Introducing the New Website

Welcome to the new website of the Ridgefield Library! Five years ago, the Library moved into our new physical space. Now, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Ridgefield Library we present our updated "online space". A true virtual library branch where...

Strategic Plan

The Ridgefield Library recently updated our Strategic Plan. Working with the Library's Board of Directors and the counsel of more than three dozen community leaders from all corners of town, we updated the Library's Vision, Mission, Values and Objectives. You will see...

Welcome to the Ridgefield Library!

Welcome to the Ridgefield Library! For well over 100 years the Library has served as a community destination and vital resource.


Audubon Exhibit, Talk and Reception

Audubon Exhibit, Talk and Reception

September 8, 2 PM: There will be a talk by art collector Joel Third at 2 PM followed by a reception from 3 to 5 PM for the Audubon: His Supporters and Predecessors exhibition currently on view in the Library's Lower Level Gallery. This exhibit’s focus is the famous...

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

June 20-August 31: Summer Reading celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with A Universe of Stories! Log your summer reading minutes to earn rewards and raffle tickets! Summer Reading events and programming are scheduled through July 31, but reading and...

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Library Closed Summer Sundays

Library Closed Summer Sundays

Sundays in July & August: The Library is closed on Sundays during the Summer. We will resume normal Sunday hours on September 8, 2019.You can still access the Library's catalog and digital resources here and return materials in our book drop.      ...

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Games on Tap

Games on Tap

August 30 @ 6:30 PM: Join us for an adults-only, beer-wine-and-snacks included, tabletop gaming experience. Tabletop games mean anything from card games to dice games, board games to strategy games.
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New Titles


Streaming and Downloads

Quote – Rita Mae Brown

“When I got my library card, that’s when my life began”

Rita Mae Brown

Quote – R. David Lankes

“Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities.”

R. David Lankes

Quote – Maurice Sendak

“There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen”

Maurice Sendak

Our Mission

The Ridgefield Library anticipates and meets the evolving needs of our community. We are an essential partner and the place where people go to discover, question, learn and connect.


Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
(closed summer Sundays)


472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877


Contact Us

Call: 203 438-2282
Fax: 203 438-4558