The Darien Library children's department will host award-winning children's book author/illustrator Mike Curato on May 9 at 11 a.m.

Curato's visit will be the library's finale celebration of Children's Book Week, which runs from Monday, May 4, through Sunday, May 10. Curato, the winner of the 2014 Founder's Award from the Society of Illustrators, will read and draw from his book, "Little Elliot, Big City."

Children in kindergarten and older grades are invited. Drop-ins are welcome and no registration is necessary, though space is limited. The first 30 attendees will receive complimentary posters and tote bags in celebration of Children's Book Week.

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