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!

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!

Ridgefield Library Values

At the Ridgefield Library, our stated Values guide our service, our operations and our stewardship of this treasured community resource.

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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 located at the Circulation Desk. They may be borrowed for two nights and are available on a first come, first served basis only (no reservations).  The Museum Pass Program is […]

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Ridgefield Library Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

The Ridgefield Library Association is seeking applications from Ridgefield residents for membership on its Board of Directors. Self-nominations are encouraged. The three-year term begins on July 1. The Library Board is a working board, with up to 16 members who are responsible for the organization’s fiduciary oversight, strategic planning and policy-setting. Board members take an […]

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Ridgefield Library Gala Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Honors Marcie and Peter Coffin

Save the Date for the Ridgefield Library’s Annual Great Expectations Gala, Saturday June 1, 2024. The 2024 Annual Great Expectations Gala, which celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the “new” Ridgefield Library, will honor Marcie and Peter Coffin with the Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award for their years of leadership and service to […]

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Cocktails & Conversation with Babs Costello & Fran Hauser

Friday, March 15th @ 6:00pm : SOLD OUT DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND. Welcome Babs Costello back to the Ridge on Friday, March 15th, in conversation with best selling New York Times author and women’s empowerment expert, Fran Hauser. The event will be held at the Library from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Thank you, Babs and […]

Digital Services

Find Your Next Great Read

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. If you are looking for a title that we don’t have, you can request an item.