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Sunday April 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Leading to Reading Parent Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

For parents of preschool children, this class teaches pre-literacy tips and talks about great children's books. After the class, check out one of our blue Leading to Reading kits. 

Note: This workshop is for adults only. No childcare will be provided.

Please click on the Remind Me button to receive an email reminding you to come!

    Location: Children's Craft Area
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Meet-the-Author: Bill Dedman Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bill Dedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and co-author of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune." Dedman uncovered the case of the reclusive copper heiress Huguette Clark in 2010, documenting her life in a series of reports for NBC News. Dedman and Clark's cousin, Paul Clark Newell, Jr., co-wrote the nonfiction "Empty Mansions" about Clark and her father, the Gilded Age industrialist and senator William A. Clark. In 1989, Dedman received the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for The Color of Money, a series of articles in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on racial discrimination by mortgage lenders in middle-income black neighborhoods. He is a senior staff writer for Newsday, the Long Island newspaper.  The Library program is free and open to the public.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Excel Class - Part I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Career Coach Class

Microsoft Excel Part I: 10 am - noon.

Dennis Ahearn from CT Works will teach a two part class on Microsoft Excel.  Excel is a software program that allows users to organize, format and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system. This software is part of the Microsoft Office Suite and is compatible with other applications in the Office suite of applications. Excel features the ability to perform basic (and some complex) calculations, use graphing tools, create pivot tables and create macro’s using a simple programming language.

Registration is required for each Excel session. 

The Career Coach is ADA-compliant with a lift and workstation.  All sessions are free and open to the public.  The Coach closes for lunch from noon to 1pm

The CT WORKS Career Coach parks in front of the library on Main Street.

        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and movement for walkers up to 36 months; siblings welcome. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Excel Class - Part II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Career Coach Class

Microsoft Excel Part II: 1pm - 3pm.

Dennis Ahearn from CT Works will teach a two part class on Microsoft Excel.  Excel is a software program that allows users to organize, format and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system. This software is part of the Microsoft Office Suite and is compatible with other applications in the Office suite of applications. Excel features the ability to perform basic (and some complex) calculations, use graphing tools, create pivot tables and create macro’s using a simple programming language.

Registration is required for each Excel session. 

The Career Coach is ADA-compliant with a lift and workstation.  All sessions are free and open to the public.  The Coach closes for lunch from noon to 1pm

The CT WORKS Career Coach parks in front of the library on Main Street.


 


        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Aspiring Authors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

For children who love to write. Bring a notebook and pencil. April is our joint meeting, so April 27 is for children in grades 2-8. Register online.

    Location: Children's Program Room
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday April 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, stories, and a craft for ages 3-5. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Parent Discussion Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

For parents of children ages 3-8. This parent discussion series (weekly from March 31 to the first Tuesday in May - please attend as many sessions as you can) will be led by Valerie Wilke, early childhood specialist. Free childcare and refreshments provided. Register once for all six sessions.

Made possible by a William C. Graustein grant. 

    Location: Board Room
        There are 42 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books on TAP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you live pilsners as much as you love paperbacks?

Grab a brew and join our monthly book group at The Sitting Duck Tavern! You can find copies of our off-beat reads at Stratford Library, or download the ebook or eaudiobook through the OverDrive app.

Our April pick:

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

7-7:30 Mingling

7:30-8:30 Book Banter

Location: The Sitting Duck Tavern, 3694 Main St, Stratford, CT

Wednesday April 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Visit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Stratford preschools visit the Library (private group). To book a storytime or visit for your preschool or group, please call or email us. 

    Location: Children's Craft Area
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Books Over Coffee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

This 4 week course will be held at the South End Community Center

This course will cover all the basics.  You’ll learn how to use a browser to safely surf the web.  You’ll learn techniques to help you recognize and avoid phishing schemes and frauds.  You’ll also learn about the fun aspects of the internet, including popular sites for video and music, sites that will entertain and challenge you, and opportunities for continued learning and mental growth.  You’ll also be introduced to the most popular social media sites.  If you use a smart phone or tablet, you’ll also learn how many popular apps cross over from device to device.  A course book will be provided to each student.

