Monday, December 9

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Storytime for everyone featuring a short picture book movie. Open. All ages.


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Unwrapped presents cluttering every square corner of your home? Take the stress out of wrapping gifts by doing it in the shared company of others! We'll provide the supplies, smooth music, and snacks. All you need to bring is a pile of unwrapped presents and some friendly chatter. Whether you're ce...


2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Children can begin to learn the concepts of coding with the Coding Express from LEGO! Participants will learn to make their train pause, stop, change direction, sound the horn, and more! Taking the familiarity of a train and combining it with the new action bricks, early learners will learn through...

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Tuesday, December 10

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Combine your child's love of Roblox with technology in this coding program. Participants will embark on their programming journey by developing games with the Roblox Studio Game Engine in this two hour workshop. Come and learn 3D modeling, coding, and game design by creating an obstacle course. Get...

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All small businesses need to grow, especially those just starting out. Unfortunately, too many business owners focus on the wrong things, ignoring what really matters and wasting precious time and money in the process. Register Topics that will be discussed: Poor contact management Lack of investme...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for week four of this four-week series presented by Dr. Gil Harel. Though he grew up in the city of Bonn at the height of the “Aufklärung”, Beethoven's music would have a profound impact as the Enlightenment era came to a close. After all, what would a society that valued logic, reason, and...


Wednesday, December 11

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Darien Library is pleased to invite caregivers of adult residents who are aging-in-place to join us as we take some time for respite in appreciation of the important work you do each day. The Caregiver Café is a monthly event designed for you to mingle with other caregivers in the community while en...

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Does your child have an interest in starting to code? Happy Code Club will teach young children to work in Scratch where projects introduce them to coding blocks with built-in functions that control movement, sounds, and visuals as they begin to craft their first games and stories. Participants will...

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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Darien Library’s business book group will meet to discuss Warren Berger's The Book of Beautiful Questions. The group will informally discuss the book from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. and then network over wine, beer, and light refreshments. About the Book From the bestselling author of A More Beautiful Questi...

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Thursday, December 12

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.


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.


4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Join us for a weekly craft storytime. Read a book, have a discussion, and get crafty! Open. Ages 4 to 7.


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Play with your food! Use a ice cream making ball to shake, toss, and roll yourself a sweet cold treat. Then try out all the flavors we devise, sundae style. Registered. Ages 12 – 18.

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6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Bring your family to this holiday program where you can collaborate on building the gingerbread structure of your dreams. Gingerbread, decorations, and seasonal music will be provided, but it is up to your family to bring the creativity. You can choose whether to leave your creation on display in th...

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7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Bring your family to this holiday program where you can collaborate on building the gingerbread structure of your dreams. Gingerbread, decorations, and seasonal music will be provided, but it is up to your family to bring the creativity. You can choose whether to leave your creation on display in th...

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Friday, December 13

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.


Saturday, December 14

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Ingrid Schaeffer in this theater workshop as children act out the story of The Legend of the Shooting Star. One evening a coyote climbs to the moon to discover the secrets of the heavens. Instead he finds a way to make the most wonderful pictures for the entire world to see! Play improvisation...

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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.


Sunday, December 15

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Bring the family to the library for a cozy movie matinee! After accidentally falling into Santa Claus' gift sack, a human baby is raised at the North Pole, growing up to believe he is an elf. Due to his large size, the "elf" causes chaos in Santa's workshop, forcing Kris Kringle to send hi...


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Zachary Saffa's Studio Showcase returns for its second episode of the 2019-2020 season with a trio of spectacular piano compositions! Young virtuosos Joanna Z. and Grace L. will be performing Chopin's third etude, self-admittedly the most beautiful melody he ever composed, and Ravel's "Jeux D'e...

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