New


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.
More about LYL.


NEW!
Try out the Pronunciator online language learning program, featuring beginning and advanced modules for 80 languages, plus extensive assistance with learning English for speakers of many languages.

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.

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

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

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


Noteworthy


Summer Reading is in full swing! 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.


Where's Waldo in Ridgefield?
Look for your favorite adventurer in the striped shirt at the Library and all around town during July. Pick up your passport at Books on the Common to get started.

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.

Deadline Approaching for Playwriting Contest for Teens
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. Submission deadline is August 1st.
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.

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.


Featured Events

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



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