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What’s Going on – June 28 to July 4

So much to explore this week at the Stratford Library! Sign up for Summer Reading – Read to Me for young children reading with a grown up and Summer Reading for independent readers. Sign up here! Science Sundays – check back here for Sunday blog posts about science. On Sundays June 28-July 26. Toddler Time. Monday at 10:30 […]

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Science Sunday – Energy

            Week 1: Energy In this Science Sunday, we will explore power and energy derived from solar, wind, water, geothermal sources, and biofuels! Read About It What Is Energy? https://www.eia.gov/kids/what-is-energy/ Energy Sources: https://www.eia.gov/kids/energy-sources/ How Electricity is Made: https://www.tvakids.com/ Energy Facts: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/energy.html Geothermal Energy Facts: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/energy/geothermalenergy.html 10 Interesting Things About Energy […]

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DIY Storytime – Sports

Enjoy this storytime on the subject of sports whenever you like* Books: Story: Pelé King of Soccer • Read by Monica Brown • Illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez • Published by HarperCollins • Presented by Mrs. St. Germain Reads The true story of Pelé, the first soccer player to score a thousand goals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnSSjPRC-Rk Here are […]

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Ed Popielarczyk Magic Tricks!

Thanks to a regular magical visitor at the Library, Ed Popielarczyk, we have some wonderful magic trick videos for you. Watch one video a day, or watch them all at once! https://safeYouTube.net/w/3gcM – See Ed Popielarczyk perform and check out his magic tricks! Video 1 – Two Piece of String Video 2 – 3 Crayons Trick […]

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Summer Reading Week 2 – What’s Going On

Welcome to Stratford Library Summer Reading – week 2. So many of you signed up last week – WOW! Check out our summer reading page here, with links to sign up, to online reading, and our teen and adult reading programs as well!  This week’s theme is “Magical Characters” – and we’d like to thank our […]

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DIY Storytime – Unicorns

Enjoy this DIY Unicorn Storytime whenever you want. Books Story: Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great • Written and illustrated by Bob Shea • Published by Scholastic • Presented by Barefoot Daydream Goat is jealous of Unicorn until he sees things from Unicorn’s point of view. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MksoBosg90Q Make the Unicorn from this book. http://craftypammy.com/unicorn/ Story: You […]

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Science Tuesday – Rainbow Paper Towels

Another amazing science video from Miss Melissa and Carter. https://www.facebook.com/Stratfordlibrary/videos/547827409245115/  Here are a couple of links you can use to learn more at home! Information on capillary action: https://www.usgs.gov/…/…/science/capillary-action-and-water… The Science of Rainbows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pYnC-ONdXQ

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What’s Going On June 15-20, 2020

It’s week 14, or, week 4 of phase 2. AND THE KIDS ARE OUT OF SCHOOL! Congratulations! You did it! You made it to summer vacation! Don’t forget to check out our booklist with titles about racial equity, diversity, and inclusion.   June 1-18 Read Artemis Fowl with Us before the movie on Disney+ Register June […]

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