Upcoming Events

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Re-Write the Book

May 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Join Noah Steinman, the Library's 2019 Maker-in-Residence for a workshop, we will investigate the world of Concrete and Black-Out Poetry. Looking at the ways in which text and language have been used in fine art, we will create a number of our own co...

Teen Slam Poetry

May 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board 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...

Magnify This!

May 21, 2019
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Grades 3rd-5th. Learn how to use a Brock microscope with the Everwonder Children’s Museum, and take a closer look at your fingerprints, animal skins, and more! Registration required. ...

Tween Writing Workshop

May 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Kellen Family Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories. Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given...

Tech Tricks: iPhone Introduction

May 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Did you just get the newest iPhone? Have one for a while and are still overwhelmed by all it can do? Dawn DeCosta of Tech Savvy brings her Apple experience to you in this hands on class. Learn the basics about the iPhone, obtain a better understandin...

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.

Lunch and Language: French

May 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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...
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 ...

Chair Yoga

May 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
Local yoga teachers will lead Chair Yoga sessions on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 1 - 2 PM. Please Note: May sessions are May 1 and 22 because of the booksale. This program is part of the Noreen L. Papa: Mothers Live Y...

Game Design

May 22, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Teens in grades 6 and up can join instructor, Alex Gonzales, to learn how to code, design and develop your own 3D game using Unreal Engine. Work with other teens in this four session class. Registration for this class will sign you up for a...

Mortality Over Muffins

May 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Health & Wellness, Special Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Mortality over Muffins Considering end-of-life wishes in an informal, thoughtful, (and even fun) way. If you can’t beat it, plan for it! Mortality over Muffins is a café-style program led by RVNA’s Hospice experts and hosted by the Ridgefi...

Bookwork Panel

May 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Come for a lively conversation featuring contemporary book artists and authors as part of the Library's 2019 Maker-in-Residence series of hands-on workshops and talks with Noah Steinman. The Maker-in-Residence initiative is made possible thanks to...

Learning a Language with Pronunciator

May 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
  Tech Topics: Pronunciator is an online language learning program, featuring beginning through advanced modules for 80 languages, plus extensive assistance with learning English for speakers of many languages.  Come le...

Faifield County Writers Group Write In!

May 25, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Join the Fairfield County Writers Group (fairfieldcountywriters.org)  on the third Saturday of the month (note: May's meeting will be on the 4th Saturday) for a monthly write-in, a three-hour productive working session where we can gather t...

Lunch and Language: German

May 29, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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...

Game Design

May 29, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Teens in grades 6 and up can join instructor, Alex Gonzales, to learn how to code, design and develop your own 3D game using Unreal Engine. Work with other teens in this four session class. Registration for this class will sign you up for a...
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board 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...

Watercolor Sketchbook

June 2, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Spring has sprung in this outdoor watercolor workshop! Emulating the guerilla watercolor painting style of J. M. W. Turner, we will spend some time outdoors capturing the beauty of Ridgefield in Springtime.  Materials provided, please bring any ...

Homeschool 3D Printing Orientation Game

June 4, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Grades 3rd through 7th. Work as group to defeat The Evil Robot by learning about 3D printing, how to find or create designs, and how to make an appointment to print on the library’s makerbot! Registration required. ...

3D Printing Orientation Game

June 4, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades K-5, Grades 4-7
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Grades 3rd through 7th. Work as group to defeat The Evil Robot by learning about 3D printing, how to find or create designs, and how to make an appointment to print on the library’s makerbot! Registration required. ...

Tech Tricks - Everyday Uses for iPhone

June 5, 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: 10
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

June 5, 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. ...

Mortality Over Muffins

June 6, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Health & Wellness, Special Programs
Description:
Mortality over Muffins Considering end-of-life wishes in an informal, thoughtful, (and even fun) way. If you can’t beat it, plan for it! Mortality over Muffins is a café-style program led by RVNA’s Hospice experts and hosted by the Ridgefi...

Shutterbugs Photography Group

June 8, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program 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.

Mindfulness and Meditation

June 10, 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: 39
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...

Lego Robotics Grades 4-6

June 12, 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, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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...

Lego Robotics Grades 7-12

June 12, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Interested robotic engineers in grades 7 - 12 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 pr...

Faifield County Writers Group Write In!

June 15, 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...