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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Featured, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Description:
Join us for a discussion of the NPR podcast James Baldwin's Fire, which features Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr. discussing the influence of Baldwins life and work. Either listen to the podcast in advance of the discussion and join at...
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

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Online Programs

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

This event is in the "All Ages/Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages/Families
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured, Special Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Join local author Angela Kunkel for a reading and discussion about her writing process, collaboration with illustrator Paola Escobar and publication of her book: "DIGGING FOR WORDS: JOSÉ ALBERTO GUTIÉRREZ AND THE LIBRARY HE BUILT." Children, ...

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.
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: 15
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 "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Join us on Zoom to learn about birds of prey and make a snowy owl from a pinecone! The library will provide all the supplies. Grab a bag with the supplies from the green cart in the Main Level Lobby during Contactless Pick-up or Express Servi...

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.
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: 5
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...

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 "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.

Ice Science

12/14/2020 @ 10:30am - 12/19/2020 @ 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: 12
Description:
Conduct ice-based experiments! You'll need water, containers in different sizes, and access to a freezer. All other supplies provided by the library. Grab a bag with the supplies and directions from the green cart in the Main Level Lobby duri...

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Join us for this French conversation class for those with intermediate to advanced French. The class takes place via Zoom. Through texts, poems, songs, videos and more, learn more about the language and culture, improve your language skills...
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

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Online Programs

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

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: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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 "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.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Chess Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Online Programs

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

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.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Chess Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Online Programs

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

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Talks, Featured, Lectures & Panels
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Description:
Michael Gitlitz, Executive Director of the Katonah Museum of Art, will talk about the history, mission, and architecture of the KMA while featuring several past, current, and future exhibitions of note at the Museum. He will also discuss how the KMA ...
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: 5
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...

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: Main Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talks, Featured, Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 153
Description:
Come in from the cold Friday, February 5, for a festive evening of songs, stories and more at the Ridgefield Library’s second annual Muse & Music Evening Cabaret from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Muse & Music Evening Cabaret will spotlight a varie...