Monday, April 23

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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


Tuesday, April 24

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Join the librarians from Darien Library for a cruciferous storytime! Hear about the vegetable kingdom with books, rhymes, and songs in this storytime program in partnership with Whole Foods Darien. An art activity and refreshments will follow the storytime. This special storytime will take place in...


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The Finch is a small robot designed to inspire and delight students learning computer science by providing them a tangible and physical representation of their code. This special class is designed for students who already have experience with Finch Robots. Learn and explore new ways to code in this...

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Everyone likes a lush, green lawn and a bug free home, but what are the health consequences of even low level pesticide exposure? Join Dr. Sarah Evans, an instructor at the Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center in New York, and Rhonda Sherwood, founding vice chairman of the Mount Sinai...


Wednesday, April 25

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

As a pediatric nutritionist and mom of a picky eater, Kate Samela gives parents the tricks to surviving every mealtime with the pickiest eaters! Give Peas a Chance is the ultimate survival guide for any parent who has ever begged their child to try “just one bite.” This informative talk gives parent...

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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for a reception honoring the Connecticut Library Association's 2018 Outstanding Librarian of the Year, Darien Library's own Blanche Parker. The Outstanding Librarian Award honors the career accomplishments of a librarian who has demonstrated an outstanding record of service to his or her lib...


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Do you want to be the best babysitter in the biz? Join us for a two part babysitting class! In the first session learn about the economics of babysitting, practice your storytime skills, and create your own bag of tricks to bring with you on your missions. The second session is an AED/CPR certificat...

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6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Each month, we will be reading one of the 2018 Nutmeg Book Award Intermediate Nominees. Be prepared to enjoy delicious pizza, games, and trivia. This month's book will be: Ratscalibur by Josh Lieb. Grades 4 to 6.

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In February 2000 Arthur Zinn, a New York attorney, and his new wife Martha moved to the heart of Tuscany to embark upon the project of Arthur’s dreams: to restore a dilapidated farming hamlet (with thousand year old foundations) that had been deserted for thirty years. By the time the Zinns arrived...


Thursday, April 26

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.


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.


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Catherine Lindsey Actors/Playwrights Workshop, now in its 26th year, will be holding acting auditions for roles in their public performances. The playwriting workshops will conclude with a public performance at the Library on Sunday, June 10th at 2 p.m. Auditions are open to all. Playwrights are...


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

(2017) Starring Al Gore, George W. Bush, and John Kerry; Rated PG for thematic elements and some troubling images; 100 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the follow-up tha...


Friday, April 27

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Love to play video games at the Library? Stop by on Friday afternoons to try out our games with your friends. Ages 12 - 18.


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

(2017) Starring  Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon; Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language; 123 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amp...


8:45 PM - 10:45 PM

(2017) Starring  Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon ; Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language  ; 123 minutes; Presented with captions for the hearing impaired. At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an...


Saturday, April 28

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you want to be the best babysitter in the biz? Join us for a two part babysitting class! In the first session learn about the economics of babysitting, practice your storytime skills, and create your own bag of tricks to bring with you on your missions. The second session is an AED/CPR certificat...

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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, April 29

No programs scheduled for Sunday, April 29

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