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DIY Juneteenth Storytime

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on the theme of  Juneteenth whenever is convenient for your family. BOOKS: I’m Gonna Push Through • Written by Jasmyn Wright • Illustrated by Shannon Wright • Published by PS 46 Bronx • Presented by Atheneum Books for Young Readers A story of empowerment for all children. https://video.link/w/DDH0c Here is a […]

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DIY Storytime – Colors

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on COLORS whenever is convenient. BOOKS Mixed: A Colorful Story • Written and illustrated by Aree Chung • Published by Henry Holt & Company • Presented by Storyteller Academy The Reds, Yellows, and Blues lived apart, until one Blue and one Yellow decided to mix. https://video.link/w/CZPvc Cut out squares of colored […]

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Summer Reading BookLists 2021

  What to read this summer? Well, check out our summer reading programs, SLA – Summer Reading Programs 2021 Then, grab some great books! For preschool, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_RTM_trifold.pdf For grades K-2, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_Gr._K-2_trifold.pdf For grades 3-4, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_gr_3-4_trifold.pdf For grades 5-7, see SRP_2021_Reading_List_-_gr_5-7_trifold.pdf The Stratford Schools Summer Assignments page is here, too! Visit 2021 Summer Assignments […]

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Summer Reading is On! Grow a Reader

It’s that time! Summer Reading has begun for everyone! It’s time to grow a reader – be sure to read, learn, and explore this summer.   Sign up on our website. The only required info is a username, password, and email address. Parents can create a “Family account” for every person in their household, or […]

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Science Sunday – Rivers

Science Sunday: Rivers Read About It Fascinating Facts About Rivers: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/home-is-good/fascinating-facts-about-rivers/ Kids Discover Rivers: https://kidsdiscover.com/spotlight/rivers-kids/ World’s Longest Rivers: https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/rivers-world-worlds-longest-rivers?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects Longest Rivers of the World: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/topten/longestrivers.html Mississippi River Facts: https://www.nps.gov/miss/riverfacts.htm Spotlight: The Amazon: https://kidsdiscover.com/spotlight/the-amazon-for-kids/?epik=dj0yJnU9cVZsQV9vcXJWa2RLcEdybS1qX1Nib1Ixb2hMSWpfQ0cmcD0wJm49YlpHS0J6dmpGV0RXeWZNU0VRejYwZyZ0PUFBQUFBR0NmMVdj The Nile River: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/nile-river/ Map of Connecticut Rivers: https://geology.com/lakes-rivers-water/connecticut.shtml Map of United States Rivers: https://gisgeography.com/lakes-rivers-map-united-states/ When Rivers are Borders: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/147238/when-rivers-are-borders How Rivers […]

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DIY Storytime – Growing Things

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Growing Things whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime Growing Things BOOKS: How a Seed Grows • Written by Helene Jordan • Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski • Published by HarperCollins • Presented by Bobby’s backyard This story includes a simple experiment about growing bean seeds. https://video.link/w/2LFtc […]

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DIY Storytime – Boats

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Boats whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime Boats Books: Boats • Written and illustrated by Anne Rockwell • Published by Puffin • Presented by Story Adventures with Mrs., T. Find out about all different kinds of boats. https://video.link/w/ylpsc Art for Kids Hub has instructions to […]

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Volunteering in the Children’s Department

                    The Children’s Department is now accepting application for summer volunteers. Responsible students entering grades 8 to 12 who enjoy working with children are welcome to apply and will be notified in June of any openings. Hours and jobs vary. Opportunities for virtual volunteering from home […]

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DIY Storytime – Frogs

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Frogs whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime FROGS BOOKS: I Don’t Want to Be a Frog • Written by Dev Petty • Illustrated by Mike Boldt • Published by Doubleday Books for Young Readers • Presented by Grandma’s House A young frog wants to be […]

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What’s Going on this May

May is here, the pollen is here, and the Library is excited for you to visit! On Monday, May 17, Draw with Josie will be on Zoom to draw characters from Raya and the Last Dragon. 4 pm. Ages 6-12. Sign up. On Wednesday, May 19, Astronomy Club will end the year with Astronomy games. […]

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