Noteworthy

Struggling Readers & Dyslexia Awareness

Struggling Readers & Dyslexia Awareness

October 24 @ 6:00 PM:  Why do some children struggle with reading? What is dyslexia? Are all struggling readers dyslexic? What can parents, caregivers and communities do to intervene, provide support, share information and create solutions for struggling...

Scary Story Contest

Scary Story Contest

Students in grades 3-5 are invited to compose their scariest short story and enter to win a gift card to Book on the Common! Entries should be about 250 words or 1 page typed. All entries should be turned in at the Children’s Services Desk no later than closing on...

Magic for Muggles

Magic for Muggles

November 1 & 2: Fourth and Fifth grade muggles are invited to learn magic for one of two nights at the Ridgefield Library!  Register for Friday, November 1 OR Saturday, November 2. Muggles will arrive for sorting and check-in between 6:15 pm and 7:00 pm and then...

Speaking Fearlessly for Teens

Speaking Fearlessly for Teens

October 26:  Special all-day workshop on public speaking and presentation skills for junior and senior high school students taught by Ira Joe Fisher. Mr. Fisher is a Ridgefield resident with a long career in broadcast journalism, and as a poet and educator. This...

RIFF

RIFF

October 10–14: The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF) celebrates independent films from around the world that enlighten, entertain, and inspire moviegoers through compelling visual storytelling. RIFF brings innovative films and filmmakers to the culturally...

Celebrating Maurice Sendak

Celebrating Maurice Sendak

September & October: This fall the Library is presenting The Illustrative World of Maurice Sendak: Let the Wild Rumpus Begin! series, an all ages celebration of Maurice Sendak's artistic and literary legacy. There will be lectures, a field trip, film screenings,...

Ridgefield Folk with Kyle Carey

Ridgefield Folk with Kyle Carey

Kyle Carey performs a unique fusion of Appalachian and Celtic music she likes to call ‘Gaelic Americana’. Having learned Scottish Gaelic to the point of fluency–Kyle’s music is an expression and exploration of the deep connection between Appalachia’s Celtic roots....

Games & Puzzles

Games & Puzzles

Did you know that your Ridgefield Library card gives you access to borrow a  host of games and puzzles for all ages? From card games to dice games, board games to strategy games, from 30 piece to 2000 piece puzzles, you can borrow them from the Library! We also have...

Next Chapter Book Club

Next Chapter Book Club

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM:  Join our weekly book club designed especially for adolescents (16 and up) and adults with intellectual and developmental challenges. This inclusive book club is open to anyone who enjoys a good book (including aides)! Non-readers, non-verbal,...

Museum Passes

Museum Passes

Enjoy an end-of-summer excursion to a local or regional museum! The Museum Pass Program offers free or discounted admission to 20 premiere educational and cultural institutions in Connecticut and New York.