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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

The World & US

Wed, October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 18, 2019

One event on October 23, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

Note: October 23 meeting begins at 9:30 am. Meet monthly to explore  and discuss selected articles from The New Yorker, Bloomberg Business Week and Mother Jones. We will look at US relationships with the world's people, countries and organizations on issues of economy, technology, regulation, politics, society and environment. Alex Anvari will facilitate this discussion […]

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Toddler Mother Goose: Walkers Under Age 2

Wed, October 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 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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2:00 pm

Language Conversation Group: Italian

Wed, October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Room 215, The Westport Library, 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 Wednesday in Room 215 from 2-3 […]

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4:30 pm

Language Conversation Group: German

Wed, October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Room 215, The Westport Library, 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 Wednesday in Room 215 from 4:30-6 […]

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5:00 pm

Homework Help: Grades 2-8

Wed, October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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

Do you need help with the homework your teacher assigned? A certified teacher from the Westport Public Schools is available to assist you. Be sure to bring your homework with you! No registration required - Just drop in! For grades 2-8  Wednesdays, 5-6 pm For further information, contact Mary Parmelee (mparmelee@westportlibrary.org)

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6:30 pm

Chess Club for Adults

Wed, October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Drop by for a chess game on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays in the Program Room, 6:30-8:45. There will be both open play and instruction. For adults and high school students who know how to play the game. For more information, the group contact is Dana Rossi (347-213-5353 or email danarossi@yahoo.com). The Library contact is […]

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7:00 pm

The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money

Wed, October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Forum, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Jill Schlesinger, CBS News Business AnalystPhoto: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Do you have a “friend” who is smart, has a great career, holds a graduate degree, has even saved a fair amount for retirement, but who keeps making the same dumb mistakes when it comes to money? Jill Schlesinger, one of […]

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