Providing Jobs for Adults with Disabilities
The Café at Darien Library is run by Abilis as a competitive employment program and provides adults with disabilities meaningful employment, an opportunity to learn important job skills and to be gainfully employed.
As a nonprofit, Abilis supports more than 800 individuals with special needs and their families from birth throughout their lives.
Darien Library's Mission
Darien Library’s mission is to provide education, entertainment, enrichment, meaningful employment and community building through compassionate service to all. Darien Library is the heart of Darien and provides experiences that are loved and remembered and to provide meaningful employment to special needs. Darien Library is a Library Journal Star Library. It is among the busiest public libraries in the state, with more than 1,300 visiting on an average day and has the highest per capita circulation in Connecticut.
Meet Our Team
Here are some of the friendly faces that you'll see at The Café!
Our Food & Beverage Partners
The Café offers a variety of delicious and popular food choices and has partnered with local favorites including Friends & Company Kitchen, Happiness Is Back Country Market and Neri’s Bakery. The Café is also proud to serve local, organic coffee from Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters.
Gift Cards Available
Looking for that perfect gift? Consider a gift card for The Café at Darien Library for some great coffee and delicious treats!