Welcome to the Stratford Library Children’s Department.


  • New books!

    newbooks  Here’s a picture of one of our new books, all filled with titles that just came in today! If it’s a little blurry, it’s because my hand was shaking in excitement! Can you ‘I Spy’ the Minecraft titles? Squeee!

  • Hobbit Party!

    Our Hobbit Party will be Monday, December 8 at 6 p.m. We’re going to play a fun Burglar game, make Dwarf shields, and a few other fun surprises. Call us at 203-385-4165 if you’d like to join us. Ages 6 and up.

  • Meet the Author Holiday Storytime

    martha-with-bookThe Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin:  A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah

    At Saturday’s program, Martha Simpson, who is the Children’s Department head, will be reading her book and singing with the kids. There will be a craft afterward.  She has published 5 professional books including Bringing Class into the Public Library (co-authored with Teen Services Head Lucretia Duwel). Her first picture book, What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day, was published last year.

    Books will be available for purchase ($16.95) and signing.

    • Children’s Department
    • Saturday, December 6
    • 10:30 am
    • Ages 4 and up

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