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Get a Reward by Touring CT’s Independent Book Stores: Your Driving May Keep Them Thriving

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Barrett Bookstore is joining 20 Connecticut bookstores to celebrate INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY! For many of you who have trouble driving past a bookstore, here is a great opportunity to get on the road and visit as many of the unique independents scattered through the state as your time and energy permits. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘This Is What a Librarian Looks Like’ Photographer/Author to Speak at Library Annual Meeting

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Kyle Cassidy, author and photographer of This is What a Librarian Looks Like, will be the featured speaker at Friends of the Darien Library’s annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 21. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bestselling Author Jeannette Walls Coming to Person-to-Person Lunch Event in Darien

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Jeannette Walls, author of the bestselling book “The Glass Castle,” a memoir of resilience and redemption, will be the keynote speaker at Person-to-Person’s “Transforming Lives Luncheon,” a fundraising event for the organization on Oct. 26. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Food Blogging Phenom David Leite Visits Darien Library May 25 & Refreshments Will Be Served

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David Leite, food blogger and author of Notes on a Banana, will be Darien Library’s featured speaker at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 25. Refreshments will be served. A unique blend of Anthony Bourdain, Augusten Burroughs, and Kay Redfield Jamison, David Leite’s Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression is a true tale that dazzles, touches the heart, and, ultimately, triumphs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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