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Favorite Books this Summer!

We’ve been enjoying summer reading SO much this year, and one of our FAV. things is to hear about your favorite books! One that we have seen on many lists this year is Dog Man. A couple things you should know: It is by Dav (no e!) Pilkey, who is also the author of Captain […]

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Irish Dancing Saturday

The Lucey Brennan Academy of Irish Dance will visit the Library on Saturday, July 28 at 11 am for families with children ages 4 to teen. Watch a demonstration, then try it for yourself! Dance in socks or sneakers for safety. Register via the Library’s Events page or call 203.385.4165.

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Summer Reading 2018 Begins June 1

Stop by the Library beginning June 1 to sign up for summer reading! Our programs are organized by age – here’s a brief summary. Ages 0-8 (grown-up reading with you) – Read to Me Club – Complete 20 activities for weekly stickers and a party invitation. Grades K-7 (readers) – Summer Reading Challenge – Complete […]

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Children’s Events April 23-May 5

Call us at 203.385.4165 to register for any of these events. (You do not need to register for morning storytimes). Monday, April 23, 10:30 am. Toddler Time Tuesday, April 24, 10:30 am. Preschool Power Hour Tuesday, April 24, 4:30-6pm. Read to Therapy Dogs Wednesday, April 25, 4 pm. Science in Action Thursday, April 26, 10:30 […]

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Spring Break Programs 2018 April 9-14

Thursday, April 12, 10:30 am. Storyfaces! – They tell the story by face painting audience volunteers. Courtesy of CT Humanities and the Carol Pieper Memorial Fund. Register on our events page.   Preschool Music Time – Monday, April 9 at 10:30 am. Ages 0-4. Just drop in. Read to Therapy Dogs – Tuesday, April 10, […]

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Sum-Sum-Summertime!

It may still be March, but summer is not far off. Mark your calendars! Stratford Library Summer Reading begins June 1. And here’s a great website with tons of summer camps for kids. And, if you’re still looking for ideas, calling 2-1-1 will give you more camp suggestions. It will get warmer, we know it!

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2018 Children’s Book Award winners

It’s the Oscars for children’s books! Congratulations to the many winners… Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly Newbery Medal for children’s literature Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell Caldecott Medal for children’s illustration Charlie and Mouse by Laurel Snyder Geisel Award for children’s easy fiction Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award: Out of Wonder: Poems […]

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Take Your Child to the Library Day – February 3

Saturday, February 3 is national Take Your Child to the Library Day! Fun and activities all day long! 10:30 Monster Music Time for all preschoolers 11:15 Monster Masks craft (register) 1:30 Wild Things Kitchen Cookie Decorating 3:30 Ancient Reptiles live animal show (register) 4:30 Monster Pinata smashing ALL DAY LONG: I Spy Monsters game, Read […]

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January 2018 events for kids

Happy New Year! Enjoy our January Library programs for children. January 2 at 10:30 am for ages 2-5. Young at Art. Register from Events or call 203.385.4165 January 2 at 5 pm for grades 3-6. Advance Reader Copy Book Club. Register. January 7 at 2:30 pm for ages 0-4. Music Time. Register. January 8 at […]

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