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Meet the Mets...Announcer! February 12th
Join SNY's Gary Cohen from 1:00 - 2:30 PM for Q & A about his long career as play-by-play announcer for the NY METS, raffles, and more. Tickets $25 (children 16 and under $12.50). Proceeds support the Library's annual operations. Attendance limited to the first 200 people.  Buy your tickets today.

Hard Drive Smash Returns!
Saturday, February 4, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Bring in your old computer, A/V and other household electronics components and we will safely recycle them. $20 per item - proceeds support RidgeCon 2017. Learn more.

New Library Director Welcomed
We are pleased to announce that Brenda McKinley is now the new Director of the Ridgefield Library, succeeding Chris Nolan who retired 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.

Come meet Brenda on Take your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, February 4th when she will be the guest reader at Drop-in Storytime at 10:30 AM.


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 Ridgefield Magazine.

More about LYL Day


Noteworthy

We Have Great Expectations!
Our 2017 Great Expectations gala honoring Rudy and Sally Ruggles with the Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award is set for April 22nd.

Sponsorships and tickets for this popular annual event are now available. Learn more here.

This Month's Featured Resource

Help with resume writing, interviewing, and job search. Career assessments included. Live online coaching and feedback. Try it today.

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.

Support the Library with these Quick Clicks
* Make a donation to the 2016-2017 Annual Appeal
* Celebrate, honor or remember a loved one or special occasion with a tribute gift
* Pick from our catalog of Wish List items to support favorite programs and services
* View the catalog of convenience and gift items available at The Library Store
* Peruse our 2015-2016 Annual Report

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.

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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