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


Monday, October 18

No programs scheduled for Monday, October 18


Tuesday, October 19

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for "New York National Historic Sites and the History They Tell," an 8-week series. Week 3: African Burial Ground Join Presenter, Allen J. Despres as he shares the story about the African Burial Ground and slavery in New York from the 17th Century through the 18th Century. Learn ho...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Everyone knows about the witch hunt at Salem in 1692, but few people know that in the years before Salem, Connecticut was New England’s fiercest witch prosecutor. The first person hanged for witchcraft in New England came from Windsor, and every single person indicted for witchcraft in Connecticut i...


Wednesday, October 20

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mozart in Vienna: Monstrous Many Notes is part 2 of a 4-part Mozart series. Mozart’s disastrous visit to Paris further strained his already-strained relationship with father Leopold. Returning to Salzburg, his fertile mind continued to churn out works, including a concerto for two pianos meant to sh...


Thursday, October 21

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Darien Library welcomes back New York Times bestselling author, Marta McDowell. She has revealed the way that plants have stirred some of our most cherished authors, including Beatrix Potter, Emily Dickinson, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. In her latest, she shares a moving account of how gardening deepl...


2:00 PM - 3:00 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. Register for this creative program Registration Information Need help regist...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

During this educational workshop Michael Alimo will discuss the potential challenges that can arise due to divorce, widowed, and separation as well as outliving ones spouse. We will review these scenarios and discuss strategies to prepare for them, including building a better retirement plan and fut...


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this six-week short-form memoir class, you will work on telling your stories and, more importantly, developing your truth speakers—the strong, clear narrator that Vivian Gornick says “a writer pulls out of his or her own agitated and boring self to organize a piece of experience.” You will read a...


Friday, October 22

No programs scheduled for Friday, October 22


Saturday, October 23

No programs scheduled for Saturday, October 23


Sunday, October 24

No programs scheduled for Sunday, October 24