Meet Darien’s New Library Director, Kiera Parrott and Find Out What’s New at the Library

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Darien Library invites the community to meet their new director, Kiera Parrott, on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Attendees will enjoy shaved ice, learn about the latest services and virtual programming for kids, teens, and adults. The librarians will also reveal the names of the hottest books to read this fall.

Kiera Parrott

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Kiera Parrott, MLIS, as the next Director of Darien Library effective September 8, 2020.

The meet-and-greet takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be hosted in Darien Library’s courtyard.

Attendees are reminded to wear masks and observe 6 feet of social distance at all times.

About Kiera Parrott

She was selected by the Darien Library Board of Trustees after a nationwide search. Kiera worked at the Library from 2008-2013 and in her last role, was the Head of Children’s Services. The T.E.A. (Technology, Engineering, Arts) Room makerspace, located in the Children’s Library, was launched by Ms. Parrott in 2013.

About Darien Library

Darien Library is a Library Journal five-star Library. It is among the busiest in the state with over 1,300 people visiting on an average day and has the highest per capita circulation of items in Connecticut.

The Library collection includes 125,000 books and 300 newspaper and magazine subscriptions. In addition, the Library presents over 1,500 public events annually, hosting a lineup of bestselling authors, technology classes, early literacy programs, and workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

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