The Amazing BoneWhere the Wild Things AreStrega NonaWhere’s Waldo?A Series of Unfortunate EventsBecause of Winn DixieCharlotte’s WebHolesWinnie the PoohThe Wind in the Willows They have all been challenged and/or banned! REALLY? Read more about it at:Forbidden Library University of Illinois American Library Association … in honor of Banned Books Week, September 27th-October 4th

Paul Newman, 1925-2008

As many of you are aware, Connecticut’s own Paul Newman passed away over the weekend. He will be greatly missed by all. His movies were enjoyable to watch but what defined him more was his charitable work– Newman founded Newman’s Own, a successful food company he built from the ground up, which gives 100% of … Read more

Notes from the New Bin

New to Perrot’s Youth Services Collection: ALPHABET ANIMALS: A Slide-and-Peek AdventureBy Suse MacDonald (E MACDO) Animated alphabet letters play peek-a-boo in this colorful creation of a book. Each page is a pocket that conceals the solution to a terrific guessing game for little guys– AND their grownups. Come on in and check it out!


Perrot’s very own STAR, Mrs. Kennedy (of Stuff & Nonsense, Spotlight, and PJs at Perrot fame) was featured on the front page of today’s USA Today Life section! View the online version of the article, or take a look at scans (part 1 / part 2) from the newspaper. And when you see Mrs. Kennedy … Read more

Storytime in Chinese at Perrot!

The Language Exchange of Cos Cob will be presenting Storytime in Chinese at Perrot! The storytimes will be bilingual language learning programs, presented in both English and Mandarin Chinese. This FREE series will run for 8 weeks, on Fridays from October 3rd, 2008 through November 21st, 2008. Group 1 is for children below age three … Read more

New Green Titles

If you’re cleaning out your house or looking to reduce your carbon footprint, it’s great to go green!We have a selection of books for going green in many areas: cleaning products, alternative fuels, green construction, and the everyday greening of our lives. Here are a couple of new titles: Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide … Read more

Book Recommendation: The Road Home

The Road Home, by Rose Tremain Olev, known as Lev, is a 42-year-old widower who has come to London from an unnamed Eastern European country. He has arrived with little or nothing and is searching for work to support his mother and beloved daughter. Fortunate in the friends he makes, but intensely homesick, he is … Read more

Notes from the New Bin

New to Perrot’s Youth Services Collection: FREDERICK FINCH, LOUDMOUTH!by Tess Weaver, pictures by Debbie Tilley Frederick loves everything about the annual State Fair, and his favorite part is the contests. Turkey-calling (he’s too shrill), checkers (he can’t keep quiet), even the country music contest (he’s loudly off-key)– Frederick has tried them all– but without success. … Read more

Awesome Tree Contest

The Greenwich Tree Conservancy and the Town of Greenwich is sponsoring an “Awesome Tree Contest” in collaboration with Garden Education Center, Bruce Museum, the Greenwich Libraries, Audubon Greenwich, and Greenwich Land Trust. Residents can nominate their favorite tree in the following categories: Tallest Tree Widest Tree Picture Perfect Tree Weirdest Tree Tree with a Great … Read more

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