The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is now playing in local theaters! [See previous post here] Check showtimes at Yahoo! Movies. Seen the movie? Comment on this post with your thoughts!
The fall session of PJs at Perrot continues through December 11th! PJs is a drop-in program that meets at 6:30 P.M. The program is for families with children ages 3 to 6. Here are the remaining fall PJs dates: Tuesday, November 25th Tuesday, December 2nd Thursday, December 4th Tuesday, December 9th Thursday, December 11th P.S. … Read more
Don’t forget– the libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 27th, and Friday, November 28th, for Thanksgiving. We hope you have a wonderful holiday!
Now more than ever, job seekers need current and relevant information to secure a position. Perrot has résumé books, interview books, books about networking, and more. In today’s economic climate, the competition can be tough. Here is a sampling of the books we have on display in the Reading Room– which is also where we … Read more
The Youth Services Winter/Spring 2009 Program Schedule is now available. Our program registration is by lottery. Pick up a registration postcard for the program of your choice from the Youth Services Circulation Desk, beginning on December 15th, 2008. Don’t forget to bring a stamp! Complete registration instructions are available on our website, as our descriptions … Read more
According to the New York Times, the public has become as fascinated by Barack Obama’s reading choices as they were with Oprah’s. His recent favorites are all available at Perrot and have been accorded excellent reviews. Here are some of Obama’s recent choices: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, by Doris Kearns … Read more
Anne Gilhuly is scheduled to lecture at Perrot on Shakespeare’s tragedy Antony and Cleopatra on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008, at 7:30 P.M. The event will also feature dramatic readings from the work by players Florence Phillips and Dick Leonard.
A few (slightly belated) pictures of young storytime attendees dressed in their Halloween costumes! [Click to view a larger version of each image] With Mrs. Weicher: With Mrs. Bailey:P.S. Mrs. Bailey is dressed as a Hershey’s Kiss, in case you couldn’t tell! 🙂
Perrot Library will co-host with Greenwich Library an evening informational session for high schoolers and their parents on PrepMe, a program that lets students take practice SAT tests and work on a plan of improvement. (Perrot and Greenwich Libraries subscribe to PrepMe’s online service, so it is FREE for all library card-holders! Take a look– … Read more
The Old Greenwich Lion’s Clubs is selling grapefruits and oranges, as part of its annual fund-raising effort to flight blindness worldwide. Fruits are available for purchase at Perrot (ask at the Adult Circulation Desk). Grapefruits are $16 per case, or $8 for a half-case. Oranges are $17 per case, or $9 for a half-case.
Don’t forget. . .Marybeth Gioffre Nisco and Anne Young will give a presentation entitled The Bush-Holley House: American Impressionists and Their Friends at Perrot this Monday, November 17th, 2008, at 7:30 PM. Operating as a boarding house for artists by proprietors Edward and Josephine Holley, Holley House, in Cos Cob, Connecticut, was a lively hub … Read more
Children’s entertainer Marcia Louis will present a family concert (suggested ages 2-7, but everyone is welcome) at Perrot Library on Sunday, December 14th, 2008, at 2 P.M. Sign up now for FREE tickets at the Youth Services Desk! More about Marcia Louis: For the past 20 years, children and families throughout the area have delighted … Read more