Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Encounters: Personal Essay Workshop

July 18, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Have a story you'd like to tell? Don't know where to start? Personal stories are often the hardest to contemplate. What will people say? Can I do the experience justice? This sort of questioning can trap and distract a writer from the details that ca...
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Tech Tricks: Need help downloading the Library's eBooks or eAudiobooks to our phone or tablet?   Bring in your device and let of our staff help you get started. Drop-in ...
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
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...

Mindfulness and Meditation

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
Join us for a one hour Mindfulness and Meditation class.  Classes take place on the second and fourth Monday of the month through 2019 (except Dec. 24, 2018 and May 27, 2019).  Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emo...

Slime Science

July 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Let's make some slime with slime expert Kristin Quell-Garguilo! Experiment and practice measuring while making a new type of slime every class. We will run experiments with our slime creations, make crafts with leftover materials, and play with ot...

Tech Tricks - iPhone Camera and Photos

July 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
This class is led by Dawn DeCosta of Tech Savvy. Please register. ...

Tech Tricks is a series of hands-on technology classes aimed at helping seniors stay current and connected!  The series is made possible thanks to the Paul and Johanna Laszig Fund for the Elderly.

Encounters: Personal Essay Workshop

July 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Have a story you'd like to tell? Don't know where to start? Personal stories are often the hardest to contemplate. What will people say? Can I do the experience justice? This sort of questioning can trap and distract a writer from the details that ca...

Lego Robotics Grades 4-6

July 25, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Interested robotic engineers in grades 4 - 6 can join robotics coach Mike Garguilo in a LEGO Robotics educational program. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder, you will build and program a robot to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world! No pre...

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.

Slime Science

July 30, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Let's make some slime with slime expert Kristin Quell-Garguilo! Experiment and practice measuring while making a new type of slime every class. We will run experiments with our slime creations, make crafts with leftover materials, and play with ot...

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...

Lunch and Language: German

July 31, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Learned a little French or German in high school and would like to revisit it? Or thinking about a trip and want to polish up on your rudimentary language skills? Then why not join Anette Roth at one of our new Lunch and Language workshops.  Thr...

Encounters: Personal Essay Workshop

August 1, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Have a story you'd like to tell? Don't know where to start? Personal stories are often the hardest to contemplate. What will people say? Can I do the experience justice? This sort of questioning can trap and distract a writer from the details that ca...

Lego Robotics Grades 4-6

August 1, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Interested robotic engineers in grades 4 - 6 can join robotics coach Mike Garguilo in a LEGO Robotics educational program. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder, you will build and program a robot to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world! No pre...

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.

Perler Beads Workshop

August 5, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Children entering grades 1-3 meet up to make a peace sign with Perler beads and other creations. Registration required. ...

Slime Science

August 6, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Let's make some slime with slime expert Kristin Quell-Garguilo! Experiment and practice measuring while making a new type of slime every class. We will run experiments with our slime creations, make crafts with leftover materials, and play with ot...

Tech Tricks - Using Your iPhone for Wellness

August 7, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Please register. ...

Tech Tricks is a series of hands-on technology classes aimed at helping seniors stay current and connected!  The series is made possible thanks to the Paul and Johanna Laszig Fund for the Elderly.

Chair Yoga

August 7, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
Local yoga teachers will lead Chair Yoga sessions on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 1 - 2 PM. This program is part of the Noreen L. Papa: Mothers Live Your Life series. Please register. ...

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.

Shutterbugs Photography Group

August 10, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Games & Activities, Featured
Description:

The Shutterbugs meet on the second Saturday of the month to discuss their craft and/or head out on their many field trips. They usually meet at the Library parking lot at 9 AM.  If the weather is bad they may meet to discuss their work at the Library. New members are always welcome.  Email ridgefieldshutterbugs@yahoo.com for information.

Peace Pole Project

August 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K-5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Peace promoters in grades 4-6 meet up to decorate peace poles as part of the universal Peace Pole Project.  Poles will be taken home to be place in a prominent place in your home or yard. Registration required. ...

Mindfulness and Meditation

August 12, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Join us for a one hour Mindfulness and Meditation class.  Classes take place on the second and fourth Monday of the month through 2019 (except Dec. 24, 2018 and May 27, 2019).  Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emo...

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...

Lunch and Language: French

August 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Learned a little French or German in high school and would like to revisit it? Or thinking about a trip and want to polish up on your rudimentary language skills? Then why not join Anette Roth at one of our new Lunch and Language workshops.  Thr...

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...