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

In-Person: Big Picture

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Ages 3-5, Grades K–2
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 "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

IN-PERSON: Teen Space

2:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dean and Theresa Miller Terrace
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop in to Ridgefield Library after school until 5:30pm for snacks, board games, video games, crafts, challenges and more! Come for the whole time or just pop by! ...

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.

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.
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:
Gather your little ones for a storytime with Ms. Kathleen at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum followed by an exhibit exploration and family arts & crafts presented by the Museum educational staff. Perfect for families with children ages 6 and ...

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.
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 "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 of 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 expec...

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 "All Ages/Families" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Films
Description:
Beat the heat and watch a movie related to our Summer Reading theme: Oceans of Possibilities. This week, the Library is showing The Little Mermaid (1989), rated G. Running time is 1 hour 23 minutes.   This program is sponsored by the ...

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 "Ages 0-2" group.

In-Person: Mother Goose

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
For families with walkers ages 12-24 months. Join us for fingerplays, movement, music and stories. This weekly storytime emphasizes rhymes and songs geared towards the development of toddlers. This program engages both the caregiver and the...

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 "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: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join other interested gamers in grades 2-12 to learn the basics of playing the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) from educator Mike Garguilo. If you know the basics, learn strategies and deck-building tips to maximize your own deck. All ...

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 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: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join other interested gamers in grades 2-12 to learn the basics of playing the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) from educator Mike Garguilo. If you know the basics, learn strategies and deck-building tips to maximize your own deck. All ...

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 "Ages 3-5" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Children ages 3-5 explore a new book every week through song, dance, play and crafts in this active storytime! Children are encouraged to attend independently, but an accompanying adult must remain in the Lodewick Children’s Library. No registrati...

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.

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 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Children entering grades 3-6 join Kristin to make superhero slime! She will share her super-secret, extra-stretchy slime recipe. This glue based slime is extra drippy, perfect for all you web slingers out there! The recipe will be shared and all...

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 "Ages 0-2" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir 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...

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 "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Make your own Book Keepsake Box by repurposing old books! All supplies are provided. ...

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: 0
Description:
Students entering grades 1-6 in the Fall 2022, join Library Staff to explore a variety of themes around the Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities. Students will explore the mythology around mermaids with a story and craft!  Registra...

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 "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.

In-Person: Big Picture

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Ages 3-5, Grades K–2
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 "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

IN-PERSON: Teen Space

2:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop in to Ridgefield Library after school until 5:30pm for snacks, board games, video games, crafts, challenges and more! Come for the whole time or just pop by! ...

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.

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.
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

No Children's Programs

All Day 8/29 - 9/3
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Lodewick Children’s Library
Age Group: All Ages/Families, Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5, Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Notices
Description:
There will be no children's programs August 29-September 5. Children's programs will resume on Tuesday, September  6, 2022. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
TAG is teens in grades 6-12 that meets to work on library projects, volunteer, and talk books! Contact Meg, Teen Librarian, at MEKlein@ridgefieldlibrary.org to find out more or to join! ...

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.

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

IN-PERSON: Teen Space

2:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop in to Ridgefield Library after school until 5:30pm for snacks, board games, video games, crafts, challenges and more! Come for the whole time or just pop by! ...

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.

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.

In-Person: Read to ROAR

11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Children entering grades 1-4 enhance their oral reading skills by reading to trained therapy dogs from ROAR Ridgefield. You will receive an email in the morning notifying you of the 15 minute time slot that your child has to read.  Please bring ...

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 "Ages 0-2" group.

In-Person: Mother Goose

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-2
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
For families with walkers ages 12-24 months. Join us for fingerplays, movement, music and stories. This weekly storytime emphasizes rhymes and songs geared towards the development of toddlers. This program engages both the caregiver and the...

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 "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: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join other interested gamers in grades 2-12 to learn the basics of playing the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) from educator Mike Garguilo. If you know the basics, learn strategies and deck-building tips to maximize your own deck. All ...

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 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: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Home Page Feed
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Join other interested gamers in grades 2-12 to learn the basics of playing the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) from educator Mike Garguilo. If you know the basics, learn strategies and deck-building tips to maximize your own deck. All ...

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