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Family ‘Escape Room’ Game Wednesday to Friday at Darien Library: Soothe the Yeti Back to Sleep

Escape Room Game Darien Libr Soothe the Yeti
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Can you and your child figure out how to soothe the Yeti back to sleep? Darien Library’s Escape Room game for families is back this Wednesday through Friday, with six sessions to choose from. This 30-minute game is appropriate for families with children aged 6 years old and older. One session each day is appropriate for families with children aged 8 and above. You’ll need to register first. Continue Reading →

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Original ‘Willy Wonka’ Movie, a Family Friendly Classic, Showing at 2 PM Saturday at Darien Library

Movie poster Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
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Spend part of the afternoon with the whole family at Darien Library’s presentation of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” from 2 to 3:45 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29 in the library’s Community Room. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Still Trying to Decide on Christmas Gifts for Kids? Darien’s Librarians Have Suggestions (Only Half of Them Books!?)

Darien Librarians Christmas gift guide
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Santa’s helpers at the library’s Children’s Library have a list of books and other gifts for children ranging in age from infants to teens this Christmas.  They’ve even got a video. The library also has lots of recommended reading lists on its website, for both kids and adults. Remember: You’ve got 12 days to get the latest versions of  little tin horns and little toy drums, rooty toot toots and rummy tum tums … (more…) Continue Reading →

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Up-and-Coming Classical Musicians and Open Lesson at Darien Library’s Studio Showcase Series This Sunday

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This Sunday, Dec. 9, fans of classical music are invited to hear Alicia Qin and Edward Yudolevich performing works by Debussy and Liszt, followed by an open lesson in classical music performance by pianist Zachary Saffa. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Housing for the Elderly and Disabled: Forum, 1 to 3 PM Friday on New Study

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The Connecticut Fair Housing Center and the state Department of Housing invite you to a forum from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 at Darien Library to learn about the findings of a new study on state-funded housing complexes. These buildings provide housing to both elderly tenants and younger tenants with disabilities. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Teacher Matt Pavia and Father, Tony Pavia, to Talk About Their New Book on Stamfordites in the Vietnam War

Authors of An American Town in the Vietnam War
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Matt Pavia, a Darien High School teacher, and his father, Tony Pavia, co-authors of An American Town and the Vietnam War, will talk about the book and sign copies of it at Darien Library this Wednesday evening. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Music and Faith’ Lectures at Darien Library Include Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Bernstein

Gil Harel Darien Library music lecturer
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Darien Library presents a new four-week, Tuesday lecture series on music and faith taught by Gil Harel. (Watch his previous lectures.) All lectures take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at Darien Library, starting this Tuesday, Nov. 20. (more…) Continue Reading →

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