Libraries Closed

The Libraries will be closed from Friday, May 24 at 5:00 pm through Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day weekend and reopening Tuesday, May 28. While the Libraries are closed, discover ebooks and audiobooks through the Digital Library.

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Vote for the 2019 GRT Book

We need your help to make the final selection for Greenwich Reads Together, the community-wide reading experience which engages all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. Please note, you do not need to have read the book to participate in this poll. Voting is open now through June 7.

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Printed Calendars: June 2019

Click below for printed calendars of programs and events at Greenwich Library and its Byram Shubert and Cos Cob branches in June 2019.

Poet’s Voice: Peter Balakian

Poet's Voice 2019: Peter BalakianOn Sunday, June 2 at 2:00 pm, enjoy an afternoon with Peter Balakian, author of seven books of poems, four books of prose, and two translations including his book, Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize. His highly acclaimed memoir Black Dog of Fate is the winner of the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir.

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Art to the Avenue

From Thursday, May 2 through Monday, May 27, Greenwich Library will host miniature sculptures from local artist Mayann Weinberg as part of Art to the Avenue 2019. The sculptures will be displayed in two glass cases in the Main Library’s Self Check Out area so be sure to add the Library to your route or take a look when picking up your latest read.

Extended Hours

Extended Hours at the Library for High School Exams

Greenwich Library will offer extended hours for private school students final exams and will be open from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm from Tuesday, May 28 through Thursday, May 30. Cos Cob Library will be open until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28 and Byram Shubert Library will observe regular hours.

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Journey Through Bel Canto

Daniel Mobbs: Journey Through Bel Canto

On Sunday, June 9 at 3:30 pm, enjoy an afternoon of opera performed by Teatro Nuovo, featuring bass-baritone Daniel Mobbs, one of America’s masters of Bel Canto.  Mobbs will by join by pianist Rachelle Jonck and a select group of resident Teatro Nuovo singers. Registration Required.

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Over-Book Your Travel Plans

Are travel plans on your horizon this summer? Add Greenwich Library to your destinations and pick up the most up-to-date travel guides to locations all across the world, which are also accessible online in eBook form or DVD.

We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.