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Easier Cooking: Bestselling Author Ellie Krieger Talks at Library Thursday About Her New Book

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Acclaimed best-selling author, nutritionist, and James Beard Award winner, Ellie Krieger, will visit Darien Library on Thursday, Oct. 17 to talk about her new cookbook, WHOLE IN ONE: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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CT State Librarian to Speak on Role of Libraries at Darien Library Annual Meeting Oct 19

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Friends of the Darien Library cordially invite you to their annual meeting from 5 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Ken Wiggin, the Connecticut state librarian, will speak at the event, providing his unique perspective on the important role of libraries in a changing world. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Announces HVAC Work Project, Trading Some Discomfort Now for Less, Later

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You may hear some noise in parts of Darien Library, starting this Friday, Oct. 11 and continuing into December, and feel some cooler temperatures for a month, starting this Tuesday, Oct. 15 as work is done on the building’s HVAC system, the library just announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Invest in Your Child’s ‘Executive Functioning’ Skills: Psychologist’s Presentation Thursday

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Practical strategies to help your children build executive functioning (EF) skills and improve focus, organization and self-regulation is the subject of a presentation Thursday at Darien Library by a psychologist who specializes in the subject. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Book Club Formed in Darien for Parents About Parenting

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The YWCA Darien/Norwalk Parenting Awareness and the Darien Library are partnering to create a Book Club for parents about parenting. The goal of the group is to offer parents a forum to read, learn and talk together about current parenting books targeted for specific age ranges including early childhood, elementary school ages and pre-teen to teenagers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Classical and Contemporary Guitar Concert at Darien Library, 5 PM, Sunday

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John Lehmann-Haupt. will perform a mix of classical works and his own arrangements of popular and traditional songs, including works by Bach, Jobim, Albeniz, Stevie Wonder, and James Taylor, as Darien Library’s Music in the Stacks series returns for a fall performance, Sunday, Sept. 29. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Register Soon: Five-Week Coding Class for Adults at Darien Library Starts Sept 4

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Darien Library is offering a five-week coding course for adults, meeting on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., starting this coming Wednesday, Sept. 4. Registration is now open. As of Wednesday morning, there were 10 spaces left in the course, half of the total available. The class continues through Wednesday, Oct.2. Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Hosts an ‘Escape Room’ Game for Kids, Teens, Families: Register Soon

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You and your flight team are stuck in a space shuttle in the depths of outer space. Something has gone terribly wrong with your ship’s engines! Can you work together and fix your spaceship in only 30 minutes? This special game, inspired by the Escape the Room challenges, requires creativity, teamwork, and curiosity to win. (more…) Continue Reading →

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