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Summer Hours Now In Effect
Starting June 25th, the Library will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day. All other hours remain the same as listed above.

Please note: The Library will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day. Happy holiday to all!


Coming September 15 and 16
Our 2nd annual LYL event this fall will feature a playwriting contest for teens (see below) and mini-golf in the stacks! Mini-golf event and hole sponsorships are now available. Print a sponsorship form here or pay online with a credit card.

Notice to Ridgefield Library Cardholders about Inter-Library Loan Service (June 2017)
From June 19 through mid-July, we will not be able to process any requests for items that are not owned by the Ridgefield Library (i.e. Inter-Library Loans).  The statewide library delivery service is being re-vamped and will not be accepting new items for delivery as the State Library transitions to a new system.  Service is expected to resume later this summer with a new delivery schedule and guidelines.

If you are interested in an item that does not appear in our catalog, please speak to any member of our staff about alternatives – we are here to help you locate and obtain what you are looking for.

Please note: It is possible that we will receive shipment during this transition period of items you previously requested under the old system, but we will not be able to initiate any new Inter-Library Loan requests.

Introducing Ms President US
The Library is pleased to be a partner in this new initiative to inspire and prepare girls to aim for the highest leadership position and to believe that they can achieve it.
Learn more about Ms President US
Register for the June 28th Parent Orientation at the Library at 7:00 PM

Playwriting Contest for Teens Announced
In conjunction with the 2nd annual Love your Library Day in the fall, we are pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for a playwriting contest open to all middle and high school students living in Ridgefield.
View a flyer to print or share.
Get the complete submission details and forms.
Ridgefield High School Theater Company and Ridgefield Library reps
Members of the Ridgefield High School Theatre Company and Library representatives Rob Ellis, Brenda McKinley and Laureen Bubniak.

Color on Wheels logoLadies' Night Out: Color on Wheels Paint and Party Night
Tuesday, July 11

The Ladies' Night Out Color on Wheels Paint and Party Night benefiting the Ridgefield Library will be a fun-filled evening of painting with friends while enjoying wine and appetizers. Sorry - this event is sold out!  Stay tuned for word of future Paint and Party Night events.


Noteworthy


Summer Reading starts June 21st! We have programs for preschoolers, children, teens and adults. Log your reading to qualify for prizes, attend great programs and more. Thanks to the Friends of the Ridgefield Library for sponsoring Summer Reading! Get started here.

Information Literacy Resources
Click here to get tips from our librarians and others on identifying and combatting fake news.

Help Us Meet our Goal
Our fiscal year ends on June 30th, and you can help us end the year and begin 2017-2018 on a sound financial footing. The Town of Ridgefield provides app. 70% of our annual operating budget, and we must raise the rest (nearly $500,000) privately, mostly through donations from those who use and appreciate the Library.  Please give today!

RidgeCon Coming August 11 and 12
It's our 3rd annual celebration of popular culture and fandom! Event details and information on sponsorships and program ads now available here.

It's Your "Library on the Go"
One-stop shopping! Click here for all the information and links you need to access our growing collection of downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, music and video.

Good News for Genealogists and Historians!
The Ridgefield Library has acquired a new ST ViewScan III microfilm scanner to provide improved access to the Ridgefield Press from 1875 to 2003 as well as other microform content. To learn more about this wonderful new resource, contact the Adult Services Desk to schedule a training session.

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Ridgefield for a challenge grant to launch the fundraising effort to pay for this valuable new resource. Click here to make a donation of any size towards our goal.

Passport Service Now Available
The Ridgefield Library is now accepting passport applications for processing by appointment only. To schedule an appointment call 203-438-2282 x11022.

Visitthe Library Store Today!
A selection of Library-themed gift and convenience items, perfect for Father's Day, teacher gifts, graduation and more! Browse our online catalog here, or stop by the display case in the Bossidy Commons. New item - sturdy and convenient red and black book bag just $12


Featured Events

Click here for a full listing of events and for program registration information.



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