Stafford Library
New and Noteworthy

Summer Reading 2019 - June 29th through August 17th

Summer Reading 2019 - June 29th through August 17th
The 2019 Summer Reading Program begins June 29th!

To register for Summer Reading 2019 A Universe of Stories
CLICK HERE

Suggested username and password

Pre-K/K, Kids & Teen Programs
Username: last name first initial and 2 digit graduation year - E.g. Smithj26
Password: 6 digit birthday first & last initial - E.g. 050808js

Adult Program
Username: last name first initial 2 digit birth year - E.g. Doej81
Password: 6 digit birthday first & last initial - E.g. 051281jd

Log your books on the go with the READsquared app!

Galaxy Slime Making: Wed. 7/17 @ 6 pm

Galaxy Slime Making: Wed. 7/17 @ 6 pm
Make some slime!

For teens and tweens, ages 9+. Please pre-register.

Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Celebration: Wed. 7/17 @ 7 pm

Woodstock: A  50th Anniversary Celebration: Wed. 7/17 @ 7 pm
This multimedia participatory 90-minute program by Craig Harris incorporates rare recordings, archival video, storytelling, and guided music-making.


Craig Harris has taught, written, and played music for more than four decades.

Program sponsored by The Friends of the Stafford Library.

Magic Show: Thurs. 7/18 @ 6 pm

Magic Show: Thurs. 7/18 @ 6 pm
Join Mr. Magic for an old-timey magic show!

Outdoor Movie: Thurs. 7/25 @ 8 pm

Outdoor Movie: Thurs. 7/25 @ 8 pm
Watch The LEGO 2 Movie: The Second Part (PG) on the lawn! Bring a chair or blanket.

The movie will be held inside if it rains.

Yak & Snack Book Club - Fri. 7/26 @ 5:30 pm

Yak & Snack Book Club - Fri. 7/26  @ 5:30 pm
Teens join the Yak & Snack Book Club! Enjoy a snack while we discuss Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott.

Teen After Hours Movie - Fri. 7/26 @ 6:30 pm

Teen After Hours Movie - Fri. 7/26 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy pizza and the movie Five Feet Apart (PG-13).

Please register by 7/25 for pizza.


Library Book Club - Wed. 7/31 @ 6:30 pm

Library Book Club - Wed. 7/31  @ 6:30 pm
Join the Stafford Library book club, which meets once a month. This month we will discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman.

Copies are available at the circulation desk.

Digital Local History Collection

Digital Local History Collection
In celebration of Stafford’s 300th Anniversary, you can view books on Stafford’s history from your home! This link will give you access to digitized versions of some books we have in our Local History Collection, including the book Stafford Connecticut 250th Anniversary.

Click here to view the Local History Collection

A Special Thank You


The Stafford Library would like to extend a special thank you for the generous donations made in memory of Pauline Fontanella, who taught in the Stafford Schools for almost 40 years. In her honor, we have purchased over 80 new children's books which will continue to enrich the lives of Stafford's children.

Upcoming Library Events
Children's Garden TimeToday at 4:00pm
Galaxy Slime Making Today at 6:00pm
Woodstock 50th Anniversary CelebrationToday at 7:00pm
Animal Story TimeTomorrow at 10:30am
Rocket ClubTomorrow at 4:30pm
Magic ShowTomorrow at 6:00pm
Movement 7/19 at 10:30am
LEGO Club7/20 at 11:00am
Rhyme Time Story Time7/22 at 10:00am
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