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

Man on the Moon
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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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Long Night Against Procrastination for High School Students: Sunday June 9 at Darien Library

Long Night Against Procrastination
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Settle in for some serious studying, Darien! The Long Night Against Procrastination is back again for final exams.

Modeled after similar programs at Duke and UNC Chapel Hill, the Long Night Against Procrastination is an after-hours event just for high school students to help them focus and study in a collegiate environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Merritt Parkway: ‘History and Future of a National Treasure’ Tuesday at Library

Wes Haynes Merritt Parkway Conservancy
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Please join us for a discussion on The Merritt Parkway: History and Future of a National Treasure. We’ll learn about the origin, construction and impact of this historic road that changed the design of American roads and life in Fairfield County, the challenges it faces, and what needs to be done to ensure its future as a safe and beautiful drive. (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Sunday March 31, Darien Library Presents a One-Woman Play, ‘Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer’

Libby Skala Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer play
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Darien Library presents Libby Skala, winner of the London Fringe’s Best Solo Performer Award, in her new solo show, Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer, a heroic intergenerational story about the power of one person to effect change in the world, on Sunday, March 31. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Presentation Thursday on How CT Schools Address Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities

Children reading dyslexia
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Dr. Margie Gillis will discuss “Understanding Dyslexia/Reading Disabilities: Using Data-driven Instruction to Make Progress,” about the process of getting the best support for every child who needs it. She also will answer questions. In this presentation, co-sponsored by Darien Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) and Darien Library, Gillis will discuss identification and instruction, advocacy and empowerment during her presentation from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28. (more…) Continue Reading →

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