Visiting Creature: Where The Wild Things Are Visiting Creature: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Scott Campbell visits the Strand and plays his ukulele! Visiting Creature: Splat The Cat
  • Author Events: Strand's favorite children's book authors stop by to read a story and sign copies of their book.
  • Storytime at the Strand: Each week, Strand staff read from a favorite book. The event is held each Thursday from 3:30pm-4:30pm on the 2nd Floor in the Children's Department.
  • Visiting Creatures: Each month, a book character visits the Strand.
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Upcoming Events
  • Splat the Cat visits the Strand!:
    Saturday, October 25 @ 2-3pm
    Sunday, October 26 @ 2-3pm
    Splat the Cat Series

    We like taking the entire month of October to celebrate one of our favorite Holidays of the year: Halloween! This weekend, Splat the Cat will be joining us to help prepare you all for your festivities, which means some spoooooky stories and kooky crafts! Splat will be here from 2-3pm on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26. Join us for stories, a craft and the opportunity to hang out with our special guest!

  • Curious George visits the Strand!:
    Saturday, November 22 @ 2-3pm
    Sunday, November 23 @ 2-3pm
    Curious George Series

    Before he has to make an appearance at the Macy’s Day Parade, Curious George wanted us to tell you all that he is stopping by the Strand to read share some Thanksgiving stories! We know he’s pretty busy, so we’re really excited!