Visit the Library This Week Online: Mark Your Calendar With Events for Adults, Teens, Kids

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Visit Darien Library this week without leaving home: Here’s a list of events (some a bit beyond this week) that you can take in from home. Some are for adults, others for teens, others for kids.

This article, from the Darien Library regular newsletter, also has some other information you can use, especially during the social distancing shutdown. You can subscribe to the library’s newsletters from the library website (scroll down to the blue bar near the bottom of the home page).

Online Events for Adults

Know What You Grow: Native and Invasive Plants Discussion
Tuesday, 4/28 at 10 a.m.

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, 4/28 at 3 p.m.

Introduction to PowerPoint
Wednesday, 4/29 at 11 a.m.

Perennial Borders Plants Discussion
Thursday, 4/30 at 10 a.m.

Books ‘n Banter with Penguin Random House and Darien Library
Thursday, 4/30 at 11 a.m.

American Mah Jongg: 2020
New Card Classes on Zoom

Thursday, 5/7 at 6 p.m.
Register by 5/1

Watch What You Missed:
“American Women and the Right to Vote: Helen Keller, Connecticut Socialist”

Online Events for Kids + Teens

Poetry for Kids: Haiku for You
Tuesday, 4/28 at 3 p.m.
Ages 7 to 10

Boredom Bustin’ Book Club
Wednesday, 4/29 at 3 p.m.
Ages 8 to 12

Poetry for Kids: Free Verse Poems
Thursday, 4/30 at 3 p.m.
Ages 7 to 10

Are You a Darien Educator?

If so, we invite you to sign up online for a Library card. Your card number will be emailed to you within 24 hours and you’ll be able to start accessing all of our digital content and attending our virtual events.

Census 2020

Let’s get to 100% self-response rate on the 2020 Census! Check your community’s progress with a map of self-response rates from across the United States. Click the “Geographies” area on the right to discover your community’s data.

Love My Library Playlist

Celebrate National Library Week with songs about books, stories, and libraries, curated for you by Karyn.

Delightful Websites

—Research that college paper with scholarly content from Project MUSE.

—Need to relax? Here are 13 meditation apps to help you fight stress.

—Listen to the MOMA/BBC podcast where creative thinkers talk about art.

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