Exploring Stratford

Ever wonder what it's like to sit inside a small engine plane? Or to drive a fire truck? Or to care for a rescued animal? Come to Exploring Stratford to find out!

Each week will feature interesting locations to explore and fascinating people to meet! Join us every Tuesday morning throughout the summer. Locations will be posted here each week.





Discover your inner artist! 

Explore and create using different materials. This program is fun for all ages and does not require registration. 

Join us weekly for Crafternoon at the Festival Marketplace Shopping Centre. 

Paws 4 Reading

The best listeners are our four-legged friends, so who better to read to than our furry companions? 

St. John Ambulance volunteers will be visiting us with their therapy dogs to join in the fun every Thursday evening throughout the summer. 

No registration required. Fun for all ages!

For more information, contact Trish at 519.271.0220 x 140 /


Imagine! Build! Create! with LEGO!

Explore the endless possibilities of LEGO during this free, drop-in program for all ages.

This program will take place in the children's area on the lower floor.



Learn, explore, and grow together! Join us for a family drop-in hour every Saturday. This family-oriented program lets families make and create together. Each week will feature different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) theme highlighting maker equipment and various projects.  

This program is held in the auditorium. No registration required. All ages welcome!

For more information, contact Trish at 519-271-0220 x 140 or 

Get Your Summer Read On Week

Ever wonder how to celebrate the start of summer with your family? Join the TD Summer Reading Club at the library! 

Get Your Summer Read on Week offers you a sneak peek of our amazing summer programs and the chance to be one of the first of your friends to pick up your TD Summer Reading Club kit!

Sensational Science

Science exploration! Sensory Play! Creative Exploration! Science has never been more fun! 

Enjoy your day off of school with Trish at our Sensational Science program.

No registration required! Fun for all ages!

This program will be held in the Auditorium.

Rainbow Reads

It's Stratford's Pride Week! SPL is celebrating Stratford's Pride Week by showcasing one of our favourite LGBTQ+ reads everyday. Watch on social media to see which book is revealed every day!


Local Author Readings

Meet local authors Lisa Hutchinson and James Colbeck! At 10:30am Lisa will talk and read from her books Pieces of Us and Iron Annie and the Long Journey; at 11:30 James Colbeck presents Flapper Goldenshoes, a story of a ski-jumping penguin!

This program does not require registration and will take place in the Auditorium.

For more information, contact Robyn Godfrey 519.271.0220 x 132 / or Sally Hengeveld 519.271.0220 x 131 /


Daddy Daughter Hair Factory v. 3

Celebrate Father's Day in a whole new way! Register to learn how to create hair dos for your daughter at Daddy Daughter Hair Factory. It's more about the bonding than the braiding!

Free to attend and supplies are included. Daughters must be ages 4+.

Register early as spaces are limited to 12 daddy-daughter hair teams. Register by June 15th by contacting Robyn at 519.271.0220 x 132 /



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