What We’re Reading at Perrot UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II AIRMAN’S STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION, BY LAURA HILLENBRAND[Non-Fiction] Laura Hillenbrand has done it again! Her first book, Seabiscuit, was a big winner. From all the reviews and reports, Unbroken will follow suit. Ms. Hillenbrand met the central character of this book while working … Read more
The Youth Services Winter/Spring 2011 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 13th, 2010. Don’t forget to bring a stamp! Complete registration instructions are available on our website, as our … Read more
The Old Greenwich Lions Club is selling grapefruits and oranges, as part of its annual fund-raising effort to flight blindness worldwide. Fruits are available for purchase at Perrot (ask at the Adult Circulation Desk). Grapefruits are $18 per carton, $8 for a half-carton, or $35 for two cartons. Navel oranges are also available for $19 … Read more
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 this … Read more
Please join us for the dedication of “Kathy’s Corner” given in memory of Kathy Krasniewicz at the Storymobile (Parked at Perrot Library) Tuesday, November 16th, 2010, at 3:30 P.M. Children’s book give-away Refreshments Storytime aboard the Storymobile Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Presented by the Greenwich Alliance for Education http://www.greenwichalliance.org/
Anne Gilhuly will give a talk on William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. in the Library. Actors Florence Phillips and Dick Leonard will read scenes from the play. Anne Gilhuly, a Classics teacher at Greenwich Continuing Education, leads the continuing series of Shakespeare talks at Perrot, which have … Read more
Excerpts from our evening of fear, on October 27th, 2010. . .
It’s here! Each year our Youth Services Librarian and young readers put together a list of recommended books to buy for holiday gifts. Our list features picture books, books for beginning readers, books for middle graders, and books for ages 12 and up. View our list online here. The Gift-Buying Guide is also available at … Read more