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

Take & Make: Autumn Crows

11/09/2020 @ 10:00am - 11/13/2020 @ 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 crow with our take-and-make craft! You will need coloring materials and glue. All other materials supplied by the library. Grab a bag with supplies and directions from the green cart in the Main Level Lobby during Cont...

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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 "All Ages/Families" group.

Storytime-ONLINE

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join the children's librarians for books, songs, and fun in our special online storytime! New storytimes released every Monday. Watch storytime here on Youtube or register to receive an email reminder with the link. Registration is not requir...

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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.

Books and Breakfast

10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Books and Breakfast meets via Zoom (while the Library is doing online programs only) on the second Monday morning of the month (except December) for a monthly to chat about participants’ favorite books.  Come hear about what others are read...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
POSTPONED - PLEASE REGISTER IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE PART AND A NEW START DATE WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU WHEN WE HAVE IT. The Ridgefield Library’s new Job Search Work Team (JSWT) is a networking and accountability group that will meet online weekly ...
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

Page Masters Book Club

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Read the book, then join our small friendly group on Zoom for fun discussion and a craft!  This month we're discussing the nonfiction picturebook The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba. A bag with a checked-out copy of the book a...

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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 "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 informati...

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, Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Join Dr. Marcia LaReau as she presents a Zoom webinar on "New Opportunities from COVID-19", for Ridgefield Library.  The webinar will cover who is hiring, how and where to find new opportunities; how to match your skillsets to a new job posing; ...

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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 "Ages 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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. Themes will include Fall, Halloween, the Moon,  Thanksgiving ...

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.

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, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
Join us for World Lit Now! A contemporary world literature book discussion group that will meet via Zoom (while the Library is doing online only programs) on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from January through November. Check here for upcoming t...
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: 15
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 "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: 47
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.

Next Chapter Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured, Special Programs
Description:
Join our monthly 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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
This program will take place via Zoom. Please register below to receive the Zoom link. Divorce, empty nesting, career change, illness, loss... when life deals you a tough transition, turn to the proven, healing power of poetry.  In each sessi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Founders Hall
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
For a listing of upcoming dates and book selections click here. ...

The group meets on the second Thursday of the month (except December) at 3 PM. This book group is open to members of Founders Hall only. 

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Children in grades 1-4 meet Ms. Diane in a zoom workshop to make easy friendship bracelets using a cardboard loom.  Supplies will be available for pick the week before the program. Registration required. ...

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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: Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Description:
This interactive book discussion with poet, activist and Baldwin scholar, JP Howard, invites participants to discuss and reflect on the continued relevance of  James Baldwin’s two autobiographical essays included in his book,The Fire Next Time. ...

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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.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Games & Activities

The Shutterbugs usually meet on the second Saturday of the month to discuss their craft and/or head out on their many field trips. At this time they are meeting remotely via Zoom. Please email ridgefieldshutterbugs@yahoo.com for information and to receive the Zoom invitation.

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.

ONLINE- Read to ROAR

11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Children in kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to one-on-one virtual reading time with a ROAR therapy dog! This event will be held in a private Zoom meeting. The morning of the event we will send you a 10 minute slot between 11:30 am and 12:3...

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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 "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:
Join other students in grades 2-12 online for the Terror of the Tiles Halloween Youth Scrabble Tournament hosted on the Internet Scrabble Club. Please see attached PDFs for further information about this third party platform. Four 25-minute Scrabb...

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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.
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other (off site)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Films, Music & Performances
Description:
TOSCA (PUCCINI) - THE MET OPERA ENCORE IN HD SUN. NOV 15, 2020 2:00PM @ Ridgefield Playhouse Tickets: $25 | Members & Seniors $20 | Students $15 | Under 18 free Ridgefield Library card holders receive member prices for this show. ...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

Storytime-ONLINE

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join the children's librarians for books, songs, and fun in our special online storytime! New storytimes released every Monday. Watch storytime here on Youtube or register to receive an email reminder with the link. Registration is not requir...

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.

Online Programs

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

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

DIY Lego Airplane Launcher

11/16/2020 @ 10:30am - 11/20/2020 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Learn to build a paper airplane launcher using legos! You will need a stapler or a piece of tape. All other supplies provided by the library, including legos from our donated lego collection. Grab a bag with the supplies and directions from the gr...

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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: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 199
Description:
Join us for a live presentation via Zoom with Toni McKeen about 2 authors with contrasting styles: Maurice Sendak and Tomie de Paola. Toni McKeen lectures widely on genealogy, art, history, and travel. Please register below. The ...
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 informati...

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: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 226
Description:
Helping Children Stay Structured in an Unstructured Time. Join us as we review the brain functions that help us manage our behaviors in both challenging and not-so-challenging times. Presenters are psychologists Melanie Pearl, Ph.d. and Patri...
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: 29
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.

ONLINE - AM Book Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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...