Summer Reading 2020

The Stratford Library invites you to participate in our summer reading challenge and summer programs from June 15th to August 8th. All activities will be offered online only.

Summer Reading 2020 options

Read To Me: Kids from birth through grade 2 listen to stories and complete other activities. Do at least 20 activities in order to have a special certificate and stickers mailed to your house. Download a Read To Me Activity Log here.

Independent Readers: Kids grades K to 6 keep a reading log and earn online badges by reading and by doing activities.  Children who complete eight books will be recognized at the end of the summer, details forthcoming.

Summer Reading Read-Alongs and Online Books for Kids Preschool – 6th Grade (PDF) 

Anti-Racism Reading List and Resources (scroll down for kids books)

Teen Summer Reading: Teens grades 7 to 12 keep a log of time spent reading. Every 30 minutes teens spend reading (or listening!) to a book will earn them a virtual ticket that will be entered into both our weekly prize drawings (1 winner will receive a $10 gift card) and our end-of-summer prize drawing (10 winners will receive a $25 gift card).
Summer Reading Booklists:

Adult Summer Reading: Adults earn virtual tickets in weekly drawings for gift cards to Barnes & Noble and Stratford businesses. Summer reading newsletters will have book lists, staff picks, fun facts, and more.
Book Clubs: check out Book Club Central.
Looking for reading recommendations? You can get a custom recommendation from our librarians! Fill out this form and we’ll give you personal reading suggestions. We also have book lists galore in our catalog:

From Stratford Schools
Board of Education 2020 Summer Assignments

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