The course runs for six weeks. Each class will last approximately 75 minutes with additional time for questions and practice. Courses will be taught by librarians from Stratford Library.

Advance registration is required. Class size is limited to 8. To register, please call the Stratford Library 203-385-4164.

Course dates Wednesdays,  April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 at 1pm

South End Community Center is located at 19 Bates St in Stratford.

    Location: South End Community Center
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Doing Business with the Government Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk for more information   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Learn where you need to register in order to do busines with the State of Connecticut and the Federal Government.  Learn how to locate Federal, State and Local bid opportunities for your business.  Learn more about State and Federal set-aside programs.  Brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Stratford Chamber of Commerce and Milford Bank.

Registration required.  Call Lisa Powell (Small Business Adminstration) at 860.240.4892 or email lisa.powell@sba.gov

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Music and rhymes for lapsitters only, please. No registration required. Please just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Facebook: the Starter's Kit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   
Facebook 1: The Starter’s Kit

Facebook is the most popular social networking website in the world, with over 350 million active users. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends. In this course, you will learn all about Facebook, become a member of this free website and post messages and photos online. After this course, you will be able to continue making friends and using Facebook on your own

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203.385.4165. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tough to Toss: Overcoming the Hurdles to Clearing the Clutter Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

It is spring cleaning time and many of us are finding ourselves with more junk than we know what to do with.  Let the experts show you how to get rid of the stuff! This will be a practical evening, featuring actionable solutions to some of the most common hurdles we face when shedding unwanted possessions.

Topics will include:

-Coping With Guilt and Emotional Attachment: "I received it as a gift so I can't get rid of it" or "It has sentimental value so I have to keep it" dilemma.
-Removing the Heavy & Hazardous: Need to give the heavy and hazardous the heave-ho? Here's how.
-Avoiding Waste & Finding Alternatives to the Trash: Tips on how and where to donate, sell and recycle what you no longer use.
-Facing the Fear of "What if I need it?": Ever wonder what you should and shouldn't pitch? Here are some guidelines to make it easier.

This workshop is presented by FOCUS: Fairfield Organizers Creating Ultimate Solutions. With over 30 years of experience between them, the FOCUS organizers offer expertise for anyone looking to get and stay organized.

This workshop is funded by the Claudia McCoach Memorial Fund

Please let us know if you are going to attend this program by registering here or calling 203-385-4164

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
       
Friday May 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs, and often a craft for ages 2-5. No registration; just drop in.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday May 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Free Comic Book Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Deparment   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfrodlibrary.org
   

Visit the Children's Department today and get a free comic book while supplies last.

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Make your own Miniature May Pole Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Celebrate May Day and make your own Miniature May Pole. Registration is required two weeks before the program.

    Location: Children's Program Room
        There are 14 spaces available.
Sunday May 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Craft Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Visit the Children's Department and make crafts all day. Registration is required two weeks before the program.

    Location: Children's Dept.
        There are 10 spaces available.
Monday May 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and movement for walkers up to 36 months; siblings welcome. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Terrific Twos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Storytime for age 2 only (nonwalking infants up to 7 months welcome). Register online. 

    Location: Children's Craft Area
        There are 18 spaces available.
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, stories, and a craft for ages 3-5. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Class - Meet the Computer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Meet the Computer, Windows 7
This 2 hour class is for those new to computers.

This beginner’s course will introduce you to the computer, the keyboard and the mouse, and you will learn what they are and how to use them. No experience is necessary for you to take this relaxed, fun class.

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

 

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Parent Discussion Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

For parents of children ages 3-8. This parent discussion series (weekly from March 31 to the first Tuesday in May - please attend as many sessions as you can) will be led by Valerie Wilke, early childhood specialist. Free childcare and refreshments provided. Register once for all six sessions.

Made possible by a William C. Graustein grant. 

