The library will reopen Tues-Sat beginning on Jan 25. Until then we will continue to offer curbside service at the back door.
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Can't make it to the Library? We will bring the resources to you.

Bringing the library to you

Image of Homebound Volunteer holding book bags. What is the Visiting Library Service?

Visiting Library Service is a no charge service that delivers library resources to persons who are unable to visit the library for reasons of:

  • disability
  • infirmity
  • recovery after surgery or prolonged illness

It is also a service made possible, in large part, courtesy of volunteers of the Stratford Public Library.

How does the service work?

  • we meet with you to identify and record your preferences for the types of library materials you would most enjoy
  • we select materials according to your preferences and deliver them to you in your home
  • standard 3-week loan period applies, with some exceptions
  • volunteers are assigned to manage both the delivery and pick up of loaned library materials

What resources are available to me?

  • books, available in:
    - large print
    - regular print
    - audio compact disc (CD): regular CD, MP3-formatted CD, CNIB / CELA formatted CD
  • movies (DVD)
  • music (CD)
  • magazines

How do I access it?

  • you need to register and be approved; a letter of support may be required to support your application
  • contact Kate, the Coordinator of Volunteer Services by calling or e-mailing:
    - 519-271-0220, ext. 122