Edge of Your Seat Reads

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

Kathleen Krasniewicz Scholarship Award

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 kevinm@perrotlibrary.org by May … Read more

Dreaming of Dior: Author Charlotte Smith at Perrot

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

Please Fan Us on Facebook

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!

Two Recent Losses

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

New Book Recommendations

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

Annual Lions Club Pancake Fry

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

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