The Library will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 23rd so staff may attend a memorial service.


Tuesday, November 19

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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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

This fall, help us decide what stays and what goes in the TEA Room in our Love It or Leave It series! This week, we will check out Turing Tumble, a game where you build marble-powered computers to solve logic puzzles. Do you think this project should stay or should it get the boot? Try it out and de...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Due to technical difficulties, we will have fewer seats available tonight. Please arrive early to secure your spot! Join us for week one of this four-week series presented by Dr. Gil Harel. What is the purpose of music? Is the role of the composer, as Bach stated, “…to compose a well-regulated or or...


Wednesday, November 20

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

This storytime features books, rhymes, and movement activities. Open. Walkers up to 36 months.


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Go behind the scenes of a puppet show with this puppet making workshop! See a demonstration of different types of puppets by the puppet masters at CactusHead Puppets. Learn to make your very own rod puppet, and bring your puppet to life with a lesson in basic rod puppet performance! Ages 5 to 9.

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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Does your child love graphic novels? We do too! Graphic novels are great for young minds because they reinforce language with high quality images-- it engages both sides of your child's brain! This new group will discuss one of our favorite graphic novels each month. Join us for a lively discussion,...

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Do you want to be the best babysitter in the biz? Join us for a two part babysitting class! In the first session learn about the economics of babysitting, practice your storytime skills, and create your own bag of tricks to bring with you on your missions. The second session is an AED/CPR certificat...

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dr. Rob Turrisi, expert in binge drinking and alcohol use prevention among teens and youth, will share his research concerning common misconceptions about best parenting practices and communication strategies. He will share the what’s, how’s and why’s about talking with your teen about alcohol use....


Thursday, November 21

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Pre-walking babies and a parent/caregiver. Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime. Open.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Town of Darien is celebrating their 200th Birthday in 2020! All are invited to a Community Forum to hear about all of the plans for the year from the Bicentennial Committee. Information on Bicentennial events and projects is available at the website. Mission The mission of the 2020 Bicentennial...


2:00 PM - 3:30 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.


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fold with origami paper and recycled paper from a variety of sources to create origami models. Ages 8 to 11.

Program is Full


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Writer’s Workshop is a monthly meeting for writers of any genre. At Writer’s Workshop we foster anyone’s desire to try his or her hand at writing. We accept all genres and levels of writing ability. At our monthly meeting we critique up to ten pages of written work in a friendly, constructive atmosp...


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Did You… Manage a household budget? Raise three kids? Chair a committee? Serve as a volunteer? Are you interested in returning to the workforce and don’t know where to start? Meet representatives from RITE (Family Centers of Darien) and the Woman’s Mentoring Network who will help prepare you to re...


Friday, November 22

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Have you made time to play today? Explore collaborative play in the Toddler Room with your toddler. Meet other caregivers in this interactive setting as you engage together in creative play. Open. Ages 18 to 36 months.


7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

(2018) Starring Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen, John Hawkes, Bruce Dern & Jon Bernthal; Rated PG-13 for language; 97 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. A young man with Down syndrome teams up with a scruffy outlaw to travel across the Southeast, encountering...


Saturday, November 23

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

It's that time of year again -- the frenzy to write a 50,000 word manuscript in November! Join us for one of our Write-In events to help you on your way to success for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The 50,000 word goal is all that much easier when you have a place to write with other peo...


9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Do you want to be the best babysitter in the biz? Join us for a two part babysitting class! In the first session learn about the economics of babysitting, practice your storytime skills, and create your own bag of tricks to bring with you on your missions. The second session is an AED/CPR certificat...

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Sunday, November 24

No programs scheduled for Sunday, November 24

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