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.


Tween Writing Workshop

Tween Writing Workshop

May 14 & May 21:  This hands-on workshop with author Suzanne Nelson focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories. Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission...

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Family Game Day

Family Game Day

May 25:  For families with children ages 4 and up. Try new games, revisit old favorites. Borrow a game from the Library’s collection. No registration required. Click here for more information.   View All Noteworthy Blogs

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Mortality Over Muffins

Mortality Over Muffins

May 23 & June 6: Considering end-of-life wishes in an informal, thoughtful, (and even fun) way. If you can’t beat it, plan for it!  Mortality over Muffins is a café-style program led by RVNA’s Hospice experts and hosted by the Ridgefield Library.  The program is...

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Charity Poker Tournament

Charity Poker Tournament

June 6:  Second Annual Charity Poker Tournament, hosted by the Ridgefield Library.  Play on behalf of the charity of your choice!  Spectators welcome!  Entry fee includes tournament poker chips, a delicious buffet, unlimited beer and wine for the evening, cigar bar...

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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