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Town Tribune Library Column -- December 5, 2019

posted Nov 29, 2019, 10:59 AM by NF Library   [ updated Nov 29, 2019, 11:00 AM ]

Mitten Tree

   Last week to donate!  The Mitten Tree is located in the Children’s Library and will be accepting donations of new or unused hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves until December 6th.  All donations will be given to New Fairfield’s Department of Social Services.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Toys for Tots

   The Library has two locations for Toys for Tots donations.  Boxes are located in both the Adult and Children’s libraries.  Thank you in advance for your generosity. 

Children’s Hospital

   The Children’s Library has a special donation box for the Connecticut Children’s Hospital if you’d like to contribute certain items as well.  There is a sign on the box with the preferred items to donate.  Thank you for your kindness toward these children.  Donations will be accepted until December 10th.

Adult Programs/November  

   Friday Night Crafters, 6-8 pm.  No registration required.  Take some time for yourself and pop in to work on whatever project you have going.

   Card Making, Monday, Dec. 9, 6-7 pm.  Linda Norris will assist you in creating your own unique cards.  All the embellishments will be provided!  Registration online opened 11/25.

   Christmas Concert, Sunday, 12/15, 1:30-3:00 pm.  Listen to the Candlewood Brass Quintet as they perform well-known tunes, some new to you, and new takes on old favorites.  Online registration opened 12/1.

   Children’s Programs/November

   Seasonal Craft, Monday, Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 pm.  Children in Kindergarten and up are invited to join Ms. Katie for a holiday craft.  Registration opened 11/18.

   Saturday Storytime, 11-11:30 am, Children of all ages may join Ms. Hannan for stories and fun!  Online registration is open. 

   Music with Ms. Mel, Weds., Dec. 11, 10:30-11 am.  Children three to five are invited to join Ms. Mel for music and fun!  Registration opened 11/27.

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children 12-23 months. Register online.  Program dates are 12/2, 12/9, and 12/16.

   Tales for Two’s, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children 24-35 months.  Registration online is required.  Program dates are 12/3, 12/10, and 12/17.

   More Stories Please, Wednesdays, 10:30-11 am.  Children ages three to five are invited to join Ms. JoAnn for stories and crafts. Online registration is required.  Program dates are 12/4 and 12/18.

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30 am.  No registration required.  Stories, music and movement for children of all ages with Ms. JoAnn. Program dates are 12/5 and 12/12.

   Drop-In Craft, Saturdays,11 am to 4 pm.  Children of all ages are invited to stop in and enjoy a craft.

Coming in January! 

   Weekender’s Book Club, Sunday, January 26, 1-3 pm.  The book to be discussed is The Other Woman by Sandie Jones.  Books will be available at the Adult Library.  Register online.

   Cover to Cover Book Club, Weds., 1/29, 6:30-8pm.  This group will discuss The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly.  Books will be available at the Adult Library.  Registration is open.

Children’s Library Closing

   The Children’s Library will be closed January 2nd -9th for renovations.  Please plan accordingly.  Thank you!

 

Town Tribune Library Column -- November 28, 2019

posted Nov 25, 2019, 10:20 AM by NF Library

Holiday Closure

   The Library will be closed at 5 pm, Wednesday, November 27, and all day Thursday, November 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Normal operating hours will resume on Friday, November 29th.

Mitten Tree

   The Mitten Tree is located in the Children’s Library and will be accepting donations of new or unused hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves until December 6th.  All donations will be given to New Fairfield’s Department of Social Services.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.


Adult Programs/November 

   Friday Night Crafters, 6-8 pm.  No registration required.  Take some time for yourself and pop in to work on whatever project you have going.

   Card Making, Friday, Dec. 13, 6-7 pm.  Linda Norris will assist you in crating your own unique cards.  All the embellishments will be provided!  Registration online opens 11/29.

   Christmas Concert, Sunday, 12/13, 1:30-3:00 pm.  Listen to the Candlewood Brass Quintet as they perform well-known tunes, some new to you, and new takes on old favorites.  Online registration opens 12/1.


Children’s Programs/November

   Seasonal Craft, Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 pm.  Children in Kindergarten and up are invited to join Ms. Katie for a holiday craft.  Registration opened 11/18.

   Music with Ms. Mel, Weds., Dec. 11, 10:30-11 am.  Children three to five are invited to join Ms. Mel for music and fun!  Registration opens 11/27.

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children 12-23 months. Register online. 

