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Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

November 19, 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Crafty Science

November 19, 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:
Explore your creative side while gaining some knowledge about Science! Join us making crafts based around scientific fundamentals. For children in grades 3-5.  Parent or caregiver must remain in the Library for the duration of the program. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

KidsCook!

November 19, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
In this class, young chefs will nosh on new tastes and ideas. Always beginning with a book as our guide, we will learn to follow recipes, measure and prepare ingredients, and create delicious dishes. We will nourish literacy and appetites as we devel...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

CIVICS 101: Connecticut's Fiscal Crisis

November 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Lecture
Registration Required
Description:
History and Politics in the Land of Steady Habits. Connecticut residents certainly face fiscal and economic challenges today, but history shows that we have been here before and overcome adversity. Connecticut’s economic crisis of the early ninete...
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:
The purpose of this group is to provide a safe space where issues of race can be discussed and where healing racism can begin. We will start this, our third year, with the film Race: The Power of an Illusion, showing the film in three parts in Septem...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

November 20, 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 20, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: 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...

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.

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.

Woods Book Group

November 20, 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 Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

November 20, 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.

Good Reads, Good Eats!

November 20, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Savor a food-based story and create a healthy, tasty treat! Children will learn basic food prep skills with an emphasis on the fresh and nutritious. For children in grades K-2.  Parents are responsible for checking the supplied ingredients lis...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

November 20, 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 "Adults" group.
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:
This is part of a 6 week series on Digital Marketing for Small Business. Content Marketing has emerged as a key platform in marketing, yet it's widely misunderstood. This workshop demonstrates the value in creating relevant business conten...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2019: Job Search Boot Camp

November 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 "Adults" group.

Books & Banter

November 21, 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 Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict/ Laurie Weiner facilitator. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime - Main

November 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 "Children" group.

Girls Who Code

November 21, 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 "Teens" group.

Girls Who Code

November 21, 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Scoring an Athletic Recruiting Offer for College

November 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: College Planning
Registration Required
Description:
Is your student the LeBron James of their friend-group? Or are they just looking for insight into how to play a D3 sport in college? Join Collegewise counselor and athletic recruiting experts, Matt Musico, as he explains how to find colleges that are...

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 "Preschool" group.

Sing & Stomp

November 22, 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.