Summer Reading 2021

The Stratford Library invites you to participate in our summer reading challenge and summer programs from June 1st to August 15th.

Summer Reading 2021 options

Read To Me: For kids from birth through grade 2. Listen to stories and complete other activities.  Prizes will be awarded for each month a child participates. Kids who do at least 20 activities will be recognized at the end of the summer.

Read To Me activity log

Independent Readers: Kids grades K to 6 keep a reading log and earn online badges by reading and by doing activities.  Prizes will be awarded for each month a child participates and children who complete eight books will be recognized at the end of the summer, details forthcoming.
Astronomy Bingo Cards

Stratford Schools Summer Assignments

Teen Summer Reading: Teens grades 7 to college freshmen 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: each week, 1 winner will receive a $10 gift card and 1 will win a $25 gift card. Email us to ask for reading suggestions

Teen Reading Lists

Stratford Schools Summer Assignments

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. If you’d prefer not to create an account, you can log your summer reading with us by calling 203-385-4164 or via email or DM on social media. Please be sure to include your full name, phone/email, and the book title.
Book Clubs: check out Book Club Central.
Looking for reading recommendations? You can get a custom recommendation from our librarians! Build Your Own Book Bundle and we’ll give you personal reading suggestions. We also have book lists galore in our catalog.


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Sunday 1pm - 5pm