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Early Literacy iPads

The Children's Library has four Early Literacy iPads available for checkout. The kits come pre-loaded with selected apps geared towards children 5 and under. The apps were specially selected for their early literacy skill-building qualities, and are organized into categories that are vital to early literacy: read, write, talk, sing and play. As we discover great new apps, we will update the iPad k ...

  • Last Updated 6 months ago

Knowledge and Learning Services Librarian

Do you find joy in curiosity? Do you love to go the extra mile to help a patron? Is your glass always half full? The Darien Library (CT) Knowledge and Learning Services Department is looking to add a new member to be an active part of a close-knit, forward-thinking reference team. The ideal candidate is passionate about the future of reference and seeking a position with growth potential. This is ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago

Historical Fic Picks

Darien Library’s readers have a wide range of interests, and we love helping our patrons find that perfect next read. But within the Children’s Library, historical fiction is a perennial favorite. So here are a few of our favorite historical fiction titles, all available digitally via OverDrive or Hoopla, for your social distancing reading needs:

  • Last Updated 3 weeks ago
  • Kaitlin (CL STAFF) Frick

It's the Full Pink Moon Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Full Pink Moon Edition of _You Are What You Read_. On Tuesday,we will be able to enjoy this Full Moon which is named for the pink phlox that is allegedly blooming somewhere, somehow. **People**, please note that the moon itself will not be pink. It’s also known as the Sprouting Grass Moon (which makes more sense to me) or the Fish Moon or the Egg Moon. I mean I guess t ...

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
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It's the Cost of Distraction Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Cost of Distraction Edition of _You are What You Read_. **People**, let me jump right to it. Plain and simple we’ve been duped and bamboozled. We have been thinking that this summer belonged to the Bears and their shenanigans (_[**one**](https://dar.to/2BFU3nS)_ wandered through a hotel lobby in Colorado this week. Probably still looking for the ice machine), whi ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (6 items)

New Spanish Books for Summer 2019

Nuevos Títulos Añadidos en 2019

  • Last Updated 9 months ago
  • (19 items)

Note to Shelf: Winter Edition

Good News! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day so we’re in for an early spring! What’s on your spring reading lineup? There are a number of exciting upcoming titles, including great thrillers, with which to usher in the warmer weather. Chris Bohjalian brings us **_[The Red Lotus](https://dar.to/38QQ4ks)_**, Greer Hendricks has written **_[You Are Not Alone](https://dar.to/2 ...

  • Last Updated 3 months ago
  • (8 items)

Foreign Films: Digital Edition

Enjoy a film from abroad: French, Italian, Spanish, or Korean. These digital titles were selected by Jane just for you!

  • Last Updated 1 month ago
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Referencia Latina

Spanish-Language database offering access to encyclopedia entries, health reports, reference books, general interest magazines, and current articles from prominent newspapers throughout Latin America.

  • Last Updated 4 years ago

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