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The Darien Library maintains a genealogical collection by a sign that reads "Genealogy" in the far right hand corner of the Research Room on the second floor. Included in this collection are books of The Middlesex Genealogical Society with the Call Number "MGS."
The MGS Librarian is Charles Scribner. In 2016, he updated his inventory of the combined holdings of MGS and the Darien Library: 2016 Inventory.
The Darien Library has a number of on-line genealogical resources in addition to its book collection: Genealogy Resources of the Darien Library, including
The Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has genealogical records from all over the world. Go to Discover Your Family History to search for records. Some records are available online, while others are available only on films and fiche that can be ordered and delivered to a local affiliate. The Darien Library is licensed to receive film and fiche you order from LDS, and it has equipment for reading and printing. To order films and fiche, go to Online Film Ordering, where you can order the film, pay for it, and have it delivered to the Darien Library.
The Darien Library has a subscription to American Ancestors magazine in the Genealogy section. It is published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society four times a year.
Volunteers are available, by appointment, to help with research problems, or just to get you started.
The address of the Darien Library is 1441 Post Road. Darien, CT 06820 (Exit 11 from I-95). The Darien Library is 0.7 miles from the Darien Metro-North Railroad station stop. Program meetings are held on the mezzanine level.