Adult Programs

The Ridgefield Library is dedicated to offering a diverse range of educational and cultural programs for a wide range of audiences. Most programs are free, and registration is not required unless noted. Come learn and enjoy with us!

Check below to see if we have any programs coming up in the following categories or check our program calendar for a full listing of programs and locations.

Library Wish List
Like our monthly Books & Breakfast meetings or our convenient collection of "New and Now" books and CDs?  You can help us keep them coming by makign a tax-deductible "purchase" from our Wish List catalog.  Choose from dozens of items at giving levels starting as low as $25. And a Wish List purchase can be a great tribute gift for the person on your holiday list who doesn't need any more "stuff." Click here for our new catalog of Wish List items.

 

Contact: Lesley Lambton, Adult Programs, 203-438-2282 x11013 lalambton@ridgefieldlibrary.org


Movies

Film Programs

The Library is pleased to partner with Ridgefield Playhouse with their Live in HD screenings. Library card holders get the $20 member rate for all HD performances.


Music & Performing Arts

Live Music | Special Performances |

 

 



Nature, Science and the Environment

The Environment


Technology

Tech Topics


Writing Groups & Workshops

Writing Workshops and Talks | Ridgefield Writers Wiki | Ridgefield Writers Conference

 


Books Building Bridges

Each fall the Ridgefield Library and Ridgefield High School choose one book from the curriculum for an intergenerational exploration, including book chats led by high school students, lecutres and more. Recent selections have included One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey and Pride and Prejudice by Jane Asuten. 

 Listen to listen to Dr. Mark Schenker's 2017 lecture on Sensibility and Sense: How the 18th Century Meets the 19th Century in Jane Austen's Novels.

Click here to listen to Dr. Mark Schenker's 2016 lecture on One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Click here to listen to Dr. Schenker's 2015 lecture in the series Is There a Catch in the Catcher in the Rye .


 

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Past Special Programs:

Celebrating Shakespeare: 400 Years of William Shakespeare
- April 2016

Curiouser and Curiouser: 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland
- Fall 2015

The Big Read: The Great Gatsby - October and November 2014

Ridgefield Remembers the Civil War - A town wide series of events and programs commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War taking place during 2013

Dipping Into Proust

Advancing Creative Thinking: Imagination to Innovation - Two-day Conference

What the Dickens!

The Big Read: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

James Joyce Discussion Series

International Year of Astronomy

Einstein's Big Idea

Seriously Shakespeare