Upcoming Events

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

Copy of Friends of the Library Children's Book Sale

October 14, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Gallery
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Featured
Description:
  Children's Books Sale - October 11 - 14 Friday 10:00 AM - 12 noon Early Bird $10 entry (free to Friends members) Friday 12:00 - 8:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday 10:00 AM - ...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Storytime

October 14, 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books and Breakfast

October 14, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
This meeting is a week later than normal due to the Friends Fall Book Sale ...

Books and Breakfast meets on the second Monday morning of the month (except December) in the Library’s Dayton Program Room for a monthly to chat about participants’ favorite books.  Come hear about what others are reading over a generous breakfast spread!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

RIFF @ the Library

October 14, 2019
11:00am - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Featured, Films
Description:
  Monday RIFF Films @ The Library 11 AM (40 mins) - The Impact of Technology on Kids with Child Disrupted and 5:03 am + Filmmaker Q & A  1 PM (60 mins) - Sustainable Nation - Shorts +  Q & A&nb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.

Hocus Pocus (1993) Film

October 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults, All Ages/Families, Grades K–2
Program Type: Featured, Films
Description:
Get in the Halloween spirit with a movie screening of the Halloween family classic “Hocus Pocus” (1993), rated PG. Children must be accompanied by an adult.   ...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Met Opera in HD at the Ridgefield Playhouse

October 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Ridgefield Playhouse
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Films, Music & Performances
Description:
Turandot (Puccini)  Monday, October 14, 2019 at 2:00pm https://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/event/turandot-puccini/ Members & Seniors $20 | Students $15 Ridgefield Library cardholders receive member prices for this show. FREE tickets...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mindfulness and Meditation

October 14, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
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 May 27, 2019.  First meeting in October is October 7).  Meditation offers countless benef...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MOM Life - A Six-Part Writing Workshop

October 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Are you wondering if there is more to life than cleaning up after little ones, wrangling pets and picking up socks? Look no further! The MOM Life Writing Workshop is a 6-week exploration designed to help you reclaim your creativity, build commun...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.

Mother Goose

October 15, 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.

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

Kinder Club

October 15, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Children ages 4 & 5 meet to hear stories, sing songs, play games, make a craft and see a short book-based film. Pre-reading skills will be emphasized.  Registration required. Registration for one class enables attendance at all 5. Pleas...
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

CANCELLED Jabberwock Book Club

October 15, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
This program has been cancelled. Read the book, then join our small friendly group for fun discussion and a craft!  This month we're discussing A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano. Copies are available at the children's desk. Registration ...

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.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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.

Scrabble Club

October 15, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Description:

For student in grades 3-12. Learn strategies and techniques with Scrabble Master Cornelia Guest. No registration required. Please contact Cornelia Guest at corneliasguest@gmail.com with any questions.

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Critics' Circle Book Group

October 15, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Click here for more information about upcoming Critics' Circle selections and to check our catalog. ...

The group meets at 7 PM on the third Tuesday of the month (except December) in the Library’s Dayton Program Room for a discussion of new and classic titles. New readers are always welcome. 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.

This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.

Terrific Twos

October 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

For children 24-35 months and their parent or caregiver. This six-week class includes free play, songs, fingerplays, stories, and crafts. Registration is required. Ridgefield residents are given preference.

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tricks - Introduction to iPad

October 16, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Do you have an iPad and are still struggling to learn all it can do? Dawn DeCosta of Tech Savvy brings her Apple experience to us in this hands on class. Learn the basics about the iPad - obtain a better understanding of iCloud and the...

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 "Ages 0-2" group.

Baby & Me

October 16, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Convert Your VHS to DVD

October 16, 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 ...
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.

Yoga Lit

October 16, 2019
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2
Program Type: Featured, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Children in Grades K-2 meet to enjoy relaxing yoga and stories. Registration for the first class enables attendance at all three on Oct. 16, 23 & 30. Children do not need to bring a yoga mat. This program is sponsored by the Noreen Papa Fund...
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.

Bubble Talk Book Club

October 16, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Enhance your visual literacy skills with our graphic novel book club! Read the book, then join us for a fun discussion and craft. This month we're discussing Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag. Copies are available for checkout at the children's des...

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.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

October 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Join our weekly book club designed especially for adolescents (16 and up) and adults with intellectual and developmental challenges. This inclusive book club is open to anyone who enjoys a good book (including aides)! Non-readers, non-verbal, emergin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Classes & Workshops, Exhibits & Art Talks
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is now full. Start the new fall season discovering and reawakening your creative self. Writers, musicians, artists, join us in breaking your creative block! The Artist's Way Study Group is a 13-week program beginning on Wednesday...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Medicare Workshops

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Ridgefield Social Services is once again offering free confidential Medicare prescription drug counseling sessions from October 15 through December 7, during Medicare’s Open Enrollment period at the Ridgefield Library. These free one-on-one meetin...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.

Terrific Twos

October 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:

For children 24-35 months and their parent or caregiver. This six-week class includes free play, songs, fingerplays, stories, and crafts. Registration is required. Ridgefield residents are given preference.

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.

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

Stories Alive for 3s, 4s, & 5s!

October 17, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Children ages 3, 4, & 5 enjoy stories, songs, movement and fun activities. Independent children may attend alone.  Adults need to remain in the Lodewick Children's LIbrary. 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tricks - iPhone Introduction

October 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Did you just get a new iPhone? Have one for a while and are still overwhelmed by all it can do? Dawn DeCosta of Tech Savvy brings her Apple experience to us in this hands on class. Learn the basics about the iPhone-obtain a better unde...

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.

Haunted Cookie House Workshop

October 17, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Children in grades 2-4 decorate cookies houses in the spirit of Halloween! 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.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Maker Group Meet-up

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Are you interested in meeting a group of adult makers to tinker together?  Please join us for an organizational meeting of the Library’s Adult Maker Group. We took a hiatus over the last few months but are ready to relaunch. ...