Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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Mini Youth Scrabble Tournament

July 17, 2019
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Description:
Join other rising 3rd-12th graders (and recent 2019 grads!) in three 50-minute games following School Scrabble Rules and using the OSPD6 Lexicon. Play solo or in teams of two! Prizes for everyone! Please register by contacting Cornelia Guest direc...

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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.

Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Description:
College Theatre Programs: Audition Preparation with Professor Ann Evans Watson, University of Michigan Musical Theatre Are you interested in pursuing Musical Theatre or Acting at the collegiate level? Join us for a free seminar and workshop t...

Teen Slam Poetry

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Teen Slam Poetry Group with Barb Jennes Love writing and performing poetry? Join the teen slam poetry team, aka the Shifting Static Poets. We meet each week to share fresh new work. All teens ages 13-19 are welcome. Retired English teacher an...

Fairfield County Writers Group Write In!

July 20, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join the Fairfield County Writers Group (fairfieldcountywriters.org)  on the third Saturday of the month for a monthly write-in, a three-hour productive working session where we can gather together and feed off each other's focused energies...

Chess Champs

July 23, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children entering Grades K-12 can drop in and play or practice their chess skills with instructors from Way of the Sword! 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.

Tinker Tuesday

July 23, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop-in anytime between 12 and 4 PM to see the equipment in our STEAM Corner in action.  Curious about 3D printing?   Wondering what a Cricut smart cutting machine can do?  Did you know the library has sewing machines?&n...

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.

Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Films
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005) PG, 110 minutes. The film will be shown at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. This program is part of the Library’s A Universe of Stories Adult Summer Reading program that is made possible thanks to the Friends of th...
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Films
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005) PG, 110 minutes. This film will be shown at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. This program is part of the Library’s A Universe of Stories Adult Summer Reading program that is made possible thanks to the Friends...

Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

July 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lectures & Panels, Music & Performances, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 106
Description:
In his presentation Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Craig Harris incorporates rare recordings, archival video, insightful storytelling, group singing, and  guided music-making. The August 1969 Woodstock Exposition of Music an...

Chess Champs

July 30, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children entering Grades K-12 can drop in and play or practice their chess skills with instructors from Way of the Sword! 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.

Tinker Tuesday

July 30, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop-in anytime between 12 and 4 PM to see the equipment in our STEAM Corner in action.  Curious about 3D printing?   Wondering what a Cricut smart cutting machine can do?  Did you know the library has sewing machines?&n...

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.

Summer Reading Film Series - Apollo 13

July 30, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Films
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Description:
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy (1995) 2 hours and 20 minutes. This film will be shown at 1:00 ...

Summer Reading Film Series: Apollo 13

July 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Films
Description:
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy (1995) 2 hours and 20 minutes. This film will be shown at 1:00 ...

Teen Slam Poetry

July 30, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Teen Slam Poetry Group with Barb Jennes Love writing and performing poetry? Join the teen slam poetry team, aka the Shifting Static Poets. We meet each week to share fresh new work. All teens ages 13-19 are welcome. Retired English teacher an...

Chess Champs

August 6, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children entering Grades K-12 can drop in and play or practice their chess skills with instructors from Way of the Sword! 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.

Summer Reading Film Series - Galaxy Quest

August 6, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Featured, Films
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Description:
Galaxy Quest (1999) PG, 103 minutes. This film will be shown at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. This program is part of the Library’s A Universe of Stories Adult Summer Reading program that is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Ridgefield L...

Artemis Fowl Book Club

August 6, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Read the book before you see the new movie! Join us for a discussion of Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer and a fun craft. Pizza will be served. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the children's desk. Registration is required and begi...

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.

Summer Reading Film Series - Galaxy Quest

August 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Films
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Description:
Galaxy Quest (1999) PG, 103 minutes. This film will be shown at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. This program is part of the Library’s A Universe of Stories Adult Summer Reading program that is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Ridgefield L...

Costume Workshop

August 8, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults, All Ages/Families, Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Get ready for RidgeCon! Use our supplies and tools to put the finishing touches on your cosplay or outfit for Saturday, get advice from our resident cosplay guru, Ms. Jenna and connect with others who are enthused about making!  This is a sel...

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.

Chess Champs

August 13, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children entering Grades K-12 can drop in and play or practice their chess skills with instructors from Way of the Sword! 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.

Teen Slam Poetry

August 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Teen Slam Poetry Group with Barb Jennes Love writing and performing poetry? Join the teen slam poetry team, aka the Shifting Static Poets. We meet each week to share fresh new work. All teens ages 13-19 are welcome. Retired English teacher an...

Teen Slam Poetry

August 14, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Teen Slam Poetry Group with Barb Jennes Love writing and performing poetry? Join the teen slam poetry team, aka the Shifting Static Poets. We meet each week to share fresh new work. All teens ages 13-19 are welcome. Retired English teacher an...

Fairfield County Writers Group Write In!

August 17, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Join the Fairfield County Writers Group (fairfieldcountywriters.org)  on the third Saturday of the month for a monthly write-in, a three-hour productive working session where we can gather together and feed off each other's focused energies...

Chess Champs

August 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children entering Grades K-12 can drop in and play or practice their chess skills with instructors from Way of the Sword! 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.

Ridgefield Italian Club Discussion Group Meeting

September 7, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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...

Fairfield County Writers Group Write In!

September 21, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join the Fairfield County Writers Group (fairfieldcountywriters.org)  on the third Saturday of the month for a monthly write-in, a three-hour productive working session where we can gather together and feed off each other's focused energies...

Ridgefield Folk with Kyle Carey

September 29, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Music & Performances, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 150
Description:
Kyle Carey performs a unique fusion of Appalachian and Celtic music she likes to call ‘Gaelic Americana’. Having learned Scottish Gaelic to the point of fluency–Kyle’s music is an expression and exploration of the deep connection between Ap...