Welcome to the Ridgefield Library!

For well over 100 years the Library has served as a community destination and vital resource.  Our friendly, knowledgeable staff, strong collections, diverse programming, and welcoming space are the result of commitment to our Vision for the benefit of our community.  Our dedicated Board of Directors, Friends of the Ridgefield Library, and many generous community donors help to make what we do possible.  Thank you! 

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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 this plan turning into action as we develop programs, services, collections and more to better meet the needs of our community.  Please click here to see the Plan!

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Author Talks in September and October

The Library welcomes Erik Keller, Lauren Acampora, Aimee Pokwatka and Cody Keenan, who will discuss their recent books and sign copies available for purchase from our partner, Books on the Common. Learn more and register for our September and October author talks.

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Seeing Beyond: The Works & Vision of H.G. Wells

September 25th @ 2:00pm: This special in-person lecture by Dr Mark Schenker is the first event in the Library’s 2022 Scholarly Series, Seeing Beyond: the Works and Vision of H.G. Wells. Herbert George Wells (1866 –1946) was an English writer best remembered for his science fiction novels and has been called the “father of science […]

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Enjoy Our Outdoor Spaces

When the weather is fine, you can enjoy our comfortable outdoor spaces: the beautiful new Dean and Theresa Miller Terrace, located off the Bossidy Commons; the Richardson Terrace outside the lower level program rooms; and the Library Lawn on Main Street.  There is seating and wifi service available in all of these areas.

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Lindenburg Joins Library as Development Director

The Ridgefield Library welcomes Jane Lindenburg as the Library’s new Development Director. Ms. Lindenburg began her career as a communications consultant with the human resources firm Hewitt Associates (now AonHewitt). In the following ten years, she became a partner and a mother to two daughters. During a long hiatus from the professional world, Jane made […]

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LiveChat is Here!

LiveChat for Nonprofits is a new service for our patrons, allowing us to communicate with you quickly and easily through LiveChat on our website.  Chat with a Librarian in real time and get immediate support or information, via a handy pop-up chat window.  Look for it now!

Personal Book Bundles

Help us help you! Fill in our Personal Book Bundles form with the types of materials you are looking for and we can curate a selection just for you. Provide your Library card number and we will check the materials out for you to pick up in the Main Level Lobby. We will contact you once your order is ready.