Monday, October 22

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get messy with the Children’s Librarians and craft the afternoon away. Open. Ages 3 and up.


Tuesday, October 23

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Come and explore a special topic in STEAM with us! This week's project will be Squishy Pumpkin Circuits. Use the science behind Squishy Circuits to create ghoulish and creepy jack-o-lanterns in this hands-on activity. Open. Grades 3 to 6.


Wednesday, October 24

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

This storytime features books, rhymes, and movement activities. Open. Walkers up to 36 months.


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Don't miss out on this behind-the-scenes tour of Darien Library! Learn about how we order books for the Children's collection, how our materials are cataloged, and see the wonder of the materials sorting machine in person. Ages 8 to 12.

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Calling all coders! Hetal Radia will teach the basics of the programming language, Scratch, as participants create online creations through the block-like interface. Participants will explore and experiment with other coding technology. *Participants should be able to attend all four weeks of class....

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Thursday, October 25

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Pre-walking babies and a parent/caregiver. Join us for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime. Open.


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Come and celebrate the holiday in the Children's Library by joining us for a special "crafternoon" that will put you in a spooky mood! Open. Ages 3 and up.


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Have you ever wondered how K9 dogs help police officers? See a demonstration from Kenny and Argo and their police handlers at Darien Police Department to find out more about these amazing dogs and what they do in Darien! Check out their continuing adventures at their own Instagram accounts. Argo is...

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Friday, October 26

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Musical Adventures at the Library is a music and literature program presented by a storyteller and a musician from Concordia Conservatory. Hear the retelling of "We're Going on a Leaf Hunt" by Steve Metzger and "Leaf Man" by Lois Ehlert as performed by Kellie Norrgard and Emanoui...


Saturday, October 27

2:00 PM - 4:00 AM

Are you a Lego fan? Let's build something together! Stop by every Saturday to participate in collaborative Lego building with other kids. Open. Ages 5 and up.


Sunday, October 28

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us from 2 to 4 p.m. for a spooky film for the whole family! Don't miss out on re-watching this Disney classic, Hocus Pocus. After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night. It is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put...

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