January 2010 Archives
Get a taste of Northern Italy's agriturismi and learn easy ways to bring Italian farmhouse cuisine to your table. Matthew Scialabba and Melissa Pellegrino, authors of The Italian Farmer's Table, will share their experiences of a four-month journey exploring 30 agriturismi (working farms with accommodations and restaurants) to learn authentic farm-to-table regional Italian cuisine, Wednesday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Greenwich Library Meeting Room.
Mid-February, according to the lunar calendar, brings about the Chinese New Year. The public is invited to celebrate the Year of the Tiger, as the Greenwich Library welcomes the CBA Culture & Arts Center of New York City on Sunday, February 7, at 2 pm, in the Cole Auditorium. Festivities will include dancing, acrobatics, magic, martial arts and music.
Dr. Dana Brand, author of The Last Days of Shea: Delight and Despair in the Life of a Mets Fan, will speak at Greenwich Library on Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Dr. Brand is a Professor of English and American Literature at Hofstra University. He was born in New York City in 1954 to a pair of Brooklyn Dodger fans who were heartbroken when their team left New York in 1957. He began his personal love affair with baseball in 1962, the first season of the New York Mets.
Get free tax assistance from the VITA Volunteers every Monday and Saturday, February 6 to April 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those interested should bring last year's tax return, all W2s and 1099s, all wage and salary information, information on interest and dividends received and paid, and taxes on real estate, property and vehicles. Check the website for room location. For more information, please call the Reference Desk at (203)-622-7910.
Benedict F. Kiernan, Director of Genocide Studies at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, will speak on Preventing Genocide at the free World Affairs Forum Great Decisions program on Monday, February 22 at 7 pm, in the Cole Auditorium.
For more information on how you can help the people of Haiti, please review the following article on the Huffington Post:
The Greenwich Library and its Byram Shubert and Cos Cob Branches will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The libraries will reopen on Tuesday, January 19.