Darien Library

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Darien Library
Darien Library view from the Post Road

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  askus@darienlibrary.org

Address:[1]

1441 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820

Telephone:[1] 203-655-1234

Hours and holidays:[1] Monday - Thursday 9 am to 9 pm; Friday 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm

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Collection Description

Includes the Middlesex Genealogical Society's collection, and Darien's catalog lists the Darien Historical Society holdings. They also have major Internet databases, as well as Darien High School yearbooks, city directories, guides to genealogical research, and an extensive collection on the history of Darien & Noroton Heights. They offer one-on-one assistance, and serve as a Family History Center where you can view limited-access FamilySearch databases.[1]

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Overlapping Collections

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  • State Archives
  • State Library

Similar Collections



  • National Personnel Records Center
  • LC
  • FHL

Neighboring Collections


  • County Vital Records Office
  • City Vital Records Office
  • County Archives
  • County Orphan's Court
  • County Probate Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Coroner
  • U.S. District Court
  • County and local historical societies
  • County and local genealogical societies
  • Public Libraries
  • Museums and heritage societies
  • Closest Family History Center has premium online services for free and offers research suggestions.[2]
  • Repositories in surrounding counties: [Chattam], [Durham], and [Franklin]
  • State Vital Records Office
  • State Historical Society
  • State Genealogical Society
  • University Libraries
  • Church archives
  • Repositories in surrounding states (or provinces): [SC], [TN], and [VA]
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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Genealogy in Darien Library (accessed 20 March 2017).
  2. Introduction to Family History Centers in Family History Research Wiki (accessed 29 February 2016).