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Greenwich Library launches new online catalog

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Today marks the launch of the Greenwich Library’s new digital catalog. It can be accessed through the following URL: http://greenwichlibrary.bibliocommons.com/ Here’s the release from the library about the new system: “Greenwich Library is the first library in Connecticut to offer this service, which is powered by BiblioCommons, a leading Canada-based software developer. The BiblioCommons catalog […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Pen Women present tonight at Greenwich Library

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Tonight at 7 p.m. in the Greenwich Library’s meeting room, the Greenwich Pen Women will present poetry readings and art from their newest publication of original works, the product of a national poetry contest, Women’s Voices of the 21st Century: Experiences That Shape Women. The following comes from a library announcement about the event: “Women […] [Read More]
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Youth film festival this weekend

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The third annual Greenwich Youth Film Festival will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library. The festival encourages local high school students to express themselves through the art of film. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here. [Read More]

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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