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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 -- January 23, 2020 Programs and Weather    Programs are planned and, at this time of year, the weather can play havoc with those plans.  Please note that if New Fairfield schools are delayed or there is an early dismissal due to the weather, there will be no children’s programs.  If school is cancelled, all Children’s programs will be cancelled even if the Library remains open.  Please call the Library if you are scheduled to attend an adult program and there is inclement weather forecasted.    Take Your Child to the Library Day    Saturday, Feb. 1, is Take Your Child to the Library Day throughout the state. The Library Board cordially invites our community to visit the Library for the “official” re-opening of ...
    Posted by NF Library
  • 559 New Freading ebooks -- all available, all the time 559 New Freading ebooks. Search the the titles in the catalog.Sign up with Freading with your library card
    Posted by NF Library
  • Town Tribune Library Column -- January 16, 2020 The Doldrums    Okay, the holidays are over, the relatives are safely back home, and it’s not time for the Super Bowl just quite yet.  Now what is there to do? It’s cold and dreary outside.  Start using YOUR library! We are open seven days a week until the end of April.  In fact, unless you don’t have a library card and need to come here to get one, you don’t even have to come to the library at all!  You can access movies, magazines, e-books, audio books, and music just by clicking a few buttons on a device at home in your pajamas!  How about becoming more knowledgeable about a particular topic?  Click on the ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2020, 12:14 PM by NF Library
  • Nature Book Club                                                                                                                                             Nature Book ClubDo you love reading and learning about nature and the environment?  A new book club is forming at the Library and you’re invited to join us on the third Friday evening of each month.  The book for February is The Nature Fix by Florence Williams.  Online registration is required.  Please call if you need assistance with the registration process.  This group will meet in the Library Community Room.
    Posted by NF Library
  • Online resources from home -- list update 11-09-2019 ONLINE RESOURCES start at Available for New Fairfield residents with a valid library card. (11-09-19) From home: Under Digital Downloads tab: OVERDRIVE - Provides downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and some PBS videos. Go to: or follow link from library homepage to set up an account.  Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account. Follow instructions to download software. FREADING - downloadable e-books. Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account. RB DIGITAL - Downloadable e-books, e-audio, ACORN TV, and Great Courses.  Follow link from library homepage to register by creating an account with your library card. Apps ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2019, 10:42 AM by NF Library
  • 563 New Freading Titles -- All available all the time 563 New Freading Titles Go to Freading.
    Posted Oct 11, 2019, 12:45 PM by NF Library
  • Book on tree and neighbor issues Author: Jordan, Cora Title: Neighbor law : fences, trees, boundaries & noise Call number: 346.73 JORDAN Subject: Adjoining landowners --  Boundaries -- Trees -- Law and legislation Call Library 203-312-5679 for availability
    Posted May 1, 2019, 12:27 PM by NF Library
  • Kanopy movies for your devices now available at the New Fairfield Library  (Mar. 4, 2019) Sign up with your library card at the Kanopy site:  Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. “Here's how it works:  Up to 8 films per month Your library has generously given you 8 play credits every month.  3 days to watch each film Once you press play on a film, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit.  Play credits reset on the 1st of the month Once you have reached your quota of films, you ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2019, 11:09 AM by NF Library
  • Freegal and Freading users: Now you can log in directly with your valid Library card and associated pin. Call Library if you need help 203-312-5679 Freegal downloadable music     Freading downloadable ebooks
    Posted Jun 11, 2018, 8:56 AM by NF Library
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