The Perrot Library has added a new resource specifically designed for book groups and readers of all stripes. It’s called Library Speakers Consortium, and it’s your source for live and recorded interviews with bestselling authors and thought leaders. The interviews are fully vetted, professionally produced, and free. View on your own or with a group.
The Garden Club of Old Greenwich is offering Gardening Workshops for Kids at Perrot during the month of April! On Tuesday, 4/18, from 3:45-4:45 PM, join us for a newspaper pot workshop. Make your own eco-friendly pot out of newspaper, then plant it with beautiful (and edible) nasturtiums! On Tuesday, 4/25, from 3:45-4:45 PM, join … Read more
Perrot Memorial Library & The Greenwich Pen Women present a Zoom Book Discussion on Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson A Greenwich Reads Together 2020 Selection Facilitated by Adrienne Reedy of Greenwich Pen Women Through personal stories, Bryan Stevenson lets us take a close look at our nation’s judicial system … Read more
During the COVID-19 crisis, we reached out to the public and asked them to submit haiku–3-line, 17-syllable Japanese-style poems–that described their experience with the pandemic, the closures, and the impact of both on their daily life. The response was terrific! We received over 160 original haiku from people all over the world, ranging in age … Read more
Following on the amazing response to our 2019 Adult Summer Reading Program, we are once again inviting our patrons age 18 and over to participate in our Food for Thought Summer Reading Program. Beginning Monday, June 22 and running through Labor Day, visit http://perrotml.readsquared.com to sign up and log your summer reading. Here’s what you … Read more
Perrot will be closing at NOON today, Thursday, March 12th. We will have further updates soon about our hours in the days to come.
Thank you to all our Library patrons who took part in our Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2019! We had over 700 entries this summer–a terrific response! Here are the winners for this year’s Adult Summer Reading Challenge: Ginny Rowan — $100 gift card to Lugano Wine Bar & Salumeria Ana Lilienfeld — $50 gift card … Read more
Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, has been chosen as the Greenwich Reads Together selection for 2019. Greenwich Reads Together is a community-wide reading experience which engages all of Greenwich in exploring a single book, culminating in a month-long series of special events and programs in the fall. About the Book: Sixty years after its original … Read more