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Events: Stratford

Quilting and Crafting

Quilters and crafters - experienced and beginners - are invited to gather to learn, create, and share. In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new ... (read more)
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Letters to Santa

Children are encouraged to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at participating MCPL locations this holiday season!
Holiday Writing Stratford Children Grades K 5 Preschool Early Elemen

Book Club "The Martian" by Andy Weir

Mon., 11/20/17, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
While on a space mission to Mars, astronaut Mark Watney is accidentally left behind and must figure out a way to grow food and survive until NASA can send a mission back to rescue him.
Book Club Stratford Adults

After School Holiday Fun!

Tue., 12/5/17, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Stratford
Kids in grades 3-7 are invited for an afternoon of games, music, stories and holiday-themed crafts! Free, with all supplies provided.
Holiday Crafts Activities Games Music Hands-on Activities Stratford Children Tweens

Create Your Own Holiday Cards

Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Holiday Hands-on Activities Activities Stratford Adults Children Teens Tweens

Book Club "The 13th Gift" by Joanne Smith

Mon., 12/18/17, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
After the death of her husband, Joanne Smith is dreading the holiday season. But 12 days before Christmas, she begins receiving unexpected gifts from her family's "True Friends," which changes her outlook.
Book Club Stratford Adults

Book Club "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman

Mon., 1/15/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Come discuss this book, about real-life zookeepers who helped hide hundreds of people from the Nazis after Germany invaded Poland during World War II.
Book Club Stratford Adults

Create a Valentine

Make your own handmade valentines using a variety of craft supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Holiday Valentines Day Stratford Children Adults Tweens Teens

Book Club "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

Mon., 2/19/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a discussion about this novel, about a curmudgeon who finds an unexpected friendship among neighbors.
Book Club Stratford Adults

Book Club "The Book That Matters Most" by Ann Hood

Mon., 3/19/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Ava joins a book club and rediscovers a mysterious book from her childhood, which helped her through the untimely deaths of her sister and mother. Alternating with Ava's story is ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Book Club "The Lost Girls" by Heather Young

Mon., 4/16/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
In the summer of 1935, six-year-old Emily Evans vanished from her family's vacation home on a remote Minnesota lake. 64 years later, the house is inherited by her grandniece Justine, ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Book Club "Alice's Tulips" by Sandra Dallas

Mon., 5/21/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
In Civil War-era Iowa, Alice Bullock is a young newlywed whose husband has just joined the Union Army. Her life is filled with quilting bees, the rigors of farm life, ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults