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Consult-a-Librarian

09/21/2020 @ 10:00am - 09/25/2020 @ 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Have a question about library resources?  Need assistance using online databases, digital services or need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudiobooks? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is re...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Take & Make: Bears!

09/21/2020 @ 10:30am - 09/25/2020 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Create your own tiny bear friend with our take-and-make craft! Grab a bag with all supplies and directions included from the green cart in the Main Level Lobby during Contactless Pick-up or Express Service Hours, then make your craft at home....

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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.

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notifications within a short time period, please only set one appointment. Circulation staff ...

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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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
This program will take place via Zoom. Please register below to receive the Zoom link. Divorce, empty nesting, career change, illness, loss... when life deals you a tough transition, turn to the proven, healing power of poetry.  In each sessi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
iPhones take great pictures! In this class you will learn all the features of the camera application and learn to take great photos and videos. We will also explore the Photo app - learn to organize, share and edit all the beautiful photos you will b...

Tech Tricks is a series of hands-on technology classes aimed at helping seniors stay current and connected!  The series is made possible thanks to the Paul and Johanna Laszig Fund for the Elderly.

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
This program has been cancelled. 2nd-5th grade. It's trivia time! Test your knowledge of famed singer Marian Anderson, then join us for a short discussion about her life. There will be fun! There will be prizes! Get ready for trivia by learn...

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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.

Online Programs

The Ridgefield Library cannot guarantee your security or privacy on third party websites or applications.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join us for a Zoom craft making Donut Squishies. We will meet through Zoom where we will learn how to make these crafts together. Please register below and choose which date you are available to pick up your craft materials from the lobby o...

Making STEAM is an initiative to offer activities and programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to the community. Find out about the wide array of instructional programs, hands-on workshops, and special events the Library has to offer for all ages.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 122
Description:
Still Going Strong: Pioneers of the Second Wave Women’s Movement  Join us for a live webinar with some of Connecticut's second wave feminists who will speak about what life was like for women and for them in particular in the late 1960’s...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notifications within a short time period, please only set one appointment. Circulation staff ...

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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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
Note: This book group was rescheduled from the regularly scheduled day to today, Sept. 25. Join us for our monthly Zoom discussion. Click here to see selections and to check on availability. Please register to receive the Zoom link. ...

The Food For Thought discussion group reads books that explore the many ways that food expresses, affects, and enriches our lives. Discussions are usually held on the third Friday of every month (except December). New readers always welcome. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, All Ages/Families, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Description:
Join the RidgeCon Team for a Myth-terious trivia night for adults, teens, and families! Brush up on your myth knowledge, gather a team, and compete for bragging rights. Some of the rules: Registration will close Friday, September 25th at 6:3...

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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.

Online Programs

The Ridgefield Library cannot guarantee your security or privacy on third party websites or applications.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Description:
POSTPONED - A new date will be set for this and those who registered will be informed via Email.   The 2020 Ridgefield Writers Conference presents an informative evening of online instruction and discussion on the theme of Revision as Oppo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
CONNECTICUT POETRY SOCIETY MONTHLY WORKSHOP Beginning June 27, this NEW workshop for poets of all levels will meet every fourth Saturday of the month from 10 AM to noon. For now these workshops will take place via Zoom until we are able ...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1; 2-5)

10:00am - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Description:
Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notifications within a short time period, please only set one appointment. Circulation staff ...

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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.

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

ONLINE- Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join the children's librarians for books, songs, and fun in our special online storytime! New storytimes released every Monday. Watch storytime here on Youtube or, register here for an email reminder with the link to the program. ...

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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.

Online Programs

The Ridgefield Library cannot guarantee your security or privacy on third party websites or applications.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
We pleased to have artist and weaver Susan Jackson as our latest Maker in Residence. During March she will teach classes, using heddle looms, for children, teens and adults as part of her Weaving History with Community initiative. Each class wil...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
POSTPONED - PLEASE REGISTER IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE PART AND A NEW START DATE WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU WHEN WE HAVE IT. The Ridgefield Library’s new Job Search Work Team (JSWT) is a networking and accountability group that will meet online weekly ...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1; 2-5)

10:00am - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notifications within a short time period, please only set one appointment. Circulation staff ...

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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.

This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.

Dragon Storytime & Craft

10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Join Ms. Diane sharing her favorite dragon stories and make a craft together. Pick up your craft supplies in the Main Level Lobby starting on Monday, September 21st. Crafts will be packaged in paper bags and identified with the name and program. ...

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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.

Online Programs

The Ridgefield Library cannot guarantee your security or privacy on third party websites or applications.

This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

Game Design with Python

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Children in grades 3-5 who want to try coding in Python will enjoy designing games with this easy to learn and powerful computer language. In this class, students will work to create simple games like rock, paper, scissors, turtle race and/or secret ...

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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.

This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Scrabble Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
For students in grades 3-12. Learn strategies and techniques online with Scrabble Master Cornelia Guest. Please create an account for Internet Scrabble Club before the first session and remember your screen name. You will receive the Zoom informati...

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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.

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1; 4-7)

10:00am - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notifications within a short time period, please only set one appointment. Circulation staff ...

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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.

This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Children ages 3-6 move and groove with Matt and his Turtle Dance Music. Registration required for this live virtual event.  The link for the event will be emailed to you upon registering for the program.     ...

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.

Online Programs

The Ridgefield Library cannot guarantee your security or privacy on third party websites or applications.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Join us for this French conversation class for those with intermediate to advanced French. The class takes place via Zoom. Through texts, poems, songs, videos and more, learn more about the language and culture, improve your language skills...
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Chess Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Description:
Join Coach Matthew Shirvell in honing your chess skills and playing with other local Connecticut students! Please register for a free account at chess.com and email your name and username to mshirvell@gmail.com before the class starts. You...

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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.

This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
This event has been postponed to September 30, 2020. Rising 4th-7th graders and their families can join us for discussion of A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee! All registrants will be provided with a copy of the book to read toget...

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.

Online Programs

The Ridgefield Library cannot guarantee your security or privacy on third party websites or applications.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 195
Description:
Ridgefield Historical Society and Ridgefield Library present Votes for Women: The Long and Winding Road - via live Zoom webinar Votes for Women: The Long and Winding Road is a four-week, mini-course that will focus on the women of Seneca Fall...