At Darien Library This Coming Week: Workshops, Concerts, Art, Film, Book Discussions, Legos


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Terrarium workshop

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Coming to Darien Library: Terrarium workshop, Mil’s Trills concert, art exhibit, the amazing Bryson Lang performs, the film “The Rider,” and a mystery for junior detectives.

— This announcement is from the This Week at Darien Library newsletter, see it online, here

This Week’s Highlight

Mil’s Trills Concert
  • Everyone is invited to join us at the Pre-Readers Finale Concert on Friday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m.
  • The winner of the Read to Me Club Challenge will be announced and there’ll be opportunities to win door prizes too.
    — Samantha Cardone,
    Children’s Program coordinator

Registered Events

Make sure to register by clicking on the title:

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Terrarium workshop

Write Your Adventure
Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.
Grades 4 to 6

Terrarium Workshop
Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Business Book Group: 
The Space Barons
Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m.


No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

Barbara Hawes painting "Chrystal Garden Hermitage"

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“Crystal Garden Hermitage,” a painting by Barbara Hawes, part of the “Harvest: Cultural Arts Festival”

Harvest: Cultural Arts Festival
Artist Reception
Saturday, Aug. 4 at 3 p.m.

Blood Pressure Screening
Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 3 p.m.

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, Aug. 9 at 2 p.m.

Friday Night Feature: “The Rider”
Friday, Aug. 10 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.

  • Watch Fate Knocking at the Door: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

Kids + Teens

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ages 5 and up

Come On, Everybody
Monday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m.
All ages

Stories by the Sea
Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Darien beach pass is needed.
All ages

I Am Princess X Book Discussion
Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 5 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Bryson Lang Performance
Wednesday Aug. 8 at 2 p.m.
Grades K and up

Junior Detectives: Miss Nelson is Missing!
Miss Nelson Is Missing! book coverWednesday, Aug. 8 at 3 p.m.
Grades K to 2

Baby Laptime
Thursday, Aug. 9 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Mil’s Trills Concert
Friday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m.
All ages

Game On! Video Games
Friday, Aug. 10 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

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