Trish McGregor and two puppets


"It's opener, out there, in the wide, open air"
- Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

About PLOW

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.  Specifically, it delivers preschool & toddler reading programs, age appropriate lending collections, and knowledgeable support staff to local communities currently underserviced by traditional library facilities.

Current Programs

Beat the Heat

Stratford Lions Pool, Stratford (15 William St., Stratford)
Monday, July 8 - Monday, August 12
1:30 - 2:00pm
Join us for stories and songs followed by a free swim for participating children. Children swim for free, however, the cost for adults to swim is $5.25. [more info]

Wiggly Worms

Festival Marketplace Shopping Centre, Stratford (1067 Ontario St., Stratford)
Tuesday, July 9 - Tuesday, August 13
10:30 - 11:30am
Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle! At Wiggly Worms, we're all about wiggling! Explore gross motor activities, dramatic play, sensory stations, and more! Geared toward toddlers and preschoolers, but all ages welcome. [more info]

Wild and Wacky Storytimes

Anne Hathaway Park, Stratford (Corner of Bruce St. and Downie St., Stratford)
Wednesday, July 10 - Wednesday, August 14
10:00-10:30am | toddlers, 10:30-11:00am | preschoolers, 11:00-11:30am | book lending
We are wild about books! Wild about songs! Wild about puppets! We're wild! Join in on games, songs, stories, and tons of excitement at this Wild and Wacky Storytime. The biggest question at the end of each program will be: What will we think of next?! [more info]

Acorns and Oak Trees

Chartwell Anne Hathaway Retirement Residence, Stratford (48- Downie St., Stratford)
Thursday, July 11 - Thursday, August 15
The joy to be discovered through play, songs & stories is not restricted to nor limited by age. At this intergenerational program children will have the opportunity to interact with new friends, share new experiences and learn new things.[more info]

Past PLOW Programs

Contact PLOW

For more information about PLOW or to have PLOW come to your event or organization, contact us:

Trish MacGregor, PLOW Coordinator
519-271-0220 ext. 140

Wendy Hicks, Director of Public Service
519-271-0220 ext. 111