Bargain magazines

Beginning Monday, 2/1, we will be discarding our 2008 magazines. They will be available for sale at 25 cents each (please pay at the Adult Circulation Desk) at Perrot’s For Sale shelf, located to the right of the bulletin board in the main building. We also have discarded books available for 25 cents; all other … Read more

Two Sparkly Ones

Before I even reach the top of the library stairs, I know the stylish, carefree woman, who runs the Children’s Room, will be waiting for me. Not a hair out of place, not a wrinkle in her dress, Mrs. Mac runs over, her bright eyes dancing as she straightens the scarf tied loosely around her … Read more

Tax Time

At last, we have tax forms at the library! We have recently received Connecticut state tax booklets and forms: there are only two now: CT 1040 and CT 1040 Non-Resident. They have done away with CT 1040 EZ. See for more information. For federal forms, we have the 1040 series and some of the … Read more

Upcoming Event: An Evening with Pemba Gyalje Sherpa

CLIMBING THE WORLD’S HIGHEST PEAKS: A SHERPA PERSPECTIVEAn Evening with Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2008. Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010, 7:00 PM Perrot Memorial Library, Radcliffe Children’s Wing Sherpas are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region in Nepal who are renowned for their extraordinary mountaineering abilities and knowledge of … Read more

Book Review: Nanny Returns

Nanny Returnsby Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus This is the sequel to The Nanny Diaries, which enjoyed commercial success as both a book and a movie. Here, we revisit Nan, twelve years later, as she returns to her old stomping grounds of the Upper East Side where she was once a nanny. She’s traveled the … Read more

The Latest in Children’s Literature News

A few interesting tidbits from Publisher’s Weekly: Newbery medalist Katherine Paterson has been appointed the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. She succeeds the first Children’s Ambassador, Jon Scieszka. Paterson says, “Books help us make friends who are different from ourselves.” Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the movie, arrives in theaters on April 2nd, … Read more

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