Greenwich and Perrot library card holders can now listen to MP3 Audiobooks in addition to the wide selection of WMA Audiobooks and eBooks! This new format is compatible with the iPod®, iPhone™, the iPod Shuffle and nearly any MP3 player. Download these titles to your computer or portable device. Many Audiobook titles can be burned … Read more
As a reminder, please remember that there is a state law concerning the failure to remove snow and ice from vehicle roofs. “We have all seen snow and ice fly off from car and truck roofs while on the highway,” Governor Rell said. “These ice missiles are hazards that can break windshields and cause accidents.” … Read more
Late Life and the Creative Imagination of Margaret Brassler Kane Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 at 7:30 PM in the LibraryCreativity flourishes with age, and artistic talent does not end with physical decline. In many cases, artists in their later years are creating the best work of their lives. Hear Kathleen Motes Bennewitz, Curator and Director … Read more
Notes from the New Bin New to Perrot’s Picture Book Collection: SNOWBy Cynthia RylantIllustrated by Lauren Stringer What’s your favorite kind of snow? Is it “the snow that comes softly in the night, like a shy friend . . .?” With words that are as soft and soothing as the beautiful blue-lit illustrations that accompany … Read more
Due to the weather, the Library will close at 1 P.M. on Friday, December 19th, 2008.
Sunday afternoon saw nearly 90 Perrot friends and family of all ages gather in our beautiful Radcliffe Green to laugh, jump, and sing along with local legend, Marcia Louis (also known as “Beautiful Marcia”), as she treated them with many happy holiday songs and lots of seasonal silliness. See all the fun we had! Happy … Read more
Registration for Youth Services’ Winter/Spring 2009 Program Session is going on now through Sunday, January 11th, 2009. View the winter program schedule. Our program registration is by lottery You must have an active library card in good standing to register Obtain a registration postcard for the program of your choice from the Youth Services Circulation … Read more
Great new graphic novels in Youth Services… click each title to view and place a hold: Emiko Superstar: Emiko is a teenager on a quest to find herself who goes from suburban babysitter to eclectic urban performance artist. Warriors: Tigerstar & Sasha #1 : Into the Woods: The latest offshoot of the Warriors graphic novel … Read more
Words of advice from Maxwell Eaton, author of The Adventures of Max and Pinky series, on raising a reluctant reader. See the full complement of positively punchy post-it note drawings at: http://wellreadchild.blogspot.com/2008/12/guest-post-by-author-maxwell-eaton.html -Mrs. K.
It’s here! Each year our Youth Services Librarians and Book Clubs put together a list of recommended books to buy for the holidays. The list features picture books, books for middle graders, and books for ages 12 and up. Please take a look at our Youth Services Holiday Gift Buying Guide for 2008. The list … Read more
CONGRATULATIONS to Team Take 5, the winners of the Semi-Annual Y2C2 Jeopardy Tournament! They are the current holders of the coveted Wonderful Golden “Y” Award! (Yes, it looks like a lobster, but trust us, it’s also a wonderful golden ‘Y’– stop by the Youth Services Department and see for yourself!). The winning team: Caitlin, Alexa, … Read more
Scared of Santa at the Chicago Tribune–the DVD Diva