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August 2018

Ben Goldfarb Author Talk and Book Signing

August 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nadine Strossen Author Talk and Book Signing, Main Program Room 472 Main Street Ridgefield
CT, CT 06877 United States

Join us as Ben Goldfarb discusses his recently released book Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America’s lakes and rivers. The consequences of losing beavers were profound: streams eroded, wetlands dried up, and species from salmon to…

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September 2018

Nadine Strossen Author Talk and Book Signing

September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nadine Strossen Author Talk and Book Signing, Main Program Room 472 Main Street Ridgefield
CT, CT 06877 United States
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Hate: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship with Nadine Strossen Join us for an Author Talk by Nadine Strossen, professor of Law at New York Law School. In her new book HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship Nadine Strossen, president of the ACLU from 1991 to 2008, argues that expanding free speech, not limiting it, is the solution for changing the hearts and minds of those who espouse hateful ideologies. She…

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Nadine Strossen Author Talk and Book Signing

September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Join us for an Author Talk by Nadine Strossen, professor of Law at New York Law School. In her new book HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship Nadine Strossen, president of the ACLU from 1991 to 2008, argues that expanding free speech, not limiting it, is the solution for changing the hearts and minds of those who espouse hateful ideologies. She dispels many of the myths and misunderstandings that have permeated the debates about what constitutes “hate speech,” including what is…

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June 2019

Rich Cohen, The Last Pirate of New York

June 5 @ 7:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Michele Filgate, What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About

June 13 @ 7:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Peter Houlahan, Norco ’80

June 27 @ 7:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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July 2019

Find Waldo in Ridgefield!

July 1 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm

On your mark, get set…go find Waldo in Ridgefield! He’s hiding in 25 shops in town, starting July 1. So stop by the bookstore, pick up your passport, and start the hunt. This fun event, which requires no screens or batteries, runs for the entire month of July. Waldo hunters who find him in 10 places will receive a “I Found Waldo” button and a $1 coupon for any Waldo book. Those who find him in at least 20 places…

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Margaret Roach, A Way to Garden

July 1 @ 7:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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August 2019

CJ. Hauser, Family of Origin

August 14 @ 7:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Elissa Altman, Motherland

August 21 @ 7:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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