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Monday, December 28

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Born and raised in Osaka, Japan, Motoko’s stories raise the young listener’s awareness and understanding of Asian history and culture. Clad in a Japanese jacket called a haori, Motoko shares folktales from Japan, China, Korea and Southeast Asia using participatory songs and mime. This digital record...

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Tuesday, December 29

No programs scheduled for Tuesday, December 29


Wednesday, December 30

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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 all participants the Zoom room link. If you need any assistance with registering, please email Samantha at scardone@darienlibrary.org!

Registration is closed.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take a trip to the circus with an educator from the Eli Whitney Museum. Explore the art and science of balance, center of gravity, and performance through these balancing toys. Conceived with a nod to artist and engineer Sandy Calder, you won't want to miss the opportunity to build Participants can...

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

How do pinhole cameras work? An instructor from the Eli Whitney Museum will show us over Zoom how to build one yourself! Construct a box that captures and focuses images. Then you can use it as a camera obscura and recreate one of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest leaps of invention: a projector! Partici...

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ready to get rid of 2020? So are we! Join us on Zoom to learn tips and tricks to making your new year great! Learn the basics of bullet journaling and how to make resolutions that really stick. Registered. Ages 12-18.

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Back by popular demand! 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 in this digital recording. The whole fami...

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5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Can't make it to our morning storytime? You can still sing, laugh, and explore digital storybooks with your favorite librarians at a more convenient time for your family with a Zoom recording of our morning storytime. The link will be accessible for one week until our next live storytime. Birth to 5...

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Thursday, December 31

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Families are welcome to join us virtually for a fun countdown to "noon" as we get ready for the new year! The librarians will travel 'around the world' as we joyfully welcome the start of 2021. Participants can pick up an activity bag to accompany this program in the Children's Library sta...

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Friday, January 1

No programs scheduled for Friday, January 1


Saturday, January 2

No programs scheduled for Saturday, January 2


Sunday, January 3

No programs scheduled for Sunday, January 3