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Fantastic Beasts Class Night at Hogwarts

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 […]

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Trick or Treat Storytimes 2018

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 […]

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Stratford Reads Day is October 13

Stratford Reads Day at the Library is Saturday, October 13. We’ll be celebrating with sign ups for both our book clubs as well as a special program in the morning with author Nancy Elizabeth Wallace. Courtesy of the Carol Pieper Memorial Fund. At 10:30 am, Ms. Wallace will visit to share her fall story and […]

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Fall Storytime Schedule

Fall storytimes run September 11 (Tuesday) through December 14. No need to register, just drop in! Mondays at 10:30 am. Toddler Time for ages 1-2 Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Preschool Power Hour for ages 3-5 Thursdays at 10:30 am. Baby Lapsit for lapsitters up to 18 months Fridays at 10:30 am. Friday Fun for ages […]

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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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