Since 1941, Greenwich Garden Club has committed to uniting all those with a passion for the cultivation of plants and…More flowers through various educational programs and civic projects. The invitational, private club is comprised of some 90 active members, and is a member of the Garden Club of America.
The club often meets at the Greenwich Public Library.
Established in 1904, the Perrot Memorial Library is an independent public library, serving the communities of Old…More Greenwich, Riverside and North Mianus. The library shares a database, online catalog and Internet service with Greenwich Library. Its catalog boasts 28,000 adult books and 31,000 children's books, as well as 2,000 CDs, 4,000 DVDs and subscriptions to 110 periodicals. Patrons can enjoy free Wi-Fi and timed use of 11 public computers; the children's wing has an additional four.
Local librarians claim that a trip to the Cos Cob Library will remind patrons of Cheers, "where everybody…More knows your name." It is one of three local libraries that comprise the Greenwich Library System.
Cos Cos Library opened at its present location in 1999, after 60 years of book-lending from various Greenwich locations.
Today's collection tops 40,000 items. Patrons are free to use the library's computers (some set aside for children), and have free access to the building's WiFi network.
Among the many special programs offered at the library are weekly story hours for toddlers and preschoolers and adult book club meetings.
The library's community accommodates 60 people and is available for free usage by Greenwich non-profit clubs and organizations. Reservations are required.
Anyone who lives, works or studies in Greenwich is eligible to obtain a Greenwich Library card, free of charge. Further instructions are available on the Greenwich Library website.
Byram Shubert Library is one of three public libraries that make up the Greenwich Library System. Town librarians say…More it is the "cultural, educational and social heart of Byram and Western Greenwich."
The branch is named after John Shubert, a famed theater owner and operator whose wife was an influential advocate for the library's construction.
The building has doubled in size since it first opened in 1974. Today the library boasts a large collection of adult, young adult and children's literature; some books are available in Spanish. Periodicals include local and national newspapers and magazines in both English and Spanish. Magazine back issues can be checked out.
Story hours for various age groups, seasonal reading clubs and film screenings are offered throughout the year. The library's meeting room seats 125 and is available for free to Greenwich nonprofit clubs and organizations. Reservations are required.
Since 1953, the volunteer organization known as the Friends of the Byram Shubert Library has helped support the programming and maintenance of the library. Anyone who lives, works or studies in Greenwich is eligible to obtain a library card, free of charge.