Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

November 13, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A lapsit program for pre-walking babies with songs, rhymes, and books. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Full STEAM Ahead - MAIN

November 13, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Science, Storytime
Description:
Full STEAM Ahead is a centers-based program designed for children 3-5 years of age. Participants will be welcomed with a book and a song, followed by an invitation to participate in hands-on activities with a focus on math, science and reading. Fo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

November 13, 2019
2:45pm - 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. Join us in the downUNDER on Wednesdays for a hands-on activity guaranteed to get you thinking. ...

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

A Feast of Thanks: Art Edition

November 13, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
What are you thankful for? Join us to make a decorative mobile to express your gratitude. Be ready to have fun and get creative in this special art class led by Ms. MaryJo, an award-winning illustrator! For children in grades K-5. No food will be ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night for Teens and Adults

November 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Monthly Board Game Night is back! This event takes place the second Wednesday of every month. For ages 13 - 113. Looking for some new board game buddies? Curious to try out different games? Stop by and play games like Settlers of Catan, Pande...

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How Can I Find Scholarships?

November 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: College Planning
Registration Required
Description:
Do you need money for college but find the scholarship application process overwhelming? Not even sure where to begin?  Strategic research and organization are key components to earning college scholarships. Learn some tips and discover new reso...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

November 13, 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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

T.V. Forensics Fact and Fiction

November 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Science
Registration Required
Description:
Are you a fan of CSI, NCIS and other TV forensic shows? Join us when Jillian Wyckoff, a STEM academic associate at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, dissects the fact from the fiction. Everyone loves the drama of an entertaining crime show. But how...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

International Book Club

November 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
The November selection is The Vegetarian by Han Kang This is a book group for those who enjoy informal discussion and hearing the different viewpoints of the members. You don’t need to preregister and you are welcome whether or not you were a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2019: Job Search Boot Camp

November 14, 2019
9:15am - 10:30am
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
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.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Wobbly Walkers - Main

November 14, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active storytime for children 12-23 months with songs, rhymes, and books! Child must be walking. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Terrific Twos

November 14, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
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.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Terrific Twos - Main

November 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us for some jumping, jiggling, rhyming, singing, and stories! For children 24-35 months. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

November 14, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2019: One-on-One Career Counseling

November 14, 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.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime - Main

November 14, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program for children ages 3-5 years old. 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 the program begins. S...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

November 14, 2019
2:45pm - 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)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Puppet Laboratory

November 14, 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:
Join in on the fun of making your own puppet! Each week we will use different materials to make a puppet and then put on a little show for ourselves!  For children in grades K-2.  Parent or caregiver must remain in the Library for the d...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

*Cancelled* Everyone's Included-Book Chat

November 14, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Join a book group that reads, shares, and celebrates diversity!  Whether you read books with diverse characters to see yourself represented or to help understand the life experiences of someone else, Everyone’s Included!   For the Fall term...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Girls Who Code

November 14, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Technology, After School
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to code and change the world this fall! Together we will focus on sisterhood, code, bravery and impact. In this club you will see yourself as a computer scientist, learn essential coding concepts that form the basis for all programming language...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED Jump-Start Speech and Language Development

November 14, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Join us for a talk with speech language pathologist Nancy Hastings, MA, CCC. The topics she will be presenting on include: ways to stimulate and expand your child’s early speech and language skills; ways to elicit early vocalizations, words and phras...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Girls Who Code

November 14, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
For Tween and Teen Girls and Boys in Grades 6 and up- Computer skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average.  Girls Who Code is a national organization leading the movement to inspire, educat...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

NAMI Book Club - The Great Alone

November 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
NAMI Book Club - Discussion of The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)  Fairfield holds a bi-monthly book club at the Fairfield Public Library featuring books that focus on aspects of mental...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Stomp

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Drop-in program. An active story time for families with children ages 0-5 years old! Hop, sing and dance with your child through stories and rhymes. Open attendance for all.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Stomp - Main

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Library - Main Library
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active storytime for families with children 0-5 years old. Hop, sing and dance with your child through songs and rhymes! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Fairfield Public Library Book Sale

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The Friends of Fairfield Public Library will hold a three day Book Sale featuring a large selection of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and DVDs. The sale will take place in the Rotary Room at the Main Library on Friday, November 15 from 10:00...

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

downUNDER Computer Lab

November 15, 2019
2:45pm - 4:45pm
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)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.