Upcoming Events

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

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

March 11, 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

March 11, 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

March 11, 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.

Board Game Night for Teens and Adults

March 11, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Monthly Board Game Night is back! This event takes place the second Wednesday of every month. For ages 13 - 113. Looking for some new board game buddies? Curious to try out different games? Stop by and play games like Settlers of Catan, Pande...

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

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

March 11, 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.

International Book Club

March 11, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
The March selection is Amsterdam by Ian McEwan This is a book group for those who enjoy informal discussion and hearing the different viewpoints of the members. You don’t need to preregister and you are welcome whether or not you were able to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2020: Job Search Boot Camp

March 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 accessory each week and on the last class we will put it all together.  For children in grades 3-5.  Parent ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dive into STEAM

March 12, 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...

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.

Writer's Contest Reception and Reading

March 12, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Everyone is invited to hear the winners of the One Book One Town writing contest read their selections.  This year's participants wrote about the impact an animal had on their life.  ...

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.

NAMI Book Club - ADHD Nation

March 12, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
NAMI Book Club - Discussion of ADHD Nation - by Alan Schwarz NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Fairfield holds a bi-monthly book club at the Fairfield Public Library featuring books that focus on aspects of mental health and the...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sing & Stomp - Woods

March 13, 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

March 13, 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

March 13, 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

March 13, 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

March 14, 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 "Preschool" group.

Little Farm Meet-Up

March 14, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Library - Main Library
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Join us in the Children’s Library’s Little Farm to meet other parents and caregivers with babies! The Little Farm is a room for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers to play, read and socialize. The Saturday meet-ups will begin with a book re...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

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

March 16, 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

March 16, 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.