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Organization: Stratford Public Library  
Phone Numbers: 519-271-0220
Fax: 519-271-3843
19 St Andrew St
Stratford, ON
N5A 1A2
Intersection: St Andrew St and Church St
Location: Southern Perth
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible

Executives: Julia Merritt - Chief Executive Officer
519-271-0220 x 110 *
Wendy Hicks - Director of Public Service
519-271-0220 x 111 *
Public Contacts: Shauna Costache - Public Service Supervisor
519-271-0220 x 114 *
Krista Robinson - Systems Librarian
519-271-0220 x 112 *
Service Description: Public library * large print books, books and CD * home delivery service * free computer and wireless access to the Internet * technology assistance * telephone, email and walk-in reference services offer personal assistance with information requests * online databases to access newspapers, magazines and health related resources from the website * seasonal programs available

Home Delivery Service - Users unable to visit the library due to illness or disability can arrange to have library materials selected based on their own preference and delivered to their home

Whale of a Tale - Drop-in family story time, songs, puppets, craft and play for preschoolers * Mon 6:30pm-7:15pm in the library * no registration required

Baby Steps (6-20 months) - For infants and caregivers * play time followed by story time * an opportunity for families to interact with one another * free drop-in no registration required * Wed 10:15-11:15am

Story Starters for Preschoolers - Early literacy program featuring early learning centres * activities to help children become familiar with stories through play, talking, singing, listening and reading * children are to be accompanied by an adult * Wed 10:30am-11:30am * free drop-in, no registration required

Reading Buddies - One-to-one 8 week reading program for school aged children * gives the opportunity to read and play games with a trained volunteer * Tue 4-4:30pm or 4:30-5pm * registration required

CNIB/CELA - (Canadian National Institute for the Blind/Centre for Equitable Library Access) - access to accessible formats for people with print disabilities * free, call for details

Technology Tutors- drop in assistance with technology provided by volunteers * dates and times vary

Public Library on Wheels - Delivers preschool and toddler reading programs, age appropriate lending collections, and knowledgeable support staff to areas currently under serviced by traditional library facilities * see website for additional information

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Fees: Free * fee for some services (e.g. photocopying, printing, some programs)
Application: Library card required for loan of materials
Languages: English
Language Notes: Materials for language learning and rotating collections in several other languages are available to be borrowed. Selection varies.
Area Served:
Stratford and area  
See Also: Libraries and Resource Centres

This information was last completely updated on January 14, 2019

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