We are closed on Monday, January 17th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Monday, November 15

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...

Registration is closed.


Tuesday, November 16

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join Darien Library, Darien Nature Center, and Barrett Bookstore for a virtual conversation with author of Our National Forests, Greg Peters. From the lowland swamps of coastal Carolina, across the tallgrass prairies of Illinois, to Colorado’s iconic snowy peaks and California’s towering redw...


Wednesday, November 17

No programs scheduled for Wednesday, November 17


Thursday, November 18

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join the Darien Library and the Thriving Youth Task Force for a discussion with Dr. Michael G. Thompson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Pressured Child: Helping Your Child Find Success in School and Life. Dr. Thompson will speak to the Darien community about the psychological jo...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore for a lively virtual conversation with founding editor of New York Times Cooking and an assistant managing editor for The Times, Sam Sifton; writer and cookbook author Dawn Perry; moderated by Chef Anna Francese Gass. Register Cooking Simply with Sam...


Friday, November 19

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Spend the night looking at Venus, the Moon, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune along with Orion Nebula. Join telescope maker, Zane Landers as he shares his knowledge of the deep sky. Take a look through one of Zane's homemade scopes and explore the magic of the night sky and beyond. Register for Astronomy...


Saturday, November 20

No programs scheduled for Saturday, November 20


Sunday, November 21

No programs scheduled for Sunday, November 21