All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.

STRAFFORD BRANCH PROGRAMS

Saturday, May 30, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. Disneynature's "Wings of Life" rated G.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

  • Superhero and Sidekick Extravaganza
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for preschool-grade 2.
    Transform yourself into a superhero and your favorite stuffed animal into your sidekick, then put your new guise to the test in our superhero obstacle course. Costume materials will be provided; bring your own sidekick stuffed animal.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

  • Fandom Crafts
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5 -12.
    What's your favorite fandom? Hang out with other fans, create fandom art, and discuss your favorite character. Materials will be provided.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

  • Saturday Matinee
    2:00 pm for all ages.
    "Up," rated PG.

Monday, June 15, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts May 01; call 736-9233.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

  • KY3 for Kids Storybreak
    11:00 am for all ages.
    Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

  • Out of the Ordinary: Madagascar
    3:00 pm for all ages.
    You may have seen the cartoons, but the real Madagascar is amazing. Sue Schuble will talk about her travels to Madagascar and the strange plants and animals that live on the island.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Born to be Wild," rated G.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

  • Professor Powers Presents: It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a Projectile!
    3:00 pm for grades 4-9.
    Learn how projectiles fly through the air, then build a catapult and put what you've learned into practice. We'll test our catapults to see who can launch projectiles the farthest, and have contests for the most accurate and precise projectiles.

Friday, July 3, 2015

  • "1776"
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Celebrate America's birthday by watching the musical "1776," rated G, and eating popsicles.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

  • LEGO Brick Hero or Villain Challenge
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for preschool-grade 6.
    Pretend play, imagination and ingenuity are all that's required for this LEGO brick challenge. Construct superhero or villain vehicles, gizmos and contraptions from our LEGO bricks and put them to the test as you battle your friends.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Animal Superpowers!
    3:30 pm for preschool-grade 5.
    Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

  • Saturday Matinee
    2:00 pm for all ages.
    "The Boxtrolls," rated PG.

Monday, July 20, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts June 01; call 736-9233.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "March of the Penguins," rated G.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

  • Super Jobs and Everyday Heroes
    11:00 am for preschool-grade 6.
    Real-life heroes from the Strafford Police and Fire Departments will bring their gadgets and gear as they explain their work and give helpful hints about staying safe.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

  • Superhero Trivia
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Do you know your superheroes? Test your knowledge at the library.

Friday, August 7, 2015

  • Back-to-School Library Resources
    3:00 pm for all ages.
    Learn about resources available from the Library's databases that can help with research and homework.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

  • Saturday Matinee
    2:00 pm for all ages.
    "Big Hero 6," rated PG

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Monday, August 17, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts July 01; call 736-9233.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Babies," rated PG

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Monday, September 21, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts August 01; call 736-9233.

Monday, October 19, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts September 01; call 736-9233.

Monday, November 16, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts October 01; call 736-9233.

Monday, December 21, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts November 01; call 736-9233.
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