Filled with thrillers and suspense books, come see our display in the Rand Room, called “Edge of Your Seat Reads.” This has been quite popular and includes authors such as: Steve Berry, Tom Harper, Peter Abrahams, John Burdett and many others. This is a good way to find a “new” book to read or an … Read more
Our 2010 Connecticut State Parks and Forests Day Pass is now available for you to borrow! The pass may be used at all the major state parks with admission or parking fees, including Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, and Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme. The pass … Read more
Are you a high school senior and a former member of Young Critics or Young Young Critics (Y2C2) reading clubs at Perrot? If so, you may be eligible for a college grant from the Kathleen Mary Kertland Apuzzo Krasniewicz Scholarship Award. Please contact the Library Director, Kevin McCarthy, at 203-637-3888 or at firstname.lastname@example.org by May … Read more
Smile [click here to place a hold on this item ] *****Staff Pick*****Raina Telgemeier (who adapted The Babysitters Club into graphic novel form) tells her own true life story, from middle school to high school, in this entertaining book. After knocking out her two front teeth in sixth grade, Raina undergoes years of frustrating dental … Read more
Dreaming of Dior: Every Dress Tells a StoryAuthor Charlotte Smith to speak at Perrot Monday, April 26th, 2010, 7:00 PM Perrot Memorial Library, Radcliffe Children’s Wing Doris Darnell had always loved to dress up and spent a lifetime collecting over 3,000 items of vintage clothes and accessories from three centuries of fashion history. So when … Read more
Perrot now has a Facebook page! Please become our fan here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Old-Greenwich/Perrot-Memorial-Library/389151177914 We look forward to interacting with our patrons through Facebook, and hope you’ll feel free to share your opinions and suggestions about Perrot!
Perrot has sadly suffered the loss of two former employees recently. Our thoughts and love are with their friends and families. Jane Van Tassel CrowleBorn September 30, 1928 in Elizabeth , NJ died February 18, 2010. Daughter of the late Leland and Evelyn Van Tassel. She was pre-deceased by her beloved husband of 59 years … Read more
What We’re Reading at Perrot The Postmistress, by Sarah BlakeThe time is 1940 to 1941, and this novel involves the effects of world events on three very different women. There is Iris, the postmistress of the title, handling her unusual job in a small town on Cape Cod. Emma is the new young wife of … Read more
This year’s Old Greenwich Lions Club Pancake Fry will take place on Saturday, March 13th, 2010, from 8 A.M. to 1 P.M at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (located at the corner of Forest Avenue and Harding Road). Enjoy a hearty meal of pancakes, syrup, sausages, coffee, tea, orange juice and milk. Tickets are only … Read more
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 the … Read more
The Spring 2010 edition of Perrot’s newsletter, Précis, is now available! Watch for your copy in the mail, or read it online (in PDF format).