James Baldwin: Bearing Witness Series

James Baldwin: Bearing Witness Series

Fall 2020: The Library’s Fall Scholarly Series will celebrate the life and works of James Baldwin, acclaimed American novelist, essayist, playwright, and activist. The series includes a film screening, lecture, book discussion, poetry discussion, and a podcast...
AI – Project Debater

AI – Project Debater

Sept. 10 @ 12 PM: In this presentation, Noam Slonim will talk about Project Debater and how persuasive a computer can be. Project Debater is the first AI system that can meaningfully debate a human opponent. The system, an IBM Grand Challenge, is designed to build...
Art Walk 2020

Art Walk 2020

Aug 21 & 22: Sculptor David Boyajian’s beautiful sculpture will grace the Library’s Lawn from August 17 though September 13 as part of The Ridgefield Guild of Artists 2020 Art Walk Ridgefield, when the streets of downtown Ridgefield turn into a...
Midsummer Night’s Dream Reading & Performance

Midsummer Night’s Dream Reading & Performance

August 2 @ 4 PM: Barefoot Shakespeare presents a virtual live reading performance of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The production, set during the Summer of Love (1967), sets out to prove, magic is real. One night’s journey through a primeval...