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Courtyard Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Courtyard at Darien Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

Join in the fun at Toddler Storytime! This storytime will feature songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories.  Note: In the event of rain we will be moving this storytime into...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Long Term Care: An Educational Workshop

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Conference Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

It's never too early to plan for the future. Join Lou and Jessica Pelletier, advisors at Pelletier Senior Planning who will host an educational workshop on long-term care planni...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

POSTPONED: Author Event with Darrell Hartman, "Battle of Ink & Ice"

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Author Event
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This event has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for sometime in the fall Read all about it!  Darien Library, along with Barrett Bookstore welcomes author, Darrell ...

This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Weekly Plant Clinic with UCONN Master Gardeners

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Courtyard at Darien Library
Program Type:
Discussion, Special Events
Age Group:
Elementary, Tweens & Teens, Adults
Event Details:

UCONN Master Gardeners are standing by to solve your garden issues! Do you need help with: Plant identification? Insect damage & disease diagnosis? Plant suggestions? Vegeta...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.

Goldbas Musical Story Hour

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

Join Kate and Jake Goldbas as they bring children's literature to life through song, imaginative play and movement in their interactive storytime meets sing-a-long!  Ages 1...

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Intro to Python Programming

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Center at Darien Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

A basic introduction to programming in Python 3 run by Anoushka Muchhal, a 16 year old at Darien High School, who has been coding for 6+ years. Learn to create basic programs and g...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Get Shredded!

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard at Darien Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Come Get Shredded and declutter responsibly! Simply bring ONE reusable bag filled with paper clutter, and we will take care of the rest. Our trusted partner, "Onsite Shredding," wi...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family Movie Matinee: "Howl's Moving Castle"

Sunday, May 26, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Room at Darien Library
Age Group:
Kids, Elementary, Tweens & Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Bring the family to the Library for a matinee movie of Howl's Moving Castle (2004)! Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.

Courtyard Storytimes: Baby Laptime

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Courtyard at Darien Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

Join us in the courtyard for fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes in this lapsit storytime! Ideal for pre-walking babies and a parent or caregiver. Note: In the event of rain w...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.

Courtyard Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Courtyard at Darien Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

Join in the fun at Toddler Storytime! This storytime will feature songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories.  Note: In the event of rain we will be moving this storytime into...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Movement & Meditation for Embodied Resilience with Monica Keady

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Conference Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

In this six-week series, you will learn about the proven benefits of meditation.  During each 45-minute session the instructor will introduce you to different techniques, and ...

Full or Closed
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help Tuesdays

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Research Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Drop in during this weekly open session for help using your cell phone, tablet, or computer. First come, first served and is best suited for quick help questions. Topics can ...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.

Storytime at Highland Farm

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Highland Farm at Offsite
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

Join us for outdoor storytime, where we'll wiggle and laugh along to action-oriented books, fingerplays, songs, and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. Please bring...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

World Otter Day

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Storytime Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5, Elementary
Event Details:

Celebrate like no “otter” on World Otter Day. Learn facts, read a book, and work on an art activity. Ages 4 to 7.  

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

"Romeo and Juliet!" Shakespeare on the Sound with Nick Urda and John Love

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Lecture
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

"For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”  ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet It's almost time for Shakespeare on the Sound, and...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP: Work @ Age 50+: Strategies for a Successful Job Search

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Lecture
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Are you feeling uncertain about navigating the job market after 50? Wondering how to leverage your experience and skills in today's competitive landscape? Look no further!  ...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.

Courtyard Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Courtyard at Darien Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

Join in the fun at Toddler Storytime! This storytime will feature songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories.  Note: In the event of rain we will be moving this storytime into...

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

LINK Initiative Art Session

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Power Library at Darien Library
Program Type:
Special Events
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

An event for students involved in the LINK Initiative to meet with their paired elders and create a work of art together.    *Closed to LINK Initiative students onl...

Open
Required
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Weekly Plant Clinic with UCONN Master Gardeners

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Courtyard at Darien Library
Program Type:
Discussion, Special Events
Age Group:
Elementary, Tweens & Teens, Adults
Event Details:

UCONN Master Gardeners are standing by to solve your garden issues! Do you need help with: Plant identification? Insect damage & disease diagnosis? Plant suggestions? Vegeta...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Birth to 5" group.

Coloring Club

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids, Birth to 5
Event Details:

We will provide coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons, and some relaxing tunes. We can't wait to see what you create! Please note supplies must stay in the Storytime Room...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Movie Matinee: "The Boys in the Boat"

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Community Room at Darien Library
Program Type:
Films
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Darien Library presents a new monthly program: Friday Movie Matinee! This week we are showing "The Boys in the Boat." “’The Boys in the Boat’ is a sports drama based on the #...

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Intro to Coding with Scratch

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Tech Center at Darien Library
Program Type:
STEM, Technology
Age Group:
Kids, Elementary
Event Details:

In this introduction to coding kids will learn the basics of Scratch. Please note: This program is a series and students attend both dates (May 31st & June 7th).  Gr...

Waitlist
Required
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Cozy Read-a-Thon

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Lounge at Darien Library
Program Type:
Special Events
Age Group:
Tweens & Teens
Event Details:

Come to the library in your comfy pajamas and carve out some time to read that book that you have been wanting to pick up! We will have snacks, pizza, and plenty of book recommenda...

Open
Required
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