Sunday, April 21, 2024

Books Over Coffee


Wednesday, January 27th
with Discussion Leader: LINDA LIDESTRI

by Tom Holehan
Public Relations & Programming at the Stratford Library

Linda Lisdestri will be the discussion leader for the Wednesday, January 27th Books Over Coffee at noon on Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. For further information call the Library at: 203.385.4162

The January 27th discussion will be on “One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America” by Gene Weingarten.

On New Year’s Day 2013, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Gene Weingarten asked three strangers to, literally, pluck a day, month, and year from a hat. That day–chosen completely at random–turned out to be Sunday, December 28, 1986, by any conventional measure a most ordinary day. Weingarten spent the next six years proving that there is no such thing.

And don’t forget to mask up to raise money for our library!!!!

“We shall, everyone, be mask’d!” – William Shakespeare

Stratford Library supporter William Shakespeare urges all to wear a mask during the pandemic. The Library is currently offering patrons a special edition mask to celebrate its 125th anniversary (1896-2021).

The masks, part of the Library Board’s fundraising efforts for the anniversary, are currently available for purchase, along with matching tote bags, at the Stratford Library Check-Out Desk for $10 each.

Masks are adult sized with a protective particle-resistant outer layer and polyester fiber middle layer for particle filtration. It is made of a soft, breathable cotton inner layer and has a pocket for additional filters. It also features adjustable ear loops, a flexible nose clip and 3D chin design.

Stratford Library hours are: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays: 10 am- 5 pm and Tuesdays/Wednesdays: 1-8 pm.


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