Libraries Closed

The Libraries will be closed from Fri, May 25 at 5:00 pm until Mon, May 28 for Memorial Day weekend. Discover ebooks and audiobooks in the meantime.

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FocusOn: Food

Food unites us all, both globally and within our own Greenwich community. And it brings people together, whether it’s concern for the source and sustainability of our supplies to the simple pleasure of meal preparation and sitting down to a family dinner. This spring, Greenwich Library will engage patrons in exploring our relationship with and the future of food – from a historical, environmental, technological and very personal perspective with notable visits from Chef Edward Lee and more.

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Printed Calendars: May 2018

Click through the link below to find printed calendars for programs and events at Greenwich Library and its Byram Shubert and Cos Cob branches for May 2018.

Extended Hours

Greenwich Library will be open until 10:00 pm on Thurs, May 24 and Tues, May 29 until Thurs, May 31 for private school students and again in June for GHS students. There will be no extended hours Friday & Saturday; regular hours applied.

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Flinn Gallery: Art Students League

From May 3 – June 14, visit the Flinn Gallery for their final exhibit of the season, Art Student’s League Revisited. Since 1875 the Art Students League, based in the same historic building in New York City, has been training artists in a variety of mediums in hands-on classes. This exhibit seeks to highlight several current League students and one instructor.

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FocusOn Food: Mark Bittman

On Wednesday, June 6 at 7:00 pm, join us for a special FocusOn: Food event featuring former New York Times columnist and bestselling author Mark Bittman. The title of Bittman’s talk is “Eating Like Food Matters.” Registration required – seats are limited.

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AuthorTalk: Hannah Howard

On Thursday, June 7 at 7:00 pm, Author Hannah Howard will discuss her new book, Feast: True Love in and Out of the Kitchen. The compulsively readable memoir of a woman at war–with herself, with her body, and with food–while working her way through the underbelly of New York City’s glamorous culinary scene.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic goes online! Every page of every issue from 1888 to the present, along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos are all available to you on your mobile device or computer. Search covers, articles, images, maps, and advertisements, or browse by issue.

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