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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Mon., 3/16/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline! Publisher's summary: A story about two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and a teenage girl ... (read more)
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Lego blocks

Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
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Enchanted Miniature Woodland Gardens

Tue., 4/14/15, 6:00pm 6:45pm @ MCPL Stratford
How do fairies plant their gardens, create their pathways and build their water features? Join Master Gardener Volunteer Eileen Riehle who will share tips with you on creating and planting your own woodland, herb or other miniature garden. This program ... (read more)
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Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

Book Club: "Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton

Mon., 4/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Withdrawing from a family party to the solitude of her tree house, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking murder. Flash forward to 2011 and Laurel is searching for answers to family secrets from long ago.
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Pigeon Party

Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
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The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls

Book Club: "The Silver Star" by Jeanette Walls

Mon., 5/18/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Two motherless sisters Bean and Liz are shuttled to Virginia to live with their Uncle Tinsley in a decaying mansion. They must make a new life with their uncle. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Mon., 6/15/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their journeys over the next 34 ... (read more)
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Favorite Hero Stories and Crafts

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Visit the Stratford Library dressed like your favorite hero, hear stories about heroes and make craft projects related to superheroes.
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Tom Pease

Wed., 6/24/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
NEW! Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
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Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/1/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
NEW! Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Wed., 7/15/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
NEW! Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Mon., 7/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield. Biographer Margaret Lea is asked to write mysterious novelist Vida Winter's life story. As Vida unfolds her story, she shares with Margaret dark family secrets ... (read more)
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Spaghetti Buildings

Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
"Unlimited possibilities @ your library" – school-age children are invited to construct buildings out of spaghetti and marshmallows. Use your creativity, imagination, and engineering skills to build the tallest, widest, or weirdest building!
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Wed., 8/12/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
School-aged children are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Sat., 8/15/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
School-aged children are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
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Stratford Book Club "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell

Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents confessions of harrowing crimes and struggles with changing gender roles. Searching ... (read more)
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