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The Bronx: The Way It Was

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Come and relive your childhood in your favorite borough the Bronx. The presentation will include over 450 vintage Bronx slides, video clips of The Bronx during the decades of the 40s-60s, and dozens of Bronx celebrity interviews. Some of the highligh...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE 1-on-1 Small Business Counseling

February 24, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE 1-on-1 Small Business Counseling

February 24, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VITA Tax Assistance

February 25, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The Fairfield Public Library is pleased to once again be able to offer no cost, full service tax preparation assistance through VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. This helpful service has been...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Decluttering in the New Year

February 25, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Do you get stressed by the mess? This program will address why we have clutter and how to deal with it. Learn how to create finished, organized systems in order to be more productive. The relationship between time and organizing will be examined as w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Description:
This discussion group has been meeting regularly at the Library for a few years. The purpose of the group is to provide a safe space where issues of race can be discussed and where healing racism can begin. We hope that the discussions equip people t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

February 26, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Woods Branch
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 "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: Job Search Boot Camp

February 27, 2020
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

February 27, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
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 group is for adults age 18 and over. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: One-on-One Career Counseling

February 27, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

2020 Census: What's At Stake?

February 27, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Join us as we host Marjorie A. Bernard, MSC, MSHR, Partnership Specialist from the New York Regional Census Center who will be here to share information about the 2020 Census, what census data is used for and how it impacts your commun...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

2020 Census: What's At Stake?

February 27, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Join us as we host Marjorie A. Bernard, MSC, MSHR, Partnership Specialist from the New York Regional Census Center who will be here to share information about the 2020 Census, what census data is used for and how it impacts your commun...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Fairfield Senior Advocates will be discussing the pursuit of senior-friendly housing solutions for current and future seniors in Fairifeld.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

US Census Bureau Job Recruitment

February 28, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Main Floor - Woods Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The 2020 Census is approaching next year. The Census has full and part time opportunities available in our community and will be at the library to recruit interested adults looking for work. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Spring Wildflowers of Connecticut

February 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
Program Type: Lecture
Registration Required
Description:
Connecticut has many colorful spring wildflowers but many are ephemerals and bloom for only a short time, then disappear. Learn when and where to look for these  delicate flowers with Barbara and Peter Rzasa. They will highlight s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: One-on-One Career Counseling

March 2, 2020
10:00am - 1:30pm
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Family Chapter Book Club

March 2, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Adults, Woods Branch
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 once each month to discuss an early chapter book and enjoy a fun activity. Make some new friends, share books you love, and disc...

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.

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

A Different Kind of Book Club

March 2, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Description:
Join us monthly for A Different Kind of Book Club. This group focuses on a single genre each month. January 6: Science Fiction February 3: True Crime March 2: Books to TV April 6: History May 4: Young Adult (not just for the young) June 1: LG...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VITA Tax Assistance

March 3, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The Fairfield Public Library is pleased to once again be able to offer no cost, full service tax preparation assistance through VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. This helpful service has been...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Main Event Crafts: Tuesday Takeaways

March 3, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Harold B. Harris Computer Training Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology, Crafting
Registration Required
Description:
For teens and adults. Curious about vinyl/paper cutting machines and what to do with them? Join us monthly to make and take a project using the Silhouette Cameo. We'll show you the basics of using a Silhouette Cameo and how to create one small ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Main Event Crafts: Wednesday Takeaways

March 4, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Harold B. Harris Computer Training Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology, Crafting
Registration Required
Description:
For teens and adults. Curious about vinyl/paper cutting machines and what to do with them? Join us monthly to make and take a project using the Silhouette Cameo. We'll show you the basics of using a Silhouette Cameo and how to create one small ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Senior Literary Society

March 4, 2020
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, which is the One Book One Town 2020 selection Running with Sherman by Chris McDougall. April - Little Comfort by Edwin Hill May - The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor J...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

March 4, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Woods Branch
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 "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: Job Search Boot Camp

March 5, 2020
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

March 5, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
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 group is for adults age 18 and over. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: One-on-One Career Counseling

March 5, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

One Book One Town - Are the Kids Alright?

March 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Drawing from their experience working with hundreds of students at the counseling center located at Fairfield University, Julia Smith, LCSW and Mark Celano, PhD, will speak about the dramatic increase in depression and anxiety among teens and young a...