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

Evening Pickup Window

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO REGISTER, PLEASE. Please do not sign up for a Pickup Window until you have received an email or phone call notification from the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notification...

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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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Join us for a ten-session course taking place twice a week called 🤟Everything you want to know to get started learning about Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL). Husband and wife team Suzanne and LeRoy Terrio will visually...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5, Grades K–2
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Join us for a Virtual Live Bedtime Story Series + Video Call GIVEAWAY! This interactive event series begins on July 23rd at 7pm eastern with a Live Bedtime Story full of hero training, engaging storytelling, and games--Plus, the character will respon...

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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.

Morning Pickup Window

10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO REGISTER, PLEASE. Please do not sign up for a Pickup Window until you have received an email or phone call notification from the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notification...

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 "All Ages/Families" group.

Afternoon Pickup Window

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Notices
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO REGISTER, PLEASE. Please do not sign up for a Pickup Window until you have received an email or phone call notification from the Library that your hold(s) are ready for you! If you receive multiple hold notification...

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: 7
Description:
CONNECTICUT POETRY SOCIETY MONTHLY WORKSHOP Beginning June 27, this NEW workshop for 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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Consult-a-Librarian

7/27 @ 9:00am - 7/31 @ 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 eAudiobooks? Have a research question?  One of our Adult Services librarians is re...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

ONLINE- Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
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. The Library is not responsible for your privacy or security on third party platforms. ...

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.

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: 35
Description:
Join us for a ten-session course taking place twice a week called 🤟Everything you want to know to get started learning about Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL). Husband and wife team Suzanne and LeRoy Terrio will visually...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.

ONLINE- Storytime Live!

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Join Children's Services Staff in this interactive storytime including songs, movement and stories of course! You will receive a link to access the program upon registration. Looking forward to seeing your smiles and hearing you sing along and have s...

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.

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

Creative Writing Workshop

11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Like to write stories? Writers in grades 3-5 meet each week to write fantasy, mythology and fairytales in this one hour weekly class led by author and writing teacher, Kim Kovach. Registration is required. You will receive the Zoom link in your re...

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.

ONLINE - Intro to LinkedIn

11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Intro to LinkedIn with Kate Fitzpatrick - In this hands-on, 60-minute presentation, Kate Fitzpatrick will walk you through the essentials of an optimized LinkedIn profile. Not just for job-seekers anymore, this platform is now essential for every pro...
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: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 205
Description:
The pandemic has led to a remarkable increase in the interest in birds. We will talk about birds, birding and bird conservation. We will also look at population trends for birds and look at the question folks have, “ are there more birds this ye...
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: Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 198
Description:
Your vote is your voice!  Come learn about “Voting During the Time of Covid-19” from Ridgefield Registrars of Voters Cindy Bruno and Wayne Floegel and Town Clerk Wendy Lionetti. The League of Women Voters of Ridgefield and the Ridgefie...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Celebrate this week's summer reading theme with a quick and fun read-a-loud! Watch it here on Youtube. The Library cannot guarantee your privacy or security on third party platforms. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program by following this link...

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.

Virtual Chess Club

10:00am - 11:00am
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: 45
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...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Please join us for the Library's first NaNoWriMo writing camp taking place every Wednesday evening during July. Participants can sign-up at NaNoWriMo to track progress, and get updates and tips from NaNoWriMo (optional). Participants must h...
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, Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
You are all invited to share your special talent in this very special event. Children may choose to perform the talent they are most proud of which may include singing, dancing, playing an instrument, telling jokes, doing magic tricks or others. ...

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.

French Club

11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Join our French teacher Elhem to get a taste of the language. Learn some conversational French through songs and practice. For children ages 5-10 who want to experience a new language. Registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent to you in...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Join us for a ten-session course taking place twice a week called 🤟Everything you want to know to get started learning about Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL). Husband and wife team Suzanne and LeRoy Terrio will visually...
This event is in the "Ages 0-2" group.
This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5, Grades K–2
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Wear your PJs and sign in to hear special bedtime stories read by a live pirate!  You can see her live and she will answer your questions after the story. Join us for a Virtual Live Bedtime Story Series + Video Call GIVEAWAY! This interactive...

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.
Library Branch: Administrative
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Featured
Description:
This exhibition of "Weir Inspired" paintings are done in large part en plein air (outdoors) by Bobbi Eike Mullen. She is inspired by Weir Farm's 60-acre parcel with gardens, studios, pond, stone walls, and walking trails. She considers herself an Ame...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.

ONLINE- Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
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. The Library is not responsible for your privacy or security on third party platforms. ...

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.

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: 35
Description:
Join us for a ten-session course taking place twice a week called 🤟Everything you want to know to get started learning about Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL). Husband and wife team Suzanne and LeRoy Terrio will visually...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
The Nonfictioneers meet on the first Tuesday of the month to discuss classic and contemporary non-fiction titles. This month we'll be discussing "New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America" by Wendy Warren 2016 Finalist for th...
This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Featured, Storytimes & Early Literacy
Description:
Celebrate this week's summer reading theme with a quick and fun read-a-loud! Watch it here on Youtube. The Library cannot guarantee your privacy or security on third party platforms. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program by following this link...

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.

Virtual Chess Club

10:00am - 11:00am
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...

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.