    Location: Board Room
        There are 42 spaces available.
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Square One Theatre Friends Open Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The volunteer branch of Stratford's resident theatre company invites volunteers and friends to attend today's meeting.  Refreshments served.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

This 4 week course will be held at the South End Community Center

This course will cover all the basics.  You’ll learn how to use a browser to safely surf the web.  You’ll learn techniques to help you recognize and avoid phishing schemes and frauds.  You’ll also learn about the fun aspects of the internet, including popular sites for video and music, sites that will entertain and challenge you, and opportunities for continued learning and mental growth.  You’ll also be introduced to the most popular social media sites.  If you use a smart phone or tablet, you’ll also learn how many popular apps cross over from device to device.  A course book will be provided to each student.

The course runs for six weeks. Each class will last approximately 75 minutes with additional time for questions and practice. Courses will be taught by librarians from Stratford Library.

Advance registration is required. Class size is limited to 8. To register, please call the Stratford Library 203-385-4164.

Course dates Wednesdays,  April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 at 1pm

South End Community Center is located at 19 Bates St in Stratford.

    Location: South End Community Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Youth Review Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of middle andhigh school teens, who read, review and recommend books and discuss current teen issues.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.com
   

Grades K-2. Fun math activities. Register for each date individually. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Relay for Life Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Cancer Society monthly meeting.

Olga Streeter, Chairperson

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Music and rhymes for lapsitters only, please. No registration required. Please just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Community Organizations Council Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly meeting of town agencies and non-profit organizations.

    Location: Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Exploring the Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Exploring the Internet
Having trouble finding what you need on the Internet? Come to this class and learn the best way to search for the information you want. You will get to try out some search strategies online with plenty of time to practice.

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

 

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Technology Sandbox Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have a tablet, e-reader, smartphone? Did you know you can download books, music and videos for free from the Stratford Library? Did you know you can check Consumer Reports, learn a language, take a practice test and many other resources using your mobile device or computer and your library card? Come to a Technology Sandbox and we'll show you how!

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Spring Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-12. Space is limited. Register online or by calling 203-385-4165. 

    Location: Children's Craft Area
        There are 12 spaces available.
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Friday May 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs, and often a craft for ages 2-5. No registration; just drop in.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Meet-the-Author: Elizabeth Stuart-Grimes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stratford author Elizabeth Stuart-Grimes discusses her new self-help publication, "Priorities".

Autographed copies available for purchase.

Free and open to the public

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Saturday May 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 9-12. Learn charts and graphs and other tips for Microsoft Excel. Class size is limited to 4 children. 

    Location: Children's Dept. Computers
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Library LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-12. Make different projects each month. LEGOs provided. Register online. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM For Sake of Country: Female Spies in the Civil War (rescheduled from 3/1) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203.385.4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

American military historian Matthew Bartlett presents this fascinating program on female spies during the Civil War. The program focuses on four women who risked all for their country during the Civil War. Mr. Bartlett will tell how these women played an important part in the extensive spy networks that were formed on both the Union and Confederate sides. He will be dressed in period costume for this program.

Matthew Bartlett is the author of the series of books on the Battle of Gettysburg, "The Gettysburg Chronicle," he has a Master's of Military History with a specialization in Civil War Studies from the American Military University.

(Rescheduled from March 1st)

Sponsored by the John Hutchinson Memorial Fund.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and movement for walkers up to 36 months; siblings welcome. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Dawn of Planet of the Apes: Monday May 11 at Noon

Hit sequel takes place ten years after a pandemic disease when apes, who have survived it, are drawn into battle with a group of human survivors.

Rated PG:13, 130 minutes.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, stories, and a craft for ages 3-5. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introduction to Email Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Introduction to Email

This class will help you set up a Gmail account,  create an address book, learn how to keep it organized and set up junk mail filters. 

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register. Class size is limited to 3.

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookmarks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Make a bookmark with Sally V. Ages 6-12. You can register starting two weeks before the program.

