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Digital Media Lab

The DML gives the Darien community access to high quality equipment for their digital projects. The room and equipment is reserved for special projects instead of general computing which is available in the Power Library. The lab was made possible thanks to the Friends of the Library and a reverse auction held at the 2012 spring's Imagination Gala. To make a reservation, please contact the Help De ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago

Collection Development Policy

Print this policy Darien Library is a free, non-sectarian public library whose aim is to provide a currently useful collection of materials representing different points of view for the educational, informational and recreational opportunities of its users and to give guidance in its use. It is the primary objective of the Library to provide and organize materials for people from infancy through m ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago

Policy on Privacy and Security

Print this policy Because we understand how important it is that our patrons know what will happen to any personal information provided by them to us, the Darien Library is committed to policies intended to prevent the unauthorized use of our patrons’ personal information, and to protect the privacy of this information. The American Library Association’s Code of Ethics states: “We protect each lib ...

  • Last Updated 3 years ago

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Darien Library takes the health and safety of our patrons and staff very seriously, and continues to actively monitor the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Darien Library is Open for Express Services As of Monday, July 6th, we have resumed offering in-person services in addition to our enhanced virtual offerings. Curbside pick-up is located in the Community Room. We do not have a date when f ...

  • Last Updated 1 week ago

Announcing the New Director

AUGUST 11, 2020—DARIEN, CT—The Board of Trustees of the Friends of Darien Library today announced it has appointed Kiera Parrott, MLIS, as the next Director of Darien Library effective September 8, 2020. Ms. Parrott, who was selected by the Board after a nationwide search, succeeds Alan Kirk Gray who recently retired after six years as Director and 11 years in various other roles. Prior to Mr. Gra ...

  • Last Updated 3 months ago

Homeschool Play: Patterns and Number Practice

Welcome back to Homeschool Play, where we’re merging learning and play that the whole family can enjoy. Today we’re turning preschool math into play by exploring patterns and playing a number recognition game! ### Let’s get started! You can practice patterns with all kinds of household items. Make patterns out of different colored books, draw patterns of shapes on paper, or make pa ...

  • Last Updated 7 months ago
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