40th Anniversary of Stratford Library Building Celebration

Join us to celebrate our 40th Anniversary in our building! Stop by on Friday, May 28th between 12-4pm! Our celebration will feature pretzels, water, other giveaways, and LOTS OF FREE BOOKS! We will also have an outdoor story time on the lawn with Ms. Sara at 1pm. (bring your own blanket/chair, masks required) and the dedication of our Study Room to our late and beloved Board President, Mr. Robert Farrell (at 3pm).


A message from Anita Schwartz, President of the Library Board of Directors:



The Stratford Public Library is celebrating 40 years in its current building at 303 Union

Avenue.


Even before moving to this new building in 1981, the Library served the residents of the

town in long gone facilities on Atlantic Avenue, the old Borough building (currently the

Fire Hall), and a house where the Senior Center now stands for well over 70 years,

mostly through the efforts of volunteers.


This volunteer commitment to the Library continues under current Director, Alfred

Encarnacion, and Assistant Director Sara Figueroa. Their dedication to the Library is a

labor of love and civic pride.


Over the decades the services provided through the dedication of the hundreds of

volunteers, paid and unpaid Directors and Assistant Directors, and the scores of Trustees

have made Stratford’s Public Library a lasting treasure.

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