The Library is closing early at 5:30 p.m. today. The Second Level closed at 3 p.m.

Search Again

Note to Shelf: Early Fall Edition

In September, we start to think about fall colors. Here at the Library, it also means we are picking up the pace on programs we offer for kids, teens, and adults. To learn what’s going on, we invite you to visit our website to subscribe to additional [**newsletters**](https://dar.to/2pZuw14). ### Jill Karin Slaughter’s newest addition to her Will Trent series,[**_The Last Widow_**](https://dar ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (6 items)

New for Teens: November 2019

Find something new to read this month, or place holds on some of the smoking hot titles that came out this fall!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (16 items)

New for Teens: December 2019

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (14 items)

New for Teens: January and February 2020

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (18 items)

Note to Shelf: June 8th Edition

We know this has been a tough few weeks. At Darien Library, our mission is to enrich, educate, and inform our community. We are here to assist you and your families as we make sense of the current unrest. The Library has created resources for **[children](https://dar.to/2U12Dof)**, **[teens](https://dar.to/300rGeF)**, and **[adults](https://dar.to/2U8DqrK)** on racial and social justice. We encour ...

  • Last Updated 5 months ago
  • (11 items)

2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

The National Book Foundation announced the Longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature last week. Finalists will be revealed October 6th, but for now, here are the longlisted titles for children and teens.

  • Last Updated 11 months ago
  • (10 items)

Voting is a Superpower

Voting is a superpower - so make sure you exercise your right to vote this year! Below are Darien Library's picks for the best books on the history, power, and importance of the vote for adults, children, and teens.

  • Last Updated 11 months ago
  • (22 items)

As Seen on TV

Great books for teens and their DVD adaptations!

  • Last Updated 10 months ago
  • (44 items)

2020 YA Best of Bracket

Our top 16 YA fiction books published in 2020! Check out our book bracket [on Instagram @darienlibraryteens](https://dar.to/2UhGnqd) to follow along, vote on your favorites, and find out which book comes out on top!

  • Last Updated 10 months ago
  • (16 items)

Young Adult Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this week. Check out this list of notable books for teens, including the Printz Award and Morris Award winners, plus so many more on [ALA's website](http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2021/01/ala-announces-2021-youth-media-awards)!

  • Last Updated 8 months ago
  • (19 items)

YA Romcom Book Bracket

Our top 16 romcoms for teens -- check out our book bracket on Instagram @darienlibraryteens to follow along, vote on your favorites, and find out which book comes out on top!

  • Last Updated 8 months ago
  • (16 items)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

A collection of fiction and non-fiction books for teens dealing with consent and sexual assault.

  • Last Updated 7 months ago
  • (17 items)

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 ...

  • Last Updated 4 months ago
  • (11 items)

Note to Shelf: July 2021 Edition

We’ve waited a while for summer to arrive and this July offers us so much to celebrate! We're getting ready to reunite with family and friends while connecting with the richness and beauty of the outdoors. What a joyful process it is to contemplate where you might head on your summer adventure. A favorite start of the summer season for the Reader Services team is to invite you to be part of our ...

  • Last Updated 3 months ago
  • (11 items)

Chills and Thrills: Halloween Reads

There's nothing better than a spine-tingling read in October. As the days get shorter, the temperature drops, and the nights get darker, chose a terrifying read from our collection. We've highlighted our favorite horror reads for adults, teens, and children, with fiction and non-fiction options to chill your bones.

  • Last Updated 3 weeks ago
  • (33 items)

subscribe to our weekly newsletter