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Screentime for kids

Screentime and children is a hot topic, and we have some great resources put together for you to explore and answer your questions. We love hearing your questions about app evaluation and screen time, so feel free to contact us any time. And don't forget, you can check out our [Early Literacy iPads](https://staging.darienlibrary.org/catalog/work/94235) (for 5 and under) or [Tween Tabs](https://sta ...

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
  • Amanda L. Goodman

Best Books for Babies and Toddlers

The _Best Books for Babies and Toddlers_ is a recommended reading list compiled by the Darien Library Children's Librarians and made possible by the Phil A. Petitt Memorial Fund. Phil Petit was a great storyteller as well as a man of indomitable spirt whose love of life was felt by all who knew him. The collection is dedicated to his grandchildren: * Samantha, Lizzie, and Davy Choos * Aless ...

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
  • (25 items)

New Children's Books: June 2017

New Children's Books: June 2017 On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the sixth month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit[ Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https: ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: December 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eleventh month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/b ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (3 items)

Holiday Gift Guide for Kids and Teens 2017

The best gift suggestions from babies to teens! [Watch our video](https://dar.to/2B2Z3BK "Watch our video") or [download the PDF](https://dar.to/2jv5RxU "Download the PDF") which shows the complete list.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (8 items)

New Children's Books: January 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the first month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: April 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fourth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by- ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: May 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fifth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (11 items)

New Children's Books: September 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the ninth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 11 months ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books:October 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the tenth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-to ...

  • Last Updated 10 months ago
  • (10 items)

The Hate U Give Read-Alikes

The book _[The Hate U Give](https://dar.to/2ErWEDA)_ by Angie Thomas asks a lot of questions for teens and adults. Here are some books for younger children to help start those important family conversations.

  • Last Updated 10 months ago
  • (8 items)

New Children's Books: November 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eleventh month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by ...

  • Last Updated 9 months ago
  • (7 items)

New Children's Books: December 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the twelveth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by ...

  • Last Updated 8 months ago
  • (13 items)

New Children's Books: February 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the second month of 2019.

  • Last Updated 7 months ago
  • (12 items)

New Children's Books: March 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the third month of 2019

  • Last Updated 6 months ago
  • (14 items)

New Children's Books: April 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fourth month of 2019.

  • Last Updated 4 months ago
  • (18 items)

New Children's Books: May 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fifth month of 2019.

  • Last Updated 3 months ago
  • (21 items)

2020 Nutmeg Book Award Intermediate Nominees

The 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Awards were announced on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. 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 2 months ago
  • (10 items)

2020 Nutmeg Book Award Elementary Nominees

The 2020 Elementary Nutmeg Awards were announced on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The Intermediate list is created for kids in grades K-3. Which book do you think will win? Check out the list below and start reading today!

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
  • (15 items)

New Children's Books: July 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the seventh month of 2019.

  • Last Updated 4 weeks ago
  • (11 items)

New Children's Books: August 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eighth month of 2019.

  • Last Updated 4 weeks ago
  • (16 items)

New Children's Books: September 2019

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the ninth month of 2019.

  • Last Updated 2 days ago
  • (37 items)

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