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Bookworms: "Frankenstein"

Welcome back to Bookworms at Home--the online version of our popular Bookworms program, our book + craft club for kids ages 4 to 7! Each project is designed to be done with common household items, but feel free to substitute items for anything you might not have--your craft will be uniquely yours! This week we are joining the library in the One B ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Maria Magallanes (Children's)

2017 Intermediate Nutmeg Nominees

The 2017 Intermediate Nutmeg Awards were announced on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Intermediate list is created for kids in grades 4-6. Which book do you think will win? Check out the list below and start reading today!

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
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Darien Library Best Books of 2016

Every December, our librarians vote on their favorite books of the year. The ten books that get the most votes have the honor of being our Best Books! This year, the Best Books of 2016 are:

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
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Award Winners Across Genres

Would you like a guaranteed good read? Check out these award winning books. For example, _The Underground Railroad_ by Colson Whitehead won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
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2018 Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards were announced this morning, Monday, February 12, 2018. These awards include the **Newbery Medal** (for distinguished children's book writing), the **Printz** (for distinguished writing for teens), the **Caldecott Medal** (for distinguished illustrations), the **Seibert Award** (for distinguished non-fiction), and the **Geisel** (for distin ...

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
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2019 Teen Nutmeg Nominees

Check out the grade 7-8 nominees for this year's Nutmeg award!

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (10 items)

2019 High School Nutmeg Nominees

Check out the grade 9-12 nominees for this year's Nutmeg award!

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Best Books for Young Adults 2019

The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this week. Check out the list of their most notable books for young adults. Check out the rest of the award winning titles on t[he ALA website.](https://dar.to/2WluyyJ)

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Alex Awards 2019

The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this week. The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. Check out this year's list!

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Don't You Forget About Me

Looking for an award-winning book your kids haven't already read? Check out this list of librarian recommendations, all of which have won a prestigious award or honor!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
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Children's Youth Media Awards 2020

The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this week. Check out this list of notable books for children and young adults, or check [ALA's website](http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2021/01/ala-announces-2021-youth-media-awards) for a complete run-down of the winners.

  • Last Updated 7 months ago
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