Darien Library This Week: Learn Skills, Learn History, See Movies, Discuss

Darien Library 04-05-17
Download PDF

Here’s what you’ll find at Darien Library this week: Teens learn cookie decorating skills; classes on Adobe Photoshop, coding and geneology; a history lecture; movies; and more.

— This article republishes information from “This Week at Darien Library,” the library’s newsletter of events (you can see this edition here). You can subscribe to it on the library website.

Highlight: Film Series and Discussions: First Week: A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean movie posterWhat happens to plastic when it meets the ocean?

In the next four weeks, we’ll screen a series of films and host discussions about societal impacts on the environment.

First up is “A Plastic Ocean” on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. Join us for the conversation.

— Mallory Arents, associate library director


Registered Events

Make sure to register by clicking the titles.

Jack-o-Lantern Cookie Challenge
Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Intermediate Adobe Photoshop
Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m.

Find the Right Colleges for Students with Learning Differences
Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Coding for Beginners: Four-Week Program
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 5 p.m.
Ages 7 to 9

Intermediate Adobe Photoshop
Saturday, Oct. 6 at 12 noon


No registration required for these programs. Just walk in.

Roadblocks to Republic:
The Business Plot

Monday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m.

Blood Pressure Screening
Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m.

Encore Showing of “The Post”
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.

Film Screening and Discussion: “A Plastic Ocean”
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.

Friday Night Feature:
“Three Identical Strangers”

Friday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.

Y-DNA and Genealogy
Saturday, 10/6 at 2 p.m.

Watch What You Missed:

Kids + Teens

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in.

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

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Spooky Movie Month: “Clue”
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Baby Laptime
Thursday, Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Game On! Video Games
Friday, Oct. 5 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Storytime Saturday
Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Also …

The Darien Board of Education is looking for feedback on the qualities they should seek in a new Superintendent. Pick up a paper survey from our front desk or fill out the survey online. Due date is October 26.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *