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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Home Page Feed
Description:
The Annual Shutterbugs Photography Group exhibition will be on view from January 4, 2023 through February 13, 2023. The Shutterbugs are comprised of photography enthusiasts of all levels who use many different kinds of cameras. They meet on 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 "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Ellis Family Teen Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Films, Home Page Feed
Description:
Ridgefield Library is now on Discord! The Ridgefield Library Anime Club welcomes you to watch and discuss a different anime movie every Thursday. You can watch from home through Discord or come in person to The Library and watch in the Ellis Family T...

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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 "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! ...

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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

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.
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
Description:
Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Join the Pokémon Players Club at a Pokémon TCG Token Tournament to battle other trainers and win prizes! All experience levels welcome with a working knowledge of the Pokémon TCG game prior to the tournament. Players may...

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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 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. When you join a Club, you will be able to learn from fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community t...

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 3–5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

In-Person: Scrabble Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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
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. Preference may be given to Ridgefield Resid...

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.

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 "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Are you interested in printing your own peg game on the Library's 3D printer? Learn the basics of Tinkercad, a free, online 3D modeling program, and then follow along with easy step by step instructions for creating your own game. Your...

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 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 "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: 3
Description:
Are you interested in learning how to use the Library's Baby Lock Flare embroidery machine? Join us for a hands-on one hour orientation where we will review all the steps you need to know to get started embroidering. Learn how to hoop your material, ...

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.
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: 13
Description:
Join Coach Carter 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 digcoachcarter@gmail.com before the class starts....

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.

Online Programs

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

This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Come learn how to sew your very own Valentine's Day fabric envelope, perfect for treats, notes or gift cards! No sewing machine experience necessary. All materials will be provided. This program is funded by the Lewis Fund and the Friends of th...

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 "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Ellis Family Teen Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Films, Home Page Feed
Description:
Ridgefield Library is now on Discord! The Ridgefield Library Anime Club welcomes you to watch and discuss a different anime movie every Thursday. You can watch from home through Discord or come in person to The Library and watch in the Ellis Family T...

Disclaimer(s)

Online Programs

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

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: Kellen Family Children’s 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 "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: 12
Description:
Are you interested in printing a bookend on the Library's 3D printer? Learn the basics of Tinkercad, a free, online 3D modeling program, and then follow along with easy step by step instructions for creating your design. Your desi...

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 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. When you join a Club, you will be able to learn from fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community t...

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 3–5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

In-Person: Scrabble Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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
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. Preference may be given to Ridgefield Resid...

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.

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 "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: 1
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

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: 13
Description:
Join Coach Carter 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 digcoachcarter@gmail.com before the class starts....

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.

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
This presentation is offered via Zoom. Sphere is a volunteer-based, hands-on organization that helps adults with developmental disabilities achieve their dreams. Its programs improve quality of life by providing rich experiences and a strong sense 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.
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Gallery
Age Group: Adults, All Ages/Families, Teens
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks
Description:
This retrospective exhibition of paintings by H. Lloyd Weston titled "Color, Concept, Creativity," will be on view from February 16 through March 29, 2023 in the Library gallery. Weston is an internationally renowned Jamaican artist who has exhibited...

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