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


Monday, November 15

No programs scheduled for Monday, November 15


Tuesday, November 16

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for "New York National Historic Sites and the History They Tell," an 8-week series. Week 7: Statue of Liberty: How it Came to be? The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France to the People of the United States. Presenter, Allen J. Despres will explore the 20-year proc...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join Darien Library, Darien Nature Center, and Barrett Bookstore for a virtual conversation with author of Our National Forests, Greg Peters. From the lowland swamps of coastal Carolina, across the tallgrass prairies of Illinois, to Colorado’s iconic snowy peaks and California’s towering redw...


Wednesday, November 17

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mozart and the Concerto: Revolution in the Late 18th Century is part 3 of a 4-part Mozart series. If the early 1780s marked a period of adjustment for Mozart – one which saw him break with Salzburg and marry Constanza Weber – the mid 1780s saw him ascend to the full height of his powers as a compose...


8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Darien Library, YWCA Parent Awareness and Barrett Book Store for a Zoom book group discussion of Dr. Traci Braxley's Social Justice Parenting: How to Raise Compassionate, Anti-racist, Justice-minded Kids in an Unjust World. About the Book "Baxley shines in her ability to be encouraging wit...

Registration is closed.


Thursday, November 18

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 - 8:30 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...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join the Darien Library and the Thriving Youth Task Force for a discussion with Dr. Michael G. Thompson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Pressured Child: Helping Your Child Find Success in School and Life. Dr. Thompson will speak to the Darien community about the psychological jo...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore for a lively virtual conversation with founding editor of New York Times Cooking and an assistant managing editor for The Times, Sam Sifton; writer and cookbook author Dawn Perry; moderated by Chef Anna Francese Gass. Register Cooking Simply with Sam...


Friday, November 19

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Spend the night looking at Venus, the Moon, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune along with Orion Nebula. Join telescope maker, Zane Landers as he shares his knowledge of the deep sky. Take a look through one of Zane's homemade scopes and explore the magic of the night sky and beyond. Register for Astronomy...


Saturday, November 20

No programs scheduled for Saturday, November 20


Sunday, November 21

No programs scheduled for Sunday, November 21