Upcoming Events

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Terrific Two's

January 16, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us for some jumping, jiggling, rhyming, singing, and stories! For children 24-35 months old with their parent or caregiver. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...

Crafty Wednesdays in the downUNDER

January 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafting, After School
Description:

Grades 6 and up: On Wednesdays we craft! Materials are available on a first-come basis.

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

Slimesicles!

January 16, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Come in from the cold and get your hands on something messy! Join us in experimenting with different wintry slimes, goos, and glop. For children in grades 3-5. Parent or caregiver must remain in the Library for the duration of the program. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

Girls Who Code Club

January 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
For Tween and Teen Girls and Boys in Grades 6 and up- Join the movement to close the gender gap in tech!  Computer skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average.  Girls Who Code is a nati...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

January 16, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Crafting
Registration Required
Description:

This is a terrific sewing group led by the fabulous designer Jennifer Butler! Bring your own project to work on or grab a pattern from our files. For ages 12 and up, but anyone under 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

JOBS 2019: Job Search Boot Camp**

January 17, 2019
9:15am - 10:30am
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:

This tactical program targets a different set of job search skills and strategies each week. Pick up tips on interviewing, networking and resumes; something new each week.  Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.

** Please note location is Bigelow Senior Center. ...

Terrific Two's

January 17, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Drop-in program. Songs, nursery rhymes, books and movement for children 24-35 months and their caregiver! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins.

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

January 17, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafting
Description:

Whether you are an advanced knitter or just learning, this is a great group to join. Crocheters are welcome, too. Individual projects, group projects, and friendships are knit together each week.

JOBS 2019: One-on-One Career Counseling

January 17, 2019
10:45am - 2:00pm
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:
The Main Library hosts 20-minute, one-on-one counseling sessions with a career coach each week. Bring your resume and your questions. Same-day sign up is available at the Bigelow Senior Center or by emailing Ann Wright directly at coachannieu@aol.com...

JOBS 2019: One-on-One Career Counseling

January 17, 2019
10:45am - 2:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:

The Main Library hosts 20-minute, one-on-one counseling sessions with a career coach each week. Bring your resume and your questions. Same-day sign up is available at the Information Desk or by calling 203-256-3160. First come, first served; space is limited. Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

January 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:

Grades 6 and up:  Think you know it all? Prove it and join us in the downUNDER on Thursdays for our Kahoot trivia challenge. Bring your own device or use one of our laptops. Laptops available on a first-come basis.

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

Crazy 8s Math Club

January 17, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Bedtime Math’s® Crazy 8s Club is where math meets mischief! Participants will have fun while learning the math behind different games. Each class will feature hands-on activities that will get children in grades K-2 fired up about math! The following...

Preschool and Childcare Fair

January 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Parenting
Description:
Looking for a Fairfield based preschool or child care for your child? This open house will offer the opportunity to meet state-licensed providers and explore their programs. Drop-in program. ...

Sing & Stomp

January 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active story time for families with children ages 0-5 years old! Hop, sing and dance with your child through stories and rhymes. Drop-in program. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

downUNDER Computer Lab

January 18, 2019
12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:

For Teens Grades 6 and up: The downUNDER is now open as a computer lab on Fridays. Please note- the space will be solely dedicated to using computers and there will be no additional activities in the room on Fridays.

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

Sew Easy American Sewing Guild

January 19, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafting
Description:
Join the sewing craze and learn all aspects of sewing.  Bring a lunch, work on personal sewing projects and learn new sewing techniques.  The American Sewing Guild is a national organization. ...

Drop-in Craft: Kindness Snowflake

January 19, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event, Crafting
Description:
On Saturdays in January, stop by the Children’s Library to do some fun crafts! January 19: Make a kindness snowflake using a fun paper template! Crafts are geared for children in grades K-5. Drop-in program. While supplies last. Location: Fa...

Baby Rhyme Time

January 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Drop-in program. A lapsit program with songs, rhymes and books for babies (pre-walkers) and their caregiver! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins.

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

Wobbly Walkers

January 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Drop-in program. An active storytime with songs, rhymes, and books for children 12-23 months with their caregiver! Child must be walking. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins.

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

Preschool Storytime

January 22, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program for children ages 3-5 years old with their caregivers. Children and caregivers are invited to this early literacy-based program that will include stories, songs, finger plays and much more! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before...

Game Day Tuesdays in the downUNDER

January 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:

Grades 6 and up: Every Tuesday we will be setting up the X-Box for group gaming or use one of our laptops from our mobile computer lab to game online with a group of your friends. Or if digital games aren't for you, try your hand at one of our board games.

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

S.T.E.M. Studio

January 22, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, After School
Registration Required
Description:
Want to try some of the coolest new tech? Join us to explore the Library's collection of science kits and toys. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is separate for each class. January 22 (rescheduled from 12/6/18): Robots! Meet Cozmo the litt...

Family Chapter Book Club

January 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Description:
Join our family book club! This book club is for a caregiver and child in grades 1-3 to enjoy together. We will meet twice in the month of January to discuss the early chapter book Jasmine Toguchi: Mochi Queen. Our first meeting we will talk about th...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.