Due to a rise in COVID cases, masks are required when visiting the Library building.


Monday, November 29

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

National Novel Writing Month challenges writers of all ages to pen a novel (50,000 words) during November. Sounds like a boring assignment, right? Wrong! Tweens and teens who participate in NaNoWriMo choose the genre, characters, plot line, conflicts -- they have all power and control over their wri...

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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Dr. Peter McAllister, a board-certified neurologist, will address best practices for evaluating and treating anxiety, depression, and migraine in school-age children. He will discuss the psychoeducational impact of isolation and insecurity during COVID and available interventions, including medicati...


Tuesday, November 30

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime in the Courtyard! Miss Sam will bring back her popular storytime for a limited number of participants to ensure the safety of everyone. Pre-walking babies and a parent or caregiver. Library Mask Guidelines Participants over t...

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us at the park as we share stories, sing songs and shake our sillies out in person! To ensure the safety of everyone during storytime there will be a limited number of participants. Registered participants will be emailed exact location details before the event. Co-sponsored with Darien Parks a...

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

AARP CT join us as we dive into the mind of the con artist who target our communities at the cost of so much. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from ID Theft, Romance Scams, Imposter Scams and more! This session is live and interactive allowing for a Q & A with the AARP Fraud Wat...


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Darien Library’s Business Book Group will meet to discuss Atomic Habits by James Clear. The group will informally discuss the book and then spend a few minutes after to network with each other. About the Book Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framew...

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Wednesday, December 1

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 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 email...


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the role of light in the Hanukkah, Christmas, Diwali, and Kwanzaa holidays and view a spectacular collection of Hanukkah lamps from the Jewish Museum. This virtual tour may include a mix of discussion and activities that can be done using materials found at home. The Jewish Museum is a museu...

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

You Are Not Alone approaches the science of death or dying with a healthy dose of common sense and encourages rational skepticism. Author, Sydney Sherman looks at why and what we believe about the afterlife. Sherman's book draws distinctions between myths and the paranormal and recounts numerous exp...


Thursday, December 2

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime in the Library's Community Room! Pre-walking babies and a parent or caregiver. Library Mask Guidelines Participants over the age of 2 should wear a mask at all times while in the Library building and in the Courtyard when soc...

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2:00 PM - 3:00 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. Register for this creative program Registration Information Need help regist...


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Design an awesome greeting card this year using Canva! Canva is a dynamic graphic design tool that is free to use and perfect for creating custom design projects. We'll show you the basics of how Canva works and provide tips and tricks for creating the perfect card for your loved one. For ages 10-14...

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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this six-week short-form memoir class, you will work on telling your stories and, more importantly, developing your truth speakers—the strong, clear narrator that Vivian Gornick says “a writer pulls out of his or her own agitated and boring self to organize a piece of experience.” You will read a...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join Darien Library, Darien Nature Center, and Barrett Bookstore for a virtual conversation with author of The Loneliest Polar Bear, Kale Williams. Register for Author Kale Williams: The Loneliest Polar Bear In October 2017, The Oregonian released a series starring a newborn polar bear cub n...


Friday, December 3

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us in the Library courtyard as we share stories, sing songs and shake our sillies out in English and Spanish! Ages 1 to 5 with a parent or caregiver. Library Mask Guidelines Participants over the age of 2 should wear a mask at all times while in the Library building and in the Courtyard when so...

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Saturday, December 4

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Young children will explore singing, acting, and movement to experience the magic and make-believe of the theater as an active player rather than a passive participant. Disguised as play, these drama activities promote cognitive, emotional, and social development skills. But most importantly, they...

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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Come act out the classic tale of The Mitten by Jan Brett! When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he leaves it behind without realizing that it is missing. One by one, curious woodland animals find it and crawl inside, each animal larger than the last. Will the big brown bear fit into the mit...

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Sunday, December 5

No programs scheduled for Sunday, December 5