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For Teens By Teens: Intro to Film-making

Do you love movies? Join us for a month long exploration of film! During this series you will learn the basics about film-making from page to screen and get hands on experience in video production. From writing a script to acting in the final product, work together to create a movie masterpiece! Registered. Ages 12-18. About the Presenter Noah Mobarik is a junior at Darien High School. He is an ac ...

  • Next Session: Monday, June 14, 5:30 PM

Snack and Share

Come chat about anything that's kept you entertained recently and grab some recommendations from other teens. Books, movies, TV recommendations and more -- we want to hear about your favorite stuff! Desperately searching for a new book to read? Miss Mia will be on hand to match you with a title perfect for you. Bonus! Stop by the Library in the days before the program to pick up some snacks to enj ...

  • Thursday, June 17, 6:00 PM

LED Zodiac Art for Tweens and Teens

What’s your zodiac sign? Learn about your specific sign and the constellation that corresponds to it. Then make your own LED wall art of your zodiac sign! This art workshop is perfect for tweens and teens to explore their inner cosmic being! Ages 11 to 18. If you need any assistance with registering, please email Samantha Cardone at scardone@darienlibrary.org! Library Mask Guidelines Participants ...

  • Wednesday, June 30, 1:00 PM

Advisory Boards

Kids Advisory Board Kid Advisory Board members help to make the Children’s Library a special place. They help with choosing books to promote, movies to watch, and what activities kids their age would appreciate. The students learn to articulate, share, and develop their ideas in a low-pressure environment. They forge friendships which carry on for years to come. Teen Advisory Board Our teen adviso ...

  • Last Updated 5 years ago

Donate

Thank you for supporting Darien Library! All gifts to the Annual Fund are dedicated directly to library resources, including all of the books, DVDs, technology, learning resources, and programs for children, teens, and adults. The Annual Fund is a crucial ingredient of our success, since these funds are added to the operating income we generously receive from the Town. Our current fiscal year runs ...

  • Last Updated 2 weeks 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

Jobs

Darien Library's staff are courteous, knowledgeable, and passionate about helping the community. We love our jobs so openings are rare. However, if we do have a position available, we will post it to this page. We are a Library Journal Five-Star Library. Full-Time Adult Programmer Darien Library (CT) seeks a dynamic, community-minded individual to join our Adult Programming department as an Adult ...

  • Last Updated 3 weeks ago

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I...? Library Locations Basic Services Games & Tech Things to Do Online Website Account What do I need to log into the website? You need your library card number and the email address you gave the Library when you registered. If you have forgotten which email address you gave or library card number, please call us at 203-669-5238. What is my password? The Library's website does not have ...

  • Last Updated 4 weeks ago

Read in A Day: Graphic Novel Edition

Not huge into drowning in a 500 page novel? Never fear we have a completely legitimate list of books for the person who wants a good (and fast) story. Graphic novels are great for anyone but especially the: slow reader, comic book fan, reluctant readers, teens, grandparents, and anyone in between.

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (10 items)

Banned and Challenged Books for Teens

This book list includes many young adult books that have been challenged or banned.

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (10 items)

Beyond Teen Reads

These books are recommended for older and more advanced teens. Given the intended adult audience of these books, there may be some content suitable for only mature readers.

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (15 items)

MMS Summer Reading Suggestions

Check out this list of great new books for Kids and Teens attending Middlesex Middle School. We shared these books when we visited your school! Can you read them all before the summer is over?

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (16 items)

Youth Must-Read Mysteries

A collection of Must-Read Mysteries written specifically for teens.

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (9 items)
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Skillsurfer (Test Prep)

Skillsurfer offers a wide variety of practice tests and study resources for teens and adults, including: AP Exams, ACT, SAT, Praxis, ASVAB, GRE, GMAT, CLEP tests, career preparation tests, nursing school exams, and U.S. Citizenship test.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago

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