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Opus Luncheon Honoring Alumnae, March 1, Raises Money for Balloons for Campers Day

Halstead Opus Person-to-Person 02-06-17
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The Opus Luncheon Honoring Alumnae, which is sponsored by Halstead Property, LLC and Barrett Bookstore, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 1 at The Country Club of Darien. Local author Sara Goff will serve as keynote speaker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Author Martha Kelly Speaks at Darien Library Annual Meeting this Saturday

Martha Hall Kelly Martha Kelly 910-19-16
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Friends of the Darien Library cordially invite you to the Annual Meeting. Martha Hall Kelly, author of Lilac Girls and former Darien resident, will be our featured speaker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Authors on Writing, Fated Marriage in Library-Sponsored Talk, 3 PM Sunday

Lauren Goff Robin Black Head to Head Author 8-25-16
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Darien and New Canaan libraries are joining forces to start a new, annual event they’re calling “Head to Head” — unlike the towns’ sports rivalries, this one is more like “two heads are better than one,” and both heads are authors in conversation, talking in front of the public. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Meet the ‘Ladies of Summer’ — Three Novelists with Great Summer Reading Coming Out

Beatriz Williams 6-23-16
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Barrett Bookstore will host a special evening Wednesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. at Wee Burn Country Club, 141 Hollow Tree Ridge Road, Darien: “The Ladies of Summer” event will feature three authors who have books coming out just in time for great vacation reading. (more…) Continue Reading →

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