The Couri Educational Series Public Speaking Sessions - Teens in grades 10-12 are encouraged to join us for a workshop on public speaking and presentation skills, taught by Ira Joe Fisher. Learn skills that will help you through your life as a student and beyond.  Registration is required and will sign you up for all three sessions on 4/29, 5/1, and 5/6 from 6-9:30 PM. Refreshments will be served.

The 2019 Great Expectations Gala honoring Paul and Dewey McNamara with the Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award will be held on Saturday, May 4, with a fun Kentucky Derby theme.   Click here for details about the event, sponsorship information, and how to get tickets.

Beyond the Book
Join Maker-in-Residence, Noah Steinman, as he explores the making and breaking of books.
The Maker-in-Residence initiative is made possible thanks to the Wadsworth Russell Lewis Fund and is part of the Library's ongoing Making STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities.
Click here to find out about the series and to register.

Our mission:  The Ridgefield Library anticipates and meets the evolving needs of our community.  We are an essential partner and the place where people go to discover, question, learn and connect.
2017-2018 Annual Report available here.
2018-2021 Strategic Plan available here.


Library Closings - Friday, April 19 & Sunday, April 21

The Library will be closed in observance of the Good Friday and Easter Sunday holidays.  Please visit our website to check the Library catalog and access our online resources.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sales Coming soon!  Children's book sale is May 10-12. General book sale is May 17-20.  More information available here.

Applications are now open for Summer Reading Teen Volunteers and will be accepted until May 15, 2019. Qualified applicants will be selected by a random lottery this year.
Fill out your form here.

Check out this year's ARTalks! This series explores the creative process through lectures, films, and workshops that are focused on art, architectrue, and design. Co-sponsored with the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. See more and register for programs here.

Browse our online catalog here or stop by the display case in the Bossidy Commons for library-themed gift and convenience items.

Your "Library on the Go"
Click here for downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, music and video from OverDrive (Libby), hoopla and more.

Passport Service Available
By appointment only.
Call 203-438-2282 x11022 for information.

Your financial contribution helps the Library continue as a community leader providing outstanding opportunities for all.  Donations at all levels are greatly appreciated. 


Featured Events

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