Past Events

Upcoming Program: Margie Ruddick, Author of “Wild by Design”

In partnership with the Garden Club of Old Greenwich, Perrot Memorial Library is pleased to present Margie Ruddick, author of Wild by Design, on Wednesday, October 19, at 7 pm via Zoom.

For over twenty years, Margie Ruddick has been recognized
for her pioneering work in  landscape design. Winner of the 2013 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in landscape architecture, Margie has forged a design language that integrates ecology
and culture.

Ruddick has turned her love of nature into a principled design approach, laid out in her new book Wild by Design: Strategies for Creating Life-enhancing Landscapes. 

Ms. Ruddick will include real-life stories/pictures of landscapes she has designed or transformed, share her thought process and experience, use of particular plants, and site planning.

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

To register for the Zoom meeting, click here.

Past Event: Local Photographer Mike Harris

The Perrot Library welcomes Mike Harris as he shares his new photography book, Now You Can Take My Picture, on Wednesday, June 8, at 7pm.  The book leads the viewer around the world showcasing people and cultures in dozens of countries.  Mike and his wife Sally took on photography full time in retirement but have been photographing for the last fifteen years on their travels.  This book includes the highlights of all the years in beautiful photos. This program will be in person and over Zoom for all to enjoy.  

Register via Zoom

Past Event: Decorating Outdoor Planters for Summer

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 1:00 pm, Floral Designer Lorie Cunningham presented “Decorating Outdoor Planters for Summer” at Perrot Memorial Library.

This was an in-person/outdoor program, which took place outside the main entrance to Perrot.

Participants learned how to decorate outdoor planters for summer. Engaging and entertaining, Lorie demonstrated how to combine readily available plants that work together to make a planter pop. 

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