Sections of the Mezzanine will be closed and noisier than usual due to HVAC work.


Monday, October 14

No programs scheduled for Monday, October 14


Tuesday, October 15

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. Stories are available for pickup the week before each meeting.


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please join us for a Walking Book Group exploring The Overstory by Richard Powers. A brief discussion of the book will take place followed by a guided tour with Emily Ciffone of arboreal highlights at the Darien Nature Center. Get directions. Register by clicking the link below or in person at the f...

Registration is closed.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Evoking the Kamchatka Peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, a fascinating region on the other side of the world, this suspenseful story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer. Taking us through a year in Kamchatka, Disappearing Earth enters with astonishing emotional acuity the wo...


Wednesday, October 16

8:00 PM - 8:45 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. This month, we will get to meet new au pairs in the area and welcome everyone...


Thursday, October 17

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.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Acclaimed best-selling author, nutritionist, and James Beard Award winner, Ellie Krieger, visits Darien Library to talk about her new book, WHOLE IN ONE: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet. Her cookbook shares 125 incredible recipes that are all made in a single pot, shee...


Friday, October 18

6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

(2018) Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Christopher Denham, Saniyya Sidney, Jermaine Washington; Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence and brief strong language; 100 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Hunted by mysterious forces, a young woman with supernatural abi...


Saturday, October 19

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friends of the Darien Library cordially invite you to the Annual Meeting. Ken Wiggin, the Connecticut State Librarian, will provide his unique perspective on the important role of libraries in a changing world. Prior to Ken's presentation, learn about the year's developments from Kevin Gasvoda, Pres...


Sunday, October 20

No programs scheduled for Sunday, October 20

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