Perrot is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mary Lee Callahan, beloved Perrot Library staff member. Mary was a fixture in the Children’s Room for many years, and after her retirement, went on to work part-time at the Adult Desk. Our thoughts and love are with Mary’s family. MARY ELIZABETH WHITE CALLAHAN, known as … Read more
Anne Gilhuly will give a talk on William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. in the Library. Actors Florence Phillips and Dick Leonard will read scenes from the play.
Hermione Granger invites you to pick up a free copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, available at the Youth Services Desk!
The Youth Services Summer Program Schedule is now available. Please note that for the Summer 2011 session, all our preschool programs will be DROP-IN, limited to the first 20 children and their caregivers to sign in before each program. Our Stuff & Nonsense and Spotlight programs will still be by registration only. We will also … Read more
Now available to borrow from the Youth Services Desk– a museum pass for the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport. You may borrow the pass for 3 days (reminder: all museum passes now circulate for 3 days), and it entitles you to free admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children. The Discovery Museum … Read more
The Town of Greenwich’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held this Saturday, May 14th, 2011, from 8 A.M. until 1 P.M. in the parking lot of Greenwich High School. At the Collection, all Fairfield County residents can properly and safely dispose of many toxic products that can’t go into the general waste system (some … Read more
Anne Gilhuly will give a talk on William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011, 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 … Read more
. . .Perrot needs you! Perrot is looking for teen volunteers for its Youth Services department to help run the summer reading program for kids! Who can be a Perrot Library Summer Teen Volunteer?Anyone going into Grade 7 and up who can volunteer at least 5 hours during the summer. When do volunteers work?From June … Read more
The Young Critics’ Club (YCC), Perrot’s book club for 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-graders, has declared that its favorite book of 2010/2011 is…. THE QUEEN OF WATERby Laura Resau and Maria Virginia Farinango Born in an Andean village in Ecuador, Virginia lives with her large family in a small, earthen-walled dwelling. In her village, it is … Read more