Stratford Public Library is open during National Day for Truth & Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day) to provide informational and educational opportunities about Residential Schools that will aid in truth-telling, healing, and reconciliation amongst people and between Nations.
If you are a Survivor and need emotional support, a national crisis line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
Residential School Survivor Support Line: 1-866-925-4419
Get Involved in Truth & Reconciliation at SPL
- Sep 23 - 30
- Self-directed activities and book displays on the children's floor to learn about Orange Shirt Day and Residential Schools in age-appropriate ways
- Themed programming at Whale of a Tale (Sept 26), Story Starters (Sept 29), and sPark Literacy (Sept 30)
- Displays on the adult floor, plus bookmarks and reading lists
- Pick up an Every Child Matters button made in the MakerSpace
- Sept 26 - Oct 7
- Plan to celebrate First Nations Public Library Week (Oct 3 - 7)
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