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Coming changes to Freegal

posted Apr 25, 2018, 1:29 PM by NF Library   [ updated Apr 25, 2018, 1:29 PM ]

In a few weeks, there will be a few changes to Freegal. Please read to preserve your access to your music dowloads.

Town Tribune Library Column -- April 26, 2018

posted Apr 23, 2018, 2:57 PM by NF Library

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.

   Smart Business Workshop, Monday, April 30, 6:15-8 pm.  Gain a basic understanding of the key steps for getting your business off the ground.  This workshop is presented by the SBA and Western CT SCORE.  For more information and to register, call Park and Rec at 203.312.5633.

   Ruthless River/Author Visit, Weds., May 9, 6 pm, Community Room.  Join author Holly FitsGerald as she recounts her harrowing tale of survival from her book, Ruthless River:  Love & Survival by Raft on the Amazon’s Relentless Madre de Dios.  There will be a slide presentation.  No registration is required for this program.

   Learn to Knit,  Friday, May 11, 6 pm, Program Room.  If you’d like to learn to knit or need a refresher, this is the class to attend.  Bring one skein of worsted weight yarn such as Caron Cakes, Caron Simply Soft yarn, or any other brand in worsted weight along with two US size 8/5mm knitting needles.  Registration opens April 27.

  Friends of the Library Plant Sale, Sat., May 12, 10 am to 2 pm.  Just in time for Mother’s Day, this sale will take place rain or shine on the Library grounds. 

  Genealogy, Weds., May 16, 6:45-7:30 pm.  Karen Keeler will be available to assist with your ancestry search.  This group will meet in the Library’s Community Room.  Registration opens May 2.

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 is required and opens April 23 for May’s session.  There will be no program on Monday, May 28.  

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Registration is required and opened April 17 for May’s session.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Registration is required for each month and opened April 18 for May’s session.  There will be no program on May 2nd.

   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 but this group will not meet on May 3rd.

    Celebrate Star Wars Day, May the Fourth Be With You, Friday, 4:30 pm, Program Room.  Katie Stevenson will assist children in grades two and up in making light sabers and galaxy jars..  Registration opens April 20.

   First Saturday Storytime, May 5, 11-11:30 am, Program Room.  Join Ms. Hannan for some stories and fun!  This program is open to all ages.  Registration opened April 21st.

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.

  

Town Tribune Library Column -- April 19, 2018

posted Apr 16, 2018, 10:49 AM by NF Library   [ updated Apr 16, 2018, 10:49 AM ]

April 19, 2018 Town Tribune Library Column

 

Martha Fairchild Scholarship Fund

   The Martha Fairchild Scholarship Award is a $1,000 one-time award for those enrolled in a college program full or part time leading to a Master’s degree in Library Science or a Bachelor’s degree in a field which promotes reading, i.e., library science or teaching.

      Application forms are available at New Fairfield High School or the New Fairfield Free Public Library website.   Applications for both high school students and/or community residents must be submitted by Friday, April 27, 2018.  Please check the Library’s website for more information or call 203.312.5679.

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.

   Smart Business Workshop, Mondays, April 9, 23, 30, 6:15-8 pm.  Gain a basic understanding of the key steps for getting your business off the ground.  This workshop is presented by the SBA and Western CT SCORE.  For more information and to register, call Park and Rec at 203.312.5633.

   Knitting with Stana, Friday, May 11, 6 pm, Program Room.  If you’d like to learn to knit or need a refresher, this is the class to attend.  Registration opens April 27.

   Genealogy, Weds., May 16, 6:45-7:30 pm.  Karen Keeler will be available to assist with your ancestry search.  This group will meet in the Library’s Community Room.  Registration opens May 2.

   Friends of the Library Plant Sale, Sat., May 12, 10 am to 2 pm.  Just in time for Mother’s Day, this sale will take place rain or shine on the Library grounds. 

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 is required and opens April 23 for May’s session.  There will be no program on Monday, May 28.  

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Registration is required and opens April 17 for May’s session.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Registration is required for each month and opens April 18 for May’s session. 

   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 but this group will not meet on 4/19.

   Sticky Jams Music Program, Thursday, April 19, 10:30-11:30 am, Program Room.  Child centered and interactive, this music class for young children ages six months to five years old features drums, play along instruments and bells.  Registration opened April 5.

   Earthplace, Friday, April 20, 2 pm, Program Room.  The mission of Earthplace is to educate the community about nature and the environment. This program will introduce children ages four and up to a variety of the Earthplace animals.  Registration opened April 6.

   Celebrate Star Wars Day, May the Fourth Be With You, Friday, 4:30 pm, Program Room.  Katie Stevenson will conduct a Star Wars related craft for children in grades two and up.  Registration opens April 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.

Martha Fairchild Scholarship

posted Apr 16, 2018, 10:43 AM by NF Library

593 New Freading eBooks -- All available, all the time

posted Mar 6, 2018, 1:25 PM by NF Library

Requested Town Budget 2018/2019 available for review

posted Feb 26, 2018, 2:46 PM by NF Library

Ask at the Library Front Desk to see a copy of the 2018/2019 Town of New Fairfield Requested Budget -- Board of Selectmen, Board of Education -- March 2018


ebooks from Freading

posted Feb 25, 2018, 10:59 AM by NF Library   [ updated Feb 26, 2018, 2:42 PM ]

Do you want to see 93,831+ 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. 

What's new in our catalog?

posted Feb 25, 2018, 10:55 AM by NF Library

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.


New Non-fiction books

posted Mar 8, 2017, 7:59 AM by NF Library   [ updated Dec 27, 2017, 9:12 AM ]

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