Rogers TV Public Info Session
In partnership with the Stratford Public Library
Wednesday May 29, 7pm
RSVP to email@example.com
(RSVP’s are appreciated but not necessary)
Come meet the Rogers TV team, learn more about Rogers TV's extensive volunteer opportunities and how you can create and produce your very own local TV show. Free; Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments provided.
Visit the Rogers TV website for more details.
Community in Motion Accessibility Awareness Fair
Saturday June 1, 10AM - 4PM
Stratford Rotary Complex (Map)
Free, Open to everyone
The Library is participating in this Fair which will raise awareness of products/services available to persons with disabilities in an effort to promote a barrier-free community.
In partnership with Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County.
Whale of a Tale Mondays
A FREE evening drop-in Family Storytime for preschoolers on Monday evenings at 6:30 - 7:15pm Stratford Public Library auditorium.
Optimist Hall, 72 Water Street
Admission is $2.00 which includes a snack (or bring your own).
Doors open at 1pm, show time is 1:30pm.
Thursday May 16 come watch: Babe
Upcoming movie list
This is a list of great fiction and non-fiction reads, carefully chosen by a committee of Ontario librarians, to be read and shared and voted on by library users province-wide.
Adults of any age are invited to read one, two, or all of the nominated titles and then vote by filling out a ballot available at the Library. Voting takes place during Ontario Public Library Week, October 20-26.
The winner will be announced in November and the award presented during the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in February 2014.
The Evergreen program at SPL has been sponsored by the Friends of the Stratford Public Library.
Click here for a list of this year's nominated books
Good Book Group
The Good Book Group has been meeting at the Library since 1989. They are an ever-changing group of people who enjoy getting together to talk about books. Books are chosen for discussion several months in advance and the upcoming selections are listed below.
When? 4th Tuesday on each month at 7pm
The Stratford Public Library Auditorium
May 28: Alone in the Classroom by Elizabeth Hay [fiction]
Beginning in June the Good Book Group will meet at both 2pm and 7pm on the designated day.
June 4: When God Was A Rabbit by Sarah Winman
July 2: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
August 6: In One Person by John Irving
September 3: Tell The Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
October 1: The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
November 5: February by Lisa Moore
December 3: Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon
January 7: A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
February 4: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
March 4: Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
April 1: The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
May 6: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
For those who enjoy paranormal romance and urban fantasy this book club is for you! Year two of the Supe Club promises to be packed with adventure and romance of the fanged and furry variety so tell all your friends.
The last Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM
Where? Stratford Public Library lower floor program room.
May 29: Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
June 26: Wicked Enchantment by Anya Bast
Thursdays @ Noon
Join us every Thursday at noon in the SPL auditorium!
$1 Admission - Bring your own lunch - Coffee available.
See you in the fall.
The Waterloo Lectures at the Stratford Public Library bring leading scholars, forward thinkers, and experts from the University of Waterloo to the City of Stratford to address an eclectic range of topics.
All Waterloo Lectures are open to the public and free of charge. Please register by clicking on the title of the lecture. After each lecture, please stay for the brief question and answer period.
More dates to be posted in the fall.