Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

PEEPS Dioramas

March 27, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Lower Level - Fairfield Woods
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event, Crafting
Description:
Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate with everyone’s favorite marshmallow treat-PEEPS!  Join us in the downUNDER teen space all week long to create your own PEEPS diorama. All dioramas will be placed on display in the Branch the following w...

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

March 27, 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 28, 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.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Flower Pounding Tote Bags

March 28, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
Program Type: Crafting
Registration Required
Description:
Flower pounding is a technique used to extract natural dyes from plants. Using a hammer we will release flower pigments into plain tote bags to create one of a kind designs. After we create our designs, we will move outside to hammer the bags. Please...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Registration Required
Description:
The Lions Gate Trio, Darrett Adkins on cello, Katie Lansdale on violin and Florence Millet on piano return for the spring Soundwaves Concert. ...

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.

SCORE 1-on-1 Small Business Counseling

March 30, 2020
9:15am - 10:30am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Registration Required
Description:
The Fairfield County Chapter of SCORE®, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is partnering with the Library to offer free, one-on-one counseling for current and prospective entrepreneurs. SCORE mentors offer guidance in many areas, including: busi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE 1-on-1 Small Business Counseling

March 30, 2020
10:30am - 11:45am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Registration Required
Description:
The Fairfield County Chapter of SCORE®, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is partnering with the Library to offer free, one-on-one counseling for current and prospective entrepreneurs. SCORE mentors offer guidance in many areas, including: busi...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

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

March 30, 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 30, 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.

littleBits™ Lab

March 30, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Technology, After School
Registration Required
Description:
Join us once a month for some hands-on fun with littleBits™! Participants will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with littleBits™, electronic building blocks for creating inventions large and small. Each class will feature a different pr...

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

Chess Club

March 30, 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Lecture
Registration Required
Description:
In 2020 we mark the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the United States. The fight for women's right to vote was long and took many twists and turns. Join us to learn about the Connecticut women who fought on a local, state, and national level...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Woods

March 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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.

Science Sleuths

March 31, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, After School
Registration Required
Description:
I spy some super science! Join us to uncover science fun! In each class, we will explore a different science concept through a hands-on activity. Bring your curiosity and take part in our discoveries! For children in grades K-2. Parent or caregive...

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 31, 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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Description:
This discussion group has been meeting regularly at the Library for a few years. The purpose of the group is to provide a safe space where issues of race can be discussed and where healing racism can begin. We hope that the discussions equip people t...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

April 1, 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 "Preschool" group.

Full STEAM Ahead - MAIN

April 1, 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

April 1, 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 Little Comfort by Edwin Hill May - 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

April 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:
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

April 1, 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...