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More Stories Please is cancelled today, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

posted Jan 17, 2018, 6:50 AM by NF Programmer

In keeping with the Library's inclement weather policy, when school is cancelled, all Children's Programs are also cancelled for the day, even if the Library is open.

Late snow opening 11:00 am for Library and Town Offices Jan. 17

posted Jan 17, 2018, 4:06 AM by NF Library


Genealogy Canceled for Jan. 17th.

posted Jan 16, 2018, 6:51 AM by NF Library


Town Tribune Library Column -- Jan. 18, 2018

posted Jan 12, 2018, 10:52 AM by NF Library

New Fairfield Free Public Library Survey

   The New Fairfield Library would like to know how we can SERVE YOU BETTER!  Please take a few minutes to answer our short Survey about library programs and services, and let us know how we are doing and what services and programs you would like to see. Responses will be collected until Feb. 14, 2018.  Please know that some things are not within our power to change, but wherever we can make improvements or changes, we will. To access the survey, copy and paste the link into your browser, https://goo.gl/forms/Pw3TgHxUAsh7EQPk2, or find the survey on the Library’s Website. http://www.newfairfieldlibrary.org

Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself with fellow crafters.  This informal group meets in the Library’s lower level and requires no registration.

   Learn Video Production, Weds., Feb. 7, 6:30 pm., community Room.  Cable Access Channel presents this enlightening program on the world of video production.  Ages 17 and up.  Registration opens Jan. 24.

   The Art of Cardmaking, Friday, Feb. 9, 6 pm, Program Room.  Join Linda Norris as she helps you to create your own unique cards.  All the embellishments you need will be provided.  Registration opens Jan. 26.

   Meditation and Fitness Apps, Weds., Feb. 21, 6 pm, Program Room.  Join Dawn from Tech Savvy as she gets you started using some timely apps!  Registration opens Feb. 7.

   Genealogy, Weds., Feb. 21, 6:45 pm, Community Room.  Karen Keeler will be available to assist you with your ancestry search. 

Programs for Children

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months.  Registration for February opens Jan. 22.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Registration for February opens Jan. 23. is required.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Registration for February opens Jan. 24.  Please note the new time change. 

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30-11am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn every Thursday unless school is closed or delayed.  No registration is required.

   Candy Sushi, Monday, Jan. 29, 4:30 pm, Program Room.  Children in grades one and up are invited to join Katie Stevenson in creating a reasonable facsimile of sushi made with candy.  Registration opened Jan. 13.

   First Saturday Storytime, Feb. 3, 11-11:30 am., Program Room.  Children of all ages may join kindergarten teacher, Ms. Hannan, for stories and fun!  Registration opens Jan. 20.

Program Note:  If New Fairfield Schools are delayed due to weather, there will be no morning programs.  If school is cancelled, all Children’s Programs are also cancelled for the day even if the library is still open.

SURVEY: Library Programs and Services

posted Jan 10, 2018, 12:24 PM by NF Library   [ updated Jan 12, 2018, 4:01 PM by NF Director ]

New eBooks from Freading

posted Jan 8, 2018, 11:25 AM by NF Library   [ updated Jan 8, 2018, 11:28 AM ]

Hundreds of new titles, all available...all the time. See the list. Anyone with a valid New Fairfield Library card may sign up at the Library to access these from anywhere. Thousands more are available too.

Town Tribune Library Column -- Jan. 11, 2018

posted Jan 7, 2018, 12:46 PM by NF Library

Holiday Closing

   The Library will be closed on Sunday, January 14 and Monday, January 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday.  Please bear these dates in mind when planning to come to the library or phoning to conduct any business related to your account.  Thank you.

It’s Cold Outside

   Be prepared! With winter advisory closings happening now that we are in full-fledged freezing winter weather, stop by and pick up some movies, books, magazines, audio books, video games and even the XBOX 360 unit to borrow.  With an up-to-date library card, online books may be easily downloaded so that you can relax on the couch with a nice hot chocolate!  Call 312-5679 or 312-5682 for more information.

Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself with fellow crafters.  This informal group meets in the Library’s lower level and requires no registration.

   Learn to Knit, Friday, January 12, 6 pm, Program Room.  Have you ever wanted to learn to knit?  Or perhaps your skills got a bit rusty and in need of a refresher course to get knitting again.  This class is a perfect fit.  You will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off.  We will cover the basics and start you on your journey to mastering knitting.  Bring one skein of yarn and two knitting needles US size 8/5 mm.  Recommended yarn to bring is a worsted weight yarn such as Caron Cakes, Caron Simply Soft yarn or any other brand of worsted weight.  Registration is required and class size is limited.

