What’s Going On April 19-25, 2020

attack kittenIt’s week… six – you got this! It’s time to jump into spring! (Yes, the animal pictures are here to stay. I keep finding new ones for every mood!) And, whatever your mood, we’ve got an online program, storytime, or Stay at Home bingo game to suit! We’d love to see your family this week.

For live programs, join us via Zoom on your computer, laptop, or smartphone. Register for programs on the Library’s website at www.stratfordlibrary.org / Events page, and we will send you the Zoom invitation to join the program. Email us with questions at childrens@stratfordlibrary.org

Sundays at 7 pm
Bedtime Stories
Tired of being in charge of your child’s education? The Stratford Library will take over for a bedtime story on Sunday nights. Registration required.

Mondays at 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Ages 1-2, siblings are welcome. Songs and rhymes to build literacy skills. Registration required.

Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5. Stories, songs, and sharing for our preschool families. Registration required.

Wednesdays at 10:30 am
Count Me In
Ages 3-6. Celebrate the numbers with a story, a song and activities. Registration required.

Wednesdays at 7 pm
Family Trivia
Families with children grades 3 and up. Play as a team or individually. Test your knowledge of just about everything: art, music, science, movies, history, books, games, landmarks, theme parks, geography! Registration required.

Thursdays at 10:30 am
Online Baby and Caregiver Support Time
A resource for babies up to 18 months and their grown-ups. Songs and rhymes will be shared, along with the opportunity for caregiver discussion and support. Registration required.

Thursdays at 3:30-3:45 pm
Alphabet Parade – (4/23 is the letter D)
Let’s march our way through the alphabet, celebrating one letter each week (Surely the quarantine will be over by the time we get to Z (Laughing!)). Families should have crayons and paper, and be ready to march around their house looking for the alphabet everywhere! Registration required.

Thursdays at 7 pm
Good Night with Dolly
Enjoy bedtime stories with Dolly Parton. She will read one of her Imagination Library books each Thursday. Storytime is on the internet, and no registration required. More information and tune in at https://imaginationlibrary.com/

Fridays at 10:30 am
Friday Fun
Stories and songs for ages 2 to 5. Registration required.

Saturdays
Do It Yourself Storytime
Check out a self-paced storytime, posted right here on the Kids page every Saturday. Themes will change each week.

Stay at Home Bingo
Children are invited to play Stay-at-Home Bingo during the month of April with the Stratford Library. Complete different challenges at home, color in squares on the BINGO card, and email pictures of completed cards to childrens@stratfordlibrary.org when you are finished. There will be a new game for May. To view and print the bingo card, see the post on this page.

Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 10-5
Tuesday & Wednesday 1-8