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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.
  • Little Red Schoolhouse -- open on Sunday September, 2017 -- 1:00 - 3:00 p.m, The Little Red Schoolhouse will be open on Sunday September, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m,  Brush Hill Rd. New Fairfield, CT. Volunteers will be on hand to explain the history and significance of the one-room school house and how it served the town's children until 1941. This is the only remaining school house from the original seven that were used in New Fairfield. The rest were either torn down, moved to another location or turned into residences. Please join us and discover how the children of New Fairfield learned their lessons!Entrance is free and refreshments will be served.
    Posted Sep 15, 2017, 12:36 PM by NF Library
  • Circle Time with Sukey Molloy Join Sukey Molloy, Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m., for sing along fun with her award winning songs and age appropriate activities to simulate learning in the developing years! Circle Time classes are for children age birth to 5 with caregiver. Registration is required and space is limited. 203 312-5682.
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 11:11 AM by NF Programmer
  • Learn to Knit Have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Or perhaps your skills got a bit rusty and you need a refresher course to get knitting again. This class is a perfect fit. You will learn how to knit, purl, cast on and bind off. We'll cover the basics and start you on your journey to mastering knitting. Learn to Knit takes place Friday, Sept. 29, 6 p.m. Participants should bring size 8 knitting needles and a skein of worsted wool. Call 203 312-5682
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 10:21 AM by NF Programmer
  • A Pleasant Pairing Friday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m., Kim Larkin of Klassic Kreations presents a talk highlighting the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate. This program includes samplings of tea, tea-infused foods, chocolates and more. Call 203 312-5682 to register.
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 5:05 AM by NF Programmer
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- Sept. 7, 2017 Book Sale Donations    The Friends of the Library will hold their twice yearly book sale September 23-25.    Kindly remember that they do not accept magazines, Reader’s Digest condensed books, encyclopedias, foreign language materials, textbooks, or moldy/musty-smelling books.  Donations may be brought to the Library during normal operating hours and deposited in the Community Room.  Please do not place them in the outside book returns or outside by the entrance doors.  Thank you for your consideration and cooperation. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month    A library card is available any time during the year but September is the official kick off month.  It is a valuable tool for children going back to school.   All that is ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2017, 7:04 AM by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column Aug-31-2017 Holiday Closing    The Library will be closed Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th for the three-day Labor Day weekend.  Please take this into consideration when planning your visits or calls to the Library. Book Sale Donations    The Friends of the Library will hold their twice yearly book sale September 23-25.  Book donations will be accepted beginning September 5th.  Kindly remember that they do not accept magazines, Reader’s Digest condensed books, encyclopedias, or musty-smelling books.  Donations may be brought to the Library during our normal operating hours.  Please do not place them in the outside book return or outside by the entrance doors. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month    A library card is available ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2017, 10:31 AM by NF Library
  • What's new in our catalog? New books, audiobooks, DVDs and more.
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 6:54 AM by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- Aug. 24, 2017 Summer Reading Program    It’s hard to believe that the Summer Reading Program has come to an end.  The time just flew by so quickly.  There were 420 participants from Birth through Twelfth Grade, including our satellite program with Bright Beginnings.  There were 4,890 books read.  Congratulations to all the participants!    We would like to thank everyone who donated prizes for our program. The incentives make such a difference in the success of the program.  We were fortunate to have the following donors:  Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport Blue Fish, Bright Beginnings, Cheesecake Factory, Peggy Corbett, Danbury Ice Arena, Friends of the Library, Lucille Horkan, Pam Marshall, Pawtucket Red Sox, Rosemary Peck, Liz Pepin, Sarah Marsh, Debra Salvato, Stana’s Critters ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 6:36 AM by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- August 17, 2017 Summer Reading Volunteers    The community service letters for the volunteers in the Library’s 2017 Summer Reading Program are available for pick up at the Children’s Library Circulation Desk. Freading E-Books    If you like to read eBooks, especially when they are free, then check out Freading. Sign up at the New Fairfield Library to use this service..  Freading offers over 100,000 eBooks from over 1,100 publishers including Algonquin, Capstone, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Open Road Media, Poisoned Pen Press, Skyhorse Publishing, Sourcebooks, Workman and many more.  Most recently added to the collection are over 15,000 eBooks from Harper Collins including Harlequin novels.  Lonely Planet Travel Guides are included as well as over 1,000 eBooks in ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2017, 6:31 AM by NF Library
  • ebooks from Freading Do you want to see 74,000+ titles available as ebooks from Freading with your New Fairfield Library card? They are all available...all the time. Come in the Library and we'll sign you up. 
    Posted Aug 2, 2017, 12:14 PM by NF Library
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Hours


Sunday: 1 - 4 (Oct - April)
Mon & Wed: 10 - 8
Tues, Thur, Sat: 10 - 5
Fri: 1 - 8

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(203) 312-5679
Children's Library
(203) 312-5682

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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.