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Activities We Recommend
Common Sense Media Podcast Recs
: Engage the family without any screen time.
Encantos Learning Hub
: Learn about global cultures and languages.
Virtual Ocean Dives
: Become an ocean explorer with NOAA.
Explore the Surface of Mars
: A virtual reality experience from NASA and JPL.
Sesame Street in Communities
: Helps kids to cope with the pandemic.
: Everyone can become a coder with these at-home tutorials.
Google Arts & Culture
: Take a virtual field trip to museums around the world.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium
: Understand the science behind viruses.
DIY Scavenger Hunts
: Daily scavenger hunts for the family.
Crayola At Home
: Colorful solutions and fun things to do at home.
Bringing Hogwarts to you with
Harry Potter at Home
Educational STEM games from the
Smithsonian Science Education Center
Cosmic Kids Yoga
for mindfulness and relaxation.
Kid-friendly games from
is full of educational videos, games, and books for kids.
Hang out with you favorite
gets kids moving so they can be their best.
Fun games, videos, and art at
: Categorized reading recommendations for humans 0-12.
: Categorized reading recommendations for humans 13-18.
Kids and Teens e-Books
: Use the Libby app on your phone or tablet.
: Use your Darien Library card number as your Patron ID.
e-Books, e-Magazines, and more
: View all our digital offerings.
: Watch celebrated actors read children’s books.
: A great place to find booklists and storytime videos.
We Need Diverse Books
: Has the 411 on book recommendation sources.
: Listen to our playlist on Spotify.
: We want to hear from you for our playlist.
: Where Mia posts dope memes.
: Follow the Library online.
Teen Advisory Board
: Join TAB.
Minute to Win It
: Challenge your family to our games!
: Or try
: Brush up on your toughest school subjects.
America’s Test Kitchen Kids
: Make delicious food with their recipes.
KiwiCo DIY Science
: Our favorite resource for at-home science experiments
NASA Kids’ Club
: Discover your inner astronaut.
: Supplement online schooling with their science lessons.
Code Wizards HQ
Kinder Art: Teaching Art at Home
: Nurture your child’s creativity.
Hoffman Academy Piano Lessons
: Help your child learn piano.
Get a Library Card Online
: For Darien residents and educators.
: Songs, tips, and books for ages 0-5.
: Recordings of past presentations.
Sesame Street Family Toolkits
: Makes discussing tough topics a little easier.
Jbrary Storytime Songs
: Learn new songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.
: Launching young readers!
Reading is Fundamental
: Resources to support your child’s favorite books.
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