Monday, February 17

1:00 PM - 7:30 PM

IRS-Certified Trained AARP volunteer tax aides are available to local residents of all ages and incomes at no charge. The nation's largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is available to all individual filers regardless of income or age. Started in 1968 and, since 1980, t...


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Tanglewood Marionettes is a nationally known touring marionette theater based in New England. Large, beautifully hand-crafted marionettes, colorful sets, and integrated lighting and sound create a fully immersive theatrical experience. Hansel and Gretel is based on the classic fairy tale by the Brot...


3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for a four-week series on the Roadblocks to Republic. It will highlight four examples in American history that deeply affected the course of America and/or threatened the viability of representative government. Week Three: The Northwest Ordinance, 1787 Resorting to a liberal use of geography...


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.


Tuesday, February 18

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Ingrid Schaeffer in this theater workshop as children act out the story of Stone Soup. Play improvisation games and hear the story before children get dressed up to act it out. All you need to participate is an active imagination! Ages 8 to 12.

Registration is closed.


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Join Food Explorers to make some delicious cake pops! You’ll learn how to make, bake, glaze and decorate your cake pops and learn about some healthy ingredient swaps along the way. Recipes will be nut free but may contain dairy and eggs. Ages 7 to 9.

Program is Full


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project, CMP, on every other Tuesday evening in January, February and March for a new series on meditation! CMP provides opportunities for individuals and groups to learn about and engage in meditation and mindfulness. A rapidly growing body of scient...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for this four-week series presented by Dr. Gil Harel. Week One: Beethoven at 250 The year 2020 marks 250 years since the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven in Bonn, Germany. As concert halls, record labels, radio stations, and social media platforms herald this "jubilee" with a veritabl...


Wednesday, February 19

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Have a cup of hot chocolate, courtesy of the Children's Library, before joining the family for a matinee movie! An old man and a young explorer team up and take on the wilderness after the elderly salesman's plan to reach South America via helium balloons pays off. Against all odds, the unlikely pai...


1:00 PM - 2:00 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 Bang!, a spaghetti western card game where the Sheriff and his deputy must outwit and outlast the outlaws and renegade on his case! Open. Ages 12-18.


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Explore art concepts through a picture book lens, with a fun art creation session following! Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. Open.


2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Have you thought about selling your treasures on eBay but you're not sure where to start? Susie Skerrett has been selling on eBay for 19 years and is here to show you the ropes when it comes to creating an account, setting up a list, accepting payment through PayPal, and more...

Program is Full


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Back by popular demand! Have you thought about selling your treasures on eBay but you're not sure where to start? Susie Skerrett has been selling on eBay for 19 years and is here to show you the ropes when it comes to creating an account, setting up a list, accepting payment through PayPal, and more...

Program is Full


Thursday, February 20

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.


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Elementary students are invited to participate in this Young Readers edition of Nutmeg Book Club. Read a copy of Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews before joining the librarians to discuss the book, listen to the author's music, and engage in a musical craft. Copies of the book can be borrowed from the...


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to play American Mah Jongg and enter a fascinating world of bams, dragons and dots. Mah Jongg is an absorbing tile game of skill and chance. Over 6 weeks, longtime Darien resident Donna Holt will teach players the basics of understanding the tiles and current Mah Jongg card, and how to select...

Program is Full


Friday, February 21

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

IRS-Certified Trained AARP volunteer tax aides are available to local residents of all ages and incomes at no charge. The nation's largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is available to all individual filers regardless of income or age. Started in 1968 and, since 1980, t...


10:15 AM - 11:00 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.


11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Get ready to bop in this musical storytime with Mr. Ray! Dance and shake to classic children's songs and brand new beats with your little one. This interactive program is intended for caregivers and children to engage in together. Open. Walkers age 1 to 3 with caregiver.


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Oompapossum Puppets presents a colorful performance of Creatures of New England, a shadow puppet show about the animals that grace our sky, sea and land. After the performance, children will learn about this traditional art form and have the chance to create their very own shadow puppetry. Learn abo...

Registration is closed.


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.


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

(2019) Starring  Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz; Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language and brief sexual images; 122 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Forever alone in a crowd, Arthur Fleck seeks connection. Yet, as he trods the soote...


Saturday, February 22

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

IRS-Certified Trained AARP volunteer tax aides are available to local residents of all ages and incomes at no charge. The nation's largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is available to all individual filers regardless of income or age. Started in 1968 and, since 1980, t...


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, February 23

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for a musical celebration featuring the Serendipity Chorale. The Serendipity Chorale's repertoire includes Broadway show tunes, pop standards, folk songs, Negro spirituals and gospel songs. About the Choir Serendipity Chorale was founded in 1976 by Gigi Van Dyke. The Serendipity Chorale has...

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