Perrot Library is adding two Kindle readers to its collection for the public to use. We will have one Kindle that is preloaded with popular fiction and non-fiction. Patrons can check this unit out for one week. Think of it– lots of books all together in one small package! We also have a Kindle DX, … Read more
Perrot is pleased to host another summer movie at Binney Park in Old Greenwich! We will be showing the 1987 film The Princess Bride (rated PG) in the park this Saturday, August 1st, 2009, at 8:30 P.M. [Showing is cancelled in the event of inclement weather.]
The Youth Services Fall 2009 Program Schedule is now available. Our program registration is by lottery. Pick up a registration postcard for the program of your choice from the Youth Services Circulation Desk, beginning on Monday, August 10th, 2009. For complete registration instructions, click here. If you have any questions, please comment on this post!
Perrot Library has a new resource available to its patrons! JobNow provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job. JobNow offers the following services: Find a Job: Informative, easy-to-use, and free Internet resources for job seekers; including personality and career assessments Write the … Read more
The Great American Staycation: How to Make a Vacation at Home fun for the Whole Family (and Your Wallet!), by Matt Wixon (917.304 WIXON) This book gives you all the tips you need to enjoy a vacation close to home. The staycation phenomenon is not new, but Mr. Wixon gives a revitalized version of how … Read more
The best time to learn a foreign language is between birth and age 7! [More here: “Unraveling how children become bilingual so easily“] The non-proft Chinese Language School of Connecticut is hosting Storytime in Chinese at Perrot on Wednesdays in July (July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th) at 1 P.M. The program is aimed at … Read more
The Apollo 11 astronauts set out from Earth on July 16th, 1969; they landed on July 20th, 40 years ago today. NASA plans to send another mission to the moon within the next 10 years. In honor of the moon landing, Youth Services’ Our Picks! list for this month features some of our favorite books … Read more
This is the second week of the Youth Services Summer Reading Contest! Make sure you check out a book at the YS Desk this week to receive your guess slip! This summer, you have to guess which SILLY book the Perrot bears are acting out! They will be acting out a different READiculous (‘cos remember, … Read more
The 2nd floor of the adult wing (non-fiction) is being painted. Please ask the Reference librarian for assistance in accessing materials. Please use caution in the area. Your patience is appreciated!
GUNNERKRIGG COURT, VOLUME 1, BY THOMAS SIDDELL [click here to place a hold] Gunnerkrigg Court does not look much like a school at all. It closer resembles a large industrial complex than a place of learning. Within the first week of my attendance, I began to notice a number of strange occurrences. The most prevalent … Read more
Now available to borrow from the Youth Services Desk– a museum pass for Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. You may borrow the pass for one week, and it entitles you to one free admission with each regular paid admission (maximum of three free admissions per day). Exhibits and educational programs at Stepping Stones … Read more
Children’s storyteller and musician Lou Del Bianco will give a family show at Perrot on Thursday, July 30th, 2009, at 4 P.M. Do you have your tickets? Sign up now for FREE at the Youth Services Desk! Family Fun magazine calls Lou Del Bianco “fresh, funny, [and] highly entertaining,” while Billboard magazine raves, “we’ve never … Read more