Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The Snowmaiden Puppet Show

On Wednesday, December 2 at 4 p.m., the Purple Rock Productions puppet company will present The Snowmaiden for families with children ages 3 and up. This is part of the Stratford Center Holiday Festival. The Town of Stratford’s annual tree lighting will immediately follow the performance. The Snowmaiden is a winter fantasy puppet show based on the Russian folktale. A child made out of snow delights her village before retreating into the forest, promising to return again each winter. The show includes marionettes, live music, and an introductory dance. Experience the joys of winter through this classic tale that celebrates children, friendship, and the change of the seasons. To register, please call the Children’s Department at 203.385.4165.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving - Storytime Schedule for next week

During the week of Thanksgiving, there will be no storytime Wednesday and Friday, November 25 and 27.  The regular storytime schedule will begin again on Monday, November 30.  See you soon!

Monday, November 16, 2009

A Visit from the Tooth Fairy

The Stratford Library Children’s Department presents “A Visit from the Tooth Fairy” on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. The Tooth Fairy’s visit will take the place of the Library’s regularly scheduled preschool storytime at that time. Learn about good oral hygiene from the expert. Each child will receive a free gift to take home. To register, or for more information, please call the Children’s Department at 203.385.4165.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Magical Musical Me on November 14

Magical Musical Me is our song and rhyme time for families with kids ages 5 and under.  Bop along with familiar favorites like Hickory Dickory Dock and Pat-a-Cake and learn new tunes to sing at home or in the car.  This program meets onces a month on a Saturday.  The next meeting is Saturday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m.  Call 385-4165 to register.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Bookfair next Friday!

The Stratford Library Association Children's Department will be hosting a Bookfair at Milford Barnes & Noble on Friday, November 20 from 7 to 9 p.m.  Stop by and visit us!  You can meet the Cat in the Hat, receive a balloon animal, and for parents, learn about new books that make good gift suggestions.  A portion of anything purchased with a Stratford Library Association voucher will benefit the Children's Department.  Thanks for your support.  Also, vouchers are good for any shopping done November 20-25.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


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