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!
The Town of Greenwich Shellfish Commission is sponsoring its third annual “Experience the Sound” event at Greenwich Point, from 1 P.M. to 4 P.M. on Sunday, May 17th, 2009, at the west end of Greenwich Point. There will be over 30 Sound-related exhibits as well as a tour of the local waters, a visit on … Read more
Mother’s Day is coming (Sunday, May 10th)… We’ve gathered some books about moms into our display areas (below the bulletin board and in the window boxes) for you. Stop by and get some soon!
“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: http://www.kentuckyderby.com/2009/, which also features … Read more
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
Perrot’s Young Critics’ Club (for 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-graders) has declared that its favorite book of 2008/2009 is…. THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne CollinsKatniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged … Read more
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
How are you celebrating Earth Day? Perrot has a display of books in the Adult Department that gives a full range of ideas for making changes, both big and small, that will make a difference. Included are: 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, by Sophie John and Jesse Javna: This is … Read more
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
Don’t forget… the libraries will be closed on Friday, April 10th, 2009, for Good Friday, and Sunday, April 12th, 2009, for Easter.
Take a look at Youth Services’ brand-new Our Picks! list for April 2009— it features picture books featuring our furry, hoppy friends, BUNNIES!
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