Due to a rise in COVID cases, masks are required when visiting the Library building.


Monday, October 4

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sign and Play with Chloe's Kids is a fun, musical, early-communication program for children and caregivers to enjoy together. This class uses songs and games to help families learn to communicate using signs from American Sign Language. This class is taught by certified instructor and professional c...

Registration is closed.


1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Songs, stories, and dancing help young children the opportunity to develop rhythm skills as well as new ways of learning, growing, and socializing. Inspire your child to sing and move in this musical class with Marcus! To ensure the safety of everyone during Music with Marcus there will be a limited...

Program is Full


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This four-week series is for everyone, whether you have taken our previous introductory courses or not. Join an amazing chess coach and work on your game! Attendees will have the opportunity to play chess and practice their new skills. Register for this series! *It is all right if you cannot attend...


5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Does your early elementary student want to practice reading in a low stress environment? Read with a Teen is a wonderful program where your new reader gets to read one on one with a local teen to practice their reading in a relaxed, fun setting. A two year research study at Durham University, Scotla...

Registration is closed.


5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Does your early elementary student want to practice reading in a low stress environment? Read with a Teen is a wonderful program where your new reader gets to read one on one with a local teen to practice their reading in a relaxed, fun setting. A two year research study at Durham University, Scotla...

Registration is closed.


5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Does your early elementary student want to practice reading in a low stress environment? Read with a Teen is a wonderful program where your new reader gets to read one on one with a local teen to practice their reading in a relaxed, fun setting. A two year research study at Durham University, Scotla...

Registration is closed.


5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Does your early elementary student want to practice reading in a low stress environment? Read with a Teen is a wonderful program where your new reader gets to read one on one with a local teen to practice their reading in a relaxed, fun setting. A two year research study at Durham University, Scotla...

Registration is closed.


Tuesday, October 5

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime in the Courtyard! Miss Sam will bring back her popular storytime for a limited number of participants to ensure the safety of everyone. Pre-walking babies and a parent or caregiver. Library Mask Guidelines Participants over t...

Program is Full


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us at the park as we share stories, sing songs and shake our sillies out in person! To ensure the safety of everyone during storytime there will be a limited number of participants. Registered participants will be emailed exact location details before the event. Co-sponsored with Darien Parks a...

Registration is closed.


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for "New York National Historic Sites and the History They Tell," an 8-week series. Week 1: From the Seven Wonders to National Parks Even in ancient times, there were those who loved to travel to see great natural places as well as man-made ones. The growth of the middle class in t...


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
POSTPONED

Learn about the continent of Africa through art. Participants will make their own African inspired jewelry using recycled mediums. Ages 3 to 5. If you need any assistance with registering, please email Krishna Grady at kgrady@darienlibrary.org! Library Mask Guidelines Participants over the age of 2...

Program is Full


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Alfred Hitchcock is probably the most famous film director who ever lived. For five decades, first in England, then in Hollywood, he made fifty-four films, including classics such as The Thirty-Nine Steps, Rebecca, Notorious, Rear Window, North by Northwest, Vertigo, and Psycho. Few filmmakers have...


Wednesday, October 6

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Less is more when it comes to making your yard and garden an oasis for over-wintering bees and butterflies. You’ve planted a beautiful pollinator garden, now what’s next? What do you need to do to ensure that your garden comes back more vibrant and buzzing with life next spring? Join us for a talk...


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. No advance registration required! To join us, click on the Zoom link at the start of the program at 10:30 a.m. If you need any assistance with Zoom, please email...


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Become an artist at home through this hands-on project with Miss Maria! Pick up the project materials ahead of time then join Maria on Zoom as she guides you in creating a piece of art. This week, create a colorful three dimensional pony! Ages 3 to 6. The program materials will be made available for...

Program is Full


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Death might be scary to think about, but planning your funeral doesn’t have to be. Death positivity and funeral planning have become trendy topics in recent years, especially among millennials, whose surging interest in end-of-life planning services and apps, as well as social gatherings like Death...


Thursday, October 7

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime in the Courtyard! Miss Sam will bring back her popular storytime for a limited number of participants to ensure the safety of everyone. Pre-walking babies and a parent or caregiver. Library Mask Guidelines Participants over t...

Program is Full


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to needle felt wool with our librarians and make a fun, fluffy masterpiece! Ages 12 to 18.

Registration is closed.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Advanced Cicerone, author and cartoonist, Em Sauter for an evening of beer and cheese! We'll be talking beer/cheese pairing advice, walking through four curated beer/cheese pairings and discussing why beer and cheese may be the greatest pairing combination of all time. Register for Beer & C...


Friday, October 8

No programs scheduled for Friday, October 8


Saturday, October 9

No programs scheduled for Saturday, October 9


Sunday, October 10

No programs scheduled for Sunday, October 10