Here's What We're Reading This Summer

The Greenwich Library staff chimes in on their summer reading lists.

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Take the Library on Vacation!

It’s time to hit the road again and Greenwich Library has what you need to keep entertained and informed. Download Mango Languages App to brush up before your plane lands. Hop over to our Digital Library for eBooks (including travel guides) and audiobooks. And if you’re on a ‘staycation’, don’t forget about our 26 Local Museum and State Park Passes. Bon Voyage!

Read the Results of our 2015 Community Survey

Over 2,200 residents completed the Survey, sharing their views and ideas about Greenwich Library’s services and priorities. The report also includes highlights from 20 stakeholder interviews with town leaders in early 2016.

Let’s Talk About Books

Book groups are a great way to discover new authors, talk about books, and meet new people. The Library and its branches offer a variety of groups which cover various genres and age groups. Most run Sept-June but some even run year-round!

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Greenwich Public School’s Reading Lists Available!

OverDrive eBookGreenwich Library has partnered with GPS to provide books from the Summer Reading Lists (Grades K-8). The Library now includes books in print and eBook version to support the district’s digital learning initiatives! Find the complete collections here.

The Basics of Photo Organizing

Learn the tips and tricks to turn your print and digital photos from a cluttered mess into an organized system to make sharing easy with Isabelle Dervaux. Walk away with the know-how and inspiration to tackle and streamline your images this Monday, July 18 from 2-3PM in the Training Center.

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Greenwich Reads Together 2016 Selection is…

Greenwich Reads Together…Station Eleven, written by Emily St. John Mandel, which is an audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse. Copies from the Library are available in print, eBook, large print, and audiobook.

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Summer Reading for Kids Events are…

The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program is “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” which invites children to celebrate sports heroes and successes, learn about fitness, and try something new and exhilarating. Jump start this exciting summer event at each of the Library’s branches!

At the Main Branch: On Thursday, July 28 at 3PM join Todd Brodeur for a World Class Frisbee Show! He will show off basic tricks, catches, and combinations and rare and unique Frisbees and share the history and science behind the circular objects!

At Byram Shubert Branch: On Thursday, July 14 at 6PM, Nature Nick will introduce the true athletes of the animal world with ‘Animal Adventures: Athletic Animals’! He will feature hopping kangaroos and lightening fast falcons!

At Cos Cob Branch: On Tuesday, July 19 at 11AM, kids ages 5-7 can come and exercise with the Greenwich Dance School! This high energy co-ed exercise dance class is awesome for every part of your mind and body! Be sure to stop in and register.

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The Library is in Your Pocket!

With the Greenwich Library App, you can access the entire Library’s collection from your iPhone. Search the catalog, place holds, check your account, and more.

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No two persons ever read the same book.