What You Can Find This Week at Darien Library

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At Darien Library this week: Halloween stories, more Halloween stories and a Halloween film, a chance to improve your digital know-how, movies, a Civil War lecture, a Sunday concert, learn about Social Security.

— This article has 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 of the Week

  • Is your child afraid of the dark? Join us for an evening of bone-chilling stories at the Darien Historical Society at 45 Old Kings Hwy. North in Darien.
  • We’ll be sitting outside at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29, so dress warmly.
  • Register your family with children ages 7 and up.

— Samantha Cardone,
Children’s Program Coordinator


Click on the title to register:

Spooky Stories to Tell in the Dark
at the Darien Historical Society
Monday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m.
Families with kids ages 7 and up

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

Intermediate Microsoft Word
Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 12 noon

Intermediate Microsoft Word
Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Intermediate Adobe Illustrator
Saturday, Nov. 3 at 12 noon


No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

Music in the Stacks: Joy Ike
Sunday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m.

Revolt of the Planters:
Southern Aristocracy

Monday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m.

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m.

Assistive Technology for Reading and Writing
Thursday, Nov. 1 at 12 noon

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m.

Social Security Explained
Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Friday Night Feature:
“Leave No Trace”

Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.

Watch What You Missed Last Week

Kids and Teens

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

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

Spooky Family Films:
“Hocus Pocus”

Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m.
Rated PG

Halloween Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

HallowTeen Party
Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Baby Laptime
Thursday, Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Day of the Dead Crafts
Thursday, Nov. 1 at 4 p.m.
Ages 3 and up

Storytime Saturday
Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Game On! Video Games
Friday, Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Did You Know …

Sign up for the Red Cross blood drive on Friday, Nov. 16.

NaNoWriMo is the perfect time to get started on your book.

Save the date to come putt your way through the Library: Mini Golf is coming.

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