Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.–Mon., 8/31–9/2.

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Book Club: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling book by Jodi Picoult!

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Family Story Time

Children Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

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Play & Learn

Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

Adults Registration Alzheimer's Disease affects millions of people each year, including those directly affected by it as well as family, friends and caregivers who help. Join us to learn about some of the warning signs of the disease.

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Death & Life of the Great Lakes" by Dan Egan

Adults Go beyond the book and learn more about the world around you with Stratford's Nonfiction@Night book club! September's discussion will revolve around the Great Lakes!

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Genealogy Hunters

Adults Are you interested in researching family history, but could use some pointers? Interested in some socializing with your research? Join us for a new monthly genealogy program in Stratford!

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Book Club: "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" by Fredrik Backman

Adults Take part in a lively discussion of a wide variety of books with friendly folks in Stratford!

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Medicare Basics

Adults Registration It's never too early to learn about Medicare, whether you or someone you love plan to use the system. Join us for a free information session about this important service!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Underground Girls of Kabul" by Jenny Nordberg

Adults Discuss our monthly book club pick about the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their social prospects.

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MCPL DIY
Herbal Hand Soap & Household Cleaners

Adults Learn how to make your own herbal cleaners at this free event!

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Book Club: "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling novel by Tayari Jones!

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Passport Event

All-Ages Registration Drop-in Apply for a U.S. passport locally during a special one-day-only application event!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough

Adults Discuss our monthly book club pick about the legendary brothers who invented modern flight!

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Book Club: "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles

Adults Join us for a lively discussion of this best-selling book, about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel in 1920s Russia.

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Quiet: The Power of Introverts" by Susan Cain

Adults Discuss our monthly book club pick about introverts and the advantages they can have in society.

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Book Club: "The Mistletoe Promise" by Richard Paul Evans

Adults Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this book, about two people who pretend to be a couple at Christmastime.

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