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

Take & Make: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Craft

01/18/2021 @ 10:00am - 01/23/2021 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Create your own Martin Luther King Jr. dream mobile! Draw or illustrate a dream for yourself, your community, and the world. You will need a glue stick and scissors. All other materials supplied by the library. Grab a bag with supplies and...

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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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Consult-a-Librarian

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Have a question about library resources? Need assistance using online databases, digital services or need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudio books? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is ready t...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1; 2-5)

10:00am - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
If you need assistance making an appointment, please contact the Library at 203-438-2282 ext. 12003.  Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive mu...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Tech Tricks: Need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudiobooks to your computer or mobile device? We'll connect with you via Zoom and help you get started. Please register, and you will receive an email invita...
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.

Virtual Scrabble Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
For students in grades 3-12. Learn strategies and techniques online with Scrabble Master Cornelia Guest. Please create an account for Internet Scrabble Club before the first session and remember your screen name. You will receive the Zoom informa...

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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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
The Ridgefield Library’s book discussion groups will meet online via Zoom until we are able to meet in person again! Check here for upcoming titles. Books chosen for discussion are available online via the Library’s hoopla offerings or other ...

The group meets at 7 PM on the third Tuesday of the month (except December) for a discussion of new and classic titles. New readers are always welcome. 

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

Consult-a-Librarian

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Have a question about library resources? Need assistance using online databases, digital services or need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudio books? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is ready t...
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.

Crafty Storytime

10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Children ages 3-5 are invited to this virtual storytime program including activities and crafts.  You may pick up the materials needed for the crafts the week before the session.  Registration is required. You will receive the Zoom link upo...

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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.

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, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Join us for this French conversation class for beginners via Zoom. Learned a little French in high school and would like to revisit it? Then why not join Anette Roth at one of our Lunchtime Language workshops.  Through simple texts,...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join us for a Zoom craft making a photo mobile. We will meet through Zoom where we will learn how to make these crafts together. Please register below and choose which date you are available to pick up your craft materials from the lobby of...

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.

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.

Virtual Chess Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Description:
Join Coach Matthew Shirvell 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 mshirvell@gmail.com before the class starts. You...

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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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 188
Description:
Are you finding yourself with more and more tasks to do, yet there’s never enough time to get everything done? Are you stumped about how to accommodate kids, spouse and yourself, learning and working virtually from home at the sam...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Description:
Please join us for a special Zoom talk in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Most Connecticut residents support equity, inclusive growth, and a clean and healthful environment. Tune into this webinar to learn how these three things are...

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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.

Consult-a-Librarian

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Have a question about library resources? Need assistance using online databases, digital services or need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudio books? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is ready t...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1; 2-5)

10:00am - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
If you need assistance making an appointment, please contact the Library at 203-438-2282 ext. 12003.  Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive 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 "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Children in grades 3-5 meet to write stories including realistic fiction, fantasy, historical fiction and more! Registration required and is for all four sessions. You will receive the zoom link for the program upon registration and in a reminde...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Join us for a Zoom craft making a photo mobile. We will meet through Zoom where we will learn how to make these crafts together. Please register below and choose which date you are available to pick up your craft materials from the lobby of...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talks
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 127
Description:
Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common present an online Author Talk with Ridgefielder Rich Cohen who will discuss his just released book Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent. Rich Cohen, the New York Times–bestselling autho...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Consult-a-Librarian

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Have a question about library resources? Need assistance using online databases, digital services or need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudio books? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is ready t...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1; 2-5)

10:00am - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
If you need assistance making an appointment, please contact the Library at 203-438-2282 ext. 12003.  Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive 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: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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 ...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Lobby Pick-Up (10-1)

10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
If you need assistance making an appointment, please contact the Library at 203-438-2282 ext. 12003.  Only sign up for Lobby Pickup if you have been notified by the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive 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 "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: Featured, Games & Activities, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Watch as CT students flex their chess skills in this inter-town tournament! You will receive a Zoom Link with access to the tournament in the reminder email. Six students from each Library will selected to compete! Watch and listen as Coach M...

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.

Consult-a-Librarian

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Have a question about library resources? Need assistance using online databases, digital services or need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudio books? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is ready t...