Wow! We are enjoying viewing NASA’s “picture of the day” website, in preparation for the adult summer reading program’s astronomy-related theme of “A Universe of Stories”.
This month’s topic is “Black Bears in Connecticut” with guest speaker Paul Colburn. The program is free and open to the public. Sunday, April 14 at 2 pm. “Black Bears in Connecticut” focuses on the natural history of black bears in Connecticut, an overview of black bear habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts. […]
March 2019 – Books about relatively unknown historical figures are always interesting. Look for upcoming spring titles like “A Woman of No Importance: the Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II” by Sonia Purnell. Fascinating!!!
Smitten with Reading adult winter program returns January 22 and continues until February 19. Fill out your reading slips each week at the Reference Desk (or send us a direct message on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and include your name, phone/email and book(s) you read for the week.) Weekly drawings for prizes! […]
Make a list & check it twice! Free holiday concerts at the Library! Sun. Dec. 2, 2 pm – Rebecca Swett, Harpist Sun. Dec. 9, 2 pm – New England Guitar Society Holiday Concert Sun. Dec. 16, 2 pm – The Frank Porto Band Thu. Dec. 20, 2 pm – Baldwin Chamber Players
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
Did you catch the recent nationwide PBS television show “The Great American Read”? How many of the favorite novels have you read? Stop by the Library to pick up a list of the top 100, and check out a couple of the books!