Upcoming Events

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

Storytime

February 29, 2020
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.

The 2020 Census - Informational Presentation

February 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Join us for an informational session about the United States 2020 Census. Yvette Trujillo Rose, Partnership Specialist with the New York Region of the U.S. Census Bureau will discuss the Census and be on hand to answer questions.  No registra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Met Opera in HD at the Ridgefield Playhouse

February 29, 2020
12:45pm - 3:45pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Ridgefield Playhouse
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Films, Music & Performances
Description:
Agrippina (Handel) Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 12:55pm https://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/event/agrippina-handel/ Members & Seniors $20 | Students $15 Ridgefield Library cardholders receive member prices for this show. FREE tickets f...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

CANCELLED Leap Year Dance Party

February 29, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Special Programs
Description:
This event has been cancelled.   Jump, dance and leap for joy with us on this Leap Year Day Celebration! This after-hours dance party will begin with a celebratory book, light snacks, and then a glow-in-the-dark dance party! All ages are 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.

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.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks
Description:
Votes for Women: The Road to Victory is a beautifully rendered, eleven-panel exhibit that seamlessly blends original artwork with a visually stimulating overview of Women’s Suffrage history in celebration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment....

The Votes for Women: Ridgefield Celebrates the 19th Amendment series is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Historical Society, the League of Women Voters of Ridgefield, Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, and the Drum Hill Chapter of the DAR.

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

French Club

March 1, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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: Unlimited
Description:
Allons-y! Children ages 6 & up are invited to learn French from Elhem Lansburg, a native French speaker and teacher at the Alliance Française de Westchester. Register for each session individually. Children attend independently, but caregivers mu...

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Combined Main and Dayton Program Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
Votes for Women: The Road To Victory Talk with Dr. Kelly Marino followed by an opening reception @ Ridgefield Library Sunday, March 1, 4 PM (reception 5–6 PM) Dr. Kelly Marino is an Assistant Lecturer of History and Coordinator of Women’s Studi...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Storytime

March 2, 2020
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.

Convert Your VHS to DVD

March 2, 2020
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 3–5" group.

Create Cursive

March 2, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Students who want to learn cursive writing have a fun crash course that will enable them to write all the lower case letters and the capital letters of their names.  Children need to be motivated to practice between classes so that they will mas...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.

Mother Goose

March 3, 2020
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:
Children ages 1 & 2 with an adult enjoy finger plays, songs and movement to encourage early literacy skills.  No 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.

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.

Parent Circles - 5th & 6th Grade (4)

March 3, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Parenting
Description:
Calling All Parents of Adolescents Join us for facilitated education and discussion groups that will help you manage this challenging parenting period. This series is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Community Coalition Aga...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Convert Your VHS to DVD

March 3, 2020
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.
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

March 3, 2020
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 110
Description:
Want to start a business but don’t know where to begin? This workshop series, conducted by a team of professionals from SCORE's Fairfield and Western CT Chapters, will give you the boost to get you on your way! Snow dates are schedul...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfictioneers

March 3, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
The Nonfictioneers meet on the first Tuesday of the month to discuss classic and contemporary non-fiction titles. Click here for more information and to see the upcoming discussion selections. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.

Baby & Me

March 4, 2020
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. ...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

March 4, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

Terrarium Treasures

March 4, 2020
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
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Children in grades second, third and fourth meet up to make terrariums!  Personalize your treasure and take it home and care for it. 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

March 4, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured, Special Programs
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: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Classes & Workshops, Exhibits & Art Talks
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Start the New Year 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 evening, January 8th that meets once a w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other (off site)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Parenting
Description:
Calling All Parents of Adolescents Join us for facilitated education and discussion groups that will help you manage this challenging parenting period. This series is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Community Coalition Aga...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Tax-Aide

March 5, 2020
8:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Description:
Tax-Aide Sessions will be held in the Ridgefield Library's Dayton Program Room beginning on February 7 and continuing each Thursday morning from 8:15 to noon.  Income tax assistance is available by appointment ONLY!  For an appointment, ple...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Murder by the Book

March 5, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Click here for upcoming Murder by the Book selections and to check our catalog.  ...

The Library’s mystery discussion group meets on the first Thursday of every month (except December) at 10:30 AM in the Library’s Randolph Board Room. New readers are 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Parent Circles - 5th & 6th Grade (2)

March 5, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Parenting
Description:
Calling All Parents of Adolescents Join us for facilitated education and discussion groups that will help you manage this challenging parenting period. This series is co-sponsored by Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Community Coalition Against ...
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.

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

March 5, 2020
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Combined Main and Dayton Program Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Description:
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