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					                            MARCH 2012                        Sponsors
         THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD:                              &
                       Book Discussion                      Special Thanks
                     Led by Mary Rindfleisch.
                   Thursday, March 1, 1 PM

  GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Film Screening                   Wadsworth Russell Lewis Fund
                         & Discussion                  Friends of the Ridgefield Library
          Led by Mark Edwards (1946 version
                    directed by David Lean).        Holiday Stroll/Downtown Ridgefield
                 Saturday, March 10, 10 AM
                                                           Books on the Common
                    FROM OLIVER TO DAVID
                                                            Keeler Tavern Museum
                          TO PIP: Lecture
 A survey of Dickens’ development as a novelist   Historic Hudson Valley/Montgomery Place
(Part 3/3), GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1861)
        led by Dr. Mark Schenker, Yale College.                Ridgefield Chorale
                                                  Scotts Ridge Middle School Chamber Singers
                  Thursday, March 15, 7 PM
                                                       Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra
                    GREAT EXPECTATIONS:
                         Book Discussion               Rudy Ruggles, Beth Hancock,
                     Led by The Friends of the        Hilary Micalizzi, Angela Liptack,
                           Ridgefield Library.
                                                            Mary Ann Connors
                       Thursday, March 22
                              1 PM & 7 PM

                                                                                                     the ridgefield library

                                                                                                     What the
                                                           RIDGEFIELD LIBRARY
                                                             472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877
EVENTS •                 LECTURES • BOOK DISCUSSIONS • FILMS • EVENTS •                                                                                                   LECTURES • BOOK DISCUS-

         The Ridgefield Library presents                                        A CHRISTMAS CAROL:                                          THE MORGAN MUSEUM:                           FROM OLIVER TO DAVID TO PIP: Lecture
                                                                          Film Screening & Discussion                                                  Field Trip                                    A survey of Dickens’ development
                WHAT THE DICKENS!                                                                                                                                                                              as a novelist (Part 2/3),
                                                                       Led by Mark Edwards (1951 version                                  Join us for a bus trip to
    a celebration of Charles Dickens on                                                                                                                                                             DAVID COPPERFIELD (1850)
                                                                                      with Alastair Sim).                CHARLES DICKENS AT 200 Exhibit
           the bi-centennial of his birth.                                Saturday, December 10, 10 AM                 at the Morgan Museum, NYC. REGISTER.                                    led by Dr. Mark Schenker, Yale College.
                                                                                                               Includes curator-led tour: $40 for adults, $35 seniors (65 & over)                                        REGISTER.
       Please join us for the many events                           MR. MAGOO’S CHRISTMAS CAROL:                                                                                                      Thursday, February 16, 7 PM
                                                                                                                  Visit for tickets before 12/23/11.
           December 2011 - March 2012.                                              Film Screening                                                    Friday, January 20
                                                                                                                          Bus departs at 8:30 AM and returns at 5 PM                                           DAVID COPPERFIELD:
                                                                        Wednesday, December 28, 11 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Book Discussion
                                 DECEMBER 2011                                                                                                    FEBRUARY 2012                                                Led by Mary Rindfleisch.
                             A CHRISTMAS CAROL                                       JANUARY 2012                                                                                               Wednesday, February 22, 10 AM & 7 PM
                                                                      AMERICAN NOTES FOR GENERAL                                              WHAT THE DICKENS: A
                          Performed by the Hampstead
                                      Stage Company.                 CIRCULATION by Charles Dickens:                                                VICTORIAN TEA                                          THE CHESHIRE CHEESE CAT -
                                  Friday, December 2                                Book Discussion                                    A Victorian Tea & Entertainment                                           A DICKENS OF A TALE:
                                     7:15 & 8:30 PM                                                                                     in the Garden House of Keeler
                                                                                   Led by Nancy Boersma.                                                                                                  Reading Is a Family Affair
                       For families with children 5 & older.                                                                               Tavern. ticket price $30.
                                                                                 Tuesday, January 3, 7 PM                                 Saturday, February 4, 3 PM                        by Carmen Agra Deedy & Randal Wright.
                                   HOLIDAY STROLL                                                                                                   To purchase tickets, visit              Pizza dinner followed by book discussion.
                                                                       OLIVER TWIST: Film Screening                                 or call                Wednesday, February 29, 6 – 7:30 PM
                           Enjoy Victorian carolers at
                    locations around town and take a                                    & Discussion                                              203-438-2282, xt 1022.             For children in Grades 3 - 6 accompanied by an adult.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Visit the Children’s Dept to register &
  horse-drawn carriage ride along festive Main Street.         Led by Mark Edwards (1948 version directed                                             (Snow Date Feb 11)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    pick up your free book.
           Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3                                     by David Lean).                                                                                                                     sponsored by
                                        Saturday, January 7, 10 AM                                   GIRL IN A BLUE DRESS:                                             the friends of the ridgefield
                                                                                                                                   Founders Hall Book Discussion                                                                   library.
       THE AMERICAN MAGIC LANTERN SHOW                                         FROM OLIVER TO DAVID                                     A discussion of GIRL IN A
      American Magic Lantern Theater will present                                    TO PIP: Lecture                                                                                                              All programs take place at
                                                                                                                                    BLUE DRESS by Gaynor Arnold
       holiday stories told with hand-painted slides                                                                                                                                                   the Ridgefield Library & registration
                                                                         A survey of Dickens’ development                                  led by Mary Rindfleisch.
  projected on a screen with dramatic narration and                                                                                                                                                 is not required unless noted otherwise.
                                                                                   as a novelist (Part 1/3),                         Thursday, February 9, 2:30 PM
                             piano accompaniment.
                                                                          OLIVER TWIST (1839) led by                                 For members of Founders Hall                                                If registration is required,
                  Saturday, December 3, 1:30 & 3 PM
                                                                          Dr. Mark Schenker, Yale College.                                                                                         please visit .
                                        For ages 6 - adult.                                                                                 DAVID COPPERFIELD:
                                                                                             REGISTER.                                                                                                  Copies of the selected books can be
                 CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON &                                         Thursday, January 12, 7 PM                              Film Screening & Discussion                                     purchased at Books on the Common
      HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE AT KEELER TAVERN                                                                                                           Led by Mark Edwards                                   at a 15% discount, or inquire about
                                                                       OLIVER TWIST: Book Discussion                                           (1935 version directed by                              the Library’s in-house or inter-library
        Victorian-themed lunches hosted by Keeler
  Tavern in their Garden House. For more info visit                             Led by Dorthy Pawlowski.                                                 George Cukor).                                                     loan availability. or call 203-438-5485.                     Thursday, January 17, 10 AM & 7 PM                                    Saturday, February 11, 10 AM
   Tuesday, December 6 - Saturday, December 10                                                                                                                                      Book Character Illustrations By Chris Riddell
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