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News, Suggested Reading and More from Greenwich Library

Banned Book Week Begins

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What would you do if you went to the library to check out a book, only to find it wasn’t there? Not because it was already checked out, but because someone else didn’t agree with its content and had it removed. According to the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), there were […] [Read More]
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Nutrition 101

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This evening at Greenwich Library Dr. Veronica Waks will teach the basics about how the food you consume is absorbed and used by your cells to impact your health. Visit the Meeting Room at 6 p.m. and create a firm foundation for understanding important health topics such as cholesterol, high blood pressure, weight reduction, cancer […] [Read More]

Fall Into the Library

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Can you feel it? School has started. There is a light crispness in  the morning air. Some of the leaves have started to turn. As autumn makes its way to New England, we invite you to “fall” into Greenwich Library this month. This evening Shakespeare expert Bob Smith returns for an eight week examination of […] [Read More]

Zeitoun High School Essay Contest Winners

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The Greenwich Reads Together town-wide event has wrapped up but there is still great news to share. One of the highlights was the high school essay contest, where students were asked to answer the question: Please explain how your reading of Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers, has affected your view of justice and anti-Muslim sentiment in […] [Read More]

Mother’s Day!

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Today is Mother’s Day! After brunch head to the library and grab one of the many fascinating books we have that focus on one of the favorite women in your life — Mom! [Read More]

Art Opening Tonight At Flinn Gallery

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Tonight will be busy at Greenwich Library. In addition to popular local author Beatriz Williams at the Cole Auditorium, there will be an art opening in the Flinn Gallery from 6 – 8pm. Paperworks: material as medium consists of more than 85 inventive works made of handmade, recycled and commercial paper by artists from North […] [Read More]

AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary Presents Local Writer Beatriz Williams

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AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary presents local writer Beatriz Williams on Thursday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium. She will discuss her debut novel, Overseas, set during World War I France and modern day New York. Amiens, France, 1916: Captain Julian Ashford, a British officer in the trenches of the Western Front, is waylaid in the […] [Read More]

Children’s May Flower Crafts

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Every day this week the Children’s Room will have simple May flower crafts. Drop in and create a bouquet! For more information contact Deirdre Sullivan at (203) 622-7940 [Read More]

A Million Reasons to Watch the Friends Friday Film

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This week’s Friends Friday Film is “Hot Millions” a 1968 film directed by Eric Till. This British comedy about embezzlers and eccentrics is played by a cast that knows how to do this stuff extremely well. Especially recommended for computer geeks. With Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart, Robert Morley, Cesar Romero. Admission […] [Read More]

Chess at Greenwich Library

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The first Friday night of every month is Chess Night at Greenwich Library! Join National Master Rich Jackson who will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge you to a game or two. All ages and skill levels are welcome. You don’t have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to […] [Read More]