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DIY Storytime – Summer

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Summer whenever is convenient. Do-It-Yourself Storytime SUMMER BOOKS: I See Summer • Written by Charles Chigna • Illustrated by Agnieszka Jatkowska • Published by Picture Window Books • Presented by Stories for Kids A child lists the sights of summer. https://video.link/w/9Mx3c Hands On As We Grow has […]

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What’s Going On for Kids July 1-7, 2021

Are you staying cool? The Stratford Library is here to help, whether you need a visit to the Library for a cooling break, books, movies, or programs. Here’s what’s up in the next few days. June 30, 2:30-5:30 pm. Outside craft table. Stop by our outdoor craft table and make a craft with our teen volunteers. […]

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Science Sunday – The Digestive System

If it’s Science Sunday, it’s time to learn! This month’s topic is the Digestive System. Read About It Why Do I Burp? https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/burp.html Your Digestive System: https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/digestive-system.html Your Digestive System and How It Works: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/digestive-system-how-it-works Human Digestive System: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/science/general-science/your-digestive-system/ Mayo Clinic: follow the steps to see how your Digestive System works: https://www.mayoclinic.org/digestive-system/sls-20076373 Watch, Listen & […]

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What’s Going on for Kids – June 23-30

It’s summer! So what’s going on at the Library this month? Summer Reading! Sign up online for a family account, and add all your children as readers (pre-reader, reader, teens, and adults can all be on one family account!) We have a different prize each month. Craft Table – Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:30-5:30 pm […]

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DIY Storytime – Be Proud

Do-It-Yourself Storytime Theme – Be Proud! Enjoy this DIY Storytime whenever you like Books: Be Who You Are • Written and illustrated by Todd Parr • Published by Scholastic • Presented by Books and Brushes for Kids This picture book encourages kids to be proud of what makes them unique, where they come from, and […]

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DIY Juneteenth Storytime

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on the theme of  Juneteenth whenever is convenient for your family. BOOKS: I’m Gonna Push Through • Written by Jasmyn Wright • Illustrated by Shannon Wright • Published by PS 46 Bronx • Presented by Atheneum Books for Young Readers A story of empowerment for all children. https://video.link/w/DDH0c Here is a […]

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DIY Storytime – Colors

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on COLORS whenever is convenient. BOOKS Mixed: A Colorful Story • Written and illustrated by Aree Chung • Published by Henry Holt & Company • Presented by Storyteller Academy The Reds, Yellows, and Blues lived apart, until one Blue and one Yellow decided to mix. https://video.link/w/CZPvc Cut out squares of colored […]

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Summer Reading BookLists 2021

  What to read this summer? Well, check out our summer reading programs, SLA – Summer Reading Programs 2021 Then, grab some great books! For preschool, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_RTM_trifold.pdf For grades K-2, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_Gr._K-2_trifold.pdf For grades 3-4, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_gr_3-4_trifold.pdf For grades 5-7, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_gr_5-7_trifold.pdf The Stratford Schools Summer Assignments page is here, too! Visit 2021 Summer Assignments […]

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