Monday, March 9

1:00 PM - 5:00 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 - 4:30 PM

Join us for a four-week series on American Women and their struggle to obtain the right to vote coinciding with The Centennial of the Women's Right to Vote. Week Two: Susan B. Anthony One of many emerging from the 19th century as a champion of Women's Rights. Ms. Anthony was not only a suffragette,...


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

On July 18th, 2015, Clay Soper accidentally died from the combination of prescription drugs mixed with alcohol. He was 19 (almost 20) - a thriving college student - home for the summer. No one saw it coming - no one thought Clay was in any danger that night. He and his friends made a bad decision t...


7:00 PM - 9:15 PM

(2019) Starring Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde, Paul Walter Hauser; Rated R for language including some sexual references, and brief bloody images; 131 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, “Richard Jewell”...


7:00 PM - 9:15 PM

(2018) Starring Timothee Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern; Rated PG for thematic elements and brief smoking; 135 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Four sisters learn about love, life, and loss as they grow through their young womanhood against...


Tuesday, March 10

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
CANCELLED

This winter, try out new projects in our New in the TEA Room series! This week, we will try out the Mini Dormer architecture set. Work together with other participants to create a unique structure! Open. Grades 3 to 6.


4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
CANCELLED

Do you love movies? Join us for a month long exploration of film! During this series you will learn the basics about film-making from page to screen and get hands on experience in video production. From writing a script to acting in the final product, work together to create a movie masterpiece! Reg...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the final week of this four-week series presented by Dr. Gil Harel. Week Four: Beethoven's Chamber Music It is perhaps ironic that Beethoven spent the last years of his life writing in the genre of chamber music. Surely, many have asked, such a towering figure, in full command of such pr...


Wednesday, March 11

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
CANCELLED

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 relax and mingle with other caregivers in the communit...


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
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How does nature work? Learn all about biodiversity and why it's so important in this interactive STEM based program. Ages 6 to 9.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Why do we love honey so much? What makes honey so dark or so light? How many varietals of honey are there? Why does honey crystallize? Why doesn't honey need to be pasteurized? Learn the answers to these questions and much more during this engaging talk and taste five varietals of honey from The Hum...


Thursday, March 12

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
CANCELLED

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.


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CANCELLED

Here is the best part, you have a head start... if you are among the very young at art! Explore the process of artmaking in this hands-on program as your child experiments with new materials and new ideas in a creative environment. Open. Ages 4 to 7.


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

You’ve learned to play American Mah Jongg, and you’re hooked. Guided Play sessions offer the chance to improve your game, with instructor Donna Holt on hand to oversee play. She will be available to help with all aspects of the game: from choosing your hand, to guiding the group through any rules or...

Registration is closed.


Friday, March 13

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
CANCELLED

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.


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
CANCELLED

Songs for Seeds is a kiddie rock band featuring interactive performances that appeal to all ages. Performances include original songs and covers of top 40 hits from various decades that will have even the adults toe-tapping. Your little one will be ready to dance and sing during this high-energy con...


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
CANCELLED

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


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We will film a discussion of the coronavirus outbreak between Dr. Asha K. Shah, the associate director of infectious diseases at Stamford Health [Stamford Hospital], and David Knauf, the Darien director of health. We will post the video on our website at darienlibrary.org/coronavirus. If you would l...


7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

(2019) Starring Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Wendy Makkena, Enrico Colantoni, Chris Cooper; Rated PG for some strong thematic material, a brief fight, and some mild language, 109 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Writer Lloyd Vogel is tasked with creating a profile of Fred Roger...


Saturday, March 14

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
CANCELLED

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
CANCELLED

During the month of March, join the Children's Library with a special series of musical movies! A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big bu...


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Darien Library welcomes Matt Kolosky, to delight our palates with a vodka tasting. At this event we will briefly examine the history of vodka and its importance to the Russian identity, and culminate this discussion with a tasting of both the famous Russian drink and some traditional foods that acco...


Sunday, March 15

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Darien Library and Studio Showcase facilitator Zachary Saffa are teaming up this month to bring the community a concert of works for violin and piano in celebration of Women's History Month. Classical music written by female composers has been historically underperformed, despite its quality being q...

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