Thursday, December 26, 2013

Rainbow Loom pics!

Here are the pics from today's Rainbow Loom Get Together! See if you can find the pencil, the elephant, and the flag! We'll meet again the last Saturday in January.

Apps for children? Yes, we have that covered!

Did your family add a tablet or other tech gadget this holiday season? Here's a quick list of places to look for apps for children. Of course, there's no 'one size fits all' app, so choose the ones that will work best for your family! Also, don't forget about our "Tech Sandboxes" - Bring your device and learn how to use it! Dates and more info at:

“Apps for Kids” Pinterest Board
iPad Apps and Early Literacy
Darien Library’s App List (updated monthly)
Kirkus Book Reviews App Lists
Smart Apps for Kids

Stratford Library – a few of our favorites (Book apps recommended by Raising a Reader)
-       Animoto (make your own movies)
-       Zooborns (baby zoo animals)
-       Overdrive (download our ebooks, audiobooks and movies)
-       OneClick Digital (download our audiobook collection)
-       Pop Out! The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (Loud Crow Interactive, Inc.)
-       I Love You Through and Through by Bernadetter Rossetti-Shustak (Scholastic, Inc.
-       Moo, Baa, La La La! By Sandra Boynton (Loud Crow Interactive, Inc.)
-       The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce (Moonbot Studios)

-       Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss (Oceanhouse Media)

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Victoria Soto Legacy Project

For information on the Library's Victoria Soto Legacy Project, please see the info page at: 

Thank you for your interest.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Toddler Pics - as promised!

Here are the pics from today's Toddler Time - so much fun! Miss you all until January!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Don't Forget to Read Around Stratford!

Grades K to 6 Reading Challenge!
Read 1000 pages this year from now to March! Win monthly prizes and earn a ticket to the Library's Reading Party in April.

This month's Update: As of early December, our readers logged 10697 pages! What an unbelievable number. I checked it twice, I couldn't believe it was such a huge number of pages. If you haven't signed up yet, do so today! The link is:

Music Time this Saturday!

If you want a little break from shopping, stop by the Library this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for music time for children ages 0 to 5. We'll be glad to see you!
Questions? call us at 203-385-4165.