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Trick or Treat Storytimes 2022

The Stratford Library will host Trick or Treat storytimes on the following days and times. If you normally attend our weekly storytimes, be aware these storytimes will have Halloween themed songs, rhymes, and books and will be shorter versions, followed by Trick or Treat around the Library. If you have a bag to collect treats, […]

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Storytimes Meet Weekly

Join us for weekly storytimes! Toddler Time meets Mondays at 10:30 am for ages 1-2 Preschool Storytime meets Tuesdays at 10:30 am for ages 3-5 Lapsit meets Thursdays at 10:30 am for ages 0-1 Friday Fun meets Thursdays at 10:30 am for ages 2-5 Register for storytimes and see events for older children on our […]

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Homework Helpers starts in October

For families with children grades K-6. The Stratford Library, courtesy of support from the Carol Pieper Memorial Fund and the Vicki Soto Memorial Fund, provides weekly homework tutoring to children in grades K-6 with teen volunteers as tutors. Usually, volunteers provide help with math, reading, and other school subjects. Homework Helpers cannot provide medically prescribed/special […]

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Science Adventures with Shells

Seashells “Every empty seashell on the beach once contained an animal known as a mollusk. Clams, oysters, scallops, conchs, mussels, and snails are all types of mollusks. The shells of these animals are exoskeletons, or hard, outside skeletons that protect their soft bodies.”  Learn more… https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/shell/353769  Read About It How Are Seashells Made? https://www.whoi.edu/know-your-ocean/did-you-know/how-are-seashells-made/  How […]

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Science Adventures – Mountains

Mountains  The Earth’s crust is separated into extremely large tectonic plates which float atop molten rock called magma. These plates move slowly every day, so slowly that people cannot feel the movement. Mountains are formed all over the world at points where the plates meet, including beneath oceans.  Mountains usually have steep, sloping sides. The […]

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