Upcoming Events

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Game Day Tuesdays in the downUNDER

May 21, 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.

Summer Teen Volunteering Information Session

May 21, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Interested in Volunteering at the Library this summer?  Whether it’s to dust, help with Children’s programs, or write book reviews, all teen volunteers must attend an information session before volunteering.  At the session, you will learn ...
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
After you attend the earlier general Teen Volunteering information session, you can stay and be trained to volunteer in the Children's department. Please note- If you are planning to volunteer for the Children's department, you must attend both the I...

Woods Book Group

May 22, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Description:
Join this popular book group's discussion of The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg. ...

Crafty Wednesdays in the downUNDER

May 22, 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.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

May 22, 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

May 23, 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.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

May 23, 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.

JOBS 2019: One-on-One Career Counseling

May 23, 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.

Books & Banter

May 23, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Description:

We meet at the Fairfield Woods Branch at 1:00pm. We are a drop in group, with great research, discussion and banter about varied titles. We have discussed everything from memoirs and nonfiction to prose and fiction.  We welcome our regulars and first timers with open arms even if you have not finished our current title. Join Us!

This month's title is The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells. ...

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

May 23, 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.

Help Wanted: Taste Testers

May 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Recent Help Wanted Ads reveal Cadbury is looking for a chocolate taste tester and now so are we.  Think you have what it takes to evaluate and distinguish the subtle flavors, textures, and aromas of a vast array of chocolates?  Prove it by ...

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.

downUNDER Computer Lab

May 24, 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.

Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
We are continuing the discussion on topics concerning race relations in the United States and how we can adjust our own attitudes and behavior to promote race unity in our community. Participants in the group will decide on the focus...

Crafty Wednesdays in the downUNDER

May 29, 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.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

May 29, 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

May 30, 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.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

May 30, 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

May 30, 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

May 30, 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.

Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk
Description:
Join the Friends of the Fairfield Public Library For a Ladies’ Literary Luncheon Special guest, New York Times Bestselling Author, Martha Hall Kelly Tickets are $75 per person and include lunch, dessert and a glass of wine.  Reservatio...

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.

downUNDER Computer Lab

May 31, 2019
3:00pm - 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)

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.

Summer Teen Volunteering Information Session

June 1, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Interested in Volunteering at the Library this summer?  Whether it’s to dust, help with Children’s programs, or write book reviews, all teen volunteers must attend an information session before volunteering.  At the session, you will learn ...
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
After you attend the earlier general Teen Volunteering information session, you can stay and be trained to volunteer in the Children's department. Please note- If you are planning to volunteer for the Children's department, you must attend both the I...