Experience this rare astronomical event right here in Ridgefield on Monday, August 21st. The action starts at the Library with a special storytime at 10:30 AM and an educational presentation at 12:00 PM and continues throughout the day. The Library, Parks and Rec and The Discovery Center will host music, crafts, games, a solar system scavenger hunt and eclipse viewing in Ballard Park from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.  No pre-registration. Safe viewing glasses and instruction will be provided at the event only. Call 203-438-2282 x11009 or click here for more information.

Coming September 15 and 16
Our 2nd annual LYL event this fall will feature a playwriting contest for teens and mini-golf in the stacks!
* Friday night Playwriting Contest staged reading tickets now available for online purchase here
* Friday night Challenge Cup tournament now open for registration here: Print form or register online
* Friday night tournament Gallery Tickets now on sale here: Print form or purchase online
* Sponsorships and in-kind donations now being accepted. Print form or purchase online.
* Saturday Open Play mini-golf tickets available only at the door
See what LYL is all about.

Try out the Pronunciator online language learning program, featuring beginning and advanced modules for 80 languages, plus extensive assistance with learning English for speakers of many languages.

Good News for Genealogists and Historians!
The Ridgefield Library has acquired a new ST ViewScan III microfilm scanner to provide improved access to the Ridgefield Press from 1875 to 2003 as well as other microform content. To learn more about this wonderful new resource, contact the Adult Services Desk to schedule a training session.

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Ridgefield for a challenge grant to launch the fundraising effort to pay for this valuable new resource. Click here to make a donation of any size towards our goal.


It's All About Jane!
August - November 2017
Join us for book discussions, scholarly lectures, film screenings, art, fashion, food and more of Jane Austen's era, as we celebrate the life and works of the beloved author on the 200th anniversary of her death. Details here.

Official Summer Reading activities wrapped up on August 5th. Raffle drawings for teens and adults are complete, but children through Grade 5 can continue to log their reading and earn prizes through the day before school begins. Thanks to the Friends of the Ridgefield Library for sponsoring Summer Reading! Learn more here.

Your "Library on the Go"
One-stop shopping! Click here for all the information and links you need to access our growing collection of downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, music and video.

Visitthe Library Store Today!
A selection of Library-themed gift and convenience items, perfect for Father's Day, teacher gifts, graduation and more! Browse our online catalog here or stop by the display case in the Bossidy Commons. New item - sturdy and convenient red and black book bag just $12.

Information Literacy Resources
Click here to get tips from our librarians and others on identifying and combatting fake news.

Passport Service Now Available

The Ridgefield Library is now accepting passport applications for processing by appointment only. To schedule an appointment call 203-438-2282 x11022.

Featured Events

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