1. On Tuesday, January 21, 2014:

    Tweens are living in a social media world, using Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Vine, and Minecraft. As a parent do you feel that you are losing control over your child's world? Do you know all the functions and risks of these apps and games? Explore the latest social apps and games with Nancy Sheed, a social media strategist and online manager and trainer, and Darien Library's own John Blyberg, Assistant Director for Innovation and User Experience. Co-sponsored by YWCA Parent Awareness.

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  2. On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, Darien Library and the YWCA Parent Awareness hosted a panel for caregivers of middle and high school aged children. The panel was hosted by Connecticut State Representative Terrie Wood, who represents Darien and Norwalk. Ms. Wood also serves as the Co-Chair of the Mental Health Working Group of the Gun Violence Bill.

    Panelists: Lisa Bunce, MS, RD/N, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Owner, Back-to-Basics Nutrition Consulting, Redding; Christopher M. Bogart, PhD, Executive Director, The Southfield Center for Development, Darien; Phyllis L. Weihs, MS, NCC, NCDF, Psychotherapist Fairfield University; and Eileen Whalen, School Psychologist, Darien High School.

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  3. On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, Darien Library and the YWCA Parent Awareness hosted a panel for caregivers of elementary school aged children. The panel was hosted by Connecticut State Representative Terrie Wood, who represents Darien and Norwalk. Ms. Wood also serves as the Co-Chair of the Mental Health Working Group of the Gun Violence Bill.

    Panelists: Lavi Ben-Zvi, Coordinator for Student and Family Social Services, Darien Elementary Schools; Christopher M. Bogart, PhD, Executive Director, the Southfield Center for Development, Darien; Luke Forshaw, Principal of Ox Ridge Elementary School, Darien; Dr. Jamie Roach Murray, pediatrician, Stamford Pediatric Associates.

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  4. This video is designed to introduce parents and caregivers to the five Early Literacy Practices: READ, WRITE, SING , TALK and PLAY. In this video you will see the Children's Librarians of Darien Library singing, dancing and rhyming. Also stay tuned through the entire video for a fun blooper reel

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  5. On Thursday, March 14, 2013, noted speaker Jamie Nabozny spoke at Darien Library. His talk, "The Dangers of Bullying: Developing the Character & Courage to Stop It" was co-sponsored by the Darien Athletic Foundation, YWCA Parent Awareness, and Darien Library.

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