What’s Coming to Darien Library This Week

Library entrance

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

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At Darien Library this week you can learn technical know-how, meet Darien’s police dogs (if you’re between 8 and 12), hear what Darien teens are saying about risky behaviors in town, start a lecture series on the Civil War, hear a concert, see a spooky movie or a musical one.

And that’s just some of it.

Registration Required

Click on the title to register for these events:

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m

Introduction to Microsoft Word
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 12 noon

Librarian for a Day
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m.
Ages 8 to 12

Meet Argo & Kenny: Darien’s
K9 Officers

Thursday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m.
Ages 8 to 12

Introduction to Microsoft Word
Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Saturday, Oct. 27 at 12 noon

Harry Potter Lock-In
Saturday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.
Ages 11 to 18

Darien Student and Parent Survey Results Presentation

  • Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.Did you know that 60% of DHS seniors reported drinking alcohol in the previous 30 days?
  • Hear from the experts about the results of the January survey to Darien 7th to 12th graders.


No registration needed for these programs — just walk in:

Revolt of the Planters:
People Who Own the Country Ought to Govern It

Monday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m.

Darien Student and Parent Survey Results Presentation
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.

Film Screening and Discussion: “Wasted! The Story of Food”
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m.

Friday Night Feature:
“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”

Friday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 or 8:45 p.m.

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

Watch the MoMA lecture on Constantin Brancusi Sculptures.

Mini Golf in the Library

  • Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Join us for our fourth annual Mini Golf event! To play is just $5 and you’ll get a free hot dog.
  • All proceeds go to the bringing you the events, resources, and services you love.

Kids + Teens

No registration required for these programs — just walk in:

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

NaNoWriMo: Novel Plotting Workshop
Sunday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m.
Ages 10 and up

Spooky Family Films: “Coraline”
Sunday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m.
Rated PG

Messy Monday
Monday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m.
Ages 3 and up

Open TEA Room:
Squishy Pumpkin Circuits

Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m.
Grades 3 to 6

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Spooky Movie Month: “Beetlejuice”
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Baby Laptime
Thursday, Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Halloween Crafts
Thursday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m.
Ages 3 and up

Musical Adventures at the Library: Celebrating Autumn
Friday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3 and up

Game On! Video Games
Friday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Spooky Family Films:
“Hocus Pocus”

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

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