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Virtual Book Display: Remembering John Lewis

When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something. John Lewis 1940 – 2020 John Lewis, Obituary, New York Times. July 18, 2020 Books for kids: Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis by […]

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Anti-Racism Reading List & Resources

Libraries are places of inclusion and empowerment, dedicated to breaking down barriers to access and resisting inequality. We stand with those grieving the death of George Floyd and we recognize the long history of systemic racism and oppression in this country. While our building is not open to the community right now, our hearts and […]

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May is Mental Health Month

The world is a very different place than it was only a few months ago. Uncertainty, isolation and fear all add to our collective stress and can affect our mental health. Here are some resources that may help you or a loved one cope or get help. Mental Health Month resources during Covid-19 pandemic   […]

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HOME GROWN – GET STARTED GARDENING

New to gardening? Looking to spruce up your backyard? With the weather (finally!) starting to warm up, gardening is a great way to get outside and enjoy that home you’ve been staying in 🙂 It’s also a good way to discover the many health benefits gardening can bring! Whether it’s vegetable plants, herbs, flowers or […]

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Happy Earth Day!

EARTH DAY 2020 will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 22, and marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the environmental movement in 1970! This year while staying at home you can get outside, no matter the weather – enjoy the lovely scent of fresh air, clean up some litter, plant a tree, or simply […]

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Monday Morning Buzz – April 6, 2020

Do you miss our monthly Monday Morning Buzz discussions about books & dvds?  Then email the Adult Reference librarians at slaask@stratfordlibrary.org regarding what you’re reading and watching.  We will gather the titles and share them through this blog.  For example, we’ve been reading This is Happiness by Niall Williams, a tender novel about a very […]

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Stay Put and Read

“Stay Put and Read” Adult Reading – (March 27-May 1, 2020) Shake off the “stay put blues” with a good book.  Just tell us what you are reading each week, and be entered to win a gift card to a local restaurant!  Email to slaask@stratfordlibrary.org or send a direct message on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.  […]

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Have you completed your 2020 Census yet?

This  past week Census invitations were sent out. It only takes a few minutes to go to my2020census.gov to fill it out and be counted. What if I have not received my invitation? If you have not received your invitation, you can still fill out the form online using your address. What if I can’t […]

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