   Tales for Two’s, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children 24-35 months.  Registration online is required.

   More Stories Please, Wednesdays, 10:30-11 am.  Children ages three to five are invited to join Ms. JoAnn for stories and crafts. Online registration is required. 

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30 am.  No registration required.  Stories, music and movement for children of all ages with Ms. JoAnn.

   Drop-In Craft, Saturdays,11 am to 4 pm.  Children of all ages are invited to stop in and enjoy a craft.

   Santa’s Workshop, Sat., Nov. 30, 12:30-3:30.  Come enjoy the pre-tree lighting activities.  Talk to Santa’s elves at the North Pole, meet Mrs. Claus, and, of course, visit with Santa in the Library’s Community Room!  Registration is required through Parks and Rec to visit with Santa.  Call 203.312.5633 for your time slot.  Remember your cameras! 

   Gingerbread House, Sat., Nov. 30, Children’s Library.  Drop in to see our huge Gingerbread House and meet the Gingerbread Man as you wait to meet Santa or do a craft.  This is a great holiday photo opportunity.

   Holiday Drop-in Craft, Sat., Nov. 30, Library Children’s Program Room, 12:30-3:30 pm.

   Holiday Magic, Sat., Nov. 30, 1-2:30 pm.  Meet our roving magician, Tom O’Brien, as he strolls through the Library doing his special magic tricks!  

Online resources from home -- list update 11-09-2019

posted Nov 12, 2019, 10:42 AM by NF Library

ONLINE RESOURCES start at www.newfairfieldlibrary.org

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: http://libraryconnection.lib.overdrive.com/ 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. http://newfairfieldlibrary.freading.com/index. 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 available from App Store or Google Play.  http://newfairfieldct.rbdigital.com/.

FREEGAL - Download 1 free song a week from the Sony catalog. You own it. Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account. http://www.freegalmusic.com/  Follow link from homepage to download apps and songs. Apps also at Google Play or iTunes.

KANOPY – A video streaming service of over 30,000 films. http://newfairfieldlibrary.kanopy.com. Service uses your library card number and pin from your library account.  Limited to 8 downloads per month.

HOOPLA – Access to e-books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV using your library card and pin number from your library account. https://www.hoopladigital.com. Limited to 4 downloads per month.

Under Children’s Library – Kid stuff tab:

Bookflix - For children. View online color books with sound.

Under Reference/Research tab:

CT LIBRARY RESEARCH DATABASES: For students, consumers, researchers. Use multiple databases of authoritative, licensed information not available from a Google search. Access the Wall Street Journal, Money magazine, Consumer Reports and more. https://researchitct.org/classicpublic/

Under Catalog/My Account:

Library catalog and your personal Library account -- Reserve, renew, see what you have checked out, due dates, fines owed. https://nfld.agverso.com/home?cid=nfld&lid=nfld You need a library card with pin.

Under Contacts or Services tabs:

Send online requests for information, an interlibrary loan, or for us to purchase a new title. You can print off application forms for a library card, use of the community room, volunteering, donating. http://www.newfairfieldlibrary.org/

                                                            In-house at Library only:

 

ANCESTRY.COM - Allows access to Ancestry.com from computers at the library.

ABCmouse.com - Early Learning Academy - online education program for children ages 2–7.

563 New Freading Titles -- All available all the time

posted Oct 11, 2019, 12:42 PM by NF Library   [ updated Oct 11, 2019, 12:45 PM ]

New Freading eBooks -- all available, all the time

posted Sep 14, 2019, 8:18 AM by NF Library   [ updated Sep 14, 2019, 8:19 AM ]

New Freading titles Sept 2019

Go to Freading to log in with your library card

Book on tree and neighbor issues

posted May 1, 2019, 11:51 AM by NF Library   [ updated May 1, 2019, 12:27 PM ]

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

Kanopy movies for your devices now available at the New Fairfield Library

posted Mar 4, 2019, 11:24 AM by NF Library   [ updated Mar 8, 2019, 11:09 AM ]

 (Mar. 4, 2019)

Sign up with your library card at the Kanopy site:  https://newfairfieldlibrary.kanopy.com/ 

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 will not be able to play any films until the new month starts when you will be given a fresh quota of 8 play credits again.

 Any device

You can access Kanopy from any device, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and many more!”  See all supported mobile and TV apps at the Kanopy site.

Freegal and Freading users:

posted May 29, 2018, 1:10 PM by NF Library   [ updated Jun 11, 2018, 8:56 AM ]

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

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