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News, Suggested Reading and More from Greenwich Library

Children’s Programs at the Library

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From infants to grade schoolers and even tweens, the Greenwich Library’s Children’s Room has a bunch of fun programs for kids of all ages. Baby Lapsit meets twice a day on Thursdays, at 9:45am and 1:15pm. It’s a pre-registered program for infants up to 12 months and a parent or caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, […] [Read More]

Bring Your Siblings to See Tonight’s Friends Friday Night Film

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This evening’s Friends Friday Night Film is Hannah and Her Sisters. Written and directed by Woody Allen, the film was released in 1986. It stars Barbara Hershey, Carrie Fisher, Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Diane Wiest, Max Von Sydow. A look back at one of Woody Allen’s finest, a mosaic that concerns the lives, loves, and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Youth Film Festival This Saturday

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The Junior League of Greenwich, co-sponsored by the Greenwich Library, invite you to the Greenwich Youth Film Festival this Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium. High school students in Fairfield and Westchester counties were invited to submit films in the following five categories: Creative, Animation, Documentary, Music Video, and Public Service Announcement. More […] [Read More]

“If Only We Could Get You the eBook You Want”

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Nothing has impacted public libraries more in recent years than the increasing popularity of eBooks. Over the past year, eBook circulation at Greenwich Library has increased 250%. It is still modest in terms of the total circulation of library materials but it is also the fastest growing and we expect this trend to continue.  But […] [Read More]

Bob Smith Returns to Greenwich Library with “As You Like It”

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Bob Smith returns to Greenwich Library this evening with his popular “Nights with Shakespeare” series, this time focusing on As You Like It. Patrons will meet in the Cole Auditorium every Wednesday at 7p.m. through May 30. Shakespeare’s romantic comedy was first published in First Folio in 1623 but is widely believed to be written […] [Read More]

After Katrina: Preserving Civil Liberties While Protecting Public Safety

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As part of the Greenwich Reads Together program, Greenwich Library presents The Honorable James Letten, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, to discuss the U.S. Department’s role in efforts to rebuild the New Orleans Police Department. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. this evening in the Cole Auditorium.  Mr. Letten’s talk […] [Read More]

Learn How to Download eBooks from the Library Tonight

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This evening at 7pm in the Technical Training Center, Greenwich Library will have a computer class to learn how to download eBooks from the Library’s collection. You will also find other online resources for free eBooks. We will have Nooks, Kindles, and iPads to practice, or bring your own device. No registration is required. [Read More]

Friends Friday Film Connects With Greenwich Reads Together

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Tonight’s Friends Friday Film is Trouble the Water, an award-winning documentary that mixes amateur and professional footage of the approach, devastation, and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that struck New Orleans in 2005. Aspiring rap singer Kimberly Roberts turned her brand new video camera on scenes of dramatic rescues and harrowing suffering. You’ll meet two unforgettable […] [Read More]
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Book Recommendations

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If you’re ready for your next book but aren’t sure what to read, check out the Staff Picks blog on our website. Below is a recent review of City of Fortune, How Venice Ruled the Seas by Roger Crowley. Venice has remained an extraordinarily dazzling city set on a series of islands in a lagoon […] [Read More]

Last Minute Tax Filers

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Taxes are due Tuesday, April 17 and Greenwich Library has resources for you last minute filers. From Taxes for Dummies to Self Employed Tax handbooks Greenwich Library has a guide for almost every type of tax. Also, many tax forms are available at the Library, and some of the most popular forms can be found […] [Read More]