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Jeff Heuchert photo

Peak performers

The 88th season of the Kiwanis Festival of the Performing Arts is in full swing. Performers of all ages from across Southwestern Ontario are in Stratford for four weeks of competition in various disciplines.

Shelf Life – April 17

 TV Series @ SPL Did you know that the Library has TV series available for checkout on DVD? New shows including Game of Thrones, Doc Martin, Homeland, Call the Midwife, Orphan Black, The Newsroom, Breaking Bad, Flashpoint, New Girl, Girls, Sherlock, The Vampire Diaries, Downton Abbey, Modern Family, Hot In Cleveland, Orange is the New [...]

The Book Shelf – April 17

Flight of the Honeybee by Raymond Huber, 32 pages. @ SPL:  J 595.799 Huber A young honeybee, Scout, makes her first foray to search for flowers for the bees in her hive to harvest. She finds a sea of beautiful blossoms and visits one flower after another, sipping nectar while spreading pollen at the same [...]

Michael Harding photo

A sweet sounding start

The Kiwanis Festival of the Performing Arts officially launched its 2014 season Monday with a special evening of ensembles representing a cross-section of music disciplines, from vocal to instrumental.

Slater photo

Anne Ryan-Murphy a portrait of perseverance

Stratford-based artist/advocate celebrates 65th with family and friends

Noah: Fun flick or dense dogma?

On its own, Noah makes for an enjoyable and trippy fantasy, but the religious connotations are hard to ignore.

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PF Solutions revives book sale

The recent disbanding of the Friends of the Stratford Public Library meant that the annual book sale organized by the Friends was also ending, much to the dismay of many local book sale supporters.

The Book Shelf – April 10

How to Speak DOG: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language, by Aline Newman and Gary Weitzman, 176 pages. @ SPL:  J 636.70887 New Dogs communicate in many more ways than barking, yapping, growling and whimpering. A dog tells us what it wants or feels in non-verbal ways too – by the way it wags or [...]

Shelf Life – April 10

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other things that Happened By Allie Brosh @SPL: 792.7028092 Brosh Yet another book based on an award-winning blog, Hyperbole and a Half is everything the title describes, wrapped up in a hilariously deranged little package of kindergarten-like drawings mashed up with the angst-driven musings [...]

Chet Greason photo

Home Show bigger than ever

Stratford Spring Home Show offers fascinating displays for all ages

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