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Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents. A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
anim_spiderweb 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Create & Construct: Halloween Edition Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Get a start on your Halloween costume, or just have fun making and crafting!

Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can glue, cut, sew and create at this self-directed crafting time. Caregivers welcome. No registration.

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. This week: A Snow White theme in collaboration with the Ridgefield Playhouse's performances on October 28. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
anim_spider 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM The Science of Nature Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades kindergarten and first are invited to explore nature through observation, making predictions and drawing conclusions.  A different topic will be introduced each week giving the opportunity to get a closer look at some of the wonders of our world.  Registration required. A5 A6

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
ent_stage1 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Dracula Theater Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades second, third and fourth who like to read and perform are invited to be part of the cast of "Dracula's Favorite Son," a reader's theater performance. In reader's theater the actors read their scripts while they move around the stage.  Participants may create their own or read from a prepared script.  A short performance will be held on the last day of the program, Oct. 24. Register once for all four dates Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Registration required. A7 A8 A9

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents. A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
 
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:40 PM Time for 3s & 4s Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 3 & 4 are invited to drop in with an adult for songs, movement, stories an activity and a short book based film. No registration. A3 A4

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
lib_bookpurple 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonta Frindt   203-438-2282 - 12002   sgfrindt@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades 2 and 3 who love to talk about what they are reading are invited to a very special book discussion group.  The entire group reads The Haunted Library by Dori Hillestad Butler, then everyone comes to have a lively discussion with Sonta.  Snacks will be served!  Registration begins Sept. 1.  Pick up your copy of the book at the children's services desk. Registration required. SP A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
   
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents. A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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anim_spiderweb 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Create & Construct: Halloween Edition Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Get a start on your Halloween costume, or just have fun making and crafting!

Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can glue, cut, sew and create at this self-directed crafting time. Caregivers welcome. No registration.

 

  A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
lib_bookflipping 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Nutmeg Nibblers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shay Glass   203-438-2282 - 12002   ssglass@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

The 2018 Nutmeg Nominees are in and we’re reading Took by Mary Downing Hahn – “Horror fans and readers looking for a good scare will enjoy this creepy tale.” – School Library Journal. Readers going into grades 4-6 are invited to register and come pick up a copy of the book to discuss over snacks! Registration required.  A9 A10

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
        There are 7 spaces available.
Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_witch_hat.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Hocus Pocus Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Join us for a special screening of Disney’s Hocus Pocus (1993) to get in the spirit of Halloween.

After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all. Rated PG. Runtime: 96 minutes. No Registration.A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday October 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Halloween Walk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in costume are invited to visit the library during the Halloween Walk  to get a treat - a book of course!

 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM From Page to Stage: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Game Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services Department   2032482282   childrens@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Family Game Day will meet monthly on the fourth Saturday of each month and is an afternoon drop-in program for families with children aged 4 and up.  The Library invites families to choose from the Library’s selection of family games—Monster Chase, Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Slamwich and more—to enjoy. No registration. A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM From Page to Stage: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
anim_spider 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM The Science of Nature Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades kindergarten and first are invited to explore nature through observation, making predictions and drawing conclusions.  A different topic will be introduced each week giving the opportunity to looking at some of the wonders of our world.  Registrtion required A5 A6

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents.

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
 
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:40 PM Time for 3s & 4s Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 3 & 4 are invited to drop in with an adult for songs, movement, stories an activity and a short book based film. No registration. A3 A4

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Challenge, Jr. for Grades K - 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Create and build at the library with legos! Children in kindergarten through second grade can free-build, complete lego challenges, and test their engineering skills against this month's ULTIMATE CHALLENGE. Creations will be displayed in the library until the next class. No registration. A5 A6 A7

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents. A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
rec_legoguy 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO Challenge for Grades 3 - 5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Create and build at the library with legos! Children in third through fifth grade can free-build, complete lego challenges, and test their engineering skills against this month's ULTIMATE CHALLENGE. Creations will be displayed in the library until the next class. No Registration. A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday November 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Game Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services Department   2032482282   childrens@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Family Game Day will meet monthly on the fourth Saturday of each month and is an afternoon drop-in program for families with children aged 4 and up.  The Library invites families to choose from the Library’s selection of family games—Monster Chase, Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Slamwich and more—to enjoy. No registration. A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Sunday November 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Terror of the Tiles Scrabble Tournament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Rindfleisch   203-438-2282   MFRind@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

