• Tax Help

    Free Tax Prep & Filing - No Appointment Needed
    Tuesdays January 24 to April 18, 2023
    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 2022 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 2021 return.

    More info and tax prep tips

  • OBOT 2023: I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye by Ivan Maisel

    This year’s OBOT selection is I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye by Ivan Maisel, a Fairfield resident.

    For Teens and middle school readers the titles are Hope Wins: A Collection of Inspiring Stories for Young Readers and also Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration. For Children, the title is The Rhino Suit by Colter Jackson.

    For a list of upcoming events, including visits from each of the featured authors, and more details about the book and the authors, visit our OBOT website.

  • New Year, New Challenge!
    Adult Reading Genre Book Challenge 2023

    A Blast From The Past – Historical Fiction, history or biographies Click here for a list of our suggested titles.

    Adults! Join in on a fun, exciting new 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, 2023. Earn bigger prizes by reading more!
    Register now, and begin logging books now!

    Get full details and FAQ here

  • Winter Reading Challenge 2023

    From January 1st to February 19th, Fairfield Public Library is participating in Beanstack’s Fifth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group. “Read for a Better World” encourages readers of all ages to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. Our community has unlimited access to Lerner’s “Read for a Better World” themed books for the month of January through the challenge activities!

    We challenge our patrons to earn at least 500 points during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at fairfieldpubliclibrary.beanstack.org. Earn points by reading, writing book reviews, and attending library events.

    Log your books and activities now!

  • Upcoming Holiday Schedule

    Monday, February 20, 2023: Closed for Presidents' Day

    See hours and holiday schedule for 2023.

  • 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

    Sensory-Friendly Storytime
    When: 01/27/23 | 2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Where: Main Library

    downUNDER Afterschool Teen Program
    When: 01/27/23 | 2:45pm - 4:45pm
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

    Anime Club Watch Party
    When: 01/27/23 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Where: Main Library

    Terrific Twos
    When: 01/30/23 | 10:00am - 10:30am
    Where: Main Library

    downUNDER Afterschool Teen Program
    When: 01/30/23 | 2:45pm - 4:45pm
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

    STEAM Kit Explorers
    When: 01/30/23 | 4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Where: Main Library

    Baby Rhyme Time
    When: 01/31/23 | 9:00am - 9:30am
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

    Tax Help
    When: 01/31/23 | 9:30am - 4:00pm
    Where: Main Library

    Wobbly Walkers
    When: 01/31/23 | 9:45am - 10:15am
    Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

    When: 01/31/23 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Where: Main 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

    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.