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…

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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…

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Check Out a Museum Pass

The Library’s Museum Pass Program offers free or discounted admission to over 20 premiere educational and cultural institutions in Connecticut and New York. Passes are available for use by patrons holding valid Ridgefield Library cards and are located at the Circulation Desk. They may be borrowed for two nights and are available on a first […]

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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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2022 Summer Reading

Summer Reading Program June 24th-August 27th Explores Oceans of Possibilities. Details here.

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Mask Guidelines

The health and safety of our community and staff is our primary concern and our most important service priority. Read more about current Library services and protocols. Per current local, state and federal guidelines, masks are optional for all Library patrons and staff The Library welcomes patrons and staff to wear masks if they prefer […]

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We Want to Hear from You!

The Ridgefield Library is dedicated to meeting the needs of our community. We want to understand how we can best serve you now and in the future. We value your feedback and suggestions. Thank you for taking a few moments to complete this online survey.

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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.