News and Events

  • 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.
  • Review of War and Peace by Christopher Muir Chris Muir5/23/17War and Peace The book War and Peace was a masterpiece of literature written by legendary author Leo Tolstoy. The book is about five different families (the Bezuhovs, Dolkonskys, Rostovs, Kuragins, and Drubetskoys) as they try to survive Napoleon’s failed invasion of Russia during the year of 1812. War and Peace describes this violent and chaotic era in history with great detail. Tolstoy also expertly describes the several dozen characters that appear in this story, giving each of them their own personalities, strengths, and weaknesses. One problem with this book is that Tolstoy spent too much time on description, rather than continuing the plot. I would ultimately refer this novel to someone with a ...
    Posted May 23, 2017, 10:09 AM by NF Programmer
  • Library Closed The New Fairfield Free Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 27; Sunday, May 28; and Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday.
    Posted May 23, 2017, 10:00 AM by NF Director
  • What's new in our catalog? New books, DVDs, audiobooks and more
    Posted May 17, 2017, 12:41 PM by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- May 18, 2017 Summer Reading Volunteers Needed    The library will be looking for volunteers to assist us with our Summer Reading Program that will run from June 26-August 4.  Volunteers should be going into ninth grade, attend one training session, and willing to give at least six hours of their time over the course of the six-week program in order to receive a letter for community service.  Training sessions from which to choose will be offered on Thursday, June 1 from 3:30-4:30 pm; Friday, June 2, 6:30-7:30 pm; Monday, June 5, 6:30-7:30 pm; Tuesday, June 6, 3:30-4:30 pm.  Applications are available at the Children’s Circulation Desk and online ...
    Posted May 17, 2017, 12:37 PM by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- May 11, 2017 May 11, 2017 Town Tribune Library Column April Statistics    Attendance, 5,018; Adult Books, 1,768; Juvenile Books, 2,196; Magazines, 368; Audio Books, 303; Music cds, 33; Movies, 1,605; Total Circulation, 6,485 (includes books, magazines, audio books, music cds, movies, puzzles, and miscellaneous items).   Adult Computer Use, 391; Juvenile Computer Use, 126; Music Downloads, 111; EBooks, 232; Audio Book Downloads, 155; Ancestry Searches, 84.  The library was open 30 days with an average circulation of 216 items per day and an average attendance of 167 people per day. Summer Reading Volunteers Needed    The library will be looking for volunteers to assist us with our Summer Reading Program that will run from June 26-August 4.  Volunteers should ...
    Posted May 10, 2017, 8:12 AM by NF Library
  • New downloadable titles from Freading New downloadable titles from Freading...all available all the timeCall the Library if you have a New Fairfield Library card and we'll sign you up. 203-312-5679
    Posted Apr 13, 2017, 9:08 AM by NF Library
  • New Non-fiction books (past 6 months) New Non-fiction book list
    Posted Mar 8, 2017, 7:59 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
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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.