Darien Library website homepage May 10 2022

Darien Library Announces New Website and Catalog

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Darien Library on Tuesday officially launched its new website and catalog. Here’s the announcement to get you oriented for both:

We have transformed your Darien Library experience. Aside from new email reminders for events and study room bookings, we’ve made it easier to discover the over 1.1 million items we have for you to enjoy. Get more out of your Library membership. Come celebrate our new website with a free coffee at the Café! Just ask for your coffee to be put on the Library’s tab on May 10.It’s for you! The launch of the new catalog and website are made possible via a generous grant from the Darien Foundation.

P2P Stamp Out Hunger 2022

Food Shopping This Weekend? Pick Up Something Extra for This Food Drive on Saturday, May 14

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You can help get food to people nearby who could really use a hand. Use yours to fill a bag and leave it for letter carriers next Saturday. — an announcement from Person to Person

Person to Person is participating in the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger (Postal) Food Drive on Saturday, May 14. Residents of Darien, Norwalk, Wilton and Stamford will receive a P2P branded grocery bag in their mailboxes, thanks to the amazing letter carriers that deliver the mail. We need you to FILL THE BAGS with food for the P2P pantries, and leave for your letter carrier, or P2P volunteer, to pick up on Saturday, May 14.

Hindley Happening 2022

The Hindley Happening Is Happening May 7

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After a two-year hiatus, the Hindley Happening carnival is taking place on Saturday, May 7, with rides, fun food, and games where you and your kids can win tickets for prizes, the Hindley PTO announced. Food offerings include Fjord, Darien Butcher Shop, Heights Pizza, Uncle’s Hot Dogs, Worlds Best Sundae, Kona Ice, carnival favorites like cotton candy, and more. “There is something for everyone, at every age,” the PTO announcement said. The PTO uses the event to raise money for the school. The carnival starts at 10 a.m. and runs till 6 p.m.

The Hindley Happening carnival is at Hindley Elementary School at the corner of the Post Road and Nearwater Lane.