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

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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.

— This announcement is from the latest Darien Library weekly events newsletter. You can browse Darien Library events here.

Highlight: Lecture on Delacroix at the Met

  • Come learn about the latest Met exhibit on the drawings of Eugène Delacroix. This is the first North American exhibition of Delacroix’s work in 50 years. Page Knox will share the beauty behind this French Romantic artist’s works on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.
    — Pat Sheary, Programming Librarian

Registration Required for These Programs

Click on the title to register:

Emoji Plushies
Monday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Business Succession Planning
Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
We’re looking for new members!

For Adults

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

The No-No Boy Project
Sunday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m.

Roadblocks to Republic:
The Newburgh Incident

Monday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m.

Senior Moments: Justice Denied
Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m.

Wednesday Matinee:
“I Can Only Imagine”

Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m.

The Met Lecture:
Delacroix Drawings

Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

Writer’s Workshop
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

Friday Night Feature:
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Friday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.

For Kids and Teens

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

LEGO Club
Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ages 5 and up

Stories by the Sea at Weed Beach
Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 10:30 a.m.
All ages — need Darien beach pass

Open TEA Room: Accordion Books
Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m.
Grades 3 to 6

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Baby Laptime
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Hispanic Heritage Month Crafts
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m.
Ages 3 and up

Game On! Video Games
Friday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

And More

Schedule your Fall museum tours by booking a pass. Darien Library has free passes to many popular museums in Connecticut and New York.

Pat and Marianne share a collection of old and new books.

Pat and Marianne share a collection of old and new books.

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