Welcome to the Stratford Library Adult Department.
Check out our latest book club selection offerings!
BOOKS OVER COFFEE
Join discussion leader, Kathy Faggella, for a lively book discussion once a month in the Lovell Room at 12:00pm.
January 28th – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
February 25th – Wild by Cheryl Strayed
March 25th – The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
April 29th – The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett
May 27th – A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
June 24th – The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
BOOKS ON TAP
Join discussion leaders, Lauren and Beth, for a pint and book discussion once a month at The Sitting Duck Tavern (3694 Main Street, Stratford, CT). Mingle and grab a bite to eat from 7:00pm-7:30pm and then chat about the book from 7:30pm-8:30pm.
January 27th – Yes Please by Amy Poehler
February 24th – Blood, Bones, & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton
March 24th – Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
April 28th – Stiff by Mary Roach
All books are available in print and on library e-readers at the Check Out desk. Books can also be downloaded to your own e-reader, phone or tablet using the Overdrive app.
Any questions? 203-385-4164 or email@example.com
This session will help existing entrepreneurs improve their presence on
LinkedIn and leverage the tool for prospecting, relationship management and visibility. Bruce K. Segall will offer helpful tips and how-to-advice for a wide range of LinkedIn users. Key learnings will focus on:
• Evidence that LinkedIn can lead to business results for small
• The 3-5 tactics that users at every level – beginner, intermediate or
advanced – should employ to make LinkedIn work for them
• User interface tips that will make LinkedIn more user-friendly
and reliable, even for those less used to social media
Bruce takes a pragmatic approach that those relatively new to social media can understand and implement easily, often in 30 minutes a week or less.
Thursday, January 15
Please register in advance: 203-385-4164
This free seminar will provide you with a comprehensive review ofessential resources and background about the entire process of buying or selling your home.
Key topics include:
- How to choose a real estate agent
- Real estate agent obligations to a buyer/seller
- How to protect your rights
- An overview of financing sources including mortgage brokers,
commercial banks, FHA, and CHFA
- Pros and cons of buying distressed property
- Pricing tips and how to “stage” your house for prospective buyers
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Free & Open to the public!
The Library will return with “Sunday Afternoon Talks”, its monthly series of informative and entertaining talks featuring prominent local guest speakers with University of Bridgeport Professor Eric. D. Lehman. The popular program invites notable locals to speak in an informal atmosphere on a wide range of topics. Mr. Lehman will discuss: “Becoming Tom Thumb: The New Evidence”, based on his latest book. “Sunday Afternoon Talks” is free and open to the public.
Join the Library for a gift wrapping party!
Bring your presents and a roll (or two) of wrapping paper to share as you spend the afternoon with friends listening to holiday music, munching on treats and wrapping your gifts! We’ll even demonstrate some fun Do-It-Yourself wrapping ideas to make your gifts extra-special! Registration is required.
Saturday, December 20th
- please call: (203) 385-4164
- stop by the Reference Desk
- or sign up online