Upcoming Events

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

Terrific Twos - Woods

February 27, 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. Songs, rhymes, books and movement for children ages 24-35 months and their caregiver. 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.

Wobbly Walkers - Main

February 27, 2020
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 - Main

February 27, 2020
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.
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 "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime- MAIN

February 27, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
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 begi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

February 27, 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:  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.

Dive into STEAM

February 27, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Discover and strengthen your observational, technological, building, crafty, and mathematical skills in our Dive into STEAM program. You will participate in hands-on learning activities involving science, technology, engineering, art, and math 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 "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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sing & Stomp - Woods

February 28, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
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 storytime for families with children ages 0-5. Hop, sing and dance with your child through stories and rhymes. 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.

Sing & Stomp - Main

February 28, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active storytime for families with children 0-5 years old. Hop, sing and dance with your child through songs and rhymes! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. ...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

downUNDER Computer Lab

February 28, 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:

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.

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

Drop-In Architects

February 28, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Do you love designing with Lego® bricks? Are you inspired by tall buildings, fancy cars or animals? Put your imagination to work and join us for a fun-filled afternoon building with our very own collection of Lego® bricks! For children in grades...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Saturday Storytime - Woods

February 29, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods Library
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. A storytime for families with children ages 0-5. Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories for the whole family! ...

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 "Children" group.

Rainbow Picnic

February 29, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Let’s have a winter family picnic together! We will celebrate the Rainbow and stand up to bullying (wear pink). Bring your lunch and enjoy a story together. We will have oversized games and crafts for all to enjoy. Great way to beat the winter blues ...
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 "Preschool" group.
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

March 2, 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.

Geronimo Stilton Party

March 2, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Are you a fan of the Geronimo Stilton series or interested in it? Join us as we celebrate our favorite mouse journalist! Embark on an adventure with us by playing games and participating in activities inspired by the books. For children in grades ...
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Chess Club

March 2, 2020
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community 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 "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...