Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room
Library Branch: Administrative
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks
Description:
Audubon, His Supporters and Predecessors - an exhibition of John James Audubon works and a selection of earlier prints by his predecessors that influenced his style -  will be on view from August 1 through September 30. There will be a talk...

Baby & Me

August 21, 2019
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Adults with infants from birth to age 12 months (non-walkers) are invited to meet up for finger plays, music and networking. No registration required. ...

Chair Yoga

August 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
Local yoga teachers will lead Chair Yoga sessions on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 1 - 2 PM. This program is part of the Noreen L. Papa: Mothers Live Your Life series. Please register. ...

3D Printing Orientation Game

August 21, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Rising 3rd through 7th Graders. Work as group to defeat The Evil Robot by learning about 3D printing, how to find or create designs, and how to make an appointment to print on the library’s makerbot! Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talks, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Description:
The Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common are pleased to welcome back author Elissa Altman who will talk about her new book Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing (Ballantine Hardcover / On Sale: August 6, 2019)....

Make a Card with the Cricut

August 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Make a  unique card using the Cricut smart cutting machine.  Come explore your creative side using this magical tool for crafters.  Suitable for teens (13 years and older) and adults. ...

Stories in the Park

August 22, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other (off site)
Age Group: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Storytime will be held in Ballad Park in or near the gazebo for families with preschool children. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held in the Leir Program Room in the Lodewick Children Library. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Library Branch: Administrative
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Special Programs
Description:
From August 23 through September 8 the work of two artists will be on view at the Library during the Ridgefield Guild of Artist's annual Art Walk all around the town. The Library will exhibit the work of sculptor Suzanne Heilmann and painter Trish He...

Friday Flicks

August 23, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Films
Description:

Short book-based films for children ages 2 & up with a parent or caregiver.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Convert Your VHS to DVD

August 23, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS format that you would like convert to DVD?  Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD from one of your personal VHS videos (NTSC format only).   Please note that it takes the entire playback ...

Convert Your VHS to DVD

August 23, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS format that you would like convert to DVD?  Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD from one of your personal VHS videos (NTSC format only).   Please note that it takes the entire playback ...
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Special Programs
Description:
The Ridgefield Guild of Artists organizes Art Walk once again for artists to show their work all around town. This year two artists will be on view in the Library and on the Library's Lawn: Sculptor Suzanne Heilmann and Painter Trish Wend. The recept...

Storytime

August 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:

For children ages 0-5 with a parent or caregiver, this engaging weekly storytime includes stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and fingerplays. Adult participation alongside children is expected. No registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Special Programs
Description:
For Art Walk Ridgefield 2019 - on Saturday afternoon, August 24 there will be a meet-the-artist from 12:00 - 4:00 pm in the Library in the Morris Building and on the Library's front lawn.This year two artists will be on view: Sculptor Suzanne He...

Library Closed Summer Sundays

August 25, 2019
8:00am - 8:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Special Programs
Description:
The Library will be closed Sundays starting on June 23.  We will resume Sunday hours on September 8. ...

Storytime

August 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:

For children ages 0-5 with a parent or caregiver, this engaging weekly storytime includes stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and fingerplays. Adult participation alongside children is expected. No registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Convert Your VHS to DVD

August 26, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS format that you would like convert to DVD?  Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD from one of your personal VHS videos (NTSC format only).   Please note that it takes the entire playback ...
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Click here to see selections and to check on availability. ...

Food for Thought reads books that explore the many ways that food expresses, affects, and enriches our lives. Discussions are held on the fourth Monday of the month (except December) at 2 PM in the Library’s Randolph Board Room. New readers always welcome. No registration required. Copies of the books may be purchased at Books on the Common independent bookstore in Ridgefield at a 15% discount or inquire about in-house and Inter-Library Loan availability.

Mindfulness and Meditation

August 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
Join us for a one hour Mindfulness and Meditation class.  Classes take place on the second and fourth Monday of the month through 2019 (except Dec. 24, 2018 and May 27, 2019).  Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emo...

Mother Goose

August 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:

For children ages 1 & 2 with a parent or caregiver, this weekly storytime emphasizes rhymes and songs geared towards the development of toddlers. No registration required.

Tinker Tuesday

August 27, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop-in anytime between 12 and 4 PM to see the equipment in our STEAM Corner in action and find out about how you can reserve time for your own projects. Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  W...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Convert Your VHS to DVD

August 27, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS format that you would like convert to DVD?  Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD from one of your personal VHS videos (NTSC format only).   Please note that it takes the entire playback ...

AM Book Group

August 28, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Click here for more information about upcoming AM Book Group selections and to check our catalog. ...

The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month (except December). The group gathers at 10 AM in the Library’s Randolph Room to discuss classic titles. New readers are always welcome. No registration is required. Copies of the books may be purchased at Books on the Common independent bookstore in Ridgefield at a 15% discount or inquire about in-house and Inter-Library Loan availability.

Little Birds Music

August 28, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured
Description:
Miss Felicia of Little Birds Music will lead children on an interactive musical journey.   For children ages 2-5 with an adult.  No registration. ...

Baby & Me

August 28, 2019
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Adults with infants from birth to age 12 months (non-walkers) are invited to meet up for finger plays, music and networking. No registration required. ...

Lunch and Language: German

August 28, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Learned a little French or German in high school and would like to revisit it? Or thinking about a trip and want to polish up on your rudimentary language skills? Then why not join Anette Roth at one of our new Lunch and Language workshops.  Thr...

Convert Your VHS to DVD

August 29, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS format that you would like convert to DVD?  Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD from one of your personal VHS videos (NTSC format only).   Please note that it takes the entire playback ...