Parents who are worried about their kids and social networks, texting, apps, online privacy or other growing areas of high-tech concern, can attend a special library session on Internet safety Oct. 17. The session, presented by Detective Beth Irizarry of the Fairfield Police Department's Youth Services Division, will give the police perspective on the dangers, touching on online predators, cyber-bullying, sexting and overexposure. The program, part of the Fairfield Library's Pathways to Parenting series, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Room of the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road. Registration is required at

Another program in the series will be "Leading Our Girls to a Healthy Mind and Body," with child psychologist Dr. Farnaz Vossoughian, on Nov. 7.

For details, call 203-256-3160.