Welcome to the Stratford Library Children’s Department.

  • Spring Break Programs 2018 April 9-14

    storyfacesThursday, April 12, 10:30 am. Storyfaces! – They tell the story by face painting audience volunteers. Courtesy of CT Humanities and the Carol Pieper Memorial Fund. Register on our events page.


    Preschool Music Time – Monday, April 9 at 10:30 am. Ages 0-4. Just drop in.

    Read to Therapy Dogs – Tuesday, April 10, 10:30am-12pm. Call 203.385.1465 for a reading time.

    Advance Readers Book Club. Tuesday, April 10 at 5 pm. Grades 3-6. Check out new books before they are even published.

    Crazy 8s Math. Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 pm. Ages 5-8. Math games with a twist.

    Library LEGO Club. Saturday, April 14 at 1:30 pm. Ages 5-12.

    Kids Sewing Classes

    Beginner Pillow Case. Ages 7-12 with a participating adult. Wednesday & Friday, April 11/13, 10:30 am-12pm. Purchase supplies Monday, April 2 at 6 pm at Joann’s. Call 203.385.4165 to register.

    Advanced Beginner Rainbow Quilt. Ages 8-12 with a participating adult. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 9-11, 2:30-4:30 pm. Purchase supplies Monday, April 2 at 6 pm at Joann’s. Call 203.385.4165 to register.



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  • Sum-Sum-Summertime!

    It may still be March, but summer is not far off.

    Mark your calendars! Stratford Library Summer Reading begins June 1.

    And here’s a great website with tons of summer camps for kids.

    And, if you’re still looking for ideas, calling 2-1-1 will give you more camp suggestions.

    It will get warmer, we know it!

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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 Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander

    And many more!

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