Blu-Ray discs are now available to borrow at Perrot! [You must have a Blu-Ray player to view these films] Our initial selection includes: 2001: A Space Odyssey Planet of the Apes Superman: The Movie Swing Vote The Ten Commandments The X-Files: I Want to Believe Young Frankenstein Watch for more– coming soon!
The renovated Byram Shubert Branch Library officially opened for business this past Saturday, March 28th. The expansion and renovation project nearly doubled the available space with a bi-level addition adjoining the old one-floor structure. Together, the two structures now house distinct areas for children, young adults and adults. The community room, with seating for 100, … Read more
Job Opening for Part-Time Circulation Desk Aide in Youth Services Department Perrot Library is seeking a part-time employee for our busy Youth Services desk. Duties include: answering the phone, checking books in and out using the library’s automated circulation system, some collection development, and reference service (helping parents and children find library materials). Some experience … Read more
Audiobook Recommendation:The Mighty Queens of Freeville: a Mother, a Daughter, and the Town That Raised Them written and read by Amy Dickinson Amy Dickinson, the author of the syndicated Ask Amy advice column, recounts stories of her hometown, her marriage and divorce, and her daughter Emily, who she raised as a single parent. Dickinson weaves … Read more
“Remembering a Most Unique and Wonderful Character,” by Fleur Feighan Jones, at the Greenwich Time
“Greenwich Remembers Librarians Killed in Crash“at the Greenwich Time
Don’t forget: The memorial service for Kate McClelland and Kathy Krasniewicz will take place tomorrow, Friday, March 20th, 2009, at 3:30 P.M. at the First Congregational Church in Old Greenwich [directions]. A reception will be held at Perrot immediately following the service. All are invited to attend. Greenwich Time article: Memorial Planned for Perrot Librarians
TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN: GROWING UP IN THE SHADOW OF MY GRANDPARENTS, FRANKLIN AND ELEANOR, BY CURTIS ROOSEVELT [Non-Fiction] What can it possibly be like to be the grandson of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt? Curtis, know to the press as Buzzie, moved into the White House with his sister, “Sistie,” when he was three … Read more
The weather’s getting warmer, the days are longer (thanks to an earlier Daylight Saving Time), and it just makes you want to get outside! This month we’ve selected some of our favorite books about games and sports.
Ed’s Terrestrials [click here to place a hold]When three friendly aliens named Marcello, Gus, and Al escape from the Intergalactic Food Court to starta new life on Earth, they accidentally crash land into Ed’s tree house. Ed and the aliens soon become fast friends and start to help other aliens come to Earth in hopes … Read more
Wednesday afternoon saw Perrot friends and family of all ages gather in our beautiful Radcliffe Green to laugh, jump, and play along with professional stilt walker and cooperative play specialist, TREVOR! See all the fun we had! P.S. This event was made possible by the generous donations of the members of the Perrot Memorial Library … Read more
This year’s Old Greenwich Lions Club Pancake Fry will take place on Saturday, March 14th, 2009, from 8 A.M. to 1 P.M at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (located at the corner of Forest Avenue and Harding Road). Enjoy a hearty meal of pancakes, syrup, sausages, coffee, tea, orange juice and milk. Tickets are only … Read more