Monday, August 21

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Storytime for everyone featuring a short picture book movie. Open. All ages.


11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Interested in yoga and not sure where to start? Chair yoga is a wonderful option for people with mobility limitations, seniors and anyone who has difficulty getting down on the ground. The classes are taught on chairs using classic yoga poses that have been modified just for you. Incorporating breat...

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Interested in yoga and not sure where to start? Chair yoga is a wonderful option for people with mobility limitations, seniors and anyone who has difficulty getting down on the ground. The classes are taught on chairs using classic yoga poses that have been modified just for you. Incorporating breat...

Program is Full


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you enjoy imagining your own worlds or creating your own characters? Do you dream of writing the next bestseller? Join members of Darien High School's literary magazine to discover the art of creative writing in a 5 day program through scavenger hunts, character roleplays, map drawing, and more!...


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The solar eclipse on August 21st is a rare event. Here in Darien, we'll see about a 70% partial eclipse. To celebrate, we're offering eclipse glasses on a first-come, first-served basis for 30 lucky people starting at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 21st. The glasses will be given out one per family. We wi...


Tuesday, August 22

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A family storytime for all ages at Darien's Weed Beach Park. This program is co-sponsored by the Darien Parks and Recreation Department. *Patrons must have a beach pass to attend this program. Open. All ages.


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

The New Canaan Nature Center will have students delving into a storybook, meeting live animals, and completing a take-home craft based on that day's theme. Grades K-2. Registration for this program will begin on Monday, July 17th. Register If this program is full, join the waitlist.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you enjoy imagining your own worlds or creating your own characters? Do you dream of writing the next bestseller? Join members of Darien High School's literary magazine to discover the art of creative writing in a 5 day program through scavenger hunts, character roleplays, map drawing, and more!...


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We're back! Our popular discussion series continues with a line-up of stories especially selected to offer insight into the human condition and provoke thoughtful conversation. Please join us and share with other short story enthusiasts. Stories are available for pickup the week before each meeting....


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Being a teenager is stressful; join us at the Library for an afternoon of relaxation. Make a sugar scrub and bath bombs, and learn some self-care techniques! Ages 12 - 18.


Wednesday, August 23

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

Attention teen tech wizards! Join us at the Library for an open coding lab and collaborate with like-minded programmers. Participants encouraged to bring their own laptop. Ages 12-18.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you enjoy imagining your own worlds or creating your own characters? Do you dream of writing the next bestseller? Join members of Darien High School's literary magazine to discover the art of creative writing in a 5 day program through scavenger hunts, character roleplays, map drawing, and more!...


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Charleston, the Gavotte, Swing, and Modern. What do they all have in common? All are styles of dance that have graced the Broadway stage. We will take a look at the different styles of Broadway dance and what a dance audition is really like by participating in choreography. 5, 6, 7, 8, get your...


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does. Rated PG-13. 100 minutes.


Thursday, August 24

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.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you enjoy imagining your own worlds or creating your own characters? Do you dream of writing the next bestseller? Join members of Darien High School's literary magazine to discover the art of creative writing in a 5 day program through scavenger hunts, character roleplays, map drawing, and more!...


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.


Friday, August 25

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Celebrate summer at Darien Library every Friday with Courtyard Games! Soak up some sun and challenge your friends in cornhole, ping pong, or ladder ball. Who will become Darien's Courtyard Game Champion? Only time will tell!


9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

A special storytime for preschoolers in our Storytime Room. Open. Ages 3-5.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you enjoy imagining your own worlds or creating your own characters? Do you dream of writing the next bestseller? Join members of Darien High School's literary magazine to discover the art of creative writing in a 5 day program through scavenger hunts, character roleplays, map drawing, and more!...


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

"Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer" (2016) Starring Richard Gere , Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi ; Rated R; 118 minutes; Presented with Captions for the hearing impaired. Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician...


8:45 PM - 10:45 PM

"Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer" (2016) Starring Richard Gere , Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi ; Rated R; 118 minutes; Presented with Captions for the hearing impaired. Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician...


Saturday, August 26

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, August 27

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

It’s a circle, it’s a cycle, it’s metamorphosis! Learn how a caterpillar becomes a pupa and then a fluttering friend by engaging in storytelling and activities. This special program on butterflies is presented at Darien Library by Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Ages 3 to 5.

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