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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.
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- March 30, 2017 Food for Fines    The library will be running a Food for Fines program from April 2nd to April 15th.  Donate non-perishable food or personal items to pay for your library fines!  Items will be donated to the New Fairfield Food Pantry.  One donated item is equivalent to $1.00 in fines.  Suggested items that the Food Pantry could use are as follows:  peanut butter, jelly, canned meat, cereal, Parmalat boxed milk, juices, nuts, grains (quinoa), spaghetti sauce, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.  Please do not bring green beans or corn as they seem to have a plethora of those vegetables. April Programs for Children      Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for ...
    Posted by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column March 23, 2017 Program Policy    The library policy for programs requires registration in order to attend.  Registration opens two weeks before the event, i.e., if the program date is April 21st, registration would open April 7th.  Priority will be given to New Fairfield residents first.  All others will be placed on a waiting list and called as openings occur closer to the event. Programs are free unless there is an adult craft program and then a small materials fee may be requested of the participants. March/ and upcoming April Programs for Children with March Registrations      Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months. Registration is required for each ...
    Posted Mar 19, 2017, 11:30 AM by NF Library
  • Community Forum -- The Emotional Cost of Caregiving -- Sat. Apr. 8 The Emotional Cost of Caregiving Sat. Apr. 8 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Senior Center See the flyer
    Posted Mar 19, 2017, 11:12 AM by NF Library
  • Zumba Class rescheduled to Wed. Mar. 22nd Zumba is rescheduled for next Wed. Mar 22nd at 6:30 pm in the Program Room downstairs.
    Posted Mar 19, 2017, 11:32 AM by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column 03-16-2016 March 16, 2017 Town Tribune Library Column   February Library Statistics    Total Books, 4,633; Magazines, 326; Audio Books, 314; Music CDs, 22; Movies, 1,769; Total Circulation, 7,133 (includes books, interlibrary loans, Parent Shelf, magazines, audio books, movies, music cds, puzzles, and miscellaneous items).  Total Attendance, 4,633; Adult computer usage, 359; Children’s computer usage, 112; music downloads, 90; ebooks, 201; audio book downloads, 117; Ancestry searches, 305.  The library was open 24 days with an average circulation of 297 items per day and an average attendance of 193 per day. March Programs for Children      Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months. Registration is required ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 12:28 PM 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
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale -- March 25, 26, and 27 Friends of the New Fairfield Library Book Sale Sat. March 25 -- 9 a.m to 10 a.m. $10 preview fee. Public hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. March 26 -- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m --  $10 per bag of books Mon. March 27 -- Free. Help us clean up! Collecting books March 4th through March 23rd. Thank you, as always, for your support.   Email the Friends: or Call 203-312-5679                                                                                               Please do not bring encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest condensed books, foreign language books, magazines, VHS movies, or musty/moldy books.  They will accept cds and dvds as donations.  Donations should be brought into the library’s Community Room during library hours. 
    Posted Mar 7, 2017, 7:24 AM by NF Library
  • What's new in our catalog? New books, DVDs and more
    Posted Feb 27, 2017, 8:07 AM 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
  • 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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