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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 ...
Databases & Websites
Access premium genealogy database like Ancestry.com, American Ancestors, and America's Obituaries and Death Notices via the Library. View the genealogy databases and websites.
Local History & Genealogy Collection
The Library has its own Local History collection on the Second Level. We also house the Middlesex Genealogical Society's collection. Stop by and visit the Res ...
Do you want to join Darien Library? That's great! We're glad to have you here. To check out materials or use a computer, you need to have a library card. It's a quick and easy process. Just come to the Welcome Desk when you first enter the Library to get started.
To get a Darien Libary Card
Bring in to the Welcome Desk something with your Darien address on it (e.g. a piece of mail, your license, l ...
Vital records like birth, marriage, and death certificates may be accessed at Darien Town Hall. You need to be a member of a Connecticut genealogy society to access vital records at town and city records within the state. Probate and Land Records are also available in the Town Clerk's office.
Local genealogy societies include Middlesex Genealogical Society and Connecticut Ancestry So ...
Summertime is perfect for working on your family's story. You can interview your relatives about their parents and their memories of their grandparents. This collection of books focuses on popular topics from recent genealogy lectures.
Greetings and welcome to the Everything Old is New Again Edition of _You Are What You Read_.
**My Work Wife Sally** and **I** have long been pondering the need for you all to be able to make your phone calls in the library in a private space. We only have two talking rooms that are hospitable for cell reception and with the way the building is laid out, calls made in certain areas have the a ...
This premiere genealogy database is ideal for the family historian. Ancestry Library Edition provides the most genealogical information available on-line, with more than 5 billion names in over 4,000 collections. NOTE: As part of a temporary promotion, Ancestry.com can be accessed from home until May 30, 2020. After this time it will revert to being accessible only from inside the Library.