Connecticut Trails Day 2012– June 2nd and 3rd

Celebrate Connecticut Trails on Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd, 2012! This year’s theme is “America’s Largest TRAILgating Party.” Grab a friend and join in the fun. With 193 Connecticut events to choose from, there will be outdoor activities for everyone—including hiking, biking, trail running, horseback riding, trail maintenance, kayaking, educational walks, bird watching, … Read more

Children’s Program Registration Starts Tuesday, 5/29

Registration for Youth Services’ Summer 2012 Program Session starts Tuesday, May 29th, and runs through Saturday, June 16th, 2012. [View the summer program schedule] Our morning preschool programs are drop-in during the summer, but you still need to register for Stuff & Nonsense (for kids entering 1st grade) and Spotlight (for kids entering 2nd/3rd/4th grade). … Read more

Shakespeare Colloquy: The Tempest

Anne Gilhuly will give a talk on William Shakespeare’s The Tempest on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, 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 our continuing series of Shakespeare talks. This is the fourteenth year that … Read more

Y2C2’s Favorite Book of 2011/2012 Is…

The Young Young Critics’ Club (Y2C2), Perrot’s book club for 4th- and 5th-graders, has declared that its favorite book of 2011/2012 is… PIE, by Sarah Weeks When Alice’s Aunt Polly passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous pie-crust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her … Read more

Golden Y Award Winners, Spring 2012

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Semi-Annual Young Young Critics’ Club (Y2C2) Jeopardy Tournament! The winning team, You’ll Like Us, Everybody Does (L-R): Jack, Fiona, and Serelle They are the current holders of the coveted Wonderful Golden “Y” Award! The winners have demonstrated their mastery of trivia questions related to the books that the Young Young … Read more

YCC’s Favorite Book of 2011/2012 Is…

The Young Critics’ Club (YCC), Perrot’s book club for 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-graders, has declared that its favorite book of 2011/2012 is…. WONDERSTRUCKby Brian Selznick Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a … Read more

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