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Women’s History Month 2022

March is Women’s History Month! The National Women’s History Theme for 2022 is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”. This honors the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and is a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history.   […]

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Black History Month 2023

Facts, Origins & More CELEBRATE:  Celebrating Black History In Connecticut Connecticut is rich with Black history and stories of the trailblazing efforts that African American people have contributed to American History. CT Visit provides information on events happening in the state to honor Black history. Other events nearby: WPKN Celebrates Black History Month in February […]

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2022 Tax Filing Season

2022 tax filing season begins on January 24 For more information and tips to make tax filing easier click here for IRS info Available at the Library: -1040 & 1040SR form booklet -1040 & 1040SR instruction booklet If you need additional forms or schedules printed, please call 203-385-4164 or stop by the Reference Desk and […]

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Celebrate the Holidays in Connecticut!

As the saying goes, there is no place like home for the holidays! Here in Stratford you don’t have to travel far to get into the holiday spirit. In addition to our own Boothe Homestead Christmas and the town of Stratford Tree Lighting on December 7 at 4pm, following are more ways to enjoy some […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Learn more: HispanicHeritageMonth.gov Origins & Facts from the History Channel Key facts about U.S. Latinos Celebrate: 8 Ways […]

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20th Anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Locally and around the nation, this devastating event is being commemorated. We remember those who we lost and honor the brave first-responders who risked their own lives to save others. September 11 is also designating  as a National Day of Service […]

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Summertime Fun for Everyone!

You don’t have to go far to enjoy summer in Connecticut! Here are a few suggestions to help keep the fun going all season long: Fourth of July Fireworks and Festivities in Connecticut for Kids and Families Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids It’s time to explore! From July 1 to […]

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Celebrate Juneteenth!

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. Learn More […]

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