1. Darien Library Accepts the ALS #icebucketchallenge

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    Who do we challenge? You'll need to watch to find out!

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    • Darien Library at the Beginning of the New Millennium: August 2000

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      The best part of watching this video is seeing the types of computers we had in the old Library in 2000!

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      • Darien Library: A Yankee Passion

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        A history of Darien Library featuring Library Director, Louise Berry.

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        • Darien Library Centennial Lecture Series: Maurice Sendak

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          To celebrate our 100th birthday, we invited Maurice Sendak to speak at the Library on April 10, 1994.

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          • Darien Library: New Opening Day

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            On Saturday, January 10, 2009, Darien Library reopened its doors to the Darien community at the current location of 1441 Post Road in Darien, CT. This video was shot by Darien Government Access Television TV79.

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            • Darien Library: The Great Good Place

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              Heart of the Community. Gather. Essential. Social vitality. These are all words that happen to describe Darien Library, don't you think? Manny Perez, documentary filmmaker must have thought so, too. For more information, please visit: http://www.darienlibrary.org/greatgoodplace

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              • Darien Summer Chamber Orchestra 2012

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                On Friday, July 6, 2012, the Darien Summer Chamber Orchestra treated us to an hour long musical session on the Library's terrace. Under the direction of Jane Minnis, the Orchestra is an ensemble of 20 middle school and high school string players. The group performs classical and popular music favorites at local venues. For more information, please visit: http://www.darienlibrary.org/events/darien-summer-strings-performance

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                • Demystifying the Computer with Abby Stokes

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                  On Thursday, July 19, 2012, author Abby Stokes gave a lecture on demystifying computers. She is the author of Is This Thing On? A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming. For more information, please visit: http://www.darienlibrary.org/events/lectures/demystifying-computer-abby-stokes

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                  • “Did My Cape Just Fall Off?” Learning To Be Imperfectly Happy

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                    On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Safety Mom, Alison Jacobson was our featured speaker. Do you feel like your letting everyone down? Are you trying to live up to unrealistic expectations of what your life should be like? As caregivers, our days are filled with “must do’s” and very little free time. All too often, we allow the media, society and even our friends and family to influence how we should live our lives, leaving us feeling guilty and inadequate when we simply don’t have the time or energy to do so. Join motivational speaker and caregiver Alison Jacobson for insights on how to regain confidence, joy and live life on your terms! Alison Jacobson is the mom of four children, step-mom to another four and care giver for a father with Alzheimer’s, a husband with Multiple Sclerosis and a son with intellectual disabilities. Alison also understands personal tragedy. In 1997 she lost her first son to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Her ability to reach people in a down-to-earth, uplifting and engaging manner while providing important information has made Alison a popular guest on many national television shows including The Today Show, Neal Cavuto, Fox & Friends and CNN as The Safety Mom. This event was co-sponsored by Easter Seals Coastal Fairfield County.

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