Library Closure

Effective 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, The Stratford Public Library will close its physical Library location until further notice to support the ongoing efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 to our community and beyond.  Digital collections and continuing education platforms will be available 24/7.  For updates on the library closure, and for links to reliable information on COVID-19 visit our resource page

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To learn to read is to light a fire.
~Victor Hugo

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Online Resources for Kids

Keep young minds busy with educational and engaging online resources. All free with your library card!

Interactive Picture Books + Novels

Learn and explore together through free, interactive picture books, novels, and graphic novels with TumbleBooks. Also available in French!

Kanopy for Kids

Enjoy educational videos dsigned just for kids! Explore Kanopy for Kids to access interactive storytimes, subject-based videos, movies and more.


Children's Programs

At your library

Learn, explore, and create together! Join in engaging, free, drop-in programs at the library and in your community. Explore core children's programs offered throughout the year.

In your community

Public Library on Wheels (PLOW) is a literacy initiative of the Stratford Public Library that addresses the low literacy level in children throughout Stratford and area. Check out current PLOW programs.

Kids Events

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Apr. 04, 10:30 to 11:30

The best listeners are our four-legged friends, so who better to read...

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Apr. 04, 2:00 to 4:00

Imagine! Build! Create! Discover the endless possibilities of LEGO...

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Apr. 06, 6:30 to 7:15

Looking for ways to make learning to read a playful experience? Join us...