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Civil War Lecture Series: The Biggest Turning Point in American History

The Civil War lecture series by Mark Albertson at Darien Library
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Come to Darien Library on Mondays, starting Oct. 22 for a four-week series on the “The Civil War: Revolt of the Planters” and learn about the tension between those who enlist the agrarian agenda and those that desire to industrialize. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Results of Darien Teen Survey on Local Strengths and Risky Behaviors: Presentation on Tuesday, Oct 23

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The Community Fund of Darien will announce on Tuesday the results from a survey of 1,800 Darien teenagers from the 7th through the 12th grade. They were asked about aspects of their lives that encouraged and discouraged risky behaviors like substance abuse. The survey results will be made available and discussed at a 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23 forum at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Still Register for a Class Saturday on Adobe Software at Darien Library

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Editor’s note: This free class at Darien Library takes place from 12 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 (tomorrow) and it isn’t full yet. It costs nothing but your time and energy. Whether you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, graphic designer, or are just simply interested in creating a specific work such as a brochure, join us! (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ — Friday Night Feature at Darien Library

The Catcher Was a Spy movie poster film poster 2018
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Darien Library presents The Catcher Was a Spy, in two showings as part of the library’s Friday Night Feature series, shown for free in the Community Room. The movie is about a major league baseball catcher who becomes a spy during World War II and tries to stop Germany from making an atomic bomb. Based on a true story. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk for Teens, Parents on Teen’s Mental Illnesses, Suicide Attempt, Recovery from One Who Went Through It

Emily Torchiana speaks on teen suicide, mental health
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Emily Torchiana will speak about her personal experience with mental illnesses, a suicide attempt and her eventual recovery from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Darien Library Community Room. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Annual Meeting Oct 21 Features Author Eric Klinenberg

Eric Klinenberg
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Friends of the Darien Library cordially invite you to the Annual Meeting on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 5 p.m.

Our featured speaker is Eric Klinenberg, author of Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn About Delacroix Thursday, Then Go See the Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum

Eugene Delacroix self portrait
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Get a preview of the just-opened hit exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix. Page Knox of Columbia University an the Met will talk about Delacroix from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Coming to Darien Library: Art Lecture, Movies, Crafts, Music and More

Darien Library General 10-13-17
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Learn about an Old Master artist, see an acclaimed move about children’s TV host Fred Rodgers, listen to a story by the sea, join the Darien Library Teen Advisory Board, learn about succession planning for your business, knit, write, play with Legos. All these and more activities and events are coming Darien Library in just the next week. (more…) Continue Reading →

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