So cool and refreshing for this summer heat! Try making smoothies! They are healthy, help increase the variety of fruit you eat each day and are so yummy! Be refreshed and stay cool.


Are you dragging your feet getting ready for hurricane season? How do you feel about another one coming so soon after Hurricane Ike? Are you like me and don't want to face it? It seems like I don't have enough energy to think about it, get prepared or even to go through another one. A lot of this comes from post traumatic syndrome. Check out some helpful books that can help with this situation. Meanwhile, pick up the new free hurricane preparedness materials at the library.



Summer is officially here! Are you ready? Do you have plans? What are you going to do? Are you bored already?


Isaac Huggins

Stratford's Reader Nation Summer Reading Program for adults is off to a good start. We have 31 registered of which 6 have already completed the minimum amount of books read! Have you registered yourself yet? Just go to and find on the left of the page the place to register. Don't forget - a minimum of 4 books; either read or an audio book will make you eligible for 4 random drawings of all readers. 

Ronald McDonald!

This Thursday at Story Time, 10:30 am, we will be visited by the famous Ronald McDonald. He will be performing "Book Time with Ronald McDonald."  For a brief history of the Ronald McDonald house charity, click here. If you are feeling nostalgic for the old McDonalds commercials with Ronald in them, click here or here.  (I believe that a Teletubby might have sneaked into the first commercial.