Welcome to the Stratford Library Adult Department.



  • Summer Reading 2019 – A Universe of Stories

    Only a few weeks until you can start recording your books read for adult summer reading!  (June 1 through August 10)   Fill out reading slips at the Reference Desk OR log your titles through an online summer reading account OR send us a direct message through social media – include your name, the book title(s) & author(s).   Prizes will be drawn each week, and all entries will be entered for two final grand prizes after August 10. Happy Reading!

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  • NASA Picture of the Day

    Wow! We are enjoying viewing NASA’s “picture of the day” website, in preparation for the adult summer reading program’s astronomy-related theme of “A Universe of Stories”.


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  • Sunday Afternoon Talk – April 14, 2pm

    This month’s topic is “Black Bears in Connecticut” with guest speaker Paul Colburn. The program is free and open to the public. Sunday, April 14 at 2 pm.

    “Black Bears in Connecticut” focuses on the natural history of black bears in Connecticut, an overview of black bear habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts. It also provides practical recommendations for optimum coexistence with our black bear population. Black bear artifacts are shared with the audience. Guest speaker Paul Colburn is a 2015 graduate of the Master Wildlife Conservationist Program.

    “Sunday Afternoon Talks”, hosted by Charles Lautier, is free and open to the public.

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Hours: Mon.-Thu. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5 (from Oct. thru mid May)