Hours: Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m.


Monday, August 10

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
POSTPONED

Participants in the Read to Me Club are invited to watch our Pre-Reader Finale Concert from home! Don't miss out on this special performance, filmed for our Darien Library families, by The Pop Ups. Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein are the creative geniuses behind this Grammy-nominated children’s mu...


Tuesday, August 11

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Join Ingrid Schaeffer in this virtual theater workshop as children act out the story of The Sky is Falling by Mark Teague. 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 5 to 8. This program will ta...

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Python is an easy to learn yet powerful computer language. Some of today's most commonly used websites are powered with Python such as YouTube and Google! Learn to program online games like Rock, Paper, Scissors and Turtle Race. Participants will problem solve errors in computer programs— debugging...

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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. Read the story: "You Were Perfectly Fine" by Dorothy Parker Join...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for week two of this four-week series presented by Dr. Gil Harel. Music as Theater, Part II - Opera in the 19th Century and Beyond Perhaps no genre better represents the intertwining of singing and storytelling than opera. Though the genre was more or less codified in the early 17th century,...

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Wednesday, August 12

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get ready to roar with excitement… We are traveling back in time to the age of the DINOSAURS in this week's program with your favorite librarians. We will sing, laugh, and explore digital storybooks in our virtual version of storytime. Birth to 5. This program will take place on Zoom. We will email...

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a five-part series with Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone. They will lead an easy-to-follow discussion on how to make sense of today’s financial markets. The other Women and Money Roundtable events will be announced later. Registration Please register for this event online. This program is...


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Become an artist at home through this guided project with Miss Maria! Pick up the project materials ahead of time, then join Maria on Zoom as she guides you in making your own version of Monet’s famous bridges! Ages 3 to 5. The program materials will be made available for each registered child at th...

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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a digital craft program and share tips and tricks with fellow teens. First, register for the program and pick up materials from us at the Library starting the week of August 3rd. Then, join us online to craft and chat! Ages 12 to 18. This program will take place on Zoom. We will email al...

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Thursday, August 13

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Meet some animals from your favorite books! Stamford Museum and Nature Center will share their favorite chil-dren’s books with animal main characters. Then see and touch some of the animals that live at SM&NC. Ages 3 to 5. This program will take place on Zoom. We will email all participants the...

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make homemade chocolate pop tarts! Participants will learn how to make pastry dough from scratch, chocolate fudge filling, and a delicious glaze to drizzle on top. A food processor would be helpful but not required. You will need the following...

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for an Author Talk with author, Westporter Richard “Deej” Webb who will discuss his book Boats Against the Current. Deej will chat about his book and do a live reading then take questions from viewers. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald honeymooned for five months in the summer of 1920 in a modest g...

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Friday, August 14

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn and practice Mandarin at home through singing, dancing, and puppetry with Bilingual Birdies! This class will feature a bilingual teaching musician who will enchant your child while they increase their Mandarin vocabulary and help celebrate diversity. This is a four week series where participan...

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for week 4 of our 4 part Cinematic Series featuring film historian Max Alvarez. Week 4 - Living Dangerously on Film: A History of Movie Stunts Stunt doubles risk their lives for above-average salaries--hurling themselves off cliffs, leaping onto charging horses, enduring punches and dynamite...

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers to make cheesy and delicious Mac and Cheese Bites! You will learn how to make your own cheese sauce from scratch before baking this treat in a muffin tin. You will need the following ingredients for this recipe: Elbow pasta (or other small pasta)...

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Saturday, August 15

No programs scheduled for Saturday, August 15


Sunday, August 16

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Boogie Chillun’ will take families on a musical journey through the rich history of the United States. Meant for any age group, this experience transcends all boundaries, cultures, races, creeds, and colors. A cappella spiritual will melt into gospel. Folk music will travel the country though harmon...

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