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Darien, CT 06820 United States
203-655-1234 http://www.darienlibrary.org

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March 2017

‘Escalation’ Documentary About Relationship Violence: Screening & Discussion

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Escalation film trailer 02-19-17

Adults and teenagers are invited to two separate screenings of Escalation — a powerful and emotional engaging film that illuminates the warning signs of unhealthy and potentially dangerous relationships. The film has been described as “eye-opening” yet deeply recognizable. The screening (running time: 38 minutes) will be followed by conversations about empowerment and next steps. Students: Monday, March 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Depot, 25 Heights Road Adults: Tuesday, March 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Darien Library,…

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Meet Author Christina Baker Kline at Darien Library

March 30 @ 7:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Christina Baker Kline, author of A Piece of the World, will be the Darien Library’s featured speaker at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 30. From the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. Christina Baker Kline To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal…

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April 2017

Faberge Eggs: From Fine Art to Fine Craft — Workshop at Darien Library

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Faberge egg

Join us for a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to render a variety of beautiful images on wooden eggs from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 5. To register for this program, please call 203-669-5236 or you can register online here. This unique program combines a beautifully illustrated presentation on the life and remarkable work of Russian master jeweled egg artist, Peter Carl Faberge with a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to render a variety of delightful images…

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Top Town Officials Discuss Community Issues at Library

April 5 @ 6:30 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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The Darien League of Women Voter’s annual Town Officials presentation takes place Wednesday, April 5 in the Library Community Room with a reception at 6:30 p.m., and the program starting at 7 p.m. First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, Board of Education Chair Michael Harman, Board of Finance Chairman Jon Zagrodzky, Planning and Zoning Chairman John Sini and RTM Moderator Seth Morton will give prepared remarks followed by questions from the audience.

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What Dyslexia Is and How to Help Dyslexic Children Reach Full Potential

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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What is dyslexia? How is it diagnosed? How can we help these children reach their full potential? Reading expert, Dr. Margie Gillis, answers all these questions and more in an educational presentation at Darien Library. Join us in the Community Room from 9:30 a.m to 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 6. The presentation is co-sponsored by Darien SEPAC and Darien Library. Children, teen, and adult programs are funded by contributions to the Annual Campaign for the Darien Library. Please contact…

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Tales from the Audiobook Studio

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd.
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Darien Library and Penguin Random House Audio will host “NOW HEAR THIS: Growl, Moan, Hiccup And Other Tales from the Audiobook Studio” for an evening of entertainment designed to delight audiobook fans. The program will feature a conversation between a Grammy Award-winning producer and two celebrated narrators – plus, a behind-the-scenes look at the audio industry, narrator readings, and audience Q&A. And, attendees are eligible for a door prize! The event takes place on Thursday, April 6 from 7 to…

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