Stratford Library Kids Programming for July

The Stratford Library Children’s Department continues to offer stimulating programs for local kids and their families.  The Library is currently offering limited computer use for adults with reservations and contact-free Take Out borrowing services, online programs, take and go program kits, Reference Chat, and 24/7 online access to ebooks, audiobooks, movies and music.  Staff will take calls Monday-Saturday, 10am-5 pm.

Storytimes

Stratford Library online storytimes meet Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 am during July. Mondays is Toddler Time for ages birth to 2, and Friday Fun is for ages 1-5. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

LEGO Challenge Nights

The Stratford Library Children’s Department will offer LEGO Challenge nights on Mondays, July 6, 13, and 20 at 6 pm for ages 5 to 10. Make animals, buildings, heroes, and more. Build and share with your friends virtually. This program meets on Zoom, and children need LEGOs to participate. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Grab ‘n’ Go

The Stratford Library Children’s Department will host Grab’n’Go Craft meetings on Tuesdays in July at 10:30 am for ages 3-6 and 2:30 pm for ages 7-12. Register at stratfordlibrary.org / Events page for each craft, then schedule a pick up for a free craft kit you can use during the program. Kits include Animals (7/7, 10:30 am only), Building Totems (7/14), Heroes (7/21), and Science (7/28).

Dinosaur Party

Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to an online Dinosaur Party with the Stratford Library Children’s Department on Tuesday, 7/7 at 6 pm. Grab your dino toys, and join in with stories, songs, facts, and fun surprises. This program meets on Zoom – register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Draw with Josie

Draw with Josie meets Wednesday, July 8 at 2 pm for children ages 6 to 12 online with the Stratford Library. This class, learn to draw Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Walt Disney’s earliest character. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Animal Rescue with Bindi Irwin

Dive into Animal Rescue with Bindi Irwin meets online with the Stratford Library on Thursday, July 9 at 4 pm for grades 3 to 6. Enjoy trivia and fun facts about animal advocate Bindi Irwin, as well as Australian animals and wildfire rescue. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Therapy Dogs

Children can read online to therapy dogs with the Stratford Library on Wednesday, July 15 at 2 pm. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Virtual Bubble Workshop

The Stratford Library presents a Virtual Bubble Workshop with Casey Carle the Bubble Guy on Thursday, July 16 at 4:30 pm for grades 2 to 6. Children will learn bubble art, including square bubbles, snakes, and spaceships, all from home! To register, and for information on making bubble solution for the class, visit stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Hero Music Time

Join the Stratford Library for Hero Music Time on Saturday, July 18 at 11 am for ages 0-5. Enjoy singing, dancing and rhymes, with the theme of “Heroes.” Heroic costumes of all types encouraged. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Draw with Josie

Draw with Josie meets Wednesday, July 22 at 2 pm for children ages 6 to 12 online with the Stratford Library. This class, learn to draw Nintendo’s’ iconic character, Mario. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

All Ages Trivia

All Ages Trivia with the Stratford Library meets Wednesday, July 22 at 7 pm for families with children grades 3 and up. Test your knowledge from various categories, including science, history, pop culture, Disney, and superheroes. Play as a family or play against each other. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

Mad Science

Mad Science will be performing online for the Stratford Library on Thursday, July 30 at 4:30 pm for grades 2-5. See static electricity in action, and learn about the fourth state of matter – plasma! Courtesy of a live Mad Science trained instructor, and using the power of science, students will bend water and enjoy balloon and soda can races. Register at stratfordlibrary.org, Events page.

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