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Authors Club meets Monday

Our Aspiring Authors club meets this Monday at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department for ages 8 to 12. Please call us at 203-385-4165 to register. For grades 6 to 8, we meet next Monday! Snack provided; call to register. Can’t wait to share the new writing activity that Beth and Miss A have concocted!

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Parent Discussion Group

Are you a parent of a child between the ages of three and eight? Then, come to our Parent Discussion Group Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. September 23 to October 29 Free childcare and refreshments provided The group meets in the Stratford Library Board Room Suzanne Porco Clement, Family and Early Childhood Specialist […]

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Nutmeg Books!

 Are you a Nutmeg reader? The Nutmeg Book Award is Connecticut’s  children’s choice book award.  Children vote each April for their favorite. For children in grades 2 to 4, there are 15 fiction and nonfiction titles to  read. Here’s the list:  For children in grades 4 to 6, there are 10 fiction titles to […]

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Which storytime is for you?

As parents look at our storytime schedule, they may wonder, “Should my child attend Baby Lapsit or Toddler Time?” Here’s a quick explanation of how these programs differ. Baby Lapsit is primarily for non-walking babies ages 0 and 1. The general guideline is that if the child will still sit on their caregiver’s lap, they are […]

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Printing your summer reading lists

Yes, our website has a new look, but you can still access and print out your child’s summer reading from our online reading site. The summer reading website closes September 1, so be sure to print it out before that date. Visit – and click on the Sign up & Log on button the […]

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Fall Storytime Schedule

The Children’s Department is excited to welcome everyone back for the fall storytime session. Storytimes begin Monday, September 8 and continue through December. Please check the calendar for holiday schedules. Storytimes are drop-in unless otherwise noted. – Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2. Siblings welcome. – Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. […]

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Hours: Mon.-Thu. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5 (from Oct. thru mid May)