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


Monday, October 19

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Mark Albertson in a four-week series exploring the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Korean War. Week Two: Conventional War in the Nuclear Age Mark Albertson will dive into the events take took place on June 25, 1950, when Kim Il-sing sent the North Korean People’s Army crashing acro...

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Tuesday, October 20

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Are you afraid of the dark? Join the librarians for a evening of bone-chilling stories at the Museum of Darien! We will share the stories on the front lawn of the Bates-Scofield House Museum (get directions) so please dress warmly. This evening's stories will increase in spookiness as it gets darker...

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Wednesday, October 21

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

What's so scary about monsters, anyways? We will meet friendly and marvelous monsters through songs and rhymes 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 Zo...

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8:00 PM - 8:50 PM

Are you looking for a regular opportunity to practice your conversational English? Join our discussion group which is designed to meet the needs of busy English-language learners, especially those who work during the day. Register using the button below or email Barbara with any questions or to sig...

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Thursday, October 22

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Travel around the world with a good book! Become a part of our new book club that celebrates books that take place around the globe. All participants will receive a free copy of the book that they will get to add to their personal collection. This month, we'll be discussing a delightfully spooky rea...

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6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Calling all artists! Join us for a virtual art program and create a Mason jar jack-o-lantern of your very own. Pick up your materials from us at the Library, then hop on Zoom to chat and craft together.  Ages 12 to 18.

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore welcomes Erica Katz as she discusses her first novel, The Boys’ Club. RSVP to receive an invitation to the online event. Erica Katz’s The Boys' Club is a razor-sharp debut novel that brilliantly captures today’s cultural spirit. Taking readers inside one of the w...


Friday, October 23

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn and practice Spanish 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 Spanish vocabulary and help celebrate diversity. This is a five week series where participants...

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Saturday, October 24

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you want to write the next great American novel? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is an annual internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1st and November 30th. This program...

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Sunday, October 25

No programs scheduled for Sunday, October 25