The Healing Library is a series of theme-related kits designed to help families with healing in a healthy way during periods of trauma by teaching parents the skills of looking critically at picture books and utilizing them to communicate with children. Currently available topics: Death of a Loved One* Death of a Pet* Alzheimer’s […]
We LOVE seeing our students at the Library, and next week, we’ll be jumping in to our fall storytimes. Join us on… Mondays at 10:30 am for Toddler Time. Ages 1-2 – siblings welcome. (No class 9/30, 11/11, but all other Mondays.) Tuesdays at 10:30 am for Preschool Power Hour. Ages 3-5. Stories and a […]
Congratulations to all our readers! Read to Me participants who completed 20 activities – your party is August 17 at 11 am. Summer Readers and Tween Summer Readers. Sign up at www.townofstratford.com/champions by Wednesday, 8/14 to attend the Ice Cream Party with illusionist David Garrity. The party is August 21. Don’t forget to turn in reading sheets […]
It’s summer! And all our amazing summer programs (with the exception of storytimes and food tastings, which are drop in) begin registration two weeks in advance. So… as of now, you can sign up for Ukulele Class and Advance Reader’s Book Club. Check out our online calendar for deets.
The Library will be closed on June 1 (there’s nowhere to park!) – if you are attending the Main Street Festival events, our Lovell Room will be open (Enter from the Main Street door) for various activities. You can sign up your preschooler, child, or tween for summer reading (as well as your teen and […]
For grades 4-7. Monday, March 11 at 5 pm. How many challenges can you complete in a minute? Fun for everyone, and everyone wins! Sign up here!
Just our annual reminder from the Children’s Department – when the schools have a delay, we have no morning programs. If schools cancel or dismiss early, no afternoon programs (or homework help). The Library may be open even if we are not having a program – call or check our website to confirm. Be safe […]
The start of winter came in with rain and wind but no snow… yet! If your family needs some indoor activity next week, we will have Music Time for 0-5s on Friday, December 28 at 10:30 am. Stop by with friends and family!
Calling all witches and wizards! It’s Fantastic Beasts Class Nnight at Hogwarts – The Stratford Library will be hosting a special wizarding event on Friday, November 30, from 7-9:30 pm. Attend different classes based on Hogwarts subjects and enjoy a few surprises. Wizard dress is highly encouraged. Copies of either Fantastic Beasts screenplay may be […]
Storytime families please see the following schedules for trick-or-treat storytimes at the Stratford Library. Each storytime will consist of a shortened literacy program (Halloween themes present) followed by trick-or-treat around the Library. There is no need to register, and we recommend that costumes are such that they can withstand singing, dancing, and some amount of […]