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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
If you're new to computers or looking to update your skills, join Mike Ingber for Using Your Computer Effectively. During this two-part program, we will review computer basics while offering you tips and tricks to upgrade your computer skills. This s...

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.

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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.

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Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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, and meet...

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Online Programs

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Please note: This class is changing to Wednesday, May 25, same time. You are still registered for the new date. A bi-monthly Yoga class, using a chair (standing and seated) as a prop for support. Chair Yoga makes practicing yoga accessible for all...

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Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Parenting
Description:
 For 5th and 6th Grade Parents: Getting Back on Track After the Pandemic: Parenting a Child That's Happy, Confident, Resilient, and High-functioning. Facilitated discussion groups co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Community Coalition Against Substa...

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Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Your Ridgefield Library card gives you access to thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines. We’ll show you what OverDrive and Hoopla have to offer and how to get started. Please feel free to bring your mobile device. ...

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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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Join Coach Shawn 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 digcoachshawn@gmail.com before the class starts. Regist...

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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 "Ages 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Children ages 3-5 and their caregiver are invited to engage in some circus stories and learn some circus skills and moves together! Circus Moves will introduce the world of circus arts in a fun, active, and supportive environment. Registration is ...

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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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Non-walking infants ages birth to 12 months with a caregiver are invited to drop into this informal group to network and enjoy baby time together. There will be a short introduction by a member of the library staff before each session. No registra...

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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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS or VHS-C format that you would like convert to DVD or digital format?* Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD or digital file from one of your personal VHS (NTSC format only) or VHS-C tapes. Please ...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
The song circle is for anyone who enjoys singing or playing an instrument. Everyone takes a turn playing a song. Everyone can play along or sing along. No expertise is necessary. The song circle is a great way for new musicians to perform in a suppor...

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Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Parenting
Description:
 For 5th and 6th Grade Parents: Getting Back on Track After the Pandemic: Parenting a Child That's Happy, Confident, Resilient, and High-functioning. Facilitated discussion groups co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Community Coalition Agai...

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Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talks, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
The New York Times bestselling author Rich Cohen tells the story of Herbie: the king of Bensonhurst, the world's best negotiator--and Cohen's wise, wisecracking father. Meet Herbie. The World's Greatest Negotiator, deal maker, and chance...

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Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

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.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Lodewick Children’s Library
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Special Programs
Description:
Project will be available while supplies last. One per person. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgefield Library. ...

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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.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
COLORED PENCIL DRAWING Part II - Emphasis on Animals This course is a continuation of Colored Pencil Drawing Part I, but with a focus on animals. In this series of six weekly sessions (note dates carefully), Moki Kokoris will guide students throug...

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Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

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

In-Person: Big Picture

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Films, Home Page Feed
Description:
Families with children ages 3 and up are invited to watch short films based on favorite and classic picturebooks. Books related to the weekly themes will be displayed for check out. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program was formerly ...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Do you have home videos in VHS or VHS-C format that you would like convert to DVD or digital format?* Reserve this individual two-hour session to make a DVD or digital file from one of your personal VHS (NTSC format only) or VHS-C tapes. Please ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Home Page Feed
Description:
We invite you to join us by Zoom. This 45-minute session will include a 30-minute guided meditation to help reset your nervous system and support your well-being. Zoom Link: us02web.zoom.us/j/8484052745 Phone Option:  (646) 558-8656 Meeting...

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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: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Parenting
Description:
Getting Back on Track After the Pandemic: Parenting a Child That's Happy, Confident, Resilient, and High-Functioning Join us for facilitated education and discussion groups for parents at key transition points, co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Commu...

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Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
CONNECTICUT POETRY SOCIETY MONTHLY WORKSHOP 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 to meet at the Library again. We will share copies ...

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Online Programs

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

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other (off site)
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Outdoor Story Time for Little Ones: The Honeybee Saturday, May 21 | 10:30 to 11:30 am Free; Perfect for families with children ages 6 and under Capacity: 25 people Celebrate springtime with your little ones at The Aldrich for Story Time, ...

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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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Combined Main and Dayton Program Rooms
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
On The Trail is a modern acoustic quartet that explores everything from bluegrass to contemporary pop, from stunning instrumentals to beautiful traditional songs. The band bonded from their love of bluegrass and the band Punch Brothers, and has alrea...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Families with children all ages engage in an active storytime that lets us talk, read, play, move, and sing together in the Children's Library! This program engages both the caregiver and the child together, so all attendees should expect t...

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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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.

In-Person: Instagram 101

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
If you've been thinking of using Instagram for personal or professional use, join us for a basic overview on how, when and why to work Instagram into your social media savvy. With over 1 billion monthly active users and counting, Instagram users have...

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.

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Children in grades 2-5 join Katie from Food Explorers for an hour of delicious food exploration! You’ll make yummy 3 cheese pizza bites for an after-school snack, and test your knowledge of food riddles with a game of Food Riddle Bingo, all with a Re...

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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.

Food Allergies

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

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options