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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop in to the Donofrio Family Technology Center or the Adult Services desk on the upper level and create our weekly craft project. We provide the supplies and workspace and you leave with a beautiful project! Open to teens and adults while suppli...

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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: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
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 Me...

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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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks
Description:
Phil Demise Smith's exhibition, "Follow the Brush" applies to all of his expressions - painting, poetry, music, and real life. The brush has a mind of its own and so does the artist. This exhibition is informed by a form called Zuihitsu, which is poe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop in to the Donofrio Family Technology Center or the Adult Services desk on the upper level and create our weekly craft project. We provide the supplies and workspace and you leave with a beautiful project! Open to teens and adults while suppli...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Create a sea creature or anything you want, using a burred needle and colored wool roving. Needle felting is fun and relaxing, especially with Katie Stevenson teaching it. Please note that space is limited, the class is for adults, and if you can't a...

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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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussions, Home Page Feed, 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 story!  Non-readers, non-verbal, emerging readers, ...
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:
Ross MacDonald is an author, illustrator, and designer. He has also worked as a prop designer and consultant on period printing, design, and documents for over one hundred movies and television series. Come hear about his interesting career. Copies o...

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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: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
The title for this month is The Warden by Anthony Trollope. This story paints the picture of a gentle, thoughtful warden of Barchester Cathedral, Mr. Septimus Harding, who lives an ordered, regular life in his protected religious environment. Love...

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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: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
A bi-monthly Yoga class, using a chair (standing and seated) as a prop for support. Chair Yoga makes practicing yoga accessible for all populations, ages and conditions. Chair Yoga classes with Liz Wendel give you the full benefits of any other yo...

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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: 4
Description:
Are you interested in printing your own decal on the Library's Cricut Maker machine? Learn the basics of Cricut Design Space, a free design program, and then follow along with easy step by step instructions for creating your own unique decal. Your de...

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 "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: 0
Description:
Join us for Word Processing Using Google Docs with Mike Ingber. During this program, we will be reviewing many features of the free cloud-based word processing application “Google Docs”. This includes using the toolbars and menus effectively, edit...

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: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
For adults who took part in 2022 Adult Summer Reading. Join us to celebrate the completion of the library's Summer Reading Program. We'll have a little cocktail party with some beverages and snacks, talk about our favorite books, and see who wins the...

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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: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
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 Me...

Disclaimer(s)

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, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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 "Adults" group.

RBR- Geane

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Programs
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: 5
Description:
Canva is a free online graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content. Join us to learn how to get started creating beautiful custom graphics in Canva using their thousands of...

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Are you interested in learning how to use the Library's Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer? Join us for a hands-on one hour orientation where we will review all the steps you need to know to get started 3D printing. Learn how to load and unload filament, upload ...

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussions, Home Page Feed, 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 story!  Non-readers, non-verbal, emerging readers, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
If you are looking to get the most out of your device, join Phyllis Garcia for iPad 101 - The Basics Part Two. During this program, we will review iPad basics including notifications, accessibility, personalizing how app...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
The title for this month is The Portrait by Iain Pears A national bestseller from acclaimed author Iain Pears follows an art critic’s journey to a remote island off Brittany to sit for a portrait by an old friend a gifted, tormented artist living ...

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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: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
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 Me...

Disclaimer(s)

Online Programs

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

In-Person: Caffe' Italiano

11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Caffe' Italiano - Drop in on an Italian conversational group looking to practice the language while meeting new people.  All levels welcome, with the goal to speak Italian the whole time.  You are welcome to bring a closed cup of coffe...

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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: 4
Description:
CONNECTICUT POETRY SOCIETY MONTHLY WORKSHOP II Poets of all levels will meet every first Tuesday of the month from 3-4:30 PM. For now these workshops will take place via Zoom until we are able to meet at the Library again. We will share copies of ...

Disclaimer(s)

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: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
The title for this month is Jack London: An American Life by Earle Labor. Jack London scholar Earl Labor chronicles London's rise from his working class roots to his peak as the highest paid author in America whose literary legacy includ...

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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