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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Ridgefield Folk: Celtic Christmas with Jeff Snow

Sunday, December 17th @ 2:00 pm:  Jeff Snow’s seasonal program will combine songs, tunes, history and stories from England, Ireland and Scotland with the music of Christmas. Familiar (and some not-so-familiar) songs will have you singing, laughing and wishing for more when it’s all over! Jeff Snow is a multi-instrumentalist who shares the music, and […]

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After Dark Adventure Family Fundraiser

January 19th & 20th, 2024:  Give the gift of Adventure! Students in Grades 3-5 are invited to an exclusive After Hours Adventure at the Ridgefield Library. Campers will arrive for this fundraising event after the Library closes to the public and join their fellow campers in a one-of-a-kind experience that includes flashlight tag, fishing, archery, […]

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Welcoming Our Community Since 1903

The E. W. Morris Memorial Library Building that forms the historic front wing of the Ridgefield Library opened its doors for the first time on June 22, 1903. After 120 years, the Morris Building continues to welcome Ridgefield residents to the Library.  Members of the community are invited to share their memories of the Library […]

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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 […]

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.