Children's Services

Welcome to Children’s Services, where we are committed to fostering children’s interest
in and appreciation for the joy of reading and learning. Here you'll find a useful and
intriguing collection; support for teachers, students and parents; programs for
varying ages and interests; and skilled staff always ready to help.

Contact: Children's Services 203-438-2282 x12002

READING IS A FAMILY AFFAIR: Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach
May 18th from 6:00 -7:30 PM

Children in grades 3 - 5 accompanied by an adult are invited to a very special book discussion.  Following a pizza dinner, children and their adult will gather into small groups to discuss the book Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach. 

Register online and then stop in to Children's Services to receive a free copy of the book. A $5 deposit is required when you pick up the book but will be refunded when participants attend the discussion or notify the library if they are not able to attend. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgefield Library.  


BookFlix now available! An online literary resource for children that pairs video storybooks with related nonfiction e-books.





Check out the OverDrive digital collection website experience just for kids and teens! Free for users with a library card. Digital titles are available anytime, anywhere and expire automatically, so no need to worry about late fees.



We have E-books for the very young! That's right we do! Tumblebooks lets you enjoy the illustrations onscreen as you listen to favorite picture books read aloud.



Your child can learn another language! We now offer Little Pim, an online language learning system for ages 0-6. It is a fun and easy way to learn another language! Please have  your library card handy to log in on the Mango Languages site for Little Pim!

Upcoming Programs

Ridgefield Library Winter 2016