    Location: Children's Dept.
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Homebuyers Seminar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ellis Ratner and Joe Paul return to the library with another invaluable seminar about buying and selling your home.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday May 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

This 4 week course will be held at the South End Community Center

This course will cover all the basics.  You’ll learn how to use a browser to safely surf the web.  You’ll learn techniques to help you recognize and avoid phishing schemes and frauds.  You’ll also learn about the fun aspects of the internet, including popular sites for video and music, sites that will entertain and challenge you, and opportunities for continued learning and mental growth.  You’ll also be introduced to the most popular social media sites.  If you use a smart phone or tablet, you’ll also learn how many popular apps cross over from device to device.  A course book will be provided to each student.

The course runs for six weeks. Each class will last approximately 75 minutes with additional time for questions and practice. Courses will be taught by librarians from Stratford Library.

Advance registration is required. Class size is limited to 8. To register, please call the Stratford Library 203-385-4164.

Course dates Wednesdays,  April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 at 1pm

South End Community Center is located at 19 Bates St in Stratford.

    Location: South End Community Center
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A group of middle and high school teens that love Anime, Manga, gaming and drawing.  Teens meet monthly to watch their favorite Anime movies, discuss and recommend movies and books and share their artwork.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Music Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 0-5. Music and rhymes. Register online. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday May 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Music and rhymes for lapsitters only, please. No registration required. Please just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Class - Meet the Computer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Meet the Computer, Windows 7
This 2 hour class is for those new to computers.

This beginner’s course will introduce you to the computer, the keyboard and the mouse, and you will learn what they are and how to use them. No experience is necessary for you to take this relaxed, fun class.

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

 

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordllibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203-385-4165. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
Friday May 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs, and often a craft for ages 2-5. No registration; just drop in.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday May 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Mental Health Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

All day workshops and programs dealing with mental health.

Schedule TBA.

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Young at art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

An art program for young artists. Registration beings 2 weeks prior to the program.

    Location: Children's Craft Area
    The registration period has not begun.
Sunday May 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Talk: The Beatles: Band of the Sixties Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Author and Beatles historian Aaron Krerowicz discusses the Fab Four in this nostalgic program.  Autographed copies of Aaron's book about the Beatles will be available for purchase following the program.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Technology Sandbox Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you have a tablet, e-reader, smartphone? Did you know you can download books, music and videos for free from the Stratford Library? Did you know you can check Consumer Reports, learn a language, take a practice test and many other resources using your mobile device or computer and your library card? Come to a Technology Sandbox and we'll show you how!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM CT Works Career Coach Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Dept   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Looking for a job? Updating you resume? Visit the CTWorks Career Coach (bus), parked outside the Library! Work one-on one with a coach or participate in a workshop. The Career Coach features computer workstations and Internet access in a classroom setting. The Career Coach is ADA-compliant with a lift and workstation. All sessions are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. The Coach closes for lunch from noon to 1pm

The CT WORKS Career Coach parks in front of the library on Main Street.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and movement for walkers up to 36 months; siblings welcome. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Aspiring Authors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Grades 2-8. For children who love to write. Bring a notebook and pencil. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of high school and college students who love to write.  Get your writings published or perform your own work. 

    Location: Board Room
Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Songs, stories, and a craft for ages 3-5. No registration; just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Syria Today - Lifelong Learners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Syria Today - A Lifelong Learners Program
Tuesday, May 19, 1:00 pm
Baldwin Center

Syrian national Hala Alkasm will discuss the violence in Syria, the refugee crisis and aftermath, and what life is like as an American Muslim today.  Hala will also share her involvement with NuDay Syria’s efforts to help the many women and children affected by the war.  Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Center.

All are welcome to attend this free program. 

Stratford Lifelong Learners is co-sponsored by the Stratford Library and Stratford Senior Services.

