Notes from the New Bin

New to Perrot’s picture book collection: POSY by Linda Newbery illustrated by Catherine Rayner Follow Posy the mischievous striped kitten as she pounces and bounces through her day. She’s a sandwich checker, a board-game wrecker… and ever so much more. A fun rhyming story with charming illustrations that perfectly capture feline energy!

Bring Mom to the Kentucky Derby

“Bring Mom to the Kentucky Derby” is the book display theme on the second floor of Perrot, where we have a display of Horse Racing books in honor of the Kentucky Derby, which is this weekend. The race is on Saturday, May 2. Here’s a link to information about the Derby:, which also features … Read more

YS Summer Program Preview

The Youth Services Summer Program Schedule is now available– click here. Please note that for the Summer 2009 session, all our preschool programs will be DROP-IN, limited to the first 20 children and their caregivers to sign in before each program. Our Stuff & Nonsense and Spotlight programs will still be by registration only. Pick … Read more

Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded to Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout. The press releases describes the book as “a collection of 13 short stories set in small-town Maine that packs a cumulative emotional wallop, bound together by polished prose and by Olive, the title character, blunt, flawed and fascinating.” This book was used … Read more

A couple of new travel books

With some warm weather approaching, many turn their thoughts to travel. We have two heavily illustrated books that will get you thinking “TRAVEL”. The first is Our New Jersey, by Steve Greer, which is a wonderful book of photographs of all that is New Jersey– the Jersey Shore, the Pine Barrens, Princeton University, Atlantic City, … Read more

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