Book lovers! Get ready for Darien Library's outdoor book festival Tuesday

Residents  looking for some good book recommendations this summer should try the Darien Library’s Book Readers Festival. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library’s courtyard. Attendees will discover new books, get personalized reading recommendations and learn about new genres. There will also be prizes, ice cream, and children’s activities taking place during the festival.

The Book Readers Festival is part of the library’s adult summer reading program happening all summer long.

This year the adult summer reading program will encourage patrons to step up their reading game by participating in Darien Library bingo. Readers hit bingo when they complete five library and book related challenges. Patrons who score bingo will be eligible for monthly raffle prizes and be entered to win the grand prize for a $100 dollar gift certificate to Barrett Book Store. The program will run June 10th through August 31st. Patrons can pick up their bingo cards at the Library’s welcome desk or at