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Borrowing & Fees

Things to Know Darien residents will be issued a library card immediately. A valid ID is required. All programs and services available to Darien residents are available to those who work full-time in Darien. You may apply for a card by showing proof of employment. Non-Residents may use their valid hometown library card or register by showing an ID with their current address. For additional inform ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago

Planned Giving at Darien Library

Create a Lasting Legacy Donations to our Annual Campaign, fundraising events, and special gifts and endowments provide essential support that allows the Library to maintain core areas of service. The Town of Darien, through our longstanding public-private partnership, provides for the Library’s staff salaries, part-time hours, and the maintenance of the building and grounds. All other expenses, in ...

  • Last Updated 5 months ago


Updated: March 10, 2021 Dear friends, patrons, and community members, After closing most parts of the Library building for the past seven days in the wake of four positive COVID-19 cases among our staff, we are pleased to reopen beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 11th, for our usual 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours. We made the decision to restrict access to the Library building last Thursday and Friday in ...

  • Last Updated 2 months ago

Note to Shelf: May 2021 Edition

Just as rain, air, and sunlight are the essential ingredients that feed spectacular May blooms, for so many of us, it is art, literature, and community that feed our souls. That is why we are so happy to welcome you back to Darien Library this spring. On May 17, we’ll be back to our full operating hours (9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Satu ...

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Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Library Services

Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries provide in-person legal reference assistance,as well as print materials and electronic resources for your legal research needs. They are staffed by Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Librarians and serve all Connecticut residents.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago

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