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Juneteenth

Juneteenth, sometimes called Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the US. This year, The Ferguson Library in partnership The Cultured Pearl Foundation and Picture That Art Consultants will be celebrating Juneteenth on June 19, 2021 starting at noon. 
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Streetscape Exhibit

Step back in time with another fascinating exhibit from the Stamford History Center. Streetscape, now on view in the Main Library lobby, presents images of Stamford over time, including the many neighborhoods that are part of our community. 

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Fine Free

We've gone fine free! In an effort to reduce barriers to access, we are no longer charging overdue fines. Studies  have shown that library fines disadvantage those who are least able to pay, but most in need of library services. 
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More & More Manga!

You asked and we listened, the Teen Manga collection is growing! We're adding more of your favorite manga series like Boruto: Naruto Next Generation, My Hero Academia and One Piece. The collection is located in the Main Library in the lower level Teen room. Browse in person or online. YES, they count toward your Summer Reading!

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Free Teen Advanced Reader Copies Still Available

An advanced reader copy is a very complete rough draft of a book that will soon be available in final form for sale and in libraries. The library receives advanced reader copies (ARC's) for free from major publishers.  WE would like to give one to YOU.
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Summer Learning 2021 Is Coming Soon!

Summer Learning starts June 12. Kids and teens can sign up online, or grab a paper reading log, and get into it! In addition to reading and listening, kids can complete fun challenges, set goals for themselves, work on honing skills, or just enjoy a good book.
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June is National Zoo & Aquarium Month

June is a month for celebrating our animal friends! Connecticut has many wonderful ways to learn about nature. Get more information on visiting Beardsley Zoo, the Maritime or Mystic Aquariums or Stamford Museum and Nature Center among others, with park passes here, and more places to go and things to do here.

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Linked Libraries

Great news for Stamford Public School students! The cooperative partnership between Ferguson Library and SPS will allow students access to our huge collection of great kids & teen ebooks and streaming materials all summer long. Browse for your next great book from any of our digital content platforms and borrow from anywhere you are this summer!

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Ferguson launches new website

STAMFORD, May 19, 2021 – The Ferguson Library has launched a new website, updating the library’s digital presence with sharp new functionality and design.
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TMAD

Teens Making A Difference is an ever-evolving group of teens in grades 6-12.
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Middle School Nutmeg Books

Every year librarians and teachers from Connecticut form a Nutmeg Book Award Committee that chooses 10 books of fiction that they think 7th and 8th graders may really like; students read and then vote for their favorite.
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Free Advanced Reader Copies

The library receives advanced reader copies (ARC's) for free from major publishers.  WE would like to give one to YOU.
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Summer Reading Registration Opens Soon!

It's almost time to sign up for our Summer Reading Program, Tails & Tales! You can choose how you want to participate.
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Ferguson Library Named IMLS Finalist

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today that the Ferguson Library is among 30 finalists for the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
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Sexton Makes Gift to the Ferguson Library

Ann Sexton, a long-time member of the Friends of The Ferguson Library and four-time president of the organization, has generously donated funds to update the Board Room at the Main Library.
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