Author Archive | jduffy

“DYING IN VEIN” Screens at the Library April 5.

Opiate Documentary Will Host Director at Free Screening The Library will host a special free screening of the acclaimed documentary, “Dying in Vein: The Opiate Generation” on Wednesday, April 5 from 6:30-9 pm.  The area premiere of the film will include a Q&A session with director Jenny Mackenzie, addiction specialists, as well as recovery and […]

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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 […]

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KILOWATT METER READERS DONATED TO STRATFORD LIBRARY

United Illuminated, in partnership with Live Green CT! and the Stratford Library, has donated a pair of kilowatt meter readers to the Library for patron usage.  Electricity bills are rising and consumers can cut down on costs and find out what appliances are actually worth keeping. Patrons can simply connect their appliances to the Kill A Watt®, […]

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Welcome Geri Diorio our new Assistant Director

The Library welcomes its new Assistant Director, Geri Diorio.  She is a resident of Stratford and  fills the previous position held by Sheri Szymanski who was appointed the Library’s new director last February. Since 2003 Geri Diorio was Teen Services Librarian and Head of Children’s Services for the Ridgefield Library.  She also reviews books, audiobooks and films […]

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uCreate Summer

Drop in to the Lovell Room and get ready for summer! Make a t-shirt beach tote, decorate your flip flops and sign up for summer reading. Snack while you get a sneak peek at the Library’s new uCreate equipment and find some great books to read. Monday, June 20. Drop in between 5 – 8 […]

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Love Between The Covers

Romance Fiction Documentary Screened on February 27th The Library will be hosting a one-time screening of the film “Love Between the Covers” on Saturday, February 27 at 10 am. The special screening of Emmy Award-Winner Laurie Kahn’s documentary film about the global  community of romance novel writers and readers is free and open to the public. […]

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Instagram Challenge

Celebrate summer by winning prizes. Tune in every Monday from  June 22nd – August 9th to find out the week’s new challenge theme. Post your pic to Instagram tagging @stratfordlib and using the hashtag #SLAInstaChallenge. We’ll choose a winner each week at random—so you have 7 chances to win! To participate, follow @stratfordlib on Instagram […]

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Adult Summer Reading 2015

Escape the Ordinary! Don’t do the same old thing this summer! Escape into the world of new books or old favorites in print, ebook or audiobook. It’s easy to Escape the Ordinary! For each book you read (or listen to), fill out a reading slip at the Adult Reference Desk, or register and record your […]

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Book Club Doctors

Tuesday, Jun. 23, 6:30–8 pm Join local favorite and fabulous book club facilitators Kathy Faggella and Roberta Shea for a lively Q & A discussion on everything you need to know about book clubs: how to start one, how to fix one, tips for great discussion, which books make for best discussion (and which ones don’t […]

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