Welcome to the Stratford Library Adult Department.



  • Beach Books

    Spring must be around the corner…..we’re starting to hear about some of the forthcoming beach books (to be published in May and June).  Check our library catalog soon to place your holds on titles such as Elin Hilderbrand’s The Perfect Couple, Mary Alice Monroe’s Beach House Reunion, and Judy Blundell’s The High Season.






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  • Services Available at Stratford Library

    PCs are located in the main floor reference area. Available time blocks: 15 minute Express computers, 60 minute computers and 2 hour Career Center computers. No advance reservations on 15 minute Express or 60 minute computers. 2 hour Career Center computers may be reserved in advance by calling 203-385-4164.

    Connect to the Stratford Library network on your laptop or mobile device. It is available anywhere in the building. No password is required.

    Printers are located in the main floor reference area.
    Black & White printing – 15 cents per page
    Color printing – 50 cents per page
    Print from the library’s computers or use our mobile printing service from your laptop or use the free PrinterOn app on your mobile device.

    Copiers are located in the lobby.
    Black & White copies – 15 cents per page
    Color copies – 50 cents per page

    Scanner is located in the main floor reference area.
    Scan to email or usb drive – free

    Fax is located in the main floor reference area.
    For sending documents only, faxes cannot be received.
    Fax prices for cash – $1 per page
    Fax price for credit/debt – $1.75 for the first page, $1 for each additional page

    Study Rooms
    Study Rooms are located on the 2nd floor.
    There are 3 study rooms; each has space for 2 people. Rooms may be reserved on a by stopping at the Reference desk or by calling 203-385-4164. Rooms can be reserved for up to 3 hours per day. Study rooms are not a quiet area.

    Quiet study area
    The Lower Level is designated for quiet, individual study.

    Meeting Space
    Lovell Room – located on the main level, features auditorium style seating accommodating up to 80 people. Tables, a podium and multi-media equipment are available.

    Board Room – located in the library’s lower level and is arranged in meeting room style: oak tables and chairs with seating for approximately 20-25 people.

    Both rooms have adjacent kitchens and are easily accessible for persons with disabilities.
    Lovell Room and Board Room must be reserved in advance by calling 203-385-4162. See our meeting room policy and application for more information.

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  • Readings to Benefit Sterling House Food Pantry

    SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Quickies in the Stacks: All About Food,” six original short one-act plays, on Saturday, March 25 at 2 pm at the Stratford Library Lovell Room. The program is being presented to benefit Sterling House Community Center’s Food Pantry. Admission to the play festival is a donation of a non-perishable food or a monetary gift of one’s choice. All donations will go directly to the Food Pantry. Click here for more information.

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