   College Knowledge, Weds., January 17, 6:30-8 pm, Program Room. Are you just beginning to think about sending your child to college?  Are you feeling overwhelmed as the parent of a high school junior?  Do you have endless questions about the college process?  Start the year with the EA Test Prep Team providing answers to your questions.  Join Judy Murano, Co-Director of EA Test Prep, for a FREE informative talk about the ACT, SAT, college visits, college questions, preparing for the Common Application, and so much more.  Don’t miss this informative program!  Registration opened January 3.

   Genealogy, Weds., January 17, 6:45-7:30 pm, Community Room.  Karen Keeler will assist you with your ancestry search.  Registration opened January 3.

 Programs for Children

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months.  Registration for each month is required.  There will be no storytime on January 15.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Monthly registration is required.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Monthly registration is required.  Please note the new time change. 

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30-11am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn every Thursday unless school is closed or delayed.  No registration is required.

    Candy Sushi, Monday, Jan. 29, 4:30 pm, Program Room.  Children in grades one and up are invited to join Katie Stevenson in creating a reasonable facsimile of sushi made with candy.  Registration opens Jan. 13.

 

Town Tribune Library Column -- Jan. 4, 2018

posted Jan 2, 2018, 6:38 AM by NF Library   [ updated Jan 2, 2018, 6:42 AM ]

January 4, 2018 Town Tribune Library Column

 

Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself with fellow crafters.  This informal group meets in the Library’s lower level and requires no registration.

   The Scoop on Fad Diets, Friday, January 5, 6 pm, Community Room.  Have you heard about the latest fad diet? Well, it may not be as good as it sounds.  Dietetic interns, Nicole and Ellie, will be discussing popular fad diets and whether or not they are healthy for you.  Some of the diets that will be discussed are the low carbohydrate diet, gluten free diet, and detox diets.  Registration opened Dec. 21.

   Be a Smart Snacker, Saturday, Jan. 6, 12 pm, Community Room.  Healthy snacks help kids stay focused at school and while doing homework by providing them the nutrients they need to keep hunger at bay.  Nicole and Ellie will be back to discuss what healthy snacks are, how to make them, and other smart snacking strategies.  Kids and parents are welcome to join us for a fun lesson in snacking!  Registration opened Dec. 22.

   Learn to Knit, Friday, January 12, 6 pm, Program Room.  Have you ever wanted to learn to knit?  Or perhaps your skills got a bit rusty and in need of a refresher course to get knitting again.  This class is a perfect fit.  You will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off.  We will cover the basics and start you on your journey to mastering knitting.  Bring one skein of yarn and two knitting needles US size 8/5 mm.  Recommended yarn to bring is a worsted weight yarn such as Caron Cakes, Caron Simply Soft yarn or any other brand of worsted weight.  Registration opened December 29.

   College Knowledge, Weds., January 17, 6:30-8 pm, Program Room. Are you just beginning to think about sending your child to college?  Are you feeling overwhelmed as the parent of a high school junior?  Do you have endless questions about the college process?  Start the year with the EA Test Prep Team providing answers to your questions.  Join Judy Murano, Co-Director of EA Test Prep, for a FREE informative talk about the ACT, SAT, college visits, college questions, preparing for the Common Application, and so much more.  Don’t miss this informative program!  Registration opened January 3.

   Genealogy, Weds., January 17, 6:45-7:30 pm, Community Room.  Karen Keeler will assist you with your ancestry search.  Registration opened January 3.

 

Programs for Children

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months.  Registration for January’s session opened December 19.  There will be no storytime on January 15.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Monthly registration is required and opened December 19.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Monthly registration is required and opened December 20.  Please note the new time change. 

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30-11am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn every Thursday unless school is closed or delayed.  No registration is required.

   First Saturday Storytime, January 6, 11-11:30 am, Program Room.  Children of all ages may join Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Hannan, for stories and fun!  Registration opened December 23.

   Candy Sushi, Monday, Jan. 29, 4:30 pm, Program Room.  Children in grades one and up are invited to join Katie Stevenson in creating some yummy candy sushi.  Registration opens Jan. 14.

 

Library open Sundays

posted Oct 23, 2017, 7:22 AM by NF Library   [ updated Jan 7, 2018, 12:51 PM ]

The Library is back to being open on most Sundays from 1-4 pm.  CALL FIRST, 203-312-5679, or check the website calendar! These hours will continue through April, 2018.  Please take the opportunity to stop by and pick up some movies, magazines, books, audio books, etc.  Our printers, copiers and fax machine are available for your use as well.  Call 312.5679 or 312.5682 for more information.


522 new Freading ebooks 10-11-2017

posted Oct 11, 2017, 11:09 AM by NF Library

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