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Talk on Teen Suicide From One Who’s Tried It: Teens and Parents Invited to Darien Library, Oct 3

Emily Torchiana speaks on teen suicide, mental health
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Teens and their parents are invited to hear suicide attempt survivor Emily Torchiana speak at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3 at Darien Library. She speaks about being a victim to severe cyberbullying in high school, which led her to her struggles with post traumatic stress disorder, depression and social anxiety, as well as overcoming a suicide attempt. (more…) Continue Reading →

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College Students: Beware of These Types of Scams — Tips from the Better Business Bureau

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During the transition from high school to college many students and parents are faced with tuition payments, financial aid and scholarship applications, and often have to purchase a new laptop or tablet. These are all things that could lead to being scammed if not careful. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kids Invited to Join the Darien YMCA Pirhanas Swim Team: Build Strong Character, Muscles, Even Appetites

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Become a part of the team! The Darien YMCA Piranha’s competitive swim program offers children and teens an opportunity to work with trained coaches to improve swimming skills, endurance and promote a healthy lifestyle. Participants build character values through personal improvement, training, goal-setting, teamwork and competition. (more…) 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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Long Night Against Procrastination for High School Students: Sunday June 9 at Darien Library

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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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