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May is Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month is celebrated in May of each year. With the challenges of the last two years and mental health entering more of our daily conversation, it’s critical that everyone has a solid foundation of knowledge about mental health. Learn more and explore some resources that may help you or a loved one cope […]

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Earth Day 2022 – Invest In Our Planet

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Find out more about Earth Day’s history The Earth Day 2022 Theme is Invest In Our Planet. What Will You Do? Learn more about Earth Day events and activities in our area, and what individuals […]

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Financial Literacy: Money Smart Week, April 9-16, 2022

Money Smart Week is a week-long free virtual campaign that aims to help people better manage their personal finances. It is: 100% virtual Livestreamed events + select resources Focused on aiding the hardest-hit communities Money Smart Week 2022 Programs: These online workshops cover important financial topics ranging from budgeting, personal credit, home buying and Social […]

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Women’s History Month 2022

March is Women’s History Month! The National Women’s History Theme for 2022 is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”. This honors the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and is a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history.   […]

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Black History Month 2022

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” —Thurgood Marshall, first African American U.S. Supreme Court member Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. This year’s Black History Month theme is Black Health and Wellness . It explores “the legacy […]

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2022 Tax Filing Season

2022 tax filing season begins on January 24 For more information and tips to make tax filing easier click here for IRS info Available at the Library: -1040 & 1040SR form booklet -1040 & 1040SR instruction booklet If you need additional forms or schedules printed, please call 203-385-4164 or stop by the Reference Desk and […]

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Celebrate the Holidays in Connecticut!

As the saying goes, there is no place like home for the holidays! Here in Stratford you don’t have to travel far to get into the holiday spirit. In addition to our own Boothe Homestead Christmas and the town of Stratford Tree Lighting on December 7 at 4pm, following are more ways to enjoy some […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Learn more: HispanicHeritageMonth.gov Origins & Facts from the History Channel Key facts about U.S. Latinos Celebrate: 8 Ways […]

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20th Anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Locally and around the nation, this devastating event is being commemorated. We remember those who we lost and honor the brave first-responders who risked their own lives to save others. September 11 is also designating  as a National Day of Service […]

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