All skill levels in grades 3-12 are welcome! Costumes optional. SPECIAL PRIZE FOR BEST HALLOWEEN WORD and BEST COSTUME! See the Children’s Desk for an entry form or print one out here. Materials fee is $10 per player. Entries close Thursday, November 2, 2017. Contact Cornelia Guest for questions at CorneliaSGuest@gmail.com.

 

    Location: Dayton Program Room
Monday November 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in Grades kindergarten, first and second are invited to explore art through painting, clay & collage.  Registration for the first class on Nov. 6 enables children to attend all four classes. Registration required.  A5 A6 A7

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Movie Screening Sing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Families are invited to enjoy the move Sing (2016). Rated PG. No registration. A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents.

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
 
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:40 PM Time for 3s & 4s Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 3 & 4 are invited to drop in with an adult for songs, movement, stories an activity and a short book based film. No registration. A3 A4

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_mckids 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to drop in for unstructured exploring, playing, and learning at our STEAM stations: have fun with ozobots, makey makeys, balloon towers, and more! No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A program developed for twos to have some special time with a parent or caregiver, including free play and socialization, songs, stories and a craft.  No younger or older siblings, please. Pre-registration for this six-week program is required and preference is given to Ridgefield residents. A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
lib_bookpurple 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading is a Family Affair Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Reading is a Family Affair is a special book discussion  for children in grades 3 - 5 accompanied by an adult. Pizza and a special dessert are served before the children are broken down into small groups for the discussion.  Register in person and pick up a free copy of the book, From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg, compliments of the Friends of the Library. A $5 per person refundable deposit is required upon registration which will be refunded at the book discussion.  Registration required. SP A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday November 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in Grades kindergarten, first and second are invited to explore art through painting, clay & collage.  Registration for the first class on Nov. 6 enables children to attend all four classes. Registration required.  A5 A6 A7

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
 
misc_kids 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Makerbot Cookie Cutter Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades 3 through 5 can explore 3D printing by designing and printing their own custom cookie cutters! Due to the time required to print 3D objects, the cookie cutters will not finish printing during the class and participants can pick up their fully printed cookie cutters later in the week. Registration required. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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misc_frog 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Woodcock Nature Center Visit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

The Woodcock Nature Center will visit and tell us all about why animals hibernate.  Meet some of the center's live animals and learn more about them! Registration required. SP A3 A4 A5

https://www.woodcocknaturecenter.org    
    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Little Birds Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to enjoy Felicia of Little Birds Music leading an interactive musical experience for children ages 2 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. SP A2 A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_kapow.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Bubble Talk - Graphic Novel Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shay Glass   203-438-2282 - 12002   ssglass@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Reading! Art! Friends! Food! Pump up your visual literacy skills with our graphic novel book club for kids in third to fifth grade. Registration required.

This month we're discussing CatStronauts: Mission Moon by Drew Brockington: "[this] off-the-wall kitty sci-fi series packs the full-color panels with cute cats, space travel, and comical high jinks"(Booklist). Copies of the book will be available to check out from the children's services desk.A8 A9 A10
 

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
   
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Thanksgiving Preschool Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to make Thanksgiving crafts!  For children ages 3 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fencing Demo and Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Candlewood Fencing Center will introduce children ages 5 - 10  to how fencing competitions work and teach them some of the basic movements of the sport. No registration. SP A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

 

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https://www.candlewoodfencing.com    
    Location: Main Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Thanksgiving Preschool Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to make Thanksgiving crafts!  For children ages 3 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Friday November 17, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Wonder Crafts & Pizza Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children and families are invited to stop by the library for food and Wonder- themed crafts (registration required; all library events are free and open to the public), then head next door for the 7:00 showing of Wonder at the Prospector Theater! Registration required.

Tickets are required for the movie, and can be purchased from The Prospector Theater's website. A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
        There are 21 spaces available.
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
ent_violin 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Listening Live! Family Concert with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Join members of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra for a fun and engaging live music experience!  Musicians will play a delightful selection of bite-sized classical pieces perfect for children and adults! Kids get a special floor seating section for an up-close view of the musicians.  Recommended for age 5 and up.  Registration required. SP A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A1SP A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

http://ridgefieldsymphony.org    
    Location: Main Program Room
        There are 17 spaces available.
Monday November 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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rec_paintpalette 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in Grades kindergarten, first and second are invited to explore art through painting, clay & collage.  Registration for the first class on Nov. 6 enables children to attend all four classes. Registration required.  A5 A6 A7

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Little Birds Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to enjoy Felicia of Little Birds Music leading an interactive musical experience for children ages 2 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. SP A2 A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday November 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Game Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services Department   2032482282   childrens@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Family Game Day will meet monthly on the fourth Saturday of each month and is an afternoon drop-in program for families with children aged 4 and up.  The Library invites families to choose from the Library’s selection of family games—Monster Chase, Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Slamwich and more—to enjoy. No registration. A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in Grades kindergarten, first and second are invited to explore art through painting, clay & collage.  Registration for the first class on Nov. 6 enables children to attend all four classes. Registration required.  A5 A6 A7

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
   
Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Little Birds Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to enjoy Felicia of Little Birds Music leading an interactive musical experience for children ages 2 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. SP A2 A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
lib_bookpurple 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sonta Frindt   203-438-2282 - 12002   sgfrindt@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades 2 and 3 who love to talk about what they are reading are invited to a very special book discussion group.  The entire group reads White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan, then everyone comes to have a lively discussion with Sonta.  Snacks will be served!  Registration begins Oct. 1.  Pick up your copy of the book at the children's services desk. Registration required. A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM LEGO Robotics Grades 4, 5 & 6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

For interested robotic engineers in grades 4, 5, & 6. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder you will be called upon to use your robot to gather pieces and assembly them to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world. Join Ridgefield resident and robotics coach, Mike Garguilo, in a LEGO Robotics educational program. Students will build and program a LEGO Mindstorm NXT robot to gather LEGO pieces which will then be used to assemble into LEGO creations to aid in helping the LEGO world. Robotic programming and technical Lego engineering design will be covered in depth during the program. No previous robotic/programming skills needed. Students can sign up for one day or each month for continued practice and varied mission types. Registration required.

    Location: Throughout Library
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
elect_laptop.GIF 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM LEGO Robotics Grades 7 & 8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

For interested robotic engineers in grades 7 & 8. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder you will be called upon to use your robot to gather pieces and assembly them to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world. Join Ridgefield resident and robotics coach, Mike Garguilo, in a LEGO Robotics educational program. Students will build and program a LEGO Mindstorm EV3 robot to gather LEGO pieces which will then be used to assemble into LEGO creations to aid in helping the LEGO world. Robotic programming and technical Lego engineering design will be covered in depth during the program. No previous robotic/programming skills needed. Students can sign up for one day or each month for continued practice and varied mission types. Registration required.

    Location: Leir Children's Program Rm
        There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday November 30, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Nutmeg Nibblers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shay Glass   203-438-2282 - 12002   ssglass@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

The 2018 Nutmeg Nominees are in, and this month we're reading The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Readers in grades 4-6 are invited to register and come pick up a copy of the book to discuss over snacks! Registration required.  A9 A10

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM     
Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_bingo 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Play bingo - win books!  Winners choose their own prizes.  Everyone's a winner!  For children in grakes K - 3. No registration.  A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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rec_legoguy 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Challenge, Jr. for Grades K - 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Create and build at the library with legos! Children in kindergarten through second grade can free-build, complete lego challenges, and test their engineering skills against this month's ULTIMATE CHALLENGE. Creations will be displayed in the library until the next class. No registration. A5 A6 A7

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Thursday December 7, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild Things Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

An active storytime aimed at toddlers with their caregivers but all ages are welcome.  No registration. A1 A2 A3 A4

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM LEGO Challenge for Grades 3 - 5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Create and build at the library with legos! Children in third through fifth grade can free-build, complete lego challenges, and test their engineering skills against this month's ULTIMATE CHALLENGE. Creations will be displayed in the library until the next class. No Registration. A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. This week: Special Nutcracker theme in partnership with the Ridgefield Playhouse performances on December 15-17. No Registration. 

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
ent_guitar01 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Graham Clarke Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Graham Clarke will entertain with popular contemporary children's music. For children ages 5 and under accompanied by an adult. No registration.  SP A2 A3 A4 A5

http://grahamclarkemusic.weebly.com    
    Location: Main Program Room
Monday December 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_bingo 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Play bingo - win books!  Winners choose their own prizes.  Everyone's a winner!  For children in grakes K - 3. No registration.  A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_mckids 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Tinker Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades 3 - 5 are invited to drop in for unstructured exploring, playing, and learning at our STEAM stations: have fun with ozobots, makey makeys, balloon towers, and more! No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM LEGO Robotics Grades 4, 5 & 6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

For interested robotic engineers in grades 4, 5, & 6. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder you will be called upon to use your robot to gather pieces and assembly them to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world. Join Ridgefield resident and robotics coach, Mike Garguilo, in a LEGO Robotics educational program. Students will build and program a LEGO Mindstorm NXT robot to gather LEGO pieces which will then be used to assemble into LEGO creations to aid in helping the LEGO world. Robotic programming and technical Lego engineering design will be covered in depth during the program. No previous robotic/programming skills needed. Students can sign up for one day or each month for continued practice and varied mission types. Registration required

    Location: Throughout Library
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM     
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elect_laptop.GIF 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM LEGO Robotics Grades 7 & 8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

For interested robotic engineers in grades 7 & 8. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder you will be called upon to use your robot to gather pieces and assembly them to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world. Join Ridgefield resident and robotics coach, Mike Garguilo, in a LEGO Robotics educational program. Students will build and program a LEGO Mindstorm EV3 robot to gather LEGO pieces which will then be used to assemble into LEGO creations to aid in helping the LEGO world. Robotic programming and technical Lego engineering design will be covered in depth during the program. No previous robotic/programming skills needed. Students can sign up for one day or each month for continued practice and varied mission types.Registration required.

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM     
Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild Things Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

An active storytime aimed at toddlers with their caregivers but all ages are welcome.  No registration. A1 A2 A3 A4

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Preschool Holiday Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to make holiday crafts!  For preschoolers ages 3 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Preschool Holiday Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Drop in to make holiday crafts!  For preschoolers ages 3 - 5 accompanied by an adult. No registration. A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Friday December 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM From Page to Stage: The Nutcracker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
Saturday December 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
ent_stage1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Christmas Carol Performance by Hampstead Stage Company Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

The Hampstead Stage Company will perform Charles Dicken's Christmas Carol for families with children ages 5 and older.  No Registration. SP A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Main Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM From Page to Stage: The Nutcracker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM From Page to Stage: The Nutcracker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
Sunday December 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM From Page to Stage: The Nutcracker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM From Page to Stage: The Nutcracker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ridgefield Playhouse   203-438-5795   
   
The Library is pleased to join the Ridgefield Playhouse in bringing to Ridgefield live stage adaptations of beloved children's books.  Come to the Library to check out the originals or related books or hear them read at storytime, then experience them live @ the Playhouse.
Contact the Playhouse at 203-438-5795 for information and tickets. Look for the display in the Children's Library where you can enter for a chance to win free tickets.
Ridgefield Playhouse    
    Location: Ridgefield Playhouse
Monday December 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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misc_bingo 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Play bingo - win books!  Winners choose their own prizes.  Everyone's a winner!  For children in grakes K - 3. No registration.  A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
anim_swan 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childrens Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Mother Goose is a language enrichment program for "walkers" ages 1 and 2 years with a caregiver.  Language enrichment activities  include finger plays, music, movement and books of course!   No registration.  A1 A2

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_kids 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Extreme Origami Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Tiny origami! Enormous origami! Origami half the size of your thumb! Origami bigger than your head! Drop in any time from 4:30 to 5:30 and create origami at the extreme ends of the size spectrum. No prior experience necessary. No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children in grades 3 & up are invited to learn to play competively with Scrabble master, Cornelia Guest.  No registration. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby & Me Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Antezzo   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Fingerplays and songs for newborns through age 12 months with a caregiver.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_kapow.GIF 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Bubble Talk - Graphic Novel Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shay Glass   203-438-2282 - 12002   ssglass@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Reading! Art! Friends! Food! Pump up your visual literacy skills with our graphic novel book club for kids in third to fifth grade. Registration required.

This month we're discussing Comics Squad: Recess! edited by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm: "A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre!" (from the publisher). Copies of the book will be available to check out from the children's services desk.A8 A9 A10
 

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM     
Thursday December 21, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wild Things Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

An active storytime aimed at toddlers with their caregivers but all ages are welcome.  No registration. A1 A2 A3 A4

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
lib_bookflipping 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Nutmeg Nibblers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shay Glass   203-438-2282 - 12002   ssglass@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

The 2018 Nutmeg Nominees are in, and this month we're reading Ratscalibur by Josh Lieb. Readers in grades 4-6 are invited to register and come pick up a copy of the book to discuss over snacks! Registration required.  A9 A10

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 PM     
Saturday December 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Game Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services Department   2032482282   childrens@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Family Game Day will meet monthly on the fourth Saturday of each month and is an afternoon drop-in program for families with children aged 4 and up.  The Library invites families to choose from the Library’s selection of family games—Monster Chase, Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Slamwich and more—to enjoy. No registration. A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

A casual drop-in play time for babies.  Parents of infants are invited to network with each other.  No registration. A1

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Thursday December 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie Screening The Grinch that Stole Christmas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Families are invited to enjoy the classis movie "The Grinch that Stole Christmas" (1966) (Not Rated) No registration. A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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Saturday December 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs and rhymes targeted towards children 3 - 5 years of age but all ages are welcome to participate. Parent or caregivers are expected to participate alongside their child. No Registration.  A2 A3 A4 A5

 

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    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Saturday January 6, 2018 Go To Top
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM     
Monday January 15, 2018 Go To Top
ent_drum1 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Hands on Drumming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Craig Norton will lead a multicultural drumming circle for families with children of all ages.  Everyone will have a drum to immitate and improvise! SP A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 A9 A10

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https://www.handsondrumct.com    
    Location: Main Program Room
Saturday February 3, 2018 Go To Top
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
Saturday March 3, 2018 Go To Top
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
Saturday March 24, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Evan Gottfried Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   dhantezzo@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Evan Gottfried will play his guitar and entertain with original music in a concert for families with children ages 5 and under.  No registration needed. SP A1 A2 A3 A4 A5

http://www.evangottfried.com    
    Location: Main Program Room
Saturday April 7, 2018 Go To Top
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 4:17 PM     
Saturday May 5, 2018 Go To Top
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
Saturday June 2, 2018 Go To Top
anim_dog1 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Read to ROAR Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Children ages 4 and older who are readers are invited to read to ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue) Therapy Dogs.  Please register for your child to read for 10 minutes. Children will read based on the order in which they arrive. Registration required.  A4 A5 A6 A7 A8

    Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
Tuesday September 25, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday October 2, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday October 9, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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Tuesday October 16, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday October 23, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday October 30, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 6, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 13, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Wednesday November 14, 2018 Go To Top
anim_turtle 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Woodcock Nature Center Visit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

The Woodcock nature center will visit and teach us all about animals who hibernate and why they choose to sleep through the winter.  For preschoolers ages 3 - 5. Registration required. SP A3 A4 A5

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 20, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 27, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 4, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 11, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 18, 2018 Go To Top
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Scrabble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Services   203-438-2282 - 12002   children@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Learn  Scrabble skills to help you play a more competitive game. A8 A9 A10

    Location: Leir Children's Program Room
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