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  1. 1. 2203 Main Street Stratford, CT 06615 203.385.4165 www.stratfordlibrary.org childrens@stratfordlibrary.org Summer Reading is for Everyone! Every child can join Summer Reading Read to Me for children not yet reading on their own (birth up to age 8). Register your activities from 6/27-8/13. • Complete 10 activities to qualify for the summer party with singer Melissa Green. Summer Reading for independent readers ages 5 to 12. Register books read from 6/27-8/13. • Read 5 books to receive an invitation to the summer party with funny guy Keith Munslow. • Weekly crafts and chances to win ra e prizes from 6/27-8/13. Registration begins June 1. Sign up in the Children’s Department or online at www.stratfordlibrary.org.Summer Storytimes Kicko Event—Animal EmbassyJuly 5 – August 3 Friday July 1, 11 a.m.No registration required except for World Art• Storytime See animals from around the world and learn about Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3 to 7. animal rescue. Registration begins June 15.• Toddler Time Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 3.• Pajamarama Most Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Call for schedule. Ages 2 to 7.• Magical, Musical Me Wednesday, July 6, 6:30 p.m. Babies with siblings up to age 5.• World Art Thursdays in July, 10:30 a.m. Ages 5 to 10. Register separately for each date. Thank you to our Summer Reading sponsors: • The Pieper Endowment • Applebee’s • Bridgeport Blue sh • Quassy Amusement Park • Stella’s Restaurant • Donations from Stratford residents • Donation from the Milford Parents Club
  2. 2. Summer Programs for Kids Registration begins two weeks in advance for all summer programsKick O Summer Reading with Animal Embassy Cinderella PartyFriday, July 1, 11:00 a.m. Ages 4 and up. See animals from Wednesday, July 27, 3:00 p.m. Ages 3 to 9. Dress up! Wear onearound the world and learn about animal rescue. shoe! Games, crafts, royal foods.Stratford Olympics BeadingWednesday, July 6, 3:00 p.m. Ages 8 to 12. Represent your Friday, July 29, 2:30-4:00 p.m.favorite country and participate in silly events! Ages 8-12. Create your own jewelry.There You Are, Antarctica!Thursday, July 7, 2:00 p.m. Ages 4 to 8. Family Minigolf in the StacksLearn about Antarctica and make animal masks. Monday, August 1, 6:00- 7:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. BringAspiring Authors your family to play mini golfMonday, June 20, 4:00 p.m., Fridays, July 8 & August 5, 2:30 p.m. through the bookshelves!Ages 8 to 12. For children who love to write. Bring a notebook. A Visit from the Fire DepartmentKnitting Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 a.m. All ages. Learn about reMondays, July 11, 18 & 25, 3:00 p.m. Ages 7 and up. Bring your safety and sit in a real re truck.own needles (Size 8-11 US), scrap yarn provided. Author Ryan San AngeloHarry Potter Guessing Game Wednesday August 3, 3 p.m. AgesTuesday, July 12, 3:00 p.m. Ages 8 and up. 5 to 9. Humorous and lively, thisHave you read the Harry Potter books? See if you can guess the author shares his creative process.characters in our guessing game. Treats provided. Family Chocolate TastingCelebrate Korean Culture: Tae Kwon Do with Hwang’s School Saturday, August 6 at 3:00 p.m. Agesof Martial Arts 5 and up. $3 each or $7 for a familyWednesday, July 13, 11:00 a.m. Ages 5 to 12. of four. Decide which chocolate tastes best!Origami with the Japan Society of Fair eldThursday July 14, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Ages 6-12. Water Carnival Tuesday, August 9, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Ages 5 to 12.Family Global Card Games Raindate: Thursday August 11.Saturday, July 16, 2:30-4:00 p.m. Ages 8 to 12 with a grownup! Play water games in the Library’s courtyard. Registration formsPlay card games from around the world. required for participation.Global Games Square Dances from Around the WorldMonday, July 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. Learn games that Wednesday, August 10, 3:00 p.m. Ages 6 and up.children play in countries around the world. Learn Irish, American and other square dances.Nutmeg Book Group & Obstacle Course Reader’s TheatreTuesday, July 19, 3:30 p.m. Grades 4 to 6. Saturday, August 13, 2:30 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Enjoy storiesRead The Gollywhopper Games, then discuss the book and try acted out by our talented teen volunteers.our version of the obstacle course!Magician Jay ReidyWednesday, July 20, 3:00 p.m. Ages 5 to 12.Read to Therapy Dogs Siena and DragoThursday, July 21 & August 4 at 2:00-3:30 p.m. All ages. Call forother dates and times!Balloon AnimalsTuesday, July 26. 2:00 p.m. Free balloon animals while supplieslast.2203 Main Street • Stratford, CT 06615 • 203.385.4165 • www.stratfordlibrary.org • childrens@stratfordlibrary.org