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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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Wed. Oct. 3, 6:30 pm – DEEJ: the movie

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 […]

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BookPage

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.          

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