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National Bookmobile Day

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Today is National Bookmobile Day and here at Greenwich Library, we would like to celebrate our Book Van. Elaine Tai-Lauria, the manager of Lending Services at the Library, explains: The Book Van service is the means by which we “take Greenwich Library” to the seniors in the community. Twelve senior facilities in Greenwich currently receive […] [Read More]

Love the Hunger Games? Looking for a new book?

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The Hunger Games trilogy has more than 2.9 million copies in print, and has been downloaded more than 1 million times from Amazon, making the author, Suzanne Collins, the best-selling Kindle author of all time. If you’ve read all three books multiple times and are ready for a something new and equally exciting, scan Greenwich […] [Read More]

National Library Week!

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Today kicks off National Library Week at Greenwich Library. Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, you belong @ Greenwich Library. Today’s libraries help level the playing field by making both […] [Read More]

Celebrate National Library Week!

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Greenwich Library is celebrating National Library Week by distributing winning bookmarks from the “Love my Library” bookmark contest. Children were invited to design their own bookmark, and seven winners were chosen from all three locations. Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities […] [Read More]

Introduction to Bonds at Greenwich Library

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Robert Zipf, author of How the Bond Market Works, will discuss what you need to know about bonds and the bond market before you invest, on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Greenwich Library. According to EconomyWatch.com, the bond market is defined as a financial marketplace where debt instruments, primary […] [Read More]

New Immunization Recommendations For Adolescents

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated the 2012 Vaccine and Immunization Schedule for Adolescents. On Monday, March 26 at 10am, in the Greenwich Library Meeting Room, Dr. Marcie Schneider and Dr. Sara Levine of Greenwich Adolescent Medicine, will discuss the new recommendations  to protect against Human Papillomavirus (HPV),  Meningococcal Meningitis and Pertussis. Dr. […] [Read More]

“Restrepo” is Tonight’s Friends Friday Film

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Directed by Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger. A year with the Second Platoon in one of Afghanistan’s most deadly valleys reveals extraordinary insight into the surreal combination of back breaking labor, deadly firefights, and camaraderie as the soldiers painfully push back the Taliban. Co-director of Restrepo, Tim Hetherington, was killed on April 20, 2011 while […] [Read More]

“Piano Pieces” Exhibit Opening at Flinn Gallery

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Piano Pieces, an astonishingly creative three-way collaborative art exhibition between two Greenwich-based artists, Penny Putnam and Shauna Holiman, and Faust Harrison Pianos, the leading piano restorer in the nation,  will open at the Flinn Gallery on March 22, 2012. The opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. John Rockwell, former arts critic of the […] [Read More]

Jane Green Presented by AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary

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AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary is thrilled to welcome best-selling author Jane Green on March 20 at 7 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium. She will discuss her latest book, Another Piece of My Heart. Another Piece of My Heart is Green’s thirteenth novel. The book follows Andi, who has spent much of her adult life looking for the perfect […] [Read More]

Greenwich Reads Together 2012

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The Steering Committee for Greenwich Reads Together 2012 has just released the program for this year’s book, Zeitoun by Dave Eggers.  For two weeks, from April 17 until May 1, the Greenwich community will have multiple opportunities to engage in activities centered around this American Book Award winner. The program covers a wide breadth of material […] [Read More]