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Summer Reading Begins Today

Darien Library is excited to present our digital Summer Reading program to you. Hop into our time traveling taxi as we travel across history with Darien Time Machine 3000! This summer, we are traveling through some incredible periods of history with our time travel theme. Unfortunately, we have gotten into some time machine trouble— each of us has gotten stuck in different years and we are ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Fun: "Mystery on the Ostrich Express"

Now that Summer Reading has begun, join us twice a week for posts with activities and materials to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level! To check out our full lists of Summer Reading book suggestions, or for more information about the Summer Reading program, check out our Summer Reading ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Fun: "Fry Bread"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level! To check out our full lists of Summer Reading book suggestions, or for more information about the Summer Reading program, check out our

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading: Green Covers Recommendations

What a month it’s already been! The library has re-opened, Summer Reading is officially in full swing, and you know what that means: It’s time to start working your way through your Summer Reading Timeline! First up this year is reading a book with a green cover, a task that can be a bit tricky when you’re weeding through the entire Children’s Library collection. To help you get started, we’ve ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Fun: "The Next President"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Fun: "When Stars are Scattered"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading: Graphic Novel Recommendations

Hopefully your Summer Reading adventure is progressing nicely. You're reading books, attending programs, marking off challenges. Maybe you’ve even tracked down a lost librarian at this point! Now that we’re securely into week two, you may be looking for a graphic novel to fill in your timeline. We’ve put together a list of titles< ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Kate (CL STAFF) Frick

Summer Reading Fun: "Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Fun "Don't Feed the Coos"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading: Then and Now Recommendations

Week three of Summer Reading is officially upon us, which means it’s time to find some great Then & Now titles to fill in your timeline. We have a full list of recommendations for you on the Book Lists webpage, but below you’ll find some of my personal favorites:

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Kate (CL STAFF) Frick

Summer Reading Fun: "Real Pigeons Fight Crime"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading: Booklist Recommendations

If your Summer Reading challenge is right on track, then it’s time to find a biography to devour. We have a lot of great options available in the Children’s Library and digitally through Libby or Hoopla - you can find a list of suggestions here - we’ve listed some favorites below. And, as always, you can discover even more fantas ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Kate (CL STAFF) Frick

Summer Reading Fun: "Investigators"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading: Series Recommendations

You’re over halfway through your Summer Reading challenge at this point, which means you might be looking for a new series to try! We have a lot of great options available in the Children’s Library and digitally through Libby or Hoopla - you can find a list of suggestions here - we’ve listed some favorites below. And, as always, ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Kate (CL STAFF) Frick

Summer Reading Fun: "Baloney and Friends"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Fun: "Eat Your Rocks Croc"

Welcome back to Summer Reading Fun, where we highlight some of our favorite Summer Reading books and show off fun extension activities to take your enjoyment of our list of Summer Reading books to the next level!

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Catherine Stricklan

Summer Reading Suggestions: Historical Fiction Booklist

Congratulations! You’ve almost completed your Summer Reading journey. If you’re looking for a historical fiction recommendation to help you finish your timeline, you’ll find a full list of titles we love here, but we’ve highlighted some of our favorites below. And, as always, you can discover even more fantastic recommendations b ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • Kate (CL STAFF) Frick

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