Past Events

Past Event: “The Climate Diet,” With Author Paul Greenberg

Perrot Memorial Library in partnership with Friends of Greenwich Point, the Greenwich Shellfish Commission, The Foodshed Network, and the Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission presents a discussion with award-winning food and environmental writer Paul Greenberg, author of The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint, on Wednesday, June 15, at 7pm. The Climate Diet, as well as Greenberg’s other books, will be available for purchase courtesy of Athena Books of Old Greenwich. 

This is now a hybrid event that is both in-person at the Library and available virtually via Zoom. Register for Zoom here: For more information, call 203-637-1066.

The Climate Diet is a practical, accessible guide we all need. It contains 50 achievable steps we can take to live our daily lives in a way that’s friendlier to the planet — from what we eat, how we live at home, how we travel, and how we lobby businesses and elected officials to do the right thing.

Greenberg is also the author of five other books, including the James Beard Award-winner Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food.  He was a guest at Perrot Library in 2014 to discuss his book American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood.  A former Greenwich resident and a Brunswick Class of ’85 graduate, Greenberg’s writing on oceans, climate change, health, technology, and the environment appears regularly in The New York Times and many other publications. He is a frequent guest on national television and radio, including Fresh Air with Terry Gross. His PBS Frontline documentary, The Fish on My Plate, was among the most viewed Frontline films of the 2017 season, and his TED Talk has reached over 1.5 million viewers to date. He lectures widely at institutions around the country ranging from Harvard to Google to the United States Senate.

Upcoming Event: GPW/PML Book Discussion of French Braid, by Anne Tyler

Greenwich Pen Women and Perrot Memorial Library continue their cosponsored book discussion series on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. This will be a hybrid discussion–both in-person (held in the Library’s Rand Room) and via Zoom. The group will discuss French Braid, by Anne Tyler. The discussion will be facilitated by Greenwich Pen Women member Terry Kelleher.

From the beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning author [Anne Tyler]—a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for reunion with a grandchild in our pandemic present. [excerpted from Amazon]

To place a hold on French Braid, visit

For more information on Anne Tyler, visit

Greenwich Pen Women, a branch of the National League of American Pen Women, is a nonprofit organization of local women artists, writers, and musicians. Find out more at

To register for the Zoom program, click here.

For more information, please contact Judy Sgammato at 203-637-1066.

Upcoming Event: Movies in Binney Park

On Saturday, July 16th, we invite you and your family to our first summer 2022 movie–Encanto. The movie starts at 8:30 pm. Bring your picnic, chairs/blankets, and enjoy!

There is no rain date for this event.

For more information, call the Library at 203-637-1066.

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