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This event is in the "Ages 3-5" group.
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 3-5, Grades K–2, Grades 3–5, Grades 6–8
Program Type: Featured, Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Families with children of all ages are invited to meet magician Tom Pesce in person to witness amazing illusions that will baffle your mind! Registration is required. You will receive a link and information about how to view the performance on ...

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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.

Murder by the Book

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

The Library’s mystery discussion group meets on the first Thursday of every month (except December) at 10:30 AM. New readers are always welcome. 

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 "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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
A talk which precedes the artist's reception for the "Weir Inspired" exhibition featuring the artwork of Bobbi Eike Mullen, will take place from 2 - 3 PM in the Main Program Room. The reception will follow from 3 - 5 PM.  A representative from W...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Administrative
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Featured
Description:
The artist's reception for the "Weir Inspired" exhibition features the artwork of Bobbi Eike Mullen will take place from 3-5 PM. The reception will be preceded by a talk from 2-3 pm by a representative from Weir Farm National Historic Site, N...
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.

Books and Breakfast

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Dayton Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions

Books and Breakfast meets 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 reading over a generous breakfast spread!

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.

Mindfulness and Meditation

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Health & Wellness
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...
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured
Description:
Join us for our new World Lit Now! A contemporary world literature book discussion group that will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from January through November. Check here for upcoming titles. New readers are always welcome. Copies of the ...
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.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

Virtual Pet Show

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5, Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Featured, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Show off your live pet or favorite stuffie in this Pet Show for children of all ages. We are looking forward to meeting your furry or not so furry friends and hearing all about them! Registration is required. You will receive a link and informa...

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.
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 "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.
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 "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.

RidgefieldWriters.com Writing Workshop

10:15am - 12:15pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Open to all writing genres, all levels of writers, ages 18 and up. About the RidgefieldWriters.com workshops: In addition to writing and supporting each other, the purpose of each meeting is to obtain feedback from other writers about pieces we ar...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
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...
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: Book Discussions
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 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 "Ages 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.

Virtual Bingo!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Ages 3-5, Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Featured, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Play a virtual game of bingo with friends from the Ridgefield Library.  For families with children. Winners will receive prizes! Registration is required. You will receive a link and information about how to participate in the program on t...

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.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Randolph Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Click here to see selections and to check on availability. ...

The Food For Thought discussion group reads books that explore the many ways that food expresses, affects, and enriches our lives. Discussions are usually held on the third Friday of every month (except December). New readers always welcome. 

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.