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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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BookPage

Did you know about BookPage, a monthly newsletter about books and reading? Ask at the Stratford Library reference desk to get a copy of the issue “Private Eye July”  for July 2018.          

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Passport to Connecticut Libraries

Pick up your passport at Stratford Library and visit libraries all over Connecticut! Take your library card and passport to at least five libraries on the list below to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children. Contest Dates: April 2-30 Pick up your passport at […]

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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

Computers 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. Wifi Connect to the Stratford […]

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Adult Winter Reading Program!

Smitten with Reading January 16th-February 27th Shake off the winter weather woes and fall in love with a good book! Participate in our first-ever adult winter reading program, Smitten with Reading, and be entered into our weekly prize drawing! It’s easy to join: fill out a ticket for each book read during our six-week program […]

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