Youth Services Winter/Spring ’10 Program Schedule Now Available

The Youth Services Winter/Spring 2010 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, December 14th, 2009. Don’t forget to bring a stamp! Complete registration instructions are available on our website, as our … Read more

Tellabration! 2009

Throughout the world, the week before Thanksgiving is set aside as a time to celebrate the time-honored art of storytelling and story listening. Join the thousands of people, young and old, around the world who will spend a unique and magical hour rediscovering the laughter, the tears and the power of the story, at TELLABRATION! … Read more

DVD Diva: Cary Grant

Once told by an interviewer, “Everybody would like to be Cary Grant,” Grant is said to have replied, “So would I.” Here are some of his movies available at Perrot: In the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, North by Northwest, Grant plays a hapless New York advertising executive who is mistaken for a government agent by a … Read more

Book Recommendation: Emily’s Ghost

Emily’s Ghost, published by Norton, and written by Denise Giardina, is a fabulous book. The premise that Emily Bronte’s tale needed telling because all her papers were destroyed (except for Wuthering Heights) was an excellent basis for this type of story. Emily’s Ghost was well-written and captivating– this is one of the best books I … Read more

Photo of the Perrot cupola

click to see a larger version Klara Zimmerman, a junior at Greenwich High School, took this neat photo of Perrot’s cupola for an art class. Klara says, “I am a frequent user of the library and I thought it would be cool to take some pictures there for my class. The photography assignment was called … Read more

Tomorrow Night: Tracy Kidder

Perrot Event Reminder: New York Times best-selling author Tracy Kidder will discuss his books, Mountains Beyond Mountains and Strength in What Remains, tomorrow, 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 … Read more

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