In the evening Alice sat on her grandfather’s knee and listened to his stories of faraway places. When he had finished, Alice would say, “When I grow up, I too will go to faraway places, and when I grow old, I too will live beside the sea.” “That is all very well, little Alice,” said … Read more
Perrot has copies of both federal and state income tax forms available (ask at the Reference Desk). Or, you can get tax forms online here: Federal Tax Forms Connecticut State Tax Forms Tax help and information: The Ernst and Young Tax Guide 2011 (book) Frequently Asked Questions at the IRS Website MSN Money: Tax Center … Read more
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Greenwich Reads Together is a community-wide reading experience which will engage all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. In Winter/Spring 2011, the whole community will explore a single book through discussions, programs and lectures. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, was selected for its high literary quality, reflection of universal issues, and capability of … Read more
Writing Your First Novel: From Page One to Publisher, with Howard RoughanWednesday, January 26th, 2011, at 7:00 P.M.Radcliffe Children’s Wing, Perrot Memorial LibraryAuthor and Riverside native Howard Roughan will lead a unique discussion on writing your first novel. He will also be talking about his solo novels, The Up and Comer and Promise of a … Read more
The winners of the 2011 major literary awards for children were recently announced at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Conference in San Diego. [Click on each title to view in the catalog and to place a hold.] Caldecott Medal WinnerA Sick Day for Amos McGee, illustrated by Erin E. Stead (written by Philip C. Stead)Every … Read more