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Greenwich libraries closed today

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The Greenwich Library, the Byram Shubert Library, the Cos Cob Library and the Perrot Memorial Library will all be closed today for Good Friday. The libraries will be open on Saturday and then all closed on Sunday for Easter. [Read More]

Greenwich Library book club to discuss US-Canada book tonight

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The U.S. and Canada joining to become one country? The idea might sound preposterous to some, but not to Diane Francis, whose book “Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country.” Francis’ book is the Greenwich Library’s foreign affairs book discussion group’s book to read this month. The group will be […] [Read More]
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Storycraft program for young children today at Greenwich Library

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The Greenwich Library will host today at 4 p.m. a story, song and craft program for children ages 3-5, who come with a parent or caregiver. Children will make their own craft to take home. No registration required but space is limited. The library encourages parents, caregivers and their children to come early and sign […] [Read More]
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‘Easy Living’ screening tonight at Greenwich Library

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Mo’ money, mo’ problems? Mary Smith is given a crash course in the gilded lifestyle when a $58,000 sable fur coat lands on her while riding a double-decker bus.  So sets off a rollicking sequence of events in the 1937 comedy “Easy Living,” which stars Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold and Ray Milland. The film is […] [Read More]
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Pericles talk tonight at Greenwich Library

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Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer’s Night Dream — you know every line in them. But do you know every work in the Shakespearean canon. How about Pericles? There’s never an unworthy reason to expand your knowledge of the Bard’s repertoire. So, if you’re free, you might be interested in the Greenwich Library’s series […] [Read More]
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Sushi documentary screening tonight at Greenwich Library

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The Greenwich Library will host tonight at 8 p.m. in its Cole Auditorium a free screening of the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” which chronicles the life of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, the acclaimed chef and patriarch of the Sukiyabashi Jiro  sushi bar in Tokyo. And here’s a preview of the “main course”: [Read More]
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Middle East expert to speak tonight at Greenwich Library

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As part of the World Affairs Forum Great Decisions program, John Entelis, director of Middle East Studies at Fordham University will speak about the Islamic Awakening in the Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium tonight at 7 p.m. The library’s website offers this background on Entelis: ”According to Entelis, ‘The five countries of North Africa, also known […] [Read More]
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“Airplane!” screening tonight at the Greenwich Library

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“All right, Striker, you listen, and listen close. Flying a plane is no different from riding a bicycle; it’s just a lot harder to put baseball cards in the spokes.” — Rex Kramer Yes, one of the great tales of high-flying high jinks, “Airplane!” will take off again with a free screening tonight at 8 […] [Read More]
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Suggest a book for Greenwich

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Greenwich Reads Together is a community-wide reading experience aimed at engaging all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. What do you think we should read next? Suggest a book by here. Greenwich Reads Together 2014 will take place this Fall. In order to be selected, the book should be of high literary quality, reflective of […] [Read More]
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Postponed: ‘Girl, Interrupted’ author visit

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A visit from the best-selling author of Girl, Interrupted  — originally scheduled for tomorrow night — has been postponed to 7 p.m. on April 29 at at Greenwich Public Library. Susannah Kaysen will discuss her her soon-to-be released novel Cambridge, which digs deep into her personal adolescent experiences to deliver a story that illuminates the […] [Read More]
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