Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

SAT Practice Test

February 22, 2020
9:30am - 1:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College Planning
Description:
FREE SAT and ACT Practice Exams: Take a full-length practice test under timed conditions. A proctored practice exam will help you build testing endurance and give you a real-time snapshot of your testing performance. ACT Practice Exam, Saturday, Janu...

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 "All Ages" group.

OBOT: Ray of Light Farm Animal Rescue

February 23, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Come to Fairfield University to meet a rescue donkey and hear about Ray of Light Farm’s rescue efforts and animal therapy programs. Ray of Light Farm in East Haddam, CT is both an animal rescue and animal therapy farm. Every year thousands of horses ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

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 "Preschool" group.

Stories Alive for 4's and 5's: Session 2 - MAIN

February 24, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Description:
Through stories, music, activities and more, this weekly class helps to develop both the motor and social skills necessary for kindergarten readiness. Children ages 4-5 years old attend independently, but parent or caregiver must remain in the Childr...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Crafty Mondays in the downUNDER

February 24, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: Crafting, After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up: On Mondays we craft! Materials are 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.

littleBits™ Lab

February 24, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Technology, After School
Registration Required
Description:
Join us once a month for some hands-on fun with littleBits™! Participants will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with littleBits™, electronic building blocks for creating inventions large and small. Each class will feature a different pr...

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.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Dog Man Days of Winter

February 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Are you a fan of the Dog Man series or interested in it? Join us to celebrate this great series by Dav Pilkey! Play games and participate in activities inspired by the books. For children in grades 2-5.  Registration is required. Parent or ca...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Chess Club

February 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Join our chess club! We supply the chess boards, you provide the competition. This volunteer-led program for all ages will meet weekly and is for intermediate players who have played the game previously. For players of all ages. Drop-in program...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Woods

February 25, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. A lapsit storytime for babies 0-18 months and their parent or caregiver with songs, rhymes, and group reading (pre-walkers). 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.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Read, Work, Play - MAIN

February 25, 2020
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. ...
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Wobbly Walkers - Woods

February 25, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. An active storyime with songs, rhymes, and books for children 18-23 months and their parent or caregiver (walking). 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.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Hoot Hoot Hooray! - Woods

February 25, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. Stories, songs and activities for children ages 3-5. Children attend independently, but caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.&...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

February 25, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Crafty Science

February 25, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Explore your creative side while gaining some knowledge of Science! Join us as we make crafts based on scientific fundamentals. For children in grades 3-5.  Parent or caregiver must remain in the Library for the duration of the program. Re...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Studio

February 25, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
 3, 2, 1…Action! Do you like being dramatic? Come shine at our Story Studio where we will act out stories together! Participate in fun drama activities and use your imagination and props to bring a story to life. For children in grades K-2. P...

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons 101

February 25, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Interested in role-playing games? Join us to learn the basics of Dungeons & Dragons, a fantasy tabletop role-playing game! In this introductory program, participants will learn about the character creation process and begin creating a campaign st...

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.

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 "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

February 26, 2020
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

February 26, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Special Event
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.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

February 26, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
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.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Once Upon a Lab Coat

February 26, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Get ready for a hands-on discovery storytime! You will create, experiment, or explore with a with a hands-on activity related to the story of the day. Registration is required for each session. For children in grades K-2.  Parent or ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Paper Engineers

February 26, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafting, After School
Registration Required
Description:
Let’s become Paper Engineers together! In this class, we will discover new ways to make our art pop, twirl and move. We will explore the world of pop-up books and learn the engineering behind this art of storytelling. Get ready to have fun with paper...
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.