Library Closure

Effective 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, The Stratford Public Library will close its physical Library location until further notice to support the ongoing efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 to our community and beyond.  Digital collections and continuing education platforms will be available 24/7.  For updates on the library closure, and for links to reliable information on COVID-19 visit our resource page

Library Card

Online Card Registration

No Library card? Apply for one today. 

While the library is CLOSED due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, you are invited to register for a card online.
If you have a library card that needs to be renewed, please email

This card will be available to access digital services such as:

To register for a library card:

  1. Visit the library's basic catalogue.  
  2. Click on New User
  3. Fill in the form. 
  4. Click on I Accept.
  5. Library staff will process new card applications each weekday.  They will contact you within 24-48 hours to provide you with your new library card number.  The physical card will be mailed to you.

Cards registered by online expire after 90 days. When the library reopens, you will need to come to the library and show photo identification to renew your card. If you require assistance, please email