytime. The link will be accessible for one week until our next live storytime. Birth to 5...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"Cut the Cord" is an entertaining community presentation meant to help cable-TV customers break the expensive and often frustrating cable service cycle and gain lower costs, greater control, and a vastly expanded selection of entertainment and communication choices. Attendees will learn ho...


Thursday, January 21

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Darien Library welcome author of Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life, Marta McDowell. In addition to writing poetry, Emily Dickinson, the Belle of Amherst was a gardener. She cultivated flowers on her father’s property and in the glass conservatory that he added to the Homestead. Marta McDowell will ex...


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Calling all fiber artists! Whether you're a casual knitter, an expert crocheter, or dabble in loom weaving, join us as we create and chat. Bring your projects, get tips, and learn from one another. All skill levels welcome. This program will take place on Zoom. Participants will be emailed a link. N...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore are delighted to welcome authors, Marie Benedict, Melanie Benjamin, and Greer Macallister for a historical fiction panel. About the Author: Marie Benedict Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years' experience as a litigator at two of the country's premi...


Friday, January 22

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Join Ingrid Schaeffer in this virtual theater workshop as children act out the story of Cinderella. Play improvisation games and hear the story before children get dressed up with homemade props to act it out. All you need to participate is an active imagination! Ages 5 to 9. Registration Informatio...


Saturday, January 23

No programs scheduled for Saturday, January 23

Sunday, January 24

No programs scheduled for Sunday, January 24