New to Perrot’s Youth Services Collection: HERE A FACE, THERE A FACE by Arlene Alda (E ALDA) See that funny faucet face?You can find faces in unusual places– IF you have your eyes and your mind open! Take a peek at the fabulous faces that noted photographer, Arlene Alda, has found: in fried eggs, in … Read more
The Seventh Annual Connecticut Book Awards will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 21st, 2008 in the atrium of Hartford Public Library. This celebration recognizes the rich history and present vibrancy of literature in Connecticut by honoring authors, illustrators and book designers who have ties to the state. The Awards program is free and … Read more
Christopher Walken, a prolific actor who has spent more than 50 years on stage and screen, has appeared in over 100 movie and television roles. Many of his films are available at Perrot. Here is a small sampling: The Deer Hunter Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace, to the coal … Read more
BookBrowse.com (a website that recommends the best recently published books through independent reviews and well-crafted reading lists) recently interviewed Kate McClelland (aka Mrs Mac) about Perrot Library’s long-standing, popular Young Critics’ Club. Featured Book Club: Perrot Memorial Library’s Young Critics’ Club
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Just a reminder that Perrot will now be open on Sundays, starting this Sunday, September 7th. Our Sunday hours are 1 P.M. to 5 P.M.
New to Perrot’s Picture Book Collection: ME HUNGRY!written and illustrated by Jeremy Tankard Boy: Me hungry!Big, hairy dad: Me busy!Frazzled mom: Me busy!Boy: Me hunt!But the animals have a different idea . . .Rabbit: Me hide!Porcupine: Me sharp!Tiger: Me mean! What’s a hungry cavekid to do?You read!
Author Rosemary Wells will speak at Perrot on Wednesday, October 15th, 2008, at 7 P.M. She will be discussing what she learned about Abraham Lincoln while researching her forthcoming book Lincoln and His Boys (publication date January 2009). Please note that this event is intended for adults and young adults. Historians claim him as one … Read more
Today, parents make sure their kids have the gear they need for all of their activities. Kids have uniforms for soccer, safety helmets for bike riding and new backpacks and binders for a new school year. However, they might have overlooked the most important supply of all. . . September is Library Card Sign-up Month, … Read more