You can now access free library e-books via your Kindle device! “Libraries are a critical part of our communities,” Jay Marine, director of Kindle at Amazon, said in a statement. “And we’re excited to be making Kindle books available at more than 11,000 local libraries around the country.” Read more at the New York Times. The … Read more
Greenwich Library and the Byram and Cos Cob branches will be closed all day on Monday, September 26th so that staff may participate in a Strategic Planning session. Perrot WILL be open on the 26th for our regular hours, 9 AM to 6 PM.
Da Vinci’s Sweet Tooth: Desserts of the RenaissanceWednesday, October 5th, 20117:30 P.M.Radcliffe Children’s WingPerrot Memorial Library Celebrate Italian Heritage Month by learning about the history of Italy’s sweets! Noted food historian and author Francine Segan will regale the audience with a fascinating presentation on the festivities of the Renaissance, featuring a tasting of classic Italian … Read more
Spotlight, our after school story and crafts program for 2nd and 3rd graders, still has spaces available for the fall session! The theme for this session is Thrills and Chills. The program meets Wednesdays at 4 P.M. on September 21st, September 28th, October 5th, and October 19th. Participants also receive tickets to our evening of scary stories, NIGHTMARES, on … Read more
With several thousand Greenwich residents still without electricity, Perrot has decided to open the Library this Saturday, September 3rd, for our usual hours (9 AM to 5 PM) We will be closed on Sunday, September 4th, and Monday, September 5th for Labor Day Weekend. Greenwich Library will also be open on Saturday from 9 AM-5 PM, but … Read more
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Perrot wants to make sure that all children have the smartest card of all– a library card. Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school and are more likely to continue to use the library as … Read more