Children's Services

Welcome to Children’s Services, where we are committed to fostering children’s interest
in and appreciation for the joy of reading and learning. Here you'll find a useful and
intriguing collection; support for teachers, students and parents; programs for
varying ages and interests; and skilled staff always ready to help.

Please note our Unattended Child Policy.

Contact: Children's Services 203-438-2282 x12002


Children's New Nonfiction

New Picture Books

New Juvenile Chapter Books


New! Purchase a specific book for our collection, and you may be the first to get the chance to read it.  Choose from new releases or treasured classics needing replacement.
Click here to buy a book or see other Wish List options.


The Ridgefield Library is pleased to bring you six Kindle Fires for Kids! Released in June, this new Kindle table is available to our patrons from the Lodewick Children’s Library information desk. There are four Kindle Fires in the Children’s Library available for in-house use, and two that can be checked out and brought home! Learn more.


Check out the OverDrive digital collection website experience just for kids and teens! Free for users with a library card. Digital titles are available anytime, anywhere and expire automatically, so no need to worry about late fees.



We have eBooks for the very young! Tumblebooks lets you enjoy the illustrations onscreen as you listen to favorite picture books read aloud.



Hoopla provides streaming and downloadable music, movies and TV shows as well as eBooks, audiobooks and even comics. There is no limit to the number of people who can "check out" an item at a time, so no waiting! And you can activate the Kids Mode portal to feature content that has been deemed suitable for children up to age 12.

Upcoming Programs

Ridgefield Library Children's Services