Adult Programs

The Ridgefield Library is dedicated to offering a diverse range of educational and cultural programs for a wide range of audiences. Most programs are free, and registration is not required unless noted. Come learn and enjoy with us!

Contact: Lesley Lambton, Adult Programs. 203-438-2282 x11013.

All Events

Check our upcoming events for a full listing of programs and locations. Check below to see if we have any upcoming programs in the following categories.

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Author Talks

The Library, along with its Author Talks partner Books on the Common, welcomes established and new authors who write in many genres. Read More…

Book Discussions

Join other book lovers to discuss nonfiction, fiction, poetry, food, and mystery at one of the Library’s book groups. Read More…

Book Sales

The sale of donated used books is the principal fundraising activity of the Friends of the Ridgefield Library. Spring and fall sales are supplemented by occasional specialty sales and Internet sales. Read More…

Business and Finance

The Library offers many business and finance programs. This includes the Skillsbox: Tools for Business Success series, co-sponsored by the Library, SCORE, the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce, and other organizations, to help businesses not only survive, but thrive! Read More…

Classes and Workshops

3D printing, podcasting, writing, felting, CAD, social media, art, and more. Join us for one of our many classes and workshops. Read More…

Exhibits and Art Talks

The Library presents many programs for artists and art lovers, including monthly exhibits by local and national artists along with lectures and workshops, including the ARTalk series, co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Guild of Artists, that explores the creative process. Read More…


The Library offers occasional film programs and is pleased to partner with the Ridgefield Playhouse with their Live in HD screenings from the Met Opera, Bolshoi Ballet, and the National Theatre of London. Library card holders get the $20 member rate for all HD performances. Read More…

Fundraisers and Outreach

Show your support for Ridgefield Library by attending or sponsoring one of our many fundraising events, such as our Great Expectations Gala, which takes place every spring. Read More…

Games and Activities

Join us for fun games and activities. Read More…

Health and Wellness

The Library offers a range of health and wellness programs and resources, thanks in large part to the Noreen L. Papa – Mothers: Live Your Life Fund. Read More…

Lecture and Panels

Lectures and panels on a wide range of topics, including art, history, parenting, wellness, theater, technology, business, and more, are offered by the Library on a regular basis. Read More…

Music and Performance

The Ridgefield Folk series presents high-caliber local and national musicians for free concerts in the spring and summer, thanks to the Friends of the Ridgefield Library. Other fine arts performances and theater-related programs include discussions and readings. Read More…


The Library offers many classes and other programs to help parents. The Library is a partner in the town-wide collaborative series Parenting the #Selfie Generation: Instilling Resilience series. Read More…

Special Programs

Each year the Library presents at least one series of scholarly programs focused on a single author. Additional special programs include the ongoing First Principles series of talks and lectures about America’s first principles, the Constitution, and the Amendments. Click here to see past special programs. Read More…

Technology and STEAM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math programs come together under the Library’s Making STEAM program series. Additional technology classes are held for the general adult population and our Tech Tricks series helps seniors stay current and connected. Read More…

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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