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Homeschool Play: Water Cycle

Welcome to the first of many Homeschool Play posts, a new resource for you to use to entertain and teach kids during this time of social distancing! ### The Water Cycle Today's post celebrates the water cycle! April showers bring May flowers, right? But what’s the science behind all those April showers? Introduce your kids to the water cycle with a few fun activities! ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Introducing Little Library Box

Experience the joy of the Children's Library at home! Our themed boxes have been curated by the Youth Services librarians to bring the experience of a library visit to your home. Every Little Library Box includes a new book to add to your personal collection along with two to ...

  • Last Updated 11 months ago
  • Storytimes Children's

Big Weather

Hurricanes! Floods! Tornados! These are stories for those who enjoy reading true accounts of the biggest, the scariest, the most devastating storms of all times-- armchair weather travel, as it were.

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (16 items)

Achoo: Plague Stories

Books best read with a box of kleenex and a super-sized bottle of Purell nearby.

  • Last Updated 5 years ago
  • (15 items)

Summer Self-Care

You can care for yourself this Summer by incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmer's markets into your diet, taking a break in nature, exercising, and listening to upbeat music! Here are just a few suggestions to get you started!

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
  • (12 items)

Darien Library's Best of the Decade in Non-Fiction

What a great decade of books! It would be hard for us to decide our favorites so we put together a list of the twenty most popular items checked out over the past ten years. Starting in 2010, below you'll find the two most checked out non-fiction titles by year.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (20 items)

The Outdoors Are Open

Nature can soothe the soul in trying times so we have created a list of books that celebrate being outside and the miracles that nature can create. While the Library is closed, please borrow these titles as e-Books or e-Audiobooks through our **[Hoopla](https://dar.to/2v0aCWq)** and **[Libby for Overdrive](https://dar.to/2rwHAsg)** digital collections.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (9 items)

Gardening Videos: Digital Edition

The wonderful thing about gardening is that it both takes time, and yet can also be a mystery to many. It can also be fun and joyous to look at. I hope you enjoy these picks.

  • Last Updated 5 months ago
  • (4 items)

Nature in Winter

Some of our favorite Winter nature books, selected just for you.

  • Last Updated 9 months ago
  • (14 items)

Bees, Wasps and Flies, Oh My

Learn about these amazing pollinators and why they're so important to the earth!

  • Last Updated 6 months ago
  • (14 items)

World Elephant Day

Celebrate World Elephant Day by checking out a book about these amazing, intelligent animals!

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
  • (10 items)

Pollinator Pathway: Preparing Your Garden for Winter

An assortment of books to assist you in gardening with pollinators in mind.

  • Last Updated 1 week ago
  • (15 items)

Astronomy Night with Zane Landers

A list of books to complement last week's astronomy night with Zane Landers.

  • Last Updated 2 days ago
  • (21 items)

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