Sections of the Mezzanine will be closed and noisier than usual due to HVAC work.


Monday, September 30

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for week four of a four-week series on Fascism: Yesterday and Today. Mussolini, Hitler, Franco and Mosby may be names you recognize, but what is Fascism? Join us during this four-week series as we explore Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, militarist Japan, Golden Dawn in Greece, to the spread of...


6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

(1993) Starring America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez, Brian Sites; Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some language; 87 minutes; Presented with Captions for the hearing impaired. The story of a first generation Mexican-American girl and her passage to womanhood. Although she wa...


Tuesday, October 1

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Come get your blood pressure checked by a nurse from the Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. A nurse will be here on the first Tuesday of every month unless otherwise stated. Helpful Links What do your blood pressure numbers mean? Track your blood pressure with the American Heart Assoc...


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Our popular discussion series continues with a line-up of stories especially selected to offer insight into the human condition and provoke thoughtful conversation. Please join us and share with other short story enthusiasts. Stories are available for pickup the week before each meeting.


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Darien Library! Learn about amate paintings in Mexican Folk Art-- made with a special type of paper from the bark of fig trees. Then create a version of these beautiful paintings with Miss Maria. Ages 3 to 5.

Registration is closed.


Wednesday, October 2

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

It is possible to unplug and still have fun! Try out a new tabletop game, grab a snack, and have fun with your friends. Today's game is Stupid Deaths, a myth versus fact game where you try to outrun the grim reaper by making guesses about the deaths of historical figures. Open. Ages 12-18.


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Calling all moms, entrepreneurs, college students, or anyone interested in learning the basics of computer coding! We will explore programming in Python. Think of it as like a new language: in addition to learning syntax, and writing scripts, we will work on developing computational thinking-breakin...

Program is Full


Thursday, October 3

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.


12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This advanced Microsoft Excel class uses the knowledge gained from Introduction and Intermediate Excel classes.  In this advanced Excel Class you will dive into the most specialized aspects of the Microsoft Excel program.  Often times, particular jobs may require employees to understand the more adv...

Registration is closed.


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

Bring a familiar tale to life with costumes and props to become the characters in “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Stepping Stones Museum. Ages 5 to 8.

Registration is closed.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This advanced Microsoft Excel class uses the knowledge gained from Introduction and Intermediate Excel classes.  In this advanced Excel Class you will dive into the most specialized aspects of the Microsoft Excel program.  Often times, particular jobs may require employees to understand the more adv...

Registration is closed.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a presentation on mental health for teens and parents. Suicide attempt survivor, Emily Torchiana, shatters the stigma surrounding mental health by speaking at middle and high schools, conferences, and universities across the country. She speaks about her experiences being a victim to sev...


Friday, October 4

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Love to play video games at the Library? Stop by on Friday afternoons to try out our games with your friends. Ages 12 - 18.


6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

(2018) Starring Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McLellen, Kathryn Wilder, Jack Colgrave Hirst; Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, suggestive material and language; 101 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer...


Saturday, October 5

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Walkers (up to 36 months) and a parent/caregiver. This weekend storytime for families will include some of our favorite books, rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Open.


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you a LEGO fan? Let's build something together! Stop by every Saturday to participate in collaborative Lego building with other kids. Open. Ages 5 and up.


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Why was one widow of a Union veteran eligible for a Civil War pension and another widow not? Why would someone with a Civil War pension suddenly lose it? And why is there so much seemingly identical paperwork in some of the pension files? Changing federal and state laws meant pension applicants had...


Sunday, October 6

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us from 2 to 4 p.m. for a spooky film for the whole family! Don't miss out on this animated treat, ParaNorman (2012). A morbid boy with the power to speak to the dead gathers an army of friends to fight seven zombies brought to life by an ancient witch's curse. Meanwhile, the terrified townspe...


5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Darien Library and pianist Zachary Saffa are teaming up bimonthly to bring you a one-of-a-kind concert experience. Breakout local musicians will perform uninterrupted, followed by an open lesson for all to enjoy. During the Studio Showcase, you will see first-hand how music teaching can have a trans...

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