As part of the Stratford tree lighting events, the library will host Edward Leonard’s Holiday Silly Song Sing-Along. The program includes children’s songs, musical games, dance movements and rhythms. Edward Leonard will be leading this fun performance with accompaniment on guitar, drums, and maracas. The program will be Tuesday, December 2 at 4 p.m. Call […]
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It’s “Party at the Palace” Game Night at Barnes & Noble of Milford on Friday, November 21 from 6-8 p.m! All children and their families are welcome. ACTIVITIES include: Magic Show with Jay Reidy at 6:15 p.m., Scavenger Hunt, Face Painting, Royal Crafts, and a Royal Dance Class (7:30 p.m.)! Plus, prizes all night long 🙂 […]
Special announcement: The Tuesday 10:30 storytime and the Friday 10:30 storytime this week are Halloween-themed with costumes encouraged. Children will be trick-or-treating around the library at the end of storytime. Happy Halloween, everyone!
For all our preschoolers ages 3 to 6 who are night owls, come on out to Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s club! Wednesdays, October 8 and 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Each session focuses on a math topic with an engaging activity. Parents needed to volunteer for future sessions. To sign up, call 203-385-4165
You’ve been asking for a month, and now we’re ready to go. Our fall reading program starts October 1, and we kick it off with a special history event in the library’s backyard. Ages 6 to 12 can join us Wednesday, October 1 for a Graveyard History Hunt at 4 p.m. We will meet in […]
Our Aspiring Authors club meets this Monday at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department for ages 8 to 12. Please call us at 203-385-4165 to register. For grades 6 to 8, we meet next Monday! Snack provided; call to register. Can’t wait to share the new writing activity that Beth and Miss A have concocted!
Are you a parent of a child between the ages of three and eight? Then, come to our Parent Discussion Group Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. September 23 to October 29 Free childcare and refreshments provided The group meets in the Stratford Library Board Room Suzanne Porco Clement, Family and Early Childhood Specialist […]
Are you a Nutmeg reader? The Nutmeg Book Award is Connecticut’s children’s choice book award. Children vote each April for their favorite. For children in grades 2 to 4, there are 15 fiction and nonfiction titles to read. Here’s the list: http://www.nutmegaward.org/print/2015/Elementary2015color.pdf For children in grades 4 to 6, there are 10 fiction titles to […]
As parents look at our storytime schedule, they may wonder, “Should my child attend Baby Lapsit or Toddler Time?” Here’s a quick explanation of how these programs differ. Baby Lapsit is primarily for non-walking babies ages 0 and 1. The general guideline is that if the child will still sit on their caregiver’s lap, they are […]
Siena & Drago will be here tomorrow, Wednesday, September 3 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Call 203-385-4165 to register for a reading time.