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  • Cultivate your knowledge of vegetables!

    If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.  ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Now that you are anticipating the seasonal changes outdoors, consider cultivation of another kind!  The Library has many interesting books to help you daydream about next year’s garden.  There are also a variety of books, such as 100 Vegetables and Where They Came From, to indulge your curiosity about many plant and gardening topics.



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  • Prescribing from the Bookshelf – Bibliotherapy in WWI

    When – Tuesday, October 9th, 6:30-7:45 pm

    Where – Stratford Library’s Lovell Room

    What – When Connecticut’s servicemen went to war, they didn’t go alone.  During World War I, there was the Library War Service, and Connecticut was involved in bringing books to soldiers on the front lines and in military hospitals for education, entertainment, and healing.

    Who – Mary Mahoney, Ph.D. Candidate at UConn, will talk about the Library War Service and Connecticut’s part in the effort.



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  • Wed. Oct. 3, 6:30 pm – DEEJ: the movie

    What: Don’t miss the free film screening of DEEJ, a documentary about autism and inclusion.

    How: Brought to you as part of the nationwide DEEJ Inclusion Tour.  Sponsored by Stratford SEPTA (Special Education PTA) and the Stratford Library Association.

    Time & Location: Doors open at 6 pm. Film begins at 6:30 pm. Lovell Room at the Stratford Library.






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