    Location: Baldwin Center
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Facebook: the Starter's Kit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   
Facebook 1: The Starter’s Kit

Facebook is the most popular social networking website in the world, with over 350 million active users. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends. In this course, you will learn all about Facebook, become a member of this free website and post messages and photos online. After this course, you will be able to continue making friends and using Facebook on your own

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

 

 

 

    Location: Career Center
Wednesday May 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

This 4 week course will be held at the South End Community Center

This course will cover all the basics.  You’ll learn how to use a browser to safely surf the web.  You’ll learn techniques to help you recognize and avoid phishing schemes and frauds.  You’ll also learn about the fun aspects of the internet, including popular sites for video and music, sites that will entertain and challenge you, and opportunities for continued learning and mental growth.  You’ll also be introduced to the most popular social media sites.  If you use a smart phone or tablet, you’ll also learn how many popular apps cross over from device to device.  A course book will be provided to each student.

The course runs for six weeks. Each class will last approximately 75 minutes with additional time for questions and practice. Courses will be taught by librarians from Stratford Library.

Advance registration is required. Class size is limited to 8. To register, please call the Stratford Library 203-385-4164.

Course dates Wednesdays,  April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 at 1pm

South End Community Center is located at 19 Bates St in Stratford.

    Location: South End Community Center
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Grades K-2. Fun math activities. Register for each date individually. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sixth Grade Finish Line Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

All sixth grade students are invited to a night of fun, food, games and getting to know more about all the different resources and exciting programs Teen Services has for YOU!  Join US!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Music and rhymes for lapsitters only, please. No registration required. Please just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Exploring the Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Exploring the Internet
Having trouble finding what you need on the Internet? Come to this class and learn the best way to search for the information you want. You will get to try out some search strategies online with plenty of time to practice.

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

 

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Orientation for Summer Volunteers.  All volunteers must sign up in-person. Visit or call the Children's Department for more information.

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Stratford Francophone Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Haitian community and all interested parties are invited to this monthly meeting.

Hosted by Angelucci Manigat, Jr., Publisher and Editor of the Haitian Voice.

 

    Location: Board Room
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lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Friday May 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Stories, songs, and often a craft for ages 2-5. No registration; just drop in.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday May 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Leading to Reading Parent Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

For parents of preschool children, this class teaches pre-literacy tips and talks about great children's books. After the class, check out one of our blue Leading to Reading kits. 

Note: This workshop is for adults only. No childcare will be provided.

Please click on the Remind Me button to receive an email reminding you to come!

    Location: Children's Craft Area
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Library LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-12. Make different projects each month. LEGOs provided. Register online. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Class - Meet the Computer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Meet the Computer, Windows 7
This 2 hour class is for those new to computers.

This beginner’s course will introduce you to the computer, the keyboard and the mouse, and you will learn what they are and how to use them. No experience is necessary for you to take this relaxed, fun class.

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register.  Class size is limited to 3.

 

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Books on Tap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you live pilsners as much as you love paperbacks?

Grab a brew and join our monthly book group at The Sitting Duck Tavern! You can find copies of our off-beat reads at Stratford Library, or download the ebook or eaudiobook through the OverDrive app.

Our May pick:

So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

7-7:30 Mingling

7:30-8:30 Book Banter

Location: The Sitting Duck Tavern, 3694 Main St, Stratford, CT

Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Books Over Coffee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Mother Goose Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Join Miss Jyothi for Mother Goose Yoga. Ages 1-4 with a grown up. Bring a towel for the floor. Sign up for each week separately. Class is limited to 8 children. 

This program donated in memory of Helen Cleveland. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introduction to Email Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Introduction to Email

This class will help you set up a Gmail account,  create an address book, learn how to keep it organized and set up junk mail filters. 

Advance registration is required.  Please call 203-385-4164 to register. Class size is limited to 3.

    Location: Career Center
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203-385-4165. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
Saturday May 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM CT Critics Circle Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Private meeting of critics group.

    Location: Board Room
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Youth Review Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of middle andhigh school teens, who read, review and recommend books and discuss current teen issues.

    Location: Board Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Relay for Life Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Cancer Society monthly meeting.

Olga Streeter, Chairperson

    Location: Board Room
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203-385-4165.

