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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop in to the Donofrio Family Technology Center or the Adult Services desk on the upper level and create our weekly craft project. We provide the supplies and workspace and you leave with a beautiful project! Open to teens and adults while suppli...

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Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6–8" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults, Grades 6–8, Teens
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Description:
Drop in to the Donofrio Family Technology Center or the Adult Services desk on the upper level and create our weekly craft project. We provide the supplies and workspace and you leave with a beautiful project! Open to teens and adults while suppli...

Disclaimer(s)

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Get ready for back to school by designing your own decals on the Library's Cricut Maker machine. Learn the basics of Cricut Design Space and then follow along with easy step by step instructions for creating a custom drawstring bag. All mater...

Making STEAM is an initiative to offer activities and programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to the community. Find out about the wide array of instructional programs, hands-on workshops, and special events the Library has to offer for all ages.

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Are you interested in printing your own decal on the Library's Cricut Maker machine? Learn the basics of Cricut Design Space, a free design program, and then follow along with easy step by step instructions for creating your own unique decal. Your de...

Making STEAM is an initiative to offer activities and programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to the community. Find out about the wide array of instructional programs, hands-on workshops, and special events the Library has to offer for all ages.

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join us for Word Processing Using Google Docs with Mike Ingber. During this program, we will be reviewing many features of the free cloud-based word processing application “Google Docs”. This includes using the toolbars and menus effectively, edit...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Canva is a free online graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content. Join us to learn how to get started creating beautiful custom graphics in Canva using their thousands of...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Are you interested in learning how to use the Library's Lulzbot TAZ 3D printer? Join us for a hands-on one hour orientation where we will review all the steps you need to know to get started 3D printing. Learn how to load and unload filament, upload ...

Making STEAM is an initiative to offer activities and programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to the community. Find out about the wide array of instructional programs, hands-on workshops, and special events the Library has to offer for all ages.

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
If you are looking to get the most out of your device, join Phyllis Garcia for iPad 101 - The Basics Part Two. During this program, we will review iPad basics including notifications, accessibility, personalizing how app...

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

In-Person: Team STEAM

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Team STEAM is a program founded and run by high school students. Using kits from local Fairfield county small business 3Dux Design, these students formulate and run introductory engineering programs for elementary school students. Their goa...

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 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Donofrio Family Technology Center
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Add some fun to your keyring or backpack with a personalized wooden keychain made on the Library's CNC machine. Learn the basics of Carbide Create and then follow along with easy step by step instructions for creating your own unique design. ...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

This event is in the "Grades K–2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3–5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Slime circuits, it's a family affair! Families with children in Grades K-5 are invited to join Kristin Quell-Garguilo and come mix up a batch of clear conductive slime. Then engineer the perfect basic circuit using battery power and LE...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

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

In-Person: Team STEAM

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Team STEAM is a program founded and run by high school students. Using kits from local Fairfield county small business 3Dux Design, these students formulate and run introductory engineering programs for elementary school students. Their goa...

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 3–5" group.

In-Person: Slime Science

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades 3–5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Children in grades 3-5  join Kristin to make a Halloween inspired slime. The recipe will be shared and all the materials are provided. Please wear clothes that can get sticky and dirty. Registration is required and opens on September 20, 2022. &...

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.

Masking information

Library Masking Guidelines:

· Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff

· The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer

· The Library has masks available at all service desks

· Ask about our contactless and remote service options

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

In-Person: Team STEAM

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Ridgefield Library
Room: Leir Children’s Program Room
Age Group: Grades K–2, Grades 3–5
Program Type: Home Page Feed, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Team STEAM is a program founded and run by high school students. Using kits from local Fairfield county small business 3Dux Design, these students formulate and run introductory engineering programs for elementary school students. Their goa...

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.