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...

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...

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.

Noteworthy

Struggling Readers & Dyslexia Awareness

Struggling Readers & Dyslexia Awareness

October 24 @ 6:00 PM:  Why do some children struggle with reading? What is dyslexia? Are all struggling readers dyslexic? What can parents, caregivers and communities do to intervene, provide support, share information and create solutions for struggling...

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Scary Story Contest

Scary Story Contest

Students in grades 3-5 are invited to compose their scariest short story and enter to win a gift card to Book on the Common! Entries should be about 250 words or 1 page typed. All entries should be turned in at the Children’s Services Desk no later than closing on...

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Magic for Muggles

Magic for Muggles

November 1 & 2: Fourth and Fifth grade muggles are invited to learn magic for one of two nights at the Ridgefield Library!  Register for Friday, November 1 OR Saturday, November 2. Muggles will arrive for sorting and check-in between 6:15 pm and 7:00 pm and then...

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Speaking Fearlessly for Teens

Speaking Fearlessly for Teens

October 26:  Special all-day workshop on public speaking and presentation skills for junior and senior high school students taught by Ira Joe Fisher. Mr. Fisher is a Ridgefield resident with a long career in broadcast journalism, and as a poet and educator. This...

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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