Mr. Miody and his dahlias

(click to view a larger version) Pictured next to two of his amazing Double A dahlias is Stanley Miody, a frequent patron of the Perrot Library. Mr. Miody was kind enough to bring these fresh cut dalias, picked from his garden, to brighten up our front desk. He was a pilot in WWII, and has … Read more

Author Tracy Kidder: Two Books, One Night

New York Times best-selling author Tracy Kidder will discuss his books, Mountains Beyond Mountains and Strength in What Remains, on Thursday, November 5th, 2009, at 7 P.M. at the First Congregational Church of Old Greenwich. The author will sign books at 6:30 P.M., and a reception will follow the talk at 8 P.M. in Perrot’s … Read more

Book Recommendation: Stitches

Stitches: A Memoir, by David Small741.5973 SMALL Award-winning children’s book illustrator David Small (Imogene’s Antlers, So You Want to Be President?) recounts his nightmarish childhood in this amazing and disturbing memoir, which takes the form of a graphic novel. The text and illustrations are spare, but so evocative. You will be inspired by Small’s escape … Read more

Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman to Speak at Perrot

Perrot is pleased to host the national Children’s Poet Laureate, Mary Ann Hoberman, on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009, at 7:30 P.M. She will speak about the importance of poetry in children’s lives. Mary Ann Hoberman has written many children’s books and won a number of awards, including the National Book Award for Children’s Literature. In … Read more

New Magazine Subscriptions!

Perrot now has subscriptions to Entertainment Weekly, Runner’s World, Men’s Fitness, and Women’s Health. Reminder: Our magazines (aside from the current issue) circulate for 1 week. Current issues may be enjoyed anywhere in the library.

Spaces Available in 4s and 5s and Spotlight

Spotlight, our after school story and crafts program for 2nd and 3rd graders, still has spaces available for the fall! The theme for this program session is Natural Wonders. The program meets Wednesdays at 4 P.M. on September 30th, October 7th, October 14th, and October 21st. Participants also receive tickets to our evening of scary … Read more

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