How would you like to eat a bowl of crickets for dinner? Learn about the health benefits of eating insects from David Gracer, a entomophagy (or bug eating!) expert, on Monday, Aug. 28 from 4 to 5 p.m.

Gracer will talk about why humans eat insects and why that practice can save the planet. Featured on National Geographic Channel and The Colbert Report, Gracer will be here to answer all insect questions and attendees may even have the opportunity to snack on something buggy too. This program is open to ages kindergarten and up.

Children, teen, and adult programs are funded by contributions to the Annual Campaign for the Darien Library.  Please contact the Children’s Library at 203-669-5235, or visit the Library’s website at to view all the children’s programs.