The Family Reading Challenge is a read aloud literacy program for students in grades 1 – 8. This Winter Reading Challenge encompasses the importance of reading aloud to children past the time they can read independently, some ideas for books to read together, and an easy challenge to enjoy as a family. There are 18
Welcome to our reimagined Winter Reading Challenge for children ages 7 and younger! All experts agree that reading aloud to your child is crucial for their literacy development. We have a list of books that I hope everyone will enjoy sharing. You may have already read many of these, but they are all worth a
Stonington Free Library Capital Campaign 2020 Campaign to Update and Fund a Library for the 21st Century Stonington, Conn. (September 1, 2020) – The Stonington Free Library (SFL) is excited to announce a MATCHING CHALLENGE for our recently launched Capital Campaign. A group of library supporters have banded together to match donations up to $75,000!
Campaign to Update and Fund a Library for the 21st Century Stonington, Conn. (August 13, 2020) – The Stonington Free Library (SFL) is pleased to announce the public launch of our Capital Campaign to Update and Fund a Library for the 21st Century. The goal of the Campaign is to provide increased access to Library
Here’s what you need to know about how the interior renovation will affect you: We will continue to offer curbside pick-up and telephone support most days during the interior renovation. Please check our website or social media regularly for updates. You can also call or email us. There will be future dates when curbside pick-up and telephone support are not available during the renovation.
Kanopy Kids is an excellent entertaining service for the whole family! With your Stonington Free Library card you can sign up for Kanopy, a video streaming service known for its selection of documentaries and independent films. You start each month with 5 play credits, but in Kanopy Kids you can watch as many videos as
We are excited to announce the first steps we are taking to reopen the Library. Step One: The book drop will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th. Any borrowed library materials returned in the book drop will be collected by library staff and placed in quarantine for 72 hours. We will continue to waive fines until
Each spring I start my day by checking on my seedlings. I’ll touch the top of their soil to see if they need water, I’ll rotate the ones furthest from the light so they don’t grow crooked, and then I’ll ogle at and coo over every new little leaf. I cannot overemphasize the awe that
Our favorite summer magician, Ed Pop, is sharing with us seven tricks this week for MAGIC WEEK AT SFL! We will post one new trick each day. Watch it, learn, and then video yourself trying it! You can post it to social media using #StonLibMagic or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. All videos submitted by 11:59
Ready for a change of pace? Your whole family will enjoy the SFL version of quarantine BINGO. Our Spring Family BINGO is a simple way to engage your family’s various interests and celebrate our community at the same time. Print or take a screenshot of the Stonington Free Library Spring Family BINGO card. Have fun