Archive | Adult

September 2019

Welcome to autumn!  Don’t miss the new fall books arriving in September!  Stop by the Adult Reference Desk to ask about fiction, nonfiction, and biographies.  The annual procession of new holiday novels with cute covers begins soon, too – pick up a list so you know which ones to place on hold!    

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Summer Reading 2019 – A Universe of Stories

Only a few weeks until you can start recording your books read for adult summer reading!  (June 1 through August 10)   Fill out reading slips at the Reference Desk OR log your titles through an online summer reading account OR send us a direct message through social media – include your name, the book […]

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Sunday Afternoon Talk – April 14, 2pm

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. […]

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Women’s History Month

  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!!!              

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Cultivate your knowledge of vegetables!

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 […]

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Prescribing from the Bookshelf – Bibliotherapy in WWI

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, […]

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