Painting is taking place this week in the Youth Services vestibule. Please use caution when entering or exiting the children’s wing. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
Quick recommendations from the Reference Desk: The Gate House, by Nelson DeMille: Finally, a sequel to Gold Coast Terminal Freeze, by Lincoln Child: Long frozen ancient animal – thawed on TV! True Colors, by Kristin Hannah: Love, betrayal, sisterhood make up this touching tale Summer Affair, by Elin Hilderbrand: All her books take place on … Read more
Just a reminder… Perrot is closed on Sundays during the summer, from this Sunday (June 21st) through Labor Day weekend. Our next Sunday open will be September 13th.
The non-proft Chinese Language School of Connecticut will host Storytime in Chinese at Perrot on Wednesdays in July (July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th) at 1 P.M. The program is aimed at children ages 3 to 5 (and their siblings). This is a free program and no registration necessary! CLSC is a fully-accredited organization, which … Read more
Elizabeth Taylor, who turned 77 in February, is one of Hollywood’s most famous actresses. Here are a few of her movies available at Perrot: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof: This 1958 movie is a story of the deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its members gather for the imminent demise of … Read more
Friends of the Byram Library Book Sale: Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th. At St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. A wide selection of goodies, including fiction, over forty categories of non-fiction, and thousands upon thousands of incredible children’s books. More info. Connecticut Trails Day 2009: Whether you’re interested in a long or short hike, a … Read more
NEW MUSEUM PASS TO BORROW! Free admission to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center for 2 adults and 2 children. Borrow the pass from the Youth Services Circulation Desk; it circulates for 1 week. The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, history, and the natural and agricultural … Read more
Summer Registration is going on NOW through June 20th. Please note that all morning preschool programs for the summer 2009 session will be drop-in (limited to the first 20 children and their caregivers to sign in before each program). Stuff & Nonsense and Spotlight are still by registration only. Also– our new Our Picks! list … Read more
“The State of the Job Market for Today’s College Graduates” Perrot Library Monday, July 27th, 2009 at 7:00 PM Christine Bolzan, who recently appeared on NBC’s Today Show (view a clip of her appearance), will speak at Perrot about ways that the 1.5 million new graduates entering the job market each spring can prepare themselves … Read more