New Library Director Named
We are pleased to announce that effective January 2, 2017, Brenda McKinley will become the new Director of the Ridgefield Library, succeeding Chris Nolan who is retiring December 31 after 16 years of service.  Brenda joins us after 20 years at the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown, CT, most recently as Director.  Click here to learn more.

Click here to learn how you can honor Chris Nolan on her retirement by contributing to a Tribute Fund with a donation to the Library.

Register Now for Camp Snooze
It's the Library's famous sleepover just for 4th graders!
Boys: November 12/13 - SPACES STILL AVAILABLE
Girls: November 19/20 - SOLD OUT
$125 per person ($80 tax- deductible donation) Learn more here.

Books Building Bridges
An intergenerational reading initiative of the Ridgefield Library and Ridgefield High School. Click here to learn more about scheduled lectures and book chats in October and November.

Congratulations to the winners of our first Short Story Writing Contest
General Fiction - Robert Ellis
Mystery/Suspense - Melissa DeMeo
Historical Fiction - Andrew Salchert
SF/Fantasy - Catherine Massa
"Best in Show" - Melissa DeMeo

More about LYL Day

New Guidelines for Inter-Library Loan Service and Placing Hold Requests
New protocols have been put in place that restore limited access to inter-library loan service and simplify placing holds.  Please click here to see full details, or ask any staff member for information.


Friends of the Library Used Book Sale Continues October 21-24
Friday, October 21, 10:00 AM - 12 noon Early Bird $10 admission (Friends members free)
Friday, October 21, 12 noon - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 22, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 23, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM All books half price
Monday, October 24, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Fill a bag for $5 (standard grocery store size bag)

Resource of the Month
The world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource, available on Library public access computers.  Ask at the Adult Services Desk to learn more.

Ridgefield Library Odyssey of the Mind Teams
New elementary, middle and high school teams forming now.  Coaches also being sought for all levels.  Contact to learn more.

Halloween School SCRABBLE Tournament
November 5 @ the Library. Open to grades 4-12. Click here for registration information.

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.

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.

Stock up on useful supplies for back-to-school! See our catalog
of library-themed items for readers, writers and computer users, now on sale at the Circulation Desk in the Bossidy Commons.

Blood Pressure Screening
Free monthly screenings at the Library, courtesy of the RVNA. Learn more here.

Featured Events

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

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