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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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Meet the Author: Christina Baker Kline at Darien Library on Thursday

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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. The No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train has now written a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting “Christina’s World.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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

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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

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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

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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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