What You’ll Find at Darien Library This Coming Week

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Greeting you as you enter, the bird and fountain (in warmer times) at Darien Library.

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This coming week, July 2 to 6 at the library: Attend the Evan Gottfried Music Extravaganza; do chair yoga, get your blood pressure checked; knit or crochet, see the movie “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”; kids can learn about fossils, attend the two-hour Lego club; teens can do bad art.

— This announcement, except for the video at the bottom, is from the Darien Library weekly events newsletter. You can browse Darien Library events here.

Featured Event

  • Children of all ages are invited to Evan Gottfried’s Family Music Extravaganza. We’ll be dancing, movin’, groovin’, and enjoying an incredible morning of fun.
  • Tickets are distributed 15 minutes prior to the Friday, July 6th 11 a.m. concert.

— Samantha Cardone, Children’s Program coordinator

Registered Event

Make sure to register by clicking the title:

Paleontology: Fossils
Friday, July 6 at 2 p.m.
Grades 3 to 4

Learn how fossils tell us about life in the past. Your child will compare modern and fossil forms to understand how animals change over time.

Library Closed on Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4th

  • Borrow something to read, watch, or listen to from Hoopla. Just log in with your library card.
  • How about learning more about George Washington? This documentary explores the myths and truths of our first president.


No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

Chair Yoga: Morning
Monday, July 2 at 11:30 a.m.

Chair Yoga: Afternoon
Monday, July 2 at 1 p.m.

Blood Pressure Screening
Tuesday, July 3 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

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

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, July 5 at 2 p.m.

Friday Night Feature:
“Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”

Friday, July 6 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.


Kids and Teens

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

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

Come On, Everybody
Monday, July 2 at 10 a.m.
All ages

Bad Art Night
Monday, July 2 at 5 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Baby Laptime
Thursday, July 5 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Evan Gottfried’s Family Music Extravaganza
Friday, July 6 at 11 a.m.
All ages

Game On! Video Games
Friday, July 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

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