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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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Halloween StoryWalk® at Earthplace

Sun, October 6 - Thu, October 31
Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This is a delightful way to take a walk and read Sarah Faire and the House at the end of the World by Alex Giannini. The first day is a part of the Earthplace Festival, which is a ticketed event. Partner & location: Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane Storywalk® is a registered […]

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10:00 am

Miss Mary's Storytime: Ages 3 & under

Thu, October 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 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! For ages 3 & under Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs include four practices, talking, singing, reading and playing, that […]

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12:30 pm

WestportWRITES: Advanced Writing Class

Thu, October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Room 214, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers an eight-session workshop for those who have had some experience in writing memoir and personal essay. The class is not a beginners' class. The goal is to foster a habit of writing, to briefly review the elements of good style and to help writers become their own […]

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4:00 pm

Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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