1. Vietnam, the Long War: Dien Bien Phu: French Defeat, American Albatross


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    On Monday, January 25, 2016, we were joined by Mark Albertson. From 1946 to 1954, French ground forces were fought and outlasted by the nationalist-minded Viet Minh. It was at Dien Bien Phu, March…

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    • Five Minutes with Jen: Happy Surprises — January 20, 2016


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      Jen and I spent some time deciding how to describe these books. She went in unsure about any of them, but came away loving them all. To reserve any of these books for your book group, please use…

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      • FCC Darien Church Service 01/3/2015 Gary Morello


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        January 3rd service - A beautiful and moving sermon by Gary Morello. Gary's Sermon: "Heartbreaking Hope" First Congregational Church of Darien - Darien, CT http://uccdarien.org/

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        • Audiobooks Program


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          More and more people are listening to books on tape than ever before and so Darien Library created an event celebrating this art form. Best of all, we were shown an example of how great narrators…

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          • The Big Band


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            For some of us, it’s comforting to know that the foot stomping era of big band music is still alive in places like Darien Library.

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            • Cyber-safety for Kids and Tweens by Children Online


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              On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, the YWCA Parent Awareness Network and Darien Library presented an event by Children Online on online safety. With the rapid proliferation of iPods, iPhones and other…

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              • Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New


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                On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Molleen Theodore joined us from MoMA to discuss Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New. In a career as gallerist and noted collector, Sonnabend helped shape the course…

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                • All About Wine


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                  On September 24th and October 1st in 2015, Darien merchant Nicholas Troilo of Nicholas Roberts Fine Wine was our presenter. You are invited to transport yourself to Napa Valley during a two-part series…

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                  • Preparing for a Safe Retirement


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                    Retirement is one of the most important life events many of us will ever experience. From both a personal and financial perspective, realizing a comfortable retirement is an incredibly extensive process…

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                    • Brooklyn Bridge


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                      On June 15, 2015, we learned about the majestic Brooklyn Bridge as part of our Senior Moments program. From the tall gothic arches of its towers to the raised promenade with dramatic views of the…

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