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Annual Essay Contest Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Annual event hosted by Senator Kevin Kelly for the town-wide school essay contest.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A group of middle and high school teens that love Anime, Manga, gaming and drawing.  Teens meet monthly to watch their favorite Anime movies, discuss and recommend movies and books and share their artwork.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Author Visit/Science Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tess Beck     tbeck@stratfordlibrary.org
   

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Come hear all about the process of writing; learn some fascinating science facts from science expert, engineer and author Christine Taylor-Butler. View a science experiment, and perhaps win a prize! For children ages 4 - 12 and their grown-ups. Sponsored by the Pieper Foundation

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Rebecca Barko Voice Recital Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Private rental by voice teacher Rebecca Barko for her annual recital.

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM RisingStars@SLA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Orientation for Summer Volunteers.  All volunteers must sign up in-person. Visit or call the Children's Department for more information.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-12. Make different projects each month. LEGOs provided. Register online. 

    Location: Children's Craft Area
Monday June 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees: Magic in the Moonlight Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Magic in the Moonlight: Monday June 15 at Noon

Woody Allen's romantic comedy about an Englishman (colin Firth) brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. Emma Stone and Marcia Gay harden co-star.

Rated PG:13, 97 minutes

Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of high school and college students who love to write.  Get your writings published or perform your own work. 

    Location: Board Room
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Lifelong Learners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Topic: India

Presenter: Frank Owens

Check back for more details.

All are welcome to attend this free program.

Stratford Lifelong Learners are co-sponsored by Stratford Library and Stratford Senior Services.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Children's summer event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To Be Announced

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203-385-4165. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sixth Grade Finish Line Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

All sixth grade students are invited to a night of fun, food, games and getting to know more about all the different resources and exciting programs Teen Services has for YOU!  Join US!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Readers Theatre Summer Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly festival of free, live staged readings of contemporary and classic plays.

Titles TBA

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday June 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Tuesday June 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club Doctors - The Return Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Books Over Coffee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: The Husband's Scret by Liane Moriarty

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Readers Theatre Summer Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly festival of free, live staged readings of contemporary and classic plays.

Titles TBA

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Friday June 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A story or two and songs for ages 2-5. No registration required; just drop in. There is often a summer craft to do with our teen volunteers after the storytime. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chlidren's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Saturday June 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A series of six Saturday morning yoga sessions will be offered at the Stratford Library.

Details forthcoming.  Save the dates!

Further info: 203.385.4164.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theatre: Love's Labors Lost Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hudson Shakespeare Theatre returns to Stratford with the first of three special productions.

Set in the Library scenic amphitheatre - patrons are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket to spread.

In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held indoors in the Library's Lovell Room

Free and open to the public.

Monday June 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Create a Great Resume - Morning Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Create a Great Resume Workshop - A Career Coach Workshop

This workshop provides guidance for creating resumes for the modern work environment. Learn the pitfalls to avoid, and the current standards and styles that make resumes stand out.(2 hour session).

Registration is required. Morning session is the same as the afternoon session

The Career Coach bus is ADA-compliant with a lift and workstation.  All sessions are free and open to the public.  The Coach closes for lunch from noon to 1pm

The CT WORKS Career Coach bus parks in front of the library on Main Street.

        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Create a Great Resume - Afternoon Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Create a Great Resume Workshop - A Career Coach Workshop

This workshop provides guidance for creating resumes for the modern work environment. Learn the pitfalls to avoid, and the current standards and styles that make resumes stand out.(2 hour session).

Registration is required. Afternoon session is the same as the morning session

The Career Coach bus is ADA-compliant with a lift and workstation.  All sessions are free and open to the public.  The Coach closes for lunch from noon to 1pm

The CT WORKS Career Coach bus parks in front of the library on Main Street.

        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Books on Tap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you live pilsners as much as you love paperbacks?

Grab a brew and join our monthly book group at The Sitting Duck Tavern! You can find copies of our off-beat reads at Stratford Library, or download the ebook or eaudiobook through the OverDrive app.

