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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

Language Conversation Group: Japanese

Fri, October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Room 210, Board Room, 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. The group will meet every Friday in Room 215 from 10-11 […]

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Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime, Ages 3-5

Fri, October 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

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

Let imaginations run wild with engaging stories, songs, and activities as we enrich and build early literacy skills. Grown-ups are invited to join us for the craft. For ages 3 to 5

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11:00 am

Language Conversation Group: French

Fri, October 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Room 216, McCall Room,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. The group will meet every Friday in Room 215 from 11 […]

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Anyone Can... Spot Fake News

Fri, October 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter. Fake News has been around for centuries […]

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3:00 pm

Drop-in Tech Help

Fri, October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

Come in Tuesdays 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 Trefz Forum. 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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Youth Artists Collective Workshop: Multimedia Response to “Art & Text” Exhibit

Fri, October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Westport artists Katherine and Rebecca Ross will lead this monthly series of teen art workshops for grades 6-12 in Westport and surrounding communities. YAC is an inclusive group of young artists that meet to make art, talk about art, offer support and find opportunities to share their art. All workshop materials will be supplied. Sponsor: […]

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