Spring Stroll Is Coming to Downtown Ridgefield
Friday, April 29
5:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 30 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Stroll the streets of downtown Ridgefield to enjoy chalk art, live music, a fashion show, a scavenger hunt, store promotions, restaurant specials and much more. Pick up a brochure at the Library or participating merchants and check Thursday's Ridgefield Press for details.

Library Community Survey
We want to hear from you about your experience of the Ridgefield Library as we plan for the future, including the arrival of a new library director following Chris Nolan's retirement in December. Deadline extended to April 30th. Click here for online survey, or pick up a hard copy at any library service desk.

Tools for Teens Wellness Series Launched
Presentations by the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Council to help high school students looking to live healthier lives.  Find out more.

Job Openings

Children's Library Assistant
. A year-round position at 19 hours per week.  Experience working with children, strong customer service and computer skills are essential.  Must be available afternoons, evenings and weekends. Hourly rate starts at $16.  More information and required application form available here. Application deadline is May 9th.

Teen Services Librarian (F/T) sought for Ridgefield Library Adult Services department. Dynamic, teen-savvy individual, with youth-focused collection development, reference, reader’s advisory and programming experience. More information.

Celebrating Shakespeare!
We have an entertaining and educational line-up of lectures, films, performances, book discussions and more scheduled for April in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of the the Bard. Click here to see the details.

Vote Now!
April is the month to vote for your favorite in the Nutmeg Book Awards. Most younger students vote in school, but if you are in middle or high school or are not voting in class, click here to complete your ballot online. Remember to vote only once in your age category.


Passport to Connecticut Libraries Celebrates Resource Sharing Benefits through April
Pick up your passport at any of our service desks and learn how you can qualify for cash prizes by visting libraries around the state.

Celebrate Mother's Day by being part of the women's 5k and kids' 1 mile races right here in Ridgefield on May 8th. Sponsorship proceeds benefit the Library's Noreen L. Papa Mothers: Live your Life initiative.  Learn more about the race and this important project.

NEW! Sign up now to volunteer during the race weekend (community service credit available). Find out how.


Learn more about this month's featured resource offering customized information on 24 million U.S. businesses. Perfect for market research and job seekers. Search 222 million U.S. consumers in residential "white pages" listings.

Great Expectations a Great Hit!
Thanks to all who made our gala event honoring Philip and Christine Lodewick such a great success.  Click here to see the list of sponsors and view a photo album from the evening's festivities.

See our catalog
of library-themed items for readers, writers and computer users, now on sale at the Circulation Desk in the Bossidy Commons. NEW ITEM! Mugs featuring Etch-a-Sketchy drawing of the Library by Bryan Madden.

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.

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Introducing our New Digital Library Page
It's one-stop shopping! Click here to check out our "Library on the go" for all the information and links you need to access our growing collection of downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, music and video.


Featured Events

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