Our June pick:

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

7-7:30 Mingling

7:30-8:30 Book Banter

Location: The Sitting Duck Tavern, 3694 Main St, Stratford, CT

Wednesday July 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Youth Review Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of middle andhigh school teens, whoe read, review and recommend books and discuss current tieen issues.  No registrattion required.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Readers Theatre Summer Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly festival of free, live staged readings of contemporary and classic plays.

Titles TBA

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday July 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
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Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announded

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Teen Tuesday's are special events open to all middle and high school teens. Game nights, performance nights, movie nights, special programs are scheduled throughout the summer.  Check back here for specific information about Teen Tuesday events 2015!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A group of middle and high school teens that love Anime, Manga, gaming and drawing.  Teens meet monthly to watch their favorite Anime movies, discuss and recommend movies and books and share their artwork.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Readers Theatre Summer Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly festival of free, live staged readings of contemporary and classic plays.

Titles TBA

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Friday July 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A story or two and songs for ages 2-5. No registration required; just drop in. There is often a summer craft to do with our teen volunteers after the storytime. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday July 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Library LEGO club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-12. Make different projects each month. LEGOs provided. Register online. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A series of six Saturday morning yoga sessions will be offered at the Stratford Library.

Details forthcoming.  Save the dates!

Further info: 203.385.4164.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
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Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of high school and college students who love to write.  Get your writings published or perform your own work. 

    Location: Board Room
Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Teen Tuesday's are special events open to all middle and high school teens. Game nights, performance nights, movie nights, special programs are scheduled throughout the summer.  Check back here for specific information about Teen Tuesday events 2015!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
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Friday July 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A story or two and songs for ages 2-5. No registration required; just drop in. There is often a summer craft to do with our teen volunteers after the storytime. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Saturday July 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A series of six Saturday morning yoga sessions will be offered at the Stratford Library.

Details forthcoming.  Save the dates!

Further info: 203.385.4164.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Frank Porto Band Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy this lively free concert with Connecticut's finest swing band, The Frank Porto Band!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Teen Tuesday's are special events open to all middle and high school teens. Game nights, performance nights, movie nights, special programs are scheduled throughout the summer.  Check back here for specific information about Teen Tuesday events 2015!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Readers Theatre Summer Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly festival of free, live staged readings of contemporary and classic plays.

Titles TBA

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Friday July 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A story or two and songs for ages 2-5. No registration required; just drop in. There is often a summer craft to do with our teen volunteers after the storytime. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Craft Area
Saturday July 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A series of six Saturday morning yoga sessions will be offered at the Stratford Library.

Details forthcoming.  Save the dates!

Further info: 203.385.4164.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theatre: Arden of Faversham Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hudson Shakespeare Theatre returns to Stratford with the second of three special productions.

Set in the Library scenic amphitheatre - patrons are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket to spread.

In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held indoors in the Library's Lovell Room

Free and open to the public.

Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Teen Tuesday's are special events open to all middle and high school teens. Game nights, performance nights, movie nights, special programs are scheduled throughout the summer.  Check back here for specific information about Teen Tuesday events 2015!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Books on Tap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you live pilsners as much as you love paperbacks?

Grab a brew and join our monthly book group at The Sitting Duck Tavern! You can find copies of our off-beat reads at Stratford Library, or download the ebook or eaudiobook through the OverDrive app.

Our July pick:

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

7-7:30 Mingling

7:30-8:30 Book Banter

Location: The Sitting Duck Tavern, 3694 Main St, Stratford, CT

Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Readers Theatre Summer Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly festival of free, live staged readings of contemporary and classic plays.  FINAL READING TONIGHT!

Titles TBA

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Friday July 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A story or two and songs for ages 2-5. No registration required; just drop in. There is often a summer craft to do with our teen volunteers after the storytime. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Saturday August 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A series of six Saturday morning yoga sessions will be offered at the Stratford Library.

Details forthcoming.  Save the dates!

