What’s Going On This Coming Week at Darien Library

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Go to Darien Library’s book readers festival to find out about good books to read, learn Advanced Microsoft Word, see a movie, get savvier about your money, discuss a short story, understand more about transgender people or learn how to make a reblooming bearded iris thrive at the library this coming week.

A Top Event: Book Readers Festival

Tuesday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Hello, book lovers! We’re celebrating you on Tuesday, June 19th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our annual Book Readers Festival. We’ll share our favorite books and help you select something new to try. Bring the kids along for we’ll have prizes, fun activities, and ice cream for everyone.
  • The Children’s Library will have their Summer Reading kick-off party on June 20 and teens on June 27.

— Barbara Monin, Readers’ Advisor

Registered Events

Make sure to register by clicking the titles!

Advanced Microsoft Word
Monday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m.
Funding Sources and Conversations with Entrepreneurs

Women’s Financial Literacy Roundtable
Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Money

Advanced Microsoft Word
Wednesday, June 20 at 12 noon


No registration required for these programs. Just walk in!

Chair Yoga: Morning
Monday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Chair Yoga: Afternoon
Monday, June 18 at 1 p.m.

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, June 19 at 3 p.m.

Pride Film Fest: ‘Philadelphia’
Wednesday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m.

Transgender 101
Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

Knit One, Crochet Too
Thursday, June 21 at 2 p.m.

Writer’s Workshop
Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

Friday Night Feature:
‘Love, Simon’

Friday, June 22 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.

How to Grow and Care for Reblooming Bearded Iris
Saturday, June 23 at 3 p.m.

Kids + 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, June 18 at 10 a.m.
All ages

Sciencetellers: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
Monday, June 18 at 4 p.m.
Grades K and up

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, June 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Baby Laptime
Thursday, June 21 at 9:30 a.m.
Pre-walking babies with caregiver

Game On! Video Games
Friday, June 22 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

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