Gulf Coast Reads Kick-off Candy Bar - October 1

The selection for Gulf Coast Reads this year is The Promise, by Ann Weisgarber, historical fiction about the Great Storm of Galveston in 1900.

We will be kicking off Gulf Coast Reads Month on Thursday, October 1 from 1-3 PM at the Stratford Library with a nostalgic Candy Bar filled with treats featured in the book and others that may have been available in Galveston in 1900. Fill up a bag and browse our selection of books about Galveston and storms.

Books for Sale!

Books for sale! Books for sale!

The Friends of the Stratford Library have received many generous donations lately. Come check out our selection of gently used CDs, movies, adult, and children's books.

Located in our foyer and available for a small donation, all funds collected go to support the Stratford Library.

Thank you for donating and thank you for supporting the Friends!

Hispanic Heritage Month - Fiesta de Arte!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our  Fiesta de Arte! 

On Thursday September 17 at 4:30 PM we will have Huichol-inspired yarn art projects for ages 5 and up. Enjoy paletas and empanadas, check out specially selected books, and create your own work of art!

Also our ABC Storytime will kickoff in the morning at 10:45 AM with A for Art! Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes and a special art project.

See you at the Stratford Library!

Back to School Storytimes


Kids back in school? What to do with the little ones? Join us for our 2 weekly storytimes at the Stratford Library.

Tiny Tuesdays

Ages 0-2 years.

Tuesdays at 10:15 AM.  

Interactive storytime for parents and babies. Books, fingerplays, songs, and playtime!

ABC Storytime

Ages 3-5.

Thursdays at 10:45 AM.

Fun stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and songs for ages 3-5. We introduce concepts that prepare your child for learning once they enter school. Learn with us and have fun practicing together at home!

Call us at (281)426-3521 if you have any questions. See you there!

Last Craft of the Summer!

Come make a bottle bank out of recycled items!

Wednesday, August 12 th @ 2:00 PM

Ages 10 & up!