Upcoming Events

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

Baby Rhyme Time - Woods

March 3, 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

March 3, 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

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

Wobbly Walkers - Woods

March 3, 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

March 3, 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

March 3, 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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons 101

March 3, 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 "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 "All Ages" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Always a One Book One Town favorite program! Please join us for a lively conversation and wonderful exchange of ideas about this year’s title choice, which is Running with Sherman by Christopher McDougall.  Our host and discussion leader will be...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

March 4, 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 "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 "Preschool" group.

Full STEAM Ahead - MAIN

March 4, 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 "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 "Woods Branch" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

March 4, 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.

Paper Engineers

March 4, 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

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

Terrific Twos - Woods

March 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. 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

March 5, 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

March 5, 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

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 "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime- MAIN

March 5, 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

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

Build a Fairy Garden

March 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:
Celebrate the beginning of Spring by making your very own fairy garden! Join this 4-week series and make a new component each week. During our last class, we will assemble and take home our gardens.  For children in grades 3-5.  Paren...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dive into STEAM

March 5, 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 and ex...