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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Snakes: If you like them, the Stratford Library is the place to be Feb. 2

STRATFORD - The Stratford Library will celebrate ‘Take Your Child to the Library Day’ on Feb. 2. 
"This national day encourages families to visit their local library and discover its many resources. Special events will take place at the Library throughout the day," a release said.
The library is at  2203 Main St.
The day, dubbed “Happy Pig Day!” will "celebrate Mo Willems’ book characters Elephant and Piggie with crafts, stories, and games," the release said. 
At 2:30 pm Riverside Reptiles will present an animal show for children 5 to 12. 
also, sign up to participate in the Library’s ‘Reading Challenge.’ Parents and caregivers are encouraged to stop by the Library to read to their children for 15 minutes and receive a snack and goody bag, the release said.
All programs are free and open to the public. To register for events, call the Library at 203.385.4165 or visit:
In the photo : Brian Kleinman of Riverside Reptiles with a Baby Burmese Python. Snakes like this will be featured at Kleinman’s special show at the Stratford Library for “Take Your Child to the Library Day” on February 2.

Editor's note: All information and the photo in this post were contributed.


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