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Are you ready to build a better world? You can read and record from June 21-August 12. Log into Wandoo Reader, choose an avatar, and then read and record books to earn points and level up! When registering your child, please note that the Easy, Medium and Hard difficulty levels are roughly related to K-1st / 2nd-3rd grade / 4th- 5th grade, respectively. 

NEW THIS YEAR: Parents can link all their children's Wandoo accounts together for easier access.
1. Register each of your children for Build a Better World or Jr. Reading Program using a unique user name and password. 
2. Go to the Wandoo Login page and click "Enter Family Management Portal." A "Login" window will pop-up. Click "Join Here" at the top of the page.  Enter Parent's name, email, and password. 
3. Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent to the parent's email. The parent needs to confirm his/her account via the link in the confirmation email.
4. Children that have been previously registered in Wandoo with the parent's email address will be automatically linked to the parent's account for easy management. One login to access and update all registered children! 

Every 200 minutes you read and record earns you a raffle ticket, Wandoo points for your avatar, and advancement to the next level on the Library's Building Boulevard! 

Ready for more? Complete 2 special challenges in Wandoo Reader each week to unlock extra powers for your Avatar. Visit the library for fun daily activities including: Seek the Statue, Construction Zone, Imagination Station, and the Wrecking Ball!

Don't miss any of the special events we have scheduled for you this summer! 
June 21 @ 10 am: The Kickoff Party at Penfield Beach (Beach sticker required to park, bring your pails and shovels)
July 6 @ Main Library, 6 pm: Nutmeg Book Buzz @ Main Library
July 11 @ Main Library, 7 pm: Christine's Critters
July 19 @ 6:30 pm: Family Bingo @ Woods
July 22 @ 6:30 pm: Bridgeport Bluefish Game - earn a free kids ticket by reading and logging your minutes, walk the bases and see Fairfield Public Library on the Jumbotron!
August 2 @ 7 pm: The Science of Sound with Caryn Lyn and her amazing electric violin @ Ludlowe Middle School
August 9 @ 6:30 pm: Family Bingo @ Main
August 11 @ 3:30 pm: Summer Reading Finale, The Big Build Party @ Main
August 21 @ 7 pm: NASA Eclipse Party @ Fairfield Woods

School Nights! Come join your classmates and school community at the Main Library for reading, building, games and raffle prizes! Registration required.
North Stratfield: July 10 @ 7 pm
Sherman: July 12 @ 7 pm
McKinley: July 13 @ 7pm
Dwight: July 17@ 7 pm
Osborn Hill: July 18@ 7 pm
Mill Hill: July 19@ 7 pm
Jennings: July 20 @ 7 pm
Stratfield: July 25@ 7 pm
Riverfield: July 26 @ 7 pm
Burr: July 27@ 7 pm

For more information, visit http://fairfieldpubliclibrary.org/childrens/ or call 203-256-3161.

Governor's Reading Challenge


2018-02-25 Stories Alive for 4s & 5s!

When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Fairfield Public Library

Through stories, music, activities and more, this weekly class helps to develop both the motor and social skills necessary for kindergarten readiness. Children ages 4-5 attend independently, but parent or caregiver must remain in Children’s Room. Class size is limited to 15 children.Registration is required and is for all classes in the Winter session.

Mondays, 2:00 pm
Winter: January 8, 2018 – March 2, 2018; no class January 15 & February 19
Spring: March 19, 2018 – May 18, 2018; no class April 9
Children's Program Room, Main Library


2018-02-25 Baby Rhyme Time

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

A lapsit program for babies (pre-walkers) ages 0-l8 months and their parent or caregiver, with songs, music, books, and social play. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program.


2018-02-25 Stay and Play

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

Stop in after a scheduled drop-in story time for babies or toddlers and then stay, play, meet and socialize with other parents/caregivers and children. Drop-in.


2018-02-25 Walking Rhymers

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library

Songs, nursery rhymes, books, and activities for children ages 12-24 months, with their parent or caregiver. Child must be walking. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. First come, first served. Drop-in program.


2018-02-25 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Fairfield Public Library

Songs, nursery rhymes, books, and activities for children, ages 18-36 months, and their parent or caregiver. Drop-in program. Due to limited space, tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Wednesdays, 9:30am and 10:15am
Winter: January 8, 2018 – March 2, 2018
Spring: March 19, 2018 – May 18, 2018; no classes the week of April 9
Children’s Program Room, Main Library