Job Openings

Children's Library Assistant
. A year-round position at 19 hours per week.  Experience working with children, strong customer service and computer skills are essential.  Must be available afternoons, evenings and weekends. Hourly rate starts at $16.  More information and required application form available here. Application deadline is May 9th.

Teen Services Librarian (F/T) sought for Ridgefield Library Adult Services department. Dynamic, teen-savvy individual, with youth-focused collection development, reference, reader’s advisory and programming experience. More information.

Ridgefield’s first Independent Film Festival (RIFF) will be held Friday, May 20, Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, 2016 at various venues around town including the Ridgefield Library, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The Ridgefield Playhouse, The Prospector Theater and Keeler Tavern Museum.

In addition to showcasing both national and international films, the festival will include panel discussions with accomplished filmmakers, master classes and workshops on film history and different aspects of filmmaking. For more information and to purchase tickets please click here.

Introducing our New Digital Library Page
It's one-stop shopping! Click here to check out our "Library on the go" for all the information and links you need to access our growing collection of downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, music and video.


Celebrate Mother's Day by being part of the women's 5k and kids' 1 mile races right here in Ridgefield on May 8th. Sponsorship proceeds benefit the Library's Noreen L. Papa Mothers: Live your Life initiative.  Learn more about the race and this important project.

NEW! Sign up now to volunteer during the race weekend (community service credit available). Find out how.

Friends Spring Book Sales
May 6 -8
Children's Books Only
May 13-16
Annual Used Book Sale

See the full schedule

Important Service Notification for Ridgefield Library Borrowers

We are experiencing a significant delay in the delivery system that supports resource-sharing among libraries in the state. This has forced us to stop accepting requests for items we do not own and to alter the procedures for placing a request for our own materials. Please click here to read more about this situation and other alternatives we can offer to assist you.

This Month's Featured Resource: BookFlix

An online literary resource for children that pairs video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. Click here to give it a try.

Perfect for Mother's Day! See our catalog
of library-themed items for readers, writers and computer users, now on sale at the Circulation Desk in the Bossidy Commons. NEW ITEM! Mugs featuring Etch-a-Sketch drawing of the Library by Bryan Madden.

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

Click here for a full listing of events and for program registration information.

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