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  • Welcome to the New Fairfield Library

    Your library card allows you to check out books, magazines, DVDs, Blu-rays, music CDs, ebooks and eaudiobooks, books on CD, Playaway devices and large print books. You can access Online Resources such as Consumer Reports and legal music downloads. Visit the library for children's and adult programs, newspapers, reference help, or local history information. Other services include color and B&W copiers, scanners, FAX machine, interlibrary loan services and Internet workstations. From home, you can access the catalog, your account and multiple databases. Cardholders have statewide privileges allowing you to borrow materials from any public library and return them at any public library.
  • March 2, 2017 Town Tribune Library Column Library Statistics for January    Adult Books, 1,755; Juvenile Books, 2,196; Magazines, 325; Audio Books, 355; Movies, 1,782; Total Circulation, 6,665 (includes books, interlibrary loans, Parent Shelf, magazines, audio books, music cds, movies, puzzles and miscellaneous items).  Attendance was 4,741for the month.  The library was open 27 days with an average circulation of 247 items per day and an average attendance of 176 per day.  Computer usage, adults: 351; Juvenile usage, 118; music downloads, 108; ebooks, 207, audio book downloads, 106, Ancestry searches, 166. Tax Forms    The Adult Library has federal, Connecticut and some New York tax forms.  We have 1040, 1040A, and 1040 EZ forms.  Other forms may be downloaded from the IRS site.  Please ...
    Posted by NF Library
  • Library Town Tribune Column 02-23-2017 February 23, 2017 Town Tribune Library Column   Interlibrary Loan Policy    The library’s interlibrary loan policy allows patrons to borrow items from other libraries.  Due to their demand, newer items less than six months old will not be requested.  Most Connecticut libraries are not loaning non-book items at this time.  Requests usually take two weeks to arrive as they make their way through the delivery system in place at the present time.     Loans are free to New Fairfield residents unless the lending library charges a fee in which case, the fee will be passed on to the patron.  For non-residents, items are free for items borrowed from Connecticut libraries.  A fee of $3.00 will be charged for ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 12:15 PM by NF Library
  • New downloadable titles from Freading New downloadable titles from Freading...all available all the time.Call the Library if you have a New Fairfield Library card and we'll sign you up. 203-312-5679
    Posted Feb 13, 2017, 1:28 PM by NF Library
  • Author Visit -- They Called Her Reckless Author Janet Barrett will discuss her book, They Called Her Reckless, Friday, Mar. 3, 6 p.m.When the  Fifth Regiment's Recoil-less Rifle Platoon acquired a small Korean pony to haul ammunition to the front lines, what they got was a real-life warhorse, the courageous and indomitable Reckless, who stood with her Marines for two years during the Korean War, saving many lives, raising spirits, and winning the love and respect of all who knew her.
    Posted Feb 8, 2017, 7:54 AM by NF Programmer
  • What's new in our catalog? New books, DVDs, e-audiobooks and more
    Posted Jan 22, 2017, 11:54 AM by NF Library
  • New Fairfield Library Receives Programming Grant The New Fairfield Free Public Library announced today that it is the recipient of a $1,500 grant from the  Robert G. and Marguerite M. Derx Foundation. Over the coming months, the Derx grant will be used to present an eclectic lineup of wellness programs to the community of New Fairfield. This series will address the wellness of the mind, body and soul of adults. “We are excited to present this fun, educational series of wellness programs to adults in our community. We realize that, without support from the Derx Foundation, we would be unable to do so,” said Library Director, Linda Fox.Scheduled programs include:Zumba Class -- March 15, 6:30 p.m. – Presented by Cindy Madureira.Sleep – Mar ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2017, 5:22 AM by NF Programmer
  • SURVIVAL MINECRAFT ( 4th-6th-grade) -- Cancelled Hosted in conjunction with Computer Explorers/Tech Stars Co. and NF Parks and Recreation.Are you a builder, crafter, miner or farmer? Working in pairs, students will learn comprehensive features Minecraft PC offers. They will participate in teamwork and collaboration while playing with other students on a teacher monitored closed server. Jan 18, 25, Feb 1,8,15, 3:45-5 PM. Please call Parks and Rec. directly with any inquiries regarding registration and fees. (203) 312-5633.
    Posted Jan 19, 2017, 9:41 AM by NF Programmer
  • Lego Robotics LEGO ROBOTICS  . ( 1st-3rd- grade) This class introduces young children to the world of construction and computer programming. Building with colorful Lego bricks, electric motors and sensors, the robots will be brought to life in a simple drop and drag computer programming environment. Jan 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 27, 3:45-5 PM. This program is presented Parks and Rec.Please contact Parks and Rec for all inquires regarding registration and fees. (203) 312-5633.
    Posted Dec 15, 2016, 8:21 AM by NF Programmer
  • IRS Get Ready taxpayer help campaign See www.irs.gov/getready for steps you can take in December regarding changes that could affect your ability to timely file your taxes and get your refunds as soon as possible.
    Posted Dec 13, 2016, 8:43 AM by NF Library
  • Upcoming Programs Friday Night Crafting Club, Fridays, 6-8 pm.  Bring a craft project to the library and talk with other crafters.  No registration is required. This group meets in the lower level of the library.  Call 312.5682 for more information.       
    Posted Dec 13, 2016, 9:01 AM by NF Library
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Sunday: 1 - 4 (Oct - April)
Mon & Wed: 10 - 8
Tues, Thur, Sat: 10 - 5
Fri: 1 - 8

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The New Fairfield Library seeks to serve the community as a source of information, education, recreation, and enjoyment by assisting individuals and groups in their daily activities and development and by being a center for business, social, cultural and recreational development.