• One Book One Town 2024 Author Event: Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 pm

    Author Angeline Boulley will speak at the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:00pm. Register now - space is limited!

    Fairfield Public Library and its community partners are pleased to announce Fairfield’s One Book One Town (OBOT) selection for 2024, Warrior Girl Unearthed by Angeline Boulley.


    In this coming-of-age thriller, Perry Firekeeper-Birch has always known who she is—the laidback twin, the troublemaker, the best fisher on Sugar Island. Her aspirations won’t ever take her far from home, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. But as the rising number of missing Indigenous women in her community starts circling closer, as her family becomes embroiled in a high-profile murder investigation, and as greedy grave robbers seek to profit off what belongs to her Anishinaabe tribe, Perry begins to question everything. Old rivalries, sister secrets, and botched heists cannot—and will not—stop her from uncovering the mystery before the ancestors and missing women are lost forever.
    Copies of Warrior Girl Unearthed and its companion books are available to borrow at either location of Fairfield Public Library and at Pequot Library, or for purchase at the Fairfield University Store.
    One Book One Town and its attendant programs are made possible by the generous support of The Friends of Fairfield Public Library.
    For more information, visit the OBOT website.

  • Upcoming Closings

    Tuesday, March 5, 2024: Main Library and Fairfield Woods Branch Library will close at 5pm for our One Book One Town event at Fairfield University.
    Register and join us for the author event!

    See hours and holiday schedule.

  • Tax Help Tuesdays

    Free Tax Prep & Filing - No Appointment Needed
    Now through Tuesday, April 9
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Main Library, Rotary Room

    Free tax prep to all individual filers. All are welcome; no age or income restrictions. Particularly suited for low- and middle-income households, and those over 60. Prepared/Filed by IRS-Certified Counselors and Administered through the AARP/VITA/IRS Volunteer Tax Assistance program.

    Bring all 2023 tax report forms (W-2s, 1099s, brokerage statements, etc.); Social Security and official photo identification; health insurance documentation (Form 1095-A) and, if possible, your 2022 return.

    More info and tax prep tips

  • Adult Reading Genre Book Challenge February 2024

    Authentic Voices – Indigenous and BIPOC authors and topics Click here for a list of our suggested titles.

    Adults! Welcome to year 3 of our year-long reading challenge. Explore different genres, discover new authors and be entered to win prizes. To complete the challenge, read just one book in each category by midnight on December 31st, 2024. Earn bigger prizes by reading more!
    Register now, and begin logging books now!

    Get full details and FAQ here

  • Calendar of Events

    The library has plenty of programs and events, both in-person and virtual happening now. Visit our calendar of events for full details and how to register.

    Registration is required for all programs.

  • Events

    Sew Studio with Jen Butler
    When: 02/27/24 | 6:30pm - 7:45pm
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library



    ABCs for 2s, 3s & 4s *Registration Class*
    When: 02/28/24 | 9:30am - 10:15am
    Where: Main Library



    Main Book Club - The Leftover Woman by Jean Kwok
    When: 02/28/24 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Where: Main Library



    Stories Alive for 4s & 5s *Registration Class*
    When: 02/28/24 | 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Where: Main Library



    downUNDER Afterschool Program
    When: 02/28/24 | 2:45pm - 4:45pm
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library



    Art World Explorers Series
    When: 02/28/24 | 4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library



    Little Pub and Literature (Formerly Hitting the Books Book Club)
    When: 02/28/24 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Where: Off Site



    Baby Rhyme Time
    When: 02/29/24 | 9:00am - 9:30am
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library



    ABCs for 2s, 3s & 4s
    When: 02/29/24 | 9:30am - 10:15am
    Where: Main Library



    Wobbly Walkers
    When: 02/29/24 | 9:45am - 10:15am
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library



  • New Books

  • Libby

    Libby, by OverDrive Borrow ebooks, and audiobooks, to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.

    Get started using Libby with a short video made exclusively for FPL users
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    Libby is one of our many digital resources available to Fairfield residents with a valid FPL card. Click here for all of our digital resources.