Welcome to the Stratford Library Children’s Department.

  • 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!

  • Take Your Child to the Library Day – February 3, February 3 is national Take Your Child to the Library Day!

    Fun and activities all day long!

    10:30 Monster Music Time for all preschoolers

    11:15 Monster Masks craft (register)

    1:30 Wild Things Kitchen Cookie Decorating

    3:30 Ancient Reptiles live animal show (register)

    4:30 Monster Pinata smashing

    ALL DAY LONG: I Spy Monsters game, Read for 15 minutes get a goody bag, a free book for every child who visits the Library.

    To register, call us at 203.385.4165 or visit our Events Page.

  • January 2018 events for kids

    earthHappy New Year! Enjoy our January Library programs for children.

    January 2 at 10:30 am for ages 2-5. Young at Art. Register from Events or call 203.385.4165

    January 2 at 5 pm for grades 3-6. Advance Reader Copy Book Club. Register.

    January 7 at 2:30 pm for ages 0-4. Music Time. Register.

    January 8 at 4 pm for ages 7-12. Astronomy Club. Visit the planet Earth! Register.

    January 9 at 10:30 am for ages 3-5. Preschool Power Hour. Drop in.

    January 9 from 4:30-6 pm for readers. Read to therapy dogs. Call for a reading time.

    January 10 at 6 pm for ages 2-5. Move ‘n’ Groove storytime.

    January 11 at 10:30 am Baby Lapsit. Drop in.

    January 11 – times vary – Coding Classes for ages 7-12. This is an 8 week class and children must commit to the entire session which meets twice a month for four months. See our Events page for details.

    January 12 at 10:30 am for ages 2-5. Friday Fun. Drop in.

    Find more programs on our Events page.

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