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New Movie Arrivals!
Just in some of the Oscar nominated movies that you may have missed in the theater! 
Catching Fire
Saving Mr Banks
The wolf of Wall Street
plus several Alfred Hitchcock classics!

Spring Storytime
 Even though it was snowing outside Spring storytime Saturday, March 22nd was a great success! There was much creativity and the library looks beautiful decorated in flowers!  Look for a Spring vacation Hooping event to be announced soon! 

Pushing the Limits book discussion series -first program a success!
Pushing the limits is a book discussion series that mixes a fictional book by a popular author, author interview discussing one of the four themes of the series (nature, survival, knowledge, connection) and how it relates to their book, science professional spearheading the program, a film relating this idea into the real world and friends and neighbors discussing different sides of the subject! 
Come in and sign up now and receive your free copy of Jean M Auel's The Land of the Painted Caves.  This program is made possible by a grant for rural libraries from National Science foundation. 
Our first program will be April 10th with our local science professional Michael Clough from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum was a big success!  Twenty one folks attended and there was much discussion about invasive species and human nature.  Our second program will be Thursday May 22nd with Chris Wodoloski as our local science professional.  Chris has retired from being the science chair at Drury High School.  The theme of the night will be knowledge which interestingly came up at the first discussion while discussing the film portion on human behavior!   There will be light fare served at 6pm for a Meet n Munch time to catch up with neighbors and the discussion will start at 6:30. 

Legos to become a fixture in the library
By Popular demand, the large box of Legos will remain in the library for everyone's continued enjoyment!
Children's DVDs Wanted!
If anyone has gently used children's DVDs that they would like to move along the library is looking to boost the children's section! 
Museum passes available for an inexpensive day out with the family!
Museum passes are available to check out through our library.  Most admit two adults and two children. 
The Clark Art
Mass MoCA
Southern Vermont Natural History
Vermont State Parks
Vermont Historic Places
ECHO Lake Aquarium in Burlington
Vermont History Museum  Barre

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   Stamford Community  Library  is a combination  school and public  library serving both  Stamford Elementary School and the
Town of Stamford.

  We are located at the back of the Stamford Elementary School at
986 Main Rd.

 Look for our bright blue library logo welcome sign.

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New College Guides Available
Got a teen in high school? Starting the college search? We just got three new college guides in to help with the process!  The new 2014 version of Fiske guide to Colleges, Collegeboard's Book of Majors and The Insider's guide to Colleges have updated our collection for prospective college students!  We also have pamphlets available regarding financial aid and the Tuition Break program!

Interested in our Environment, food and water issues ?  Join our next meeting of

Action, Books, Community, Discussion and Engagement!
  Next meeting April 17th at 6:30!

 showing of The Year's of Living Dangerously
Watch party at the library at 7pm Sunday April 13th
We are hosting a watch-party for The Years of Living 
Dangerously a new show about climate change.
This is the first of a series of programs. Join us
 at 7pm on Sunday April 13th at the library for a group
 showing of this important film. You can go to
to view a trailer. There will be light refreshments available.

Library Hours

Tuesday 9am-3pm  We have added an hour!

Thursday 4pm - 8pm

Friday    11am -3pm

Saturday 9am-12pm 

     Welcome to the Stamford Community Library's official web page.

ur mission is to promote the enrichment of civic and personal life in the community by providing access to educational, recreational and technological resources in the library as well as through the internet and interlibrary loan.

New Books!
Check out our new titles!
We are always adding new books to our shelves!  Thanks to our book lease program, generous donations and our regular orders, we've got what you want to read.  If you can't find what you are looking for please let us know and we can order it through inter library loan!
 Our latest new arrivals include...
Where Courage Calls     Oke
Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt     Goodwin
Valley of Amazement      Tan
Reason I Jump        Higashida
Dirty Love       Dubois
Command Authority        Clancy
Cross My Heart         Patterson
 David and Goliath      Gladwell
Forget Me Not Michaels Lawrence in Arabia        Anderson
Mirage       Cussler
George Washingtons Secret 6 Pesua
Goldfinch   Tartt
Sycamore Row  Grisham
Wolves of midwinter  Rice
First Phonecall from Heaven  Albom
Winners          Danielle Steel
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon McCall Smith
The Quest     Nelson Demille
The Dog Days of Christmas     W. Bruce Cameron
We are Water     Wally Lamb
Doors                  Richard Paul Evans
All Girl Filling Stations last Reunion   Fannie Flagg

Check out a Movie!
We have an expanding list of DVDs!
Thanks to recent donations we have many new and classic titles on DVD both for children and adults!  Here are just a few of our new titles....
Anna Karenina
Life of Pi
The Holiday
42 The Jackie Robinson Story
The Heat
Pitch Perfect
Easy A

We also have a wonderful collection of classic films!  Come in and browse our shelves to revisit an old favorite! 

Destiny is here!
We have a new automation system that is now going to be available to view from your home!  Now you can view our catalog and see what is available online!  To set up a password to look at your own checkouts please call or stop by the library!

  We've got our own Facebook page! 
Stamford Community Library