Upcoming Events

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SCORE 1-on-1 Small Business Counseling

August 26, 2019
9:15am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Registration Required
Description:
The Fairfield County Chapter of SCORE®, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is partnering with the Library to offer free, one-on-one counseling for current and prospective entrepreneurs. SCORE mentors offer guidance in many areas, including: busi...

SCORE 1-on-1 Small Business Counseling

August 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:45am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Registration Required
Description:
The Fairfield County Chapter of SCORE®, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is partnering with the Library to offer free, one-on-one counseling for current and prospective entrepreneurs. SCORE mentors offer guidance in many areas, including: busi...

Chess Club

August 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Cancelled
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: After School
Description:
Join our Chess Club! We supply the chess boards, you provide the competition. The club will meet weekly for intermediate players who have played the game previously. For players of all ages. ...

CANCELLED Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

August 28, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Crafting
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

August 29, 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

August 29, 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

August 29, 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

August 29, 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 Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers/ Laurie Weiner facilitator. ...

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

August 29, 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.

downUNDER Computer Lab

August 30, 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.

Baby Rhyme Time

September 3, 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.

Read, Work, Play - MAIN

September 3, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Children ages 2.5-4 and their caregiver will engage in stories, songs and activities that will help foster beginning reader skills. Tickets are handed out 30 minutes prior to the start of each class. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...

Wobbly Walkers

September 3, 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.

Hoot-Hoot Hooray!

September 3, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Stories, songs and activities for children ages 3-5. Children attend independently, but caregiver must remain in the Children’s Room during program.  ...

Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

September 3, 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: Every Tuesday we will be setting up the Nintendo Switch or XBOX One for group gaming or use one of our laptops from our mobile computer lab to game online with a group of your friends. If digital games aren't for you, try your hand a...

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.

Gooey Creations

September 3, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Join us to explore some gooey science! Get messy with us as we learn about and make various slimes and doughs in this series of classes. For children in grades K-2. Parent or caregiver is responsible for checking ingredients used in classes for po...

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

September 4, 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. ...

Senior Literary Society

September 4, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Join us at the Bigelow Center for a lively discussion of this month's book. September: Map of Salt and Stars - Jennifer Joukadhar October: Circus Fire - Stewart O'Nan November : Becoming - Michelle Obama   ...

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

September 4, 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.

The Art of Storytelling

September 4, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Let’s explore the art of story together! We will be sharing some favorite books and sketching ideas for one of our very own. Using our imaginations and new techniques with watercolor, we will be going on an adventure into the art of story. For chi...

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

September 4, 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

September 5, 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.

Wobbly Walkers - Main

September 5, 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. ...

Terrific Twos

September 5, 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.

Terrific Twos - Main

September 5, 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. ...