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Teens Behind the Lens: 7th Annual Teen Photography Contest

Thu, August 1 - Fri, October 18
Brooks Place, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

2019 Theme: “Dot-Dot-Dot.” This is the Library’s logo and, additionally, in writing, when you end a sentence with an ellipsis (3 periods) , you leave the reader wondering & wanting more… Submit photographs that leave us with questions & make us want more. Open to: Fairfield County residents in grades 6-12. To Enter: Fill out the submission […]

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South Gallery: Talking Type

Fri, September 6 - Thu, November 14
South Gallery, Upper Entrance, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Opening reception: Friday, June 20, 6-7:30, Sheffer Room gallery, in conjunction with the exhibit ART & TEXT Westport type expert Ilene Strizver looks at the basic elements of typography and how the choice of font and text layout design are essential to successfully conveying the message. This display is in conjunction with the Sheffer Room main […]

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ART & TEXT: Mixed-Media Collage & Paintings by Nancy Landauer

Fri, September 13 - Thu, December 5
Sheffer Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Opening reception:  Friday, September 20, 6-7:30 Artist-to-Artist Talk with Miggs Burroughs: Tuesday, October 1, 6-7 pm Westport artist Nancy Landauer’s work often has a retro look and always includes text to convey a message or simply add pattern and texture. This exhibit is part of a fall group show by 13 Fairfield County libraries sharing the common […]

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Jesup Gallery: LET'S DANCE!

Thu, September 19 - Mon, December 16
Jesup Gallery, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 3 from 6-7 pm Selections from the Westport Public Art Collections, these prints, drawings and photographs feature images celebrating dance. Opening Reception: Thursday, October 3 from 6-7 pm Image: "City Center Ballet #2" by Philippe Halsman (Westport Public Art Collections, Database #1309)

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9:30 am

Toddler Mother Goose: Walkers Under Age 2

Tue, October 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Higgins Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes rhymes, songs and play. Please bring your grownup! Designed for walkers age 2 & under Toddler Mother Goose program is designed to move children further along on the reading readiness spectrum.  We continue with nursery rhymes, stories and play, and now the children are moving on their own. Our Philosophy […]

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10:00 am

Book Chat

Tue, October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Writer Nina Sankovitch will continue drop-in conversations! No "book reports" — just read whatever interests you and then drop into the Library and talk about it. Occurring first Tuesday of every month, the conversation lasts about an hour. All are welcome! More Library book groups...

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. […]

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12:30 pm

WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

Tue, October 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Room 215, The Westport Library, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Are you a  beginning writer who wants to improve your craft? Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers a six-session workshop that includes instruction, writing exercises, collaboration and development of your own work. The six sessions will be Tuesdays, September 17 -October 29, except October 8 from 12:30-2:30 pm in Room 214. Register […]

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2:00 pm

Language Conversation Group: Spanish

Tue, October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Room 211, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The language conversation groups are for those interested in practicing speaking in another language. The groups are open to all levels of experience and are are self-directed. If you are interested in starting a group in a language not offered, contact Jennifer Keller at jkeller@westportlibrary.org. This group will meet every Tuesday in Room 211 from 2-3 […]

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Tuesdays at Two Film: All is True

Tue, October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All is True is a look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare. Kenneth Branagh directs. (1 h 41 m) Films in the September-October Series: 9/3: Stan & Ollie 9/10: Remember the Titans 9/17: Maria by Callas NEW DATE: 11/12: An Autumn Afternoon 10/1: All Is True 10/8: October Sky 10/15: The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science 10/22: 180° South 10/29: Young […]

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4:00 pm

Drop-In Tech Help

Tue, October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Riverwalk Level, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Come in Mondays from 4-6 and Fridays from 3-5 pm to get some personal training on your ereader, iPad, or tablet at the Tech Help table in the Riverwalk Level. Free! Our experts will be there to answer your questions about how your device works, how to load things onto it, and how to solve […]

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6:00 pm

Artist-to-Artist Talk with Miggs Burroughs and Nancy Landauer

Tue, October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sheffer Room, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

In conjunction with Nancy Landauer's exhibit, ART & TEXT, Mixed-Media Collage & Paintings, she will explore her work in a talk with fellow Westporter, photographer/graphic artist Miggs Burroughs. A lifelong resident of Westport and a full-time graphic artist since 1972, Miggs Burroughs has designed hundreds of logos, ads, brochures and now websites for commercial and nonprofit […]

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