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Holiday Karaoke Night at Tigers' Den Sports Bar & Grill
Thursday, December 14th at 7:00 PM
Bring the family for food and fun as everyone takes a turn singing their favorite holiday tunes.
Tigers' Den will donate 10% of all sales during the event to the Ridgefield Library.

Congratulations to the 2016 Paccadolmi Award Winners!
Ellen Burns and Darwin Ellis and Theresa Miller and Julie Yaun are the receipients of the 2016 Paccadolmi Awards for exceptional service to the Library community. Learn more about them and the awards here.

Job Opening
Full-time Children's Librarian - application details and full job description available here.

New Library Director Named
We are pleased to announce that effective January 2, 2017, Brenda McKinley will become the new Director of the Ridgefield Library, succeeding Chris Nolan who is retiring December 31 after 16 years of service.  Brenda joins us after 20 years at the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown, CT, most recently as Director.  Click here to learn more.

In Tribute to Christina B. Nolan
On October 5th, many of Chris's friends gathered at the Ridgefield Playhouse to "roast and toast" her.
View photos of this festive event here.

Many also made a donation in Chris's honor and sent special messages to Chris. Click here to see all these heartfelt sentiments.

You can make your own contribution to the Library in honor of Chris and add your message to the list by clicking here.


Listen here to the winning story in our first short story writing competition held as part of Love Your Library Day this fall.  The story, Not Wisely But Too Well by Melissa DeMeo, is read by Ridgefield's own Ira Joe Fisher.

Read the winner in the General Fiction category, The Reunited Family by Rob Ellis, as published in the current Ridgefield Magazine.

More about LYL Day


Noteworthy

Feel the LOVE All Year Long!
There is a lot to love at the Ridgefield Library. Click here to view our 2015-2016 Annual Report featuring some of the highlights of the past year and a full list of the supporters who made it all possible.

Our 2016-2017 Annual Appeal is now underway, to help us raise $458,000 - the 30% of our annual operating budget we must raise privately to supplement the generous contribution from the Town. Love Your Library by making your appeal donation today. Look for our letter in the mail or make your tax-deductible contribution online.

Library Wish List
Choose from dozens of items at giving levels starting as low as $25. You can help us provide valued programs like Books & Breakfast or in-demand collections like downloadable ebooks.  And a Wish List purchase can be a great tribute gift for the person on your holiday list who doesn't need any more "stuff."
Click here for our new catalog of Wish List items.

Weather Closing Procedures
It's time to remind everyone that the Library makes weather closing decisions independently of the schools or town agencies. Check our full policy here.

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.


Time to start thinking about holiday gift-giving! 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! Don't know what to get for stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, Secret Santa?  Get a gift certificate to the Library Store and let your recipient choose.  Details at the Circulation Desk.

Blood Pressure Screening
Free monthly screenings at the Library, courtesy of the RVNA. Learn more here.

It's 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.


Featured Events

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



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