Teen Programs

At the Ridgefield Library, we want you to not only find all the information you need and all the books you want to read, but also find some fun. Take a look at the programs we offer for teens - we hope you'll enjoy them!

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Contact: Geri Diorio, Teen Services, 203-438-2282 x11004 gadiorio@ridgefieldlibrary.org


Tools for Teen Wellness series

The Ridgefield Library & the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Council will offer a series of programs for high school students who are looking to lead healthier lives.
April 27th a yoga instructor and a meditation teacher will show teens how to center themselves with movement, breath, and mindfulness.
May 20th a nutritionist and skin care expert will show some simple approaches to eating healthily. May 25th the RVNA’s director of community health and wellness will teach teens some              time-management skills.
All the programs will run from 4 to 5 PM at the Ridgefield Library.

Register now.


Fandoms Unite!

Final Friday of each month in the Teen Center! Drop in between 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Are you a Whovian or a Potterhead or manga maniac or a Camp Halfblood wannbe? Do you love Sherlock or Supernatural or Star Wars or Once Upon a Time? Are you in grades 6 - 12? Come to this gathering of the fans! It’s like a book club, but for anyone devoted to pop culture in all its forms. We'll focus on a different aspect of fandom each time. We’ll discuss our favorite things, our newest discoveries and our latest obsessions. There may be snacks.


Middle School Critics

Middle School Critics every other Tuesday 4:30 - 5:30 PM

We'll chat about books, movies, plays, music, games, and more. We'll provide snacks, you bring your opinions about whatever media you've been consuming lately!
Drop in, no registration needed.


Monthly Crafternoons 

Crafternoons in the Teen Center! Drop in between 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Each month we'll try a different craft - something for everyone!
Drop in, no registration needed.


Tech Thursdays

Create don't consume on the third Thursday of the month between 4:30- 5:30 PM.

Each month we'll make something different and explore different aspects of technology: engineering, coding, physics, chemistry, electronics.
 Drop in, no registration needed.


Harry Potter Book Club

Discuss the boy wizard's sixth book Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. We meet on the third Wednesday of the month between 4:30- 5:30 PM.

Each month we'll discuss four more chapters of the novel. We'll have read the whole thing by the end of the school year! Snacks will be served and magic may happen!
YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM