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Monday December 18, 2017 Go To Top
food_coffeecup 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Hot Chocolate Bar for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Come make your own hot chocolate with all the fixings. Load your delicious drink with peppermints, whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate chips, cinnamon, and more.

    Location: Kitchen
Thursday January 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Girls Who Code Information Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Rindfleisch   203-438-2282 x11009   mfrind@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Parents and their daughters in grades 6-8 are invited to come learn more about Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.  The Ridgefield Library is pleased to announce that it will soon be accepting applications to participate in a one-semester "mini-club" experience open to young women living in Ridgefield who are in grades 6, 7 and 8.

    Location: Main Program Room
Thursday January 25, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   
Do you dream of being a published author someday? This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories.  Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given.  The majority of the course consists of in-class writing exercises and in-class critiquing by peers and instructor. The goal is to write at least one short story and/or the beginning chapter/chapters of a novel.  Pre-Class Assignment: Write opening pages for a short story or novel and bring it to the first class for critiquing. This is a three-part class. Registration for this class will register participants to both of the other sessions. Class will meet from 6-8pm on Thursday, January 25th, February 1st, and Febraury 8th.
 
Suzanne Nelson is the author of numerous young adult and middle grade novels, including Serendipity’s Footsteps, a Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Teen Readers and a 2016 CCBC Choice for Young Adult Fiction. Her other books include Cake Pop Crush, Macarons at Midnight, Hot Cocoa Hearts, and over a dozen more. She is also a contributor to the “On Parenting” blog for The Washington Post. She received her BA from Texas A & M University and her MA from New York University. After spending eight years as a children’s book editor in New York City, she now lives and writes with her family in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Her website is www.suzannenelson.com. She tweets @snelsonbooks and can be found on Instagram @suzannenelsonbooks.
    Location: Randolph Board Rm
Thursday February 1, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   
Do you dream of being a published author someday? This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories.  Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given.  The majority of the course consists of in-class writing exercises and in-class critiquing by peers and instructor. The goal is to write at least one short story and/or the beginning chapter/chapters of a novel.  Pre-Class Assignment: Write opening pages for a short story or novel and bring it to the first class for critiquing. This is a three-part class. Registration for this class will register participants to both of the other sessions. Class will meet from 6-8pm on Thursday, January 25th, February 1st, and Febraury 8th.
 
Suzanne Nelson is the author of numerous young adult and middle grade novels, including Serendipity’s Footsteps, a Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Teen Readers and a 2016 CCBC Choice for Young Adult Fiction. Her other books include Cake Pop Crush, Macarons at Midnight, Hot Cocoa Hearts, and over a dozen more. She is also a contributor to the “On Parenting” blog for The Washington Post. She received her BA from Texas A & M University and her MA from New York University. After spending eight years as a children’s book editor in New York City, she now lives and writes with her family in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Her website is www.suzannenelson.com. She tweets @snelsonbooks and can be found on Instagram @suzannenelsonbooks.
    Location: Randolph Board Rm
Thursday February 8, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   
Do you dream of being a published author someday? This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories.  Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given.  The majority of the course consists of in-class writing exercises and in-class critiquing by peers and instructor. The goal is to write at least one short story and/or the beginning chapter/chapters of a novel.  Pre-Class Assignment: Write opening pages for a short story or novel and bring it to the first class for critiquing. This is a three-part class. Registration for this class will register participants to both of the other sessions. Class will meet from 6-8pm on Thursday, January 25th, February 1st, and Febraury 8th.
 
Suzanne Nelson is the author of numerous young adult and middle grade novels, including Serendipity’s Footsteps, a Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Teen Readers and a 2016 CCBC Choice for Young Adult Fiction. Her other books include Cake Pop Crush, Macarons at Midnight, Hot Cocoa Hearts, and over a dozen more. She is also a contributor to the “On Parenting” blog for The Washington Post. She received her BA from Texas A & M University and her MA from New York University. After spending eight years as a children’s book editor in New York City, she now lives and writes with her family in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Her website is www.suzannenelson.com. She tweets @snelsonbooks and can be found on Instagram @suzannenelsonbooks.
    Location: Randolph Board Rm
Wednesday March 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM LEGO Robotics Grades 7 & 8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shay Glass   203-438-2282 - 12002   ssglass@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 Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
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