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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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December Happenings

Well, snow is in the air! Dodge the snowflakes, and stop by the Library for… December 10 Seasonal Craft for all ages. 1:30 pm December 16 Grinch Party for ages 6-12 at 3 pm. December 19 Read to Therapy Dogs from 4:30-6. Call for a time. December 20 Solstice Celebration at 6 pm for ages […]

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Halloween Storytimes

Halloween Storytimes are October 26-31 in the Children’s Department. No advance registration is required. Costumes are highly encouraged. Please choose the appropriate storytime for your child’s age. Thursday Baby Lapsit at 10:30 am Friday Fun at 10:30 for ages 2-5 Monday Toddler Time at 10:30 for ages 1-2 Tuesday Preschool Power Hour for ages 3-5 […]

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Summer Reading wrap up

If you registered as a Harkins Hero but did not attend the Town of Stratford/Stratford Library party on August 24, you can pick up your bag and certificate at the Library. Please stop by in the next week – we want to hand out all the bags before our storytimes start! Congratulations again to all […]

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September Events

    September Events Wednesday, September 6, 6:30 pm. Crazy 8s Math Thursday, September 7, 6:30 pm Astronomy Club Saturday, September 9, 1:30 pm LEGO Club Tuesday, September 19, 4 pm Kindness Club For info on our September events, see the Library’s Events page.    

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Eclipse Updates

  The Stratford Library will host an eclipse program on August 21. You can register for it on our events page. During the program, we will be giving out glasses that we received courtesy of a grant from the Space Science Institute and Star_Net. If you won’t be able to join us, you can find […]

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