Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Stomp - Main

May 1, 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 "Woods Branch" group.

downUNDER Computer Lab

May 1, 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 "Adults" group.

First Friday Jazz

May 1, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Periodicals Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Stop by the Periodicals Room on the first Friday of each month when Mark Edinberg plays jazz piano. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

May 1, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Love anime or just want to see what it is all about?  Want to watch it with other teens who share your interest?  Then join us on the first Friday of each month for our Anime Club.   At each meeting members will select and watch an Ani...

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

Drop-In Architects

May 1, 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

May 2, 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 "Adults" group.

The Garden Tourist with Jana Milbocker

May 2, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, Author Talk
Registration Required
Description:
Join us when Jana Milbocker, author of The Garden Tourist, introduces us to special gardens and nurseries in the Northeast. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing at this event.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: One-on-One Career Counseling

May 4, 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.

Stories Alive for 4's and 5's: Session 3

May 4, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
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 "Adults" group.

Cut the Cord 2020 Part 1 (Introduction)

May 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
Cut the Cord is back for 2020. We are breaking down the latest information on leaving your cable bill behind and embracing the myriad of choices for streaming media content to your home and personal devices. Monday, May 4, 2020; 2:00 pm Rotary...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Crafty Mondays in the downUNDER

May 4, 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Chess Club

May 4, 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Different Kind of Book Club

May 4, 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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Woods

May 5, 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

May 5, 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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Wobbly Walkers - Woods

May 5, 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

May 5, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us for stories, songs and activities for children ages 3-5. Children attend the storytime independently, but parent or caregiver must remain in the Library. In the spring, there are 2 sessions of Hoot-Hoot Hooray. Session 1 class dates: ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

May 5, 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

May 5, 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.

Little Engineers

May 5, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Discover the engineer in you in our Little Engineers program! Join us to design, experiment and problem solve. Participants will tackle fun, hands-on activities and explore various technologies. Bring your thinking power and be ready to have fun! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:
Funding Sources / Conversations with Entrepreneurs This session will focus on funding structures required for start-up businesses today, including a presentation from lending sources specializing in start-up and small businesses.  The session...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

May 6, 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 "Adults" group.

Senior Literary Society

May 6, 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 Hours Count by Jillian Cantor. June - The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan       ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

May 6, 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.

Arckidtecture

May 6, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
This class will bring out the inner architect in your child! Using a variety of skills like math, geometry, engineering, problem-solving and art, we will collaborate and build amazing things. Each week, we will design and create structures using diff...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Pajama Storytime

May 6, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods Library
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Bring your favorite stuffed animal, wear your favorite PJs and join us for an evening storytime. Bedtime stories and calming activities will get you and your family ready for bed.  For children ages 0-6 and their caregiver Drop-in Program ...

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.