Why Should Kids Have All The Fun?

Summer reading is for everyone! Join us for our Adult Summer Reading program featuring a bingo challenge, fun prizes for book lovers, and special events throughout the summer.

How to Play Darien Library Summer Bingo

Starting Saturday, June 10th

  • Pick up a bingo card at the Welcome Desk or download the card.
  • Complete five challenges in any column row to score bingo.
  • Return a completed bingo card to the Library between June 10th and August 31st to be entered into monthly drawings.
  • Every completed bingo card is a submission for the grand prize of a $100 gift certificate to Barrett’s Bookstore.
  • Play as many times as you want.
  • Winning bingo cards will be drawn on July 3rd, August 1st and September 1st.
  • The grand prize drawing will be held on September 8th.

Download Bingo Card

Need help finding a book? Ask for recommendations from one of our librarians or check out our online reader advisor services: Bookfix and You Are What You Read Next.

Are you ready? Let’s play!

Three Programs

Books and Bikes

Mary Simses Saturday, June 10th at 2 p.m.

Attendees are invited to ride their way to the Library’s courtyard to meet local author Mary Simses and learn bicycle maintenance tips from the experts at Schwinn Bicycle. Win a book, a bike, or some handy bicycle accessories. Refreshments will be served and books will be sold. Details

Book Readers Festival

Book Readers Festival Monday, June 19th, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We're celebrating readers this summer! Join us at the Book Readers Festival to discover your favorite new books. Our Readers' Advisors will share books from their favorite genres. We'll help you decide what to read next. Take a leap of courage and try something new!

Bingo Night

Bingo Pieces

Sunday, July 23rd
Community Room

Get ready to shout Bingo! Whether you’re a novice or seasoned player, all are welcome to join us for an evening of epic bingo battles at the first ever Adult Summer Reading Bingo Night. Refreshments, giveaways and lots of healthy competition will be on hand during this free event. Register

Thumbtastic Reviews

Let us know what you a think of a book by sharing your "thumbtastic" review with us on social media! Just snap a photo of the book with a thumbs up, down, or neurtral. For each thumbtastic review you do, you'll earn an extra entry into the monthly drawings.

Post it to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Tumblr and use the hashtag #thumbreviews and tag @darienlibrary.

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