February 2011 Archives

TATSC1.jpgLet The Greatest Party Ever begin when Tim and the Space Cadets blast-off with an infectious and engaging concert on Saturday, March 5, at 2 pm, in the Cole Auditorium.

Tim and the Space Cadets write songs about the important things in life: snow days, pizza parties and summer vacations. The secret to their success is an ability to craft songs that exclude no one. They have achieved "a level of catchy power pop that pleases young kids as well as their older siblings," said Time Out New York.

MTH 45 A Crazy Day With Cobras.jpgThe Magic Tree House series has whisked Jack and Annie along on many wonderful adventures through time and to different places around the world. The brother and sister duo have come face to face with dinosaurs and celebrated Christmas in Camelot.

Break out your Passport to Adventure and join Jack and Annie as they embark on their latest journey from Greenwich Library. Children will be enchanted as they watch Jack and Annie in this live production based on the international bestselling and beloved series on Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m., in the Cole Auditorium.

Tribute Concert for Late Irish Fiddler

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odonnell.jpgP.V. O'Donnell entertained Greenwich Library crowds for eight years with his mix of Irish charm, fine fiddling, incredible vocals and witty banter.

Sadly, O'Donnell passed away on January 28. However, his friends will carry on the tradition with a tribute concert in memory of the Donegal fiddler on Saturday, March 12, at 2 p.m., in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library.

Get free tax assistance every Monday and Saturday

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Get free tax assistance from the VITA Volunteers every Monday and Saturday, February 5 to April 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Greenwich Library.

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 calendar on the Greenwich Library website for room location.

Greenwich Library Launches New Gaming Collection

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Greenwich Library has launched a new gaming collection. The introductory collection will feature 15 games in multiple formats including Wii™, XBOX 360, Playstation® 3 and PC. This collection is geared toward families with ratings of E, E 10+ and Teen. Patrons will have the chance to try out the new games on Saturday, February 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Teen Central area, located on the second floor of Greenwich Library.

"Video games are now a mainstream form of entertainment for all ages and the medium of choice for the millennial generation," said Library Director Carol Mahoney. "Libraries across the country have embraced gaming by offering both video game collections and gaming programs for children, youth, and seniors. Libraries see it as a way to engage people by providing programs that support literacy, team-building and intermixing media content for learning. Video activities require traditional text literacy in order to succeed, and people can have fun participating in a social activity at the same time."

Greenwich Library launches new teen book club

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With the popularity of Young Adult titles soaring, Greenwich Library is giving teens an opportunity to convene and share their opinions on their favorite books and adaptations at the YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club.

Designed for high school-age students, the YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club will meet monthly starting Wednesday, February 9, at 4 p.m., in Greenwich Library's Teen Central area on the second floor.

Podcast: Michael Takiff "A Complicated Man"

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Presidential biographer Michael Takiff will discussed his latest book, A Complicated Man: The Life of Bill Clinton as Told by Those Who Know Him, on Tuesday, January 25 in the Cole Auditorium.
Chinese New Year.JPGRing in the Chinese New Year when the Greenwich Library celebrates the Year of the Rabbit with performances from the Huaxia Edison Dance Troupe and the Zhang Yuan Chinese Martial Arts Academy on Sunday, February 13, at 2 pm, in the Cole Auditorium.
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