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


Monday, December 6

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art and literature go hand in hand. Authors and artists often influence each other, so it is no wonder there is such a wonderful selection of fiction inspired by the arts. Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore welcome an evening of vivacious virtual conversation with three authors whose work bridges...


Tuesday, December 7

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor, Mark Albertson will take a deep dive into the strategic significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor. December 7, 1941 helped to change the course of not only American history, but that of the globe. In explanation of this phenom...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Leave your scarf and mittens at home, enjoy the sights from your cozy armchair. Join us on a virtual tour as we explore the magnificently decorated conservatories and mansions and beautifully lit gardens during the holiday season! Tour Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Blithewold, Heritage Museums and G...


Wednesday, December 8

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us and learn the art of printmaking with artist Lisa Thorén. Using a Gelli plate, beautiful and unique monoprints can be accomplished combining paint, stencils and mixed media. We will be creating art pieces that can be framed or made into holiday cards. Participants should bring/wear Apron or...


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror," currently on view at both the Whitney Museum in New York City and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is the largest survey of the artist's work to date. This blockbuster exhibition offers an extensive look at one of America's most creative minds of the 20th/21st c...


Thursday, December 9

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...


6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Twice a month, learn something new about a fascinating science topic chosen and presented by one of our very own DHS Science Honor Society students. This session's topic is Health & Decision Making in Communities Across the World, including presentations on "Healthy Decision Making for Adol...

Registration is closed.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore for a virtual conversation with author of Powder Days, Heather Hansman. A thought-provoking exploration of skiing at the intersection of climate change, gender, race, economics, psychology and snow science woven throughout an exhilarating joyride of t...


Friday, December 10

No programs scheduled for Friday, December 10


Saturday, December 11

No programs scheduled for Saturday, December 11


Sunday, December 12

No programs scheduled for Sunday, December 12