Further info: 203.385.4164.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Babies and toddlers up to age 3. Music, rhymes, and movement activities. No registration needed, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Reading Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 3 to 5. Stories and songs (In the summer, there is usually a craft out in the room that children can do with the help of teen volunteers). No registration required, just drop in. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Teen Tuesday's are special events open to all middle and high school teens. Game nights, performance nights, movie nights, special programs are scheduled throughout the summer.  Check back here for specific information about Teen Tuesday events 2015!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203-385-4165. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Youth Review Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of middle andhigh school teens, whoe read, review and recommend books and discuss current tieen issues.  No registrattion required.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Friday August 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Friday Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A story or two and songs for ages 2-5. No registration required; just drop in. There is often a summer craft to do with our teen volunteers after the storytime. 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Saturday August 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A series of six Saturday morning yoga sessions will be offered at the Stratford Library.

Details forthcoming.  Save the dates!

Further info: 203.385.4164.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A monthly group of high school and college students who love to write.  Get your writings published or perform your own work. 

    Location: Board Room
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Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Teen Tuesday's are special events open to all middle and high school teens. Game nights, performance nights, movie nights, special programs are scheduled throughout the summer.  Check back here for specific information about Teen Tuesday events 2015!

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Wednesday August 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Services   203-385-4167   teen@stratfordlibrary.org
   

A group of middle and high school teens that love Anime, Manga, gaming and drawing.  Teens meet monthly to watch their favorite Anime movies, discuss and recommend movies and books and share their artwork.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Read to Me Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's     
   

To be announced

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday August 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Authors and Tweens Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Therapy Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Certified therapy dogs Siena & Drago visit the Library to hear children read. To register for a time, call 203-385-4165. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
Wednesday August 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM First Day Fiesta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

To be announced. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to program

    Location: Children's Dept.
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM School Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to the event.

    Location: Children's Dept.
Friday August 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Children's Summer Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To be announced

    Location: Children's Dept.
Saturday August 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Library LEGO club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   203-385-4165   childrens@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Ages 5-12. Make different projects each month. LEGOs provided. Register online. 

    Location: Children's Dept.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theatre: Hamlet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hudson Shakespeare Theatre returns to Stratford with the  final play of the season, Shakespeare's masterpiece!.

Set in the Library scenic amphitheatre - patrons are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket to spread.

In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held indoors in the Library's Lovell Room

Free and open to the public.

Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

Tuesday August 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Books on Tap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Desk   203-385-4164   ask@stratfordlibrary.org
   

Do you live pilsners as much as you love paperbacks?

Grab a brew and join our monthly book group at The Sitting Duck Tavern! You can find copies of our off-beat reads at Stratford Library, or download the ebook or eaudiobook through the OverDrive app.

Our August pick:

The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

7-7:30 Mingling

7:30-8:30 Book Banter

Location: The Sitting Duck Tavern, 3694 Main St, Stratford, CT

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Tuesday September 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Square One Theatre Company Open Audtions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Annual open auditions for local actors for the Square One Theatre Company 2015-16 season.

First come, first served.  No appointments

 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

Tuesday September 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  6:00 PM AARP Driving Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Driver Re-training program for seniors hosted by the AARP.

Lovell Room

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday October 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Community Organizations Council Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly meeting of town agencies and non-profit organizations.

    Location: Board Room
Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Sunday October 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Sunday Afternoon Talk: The Lewis Powell Memo: Manifesto of American Fascism Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professor Mark Albertson returns to the Library for another "Sunday Afternoon Talk" dealing with  Lewis Powell.

Free and open to the public.
 

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

Thursday November 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Community Organizations Council Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly meeting of town agencies and non-profit organizations.

    Location: Board Room
Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

Tuesday November 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  6:00 PM AARP Driving Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Driver Re-training program for seniors hosted by the AARP.

Lovell Room

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
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Monday December 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Monday Matinees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Title: TBA

Location: Lovell Room

Thursday December 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Sunday January 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Talk: Benedict Arnold--From Turncoat to Terrorist Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professor/Author Eric Lehman returns to the Library for another "Sunday Afternoon Talk" dealing with the always controversial Benedict Arnold.

Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday January 21, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday April 21, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday May 19, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
Thursday June 16, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Stratford Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The monthly meeting of the Stratford Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Stratford Library Lovell Room
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