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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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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

Costume 911 Workshop

Thu, October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Room 210, Board Room, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

October is here and it is time to work on your Halloween costume! Bring your idea and materials to our workshop to add pizzazz to your costume. Projects may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. Theatrical costumer C. Delari Johnston and Margaret, Youth Services Librarian will be there to help with additional craft […]

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, October 24 @ 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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7:00 pm

Ukulele Meetup

Thu, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Room 210, Board Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join this informal group with an instructor for a relaxing musical evening together. Please inquire in advance about ukuleles available for loan. For more information and to register, contact Deborah White (dwhite@westportlibrary.org) For adults to middle school ages.

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Haunted Pub Trivia with Author J. W. Ocker

Thu, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Forum, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

To celebrate the spookiest time of year, the Library is bringing haunted pub trivia to the Forum, with four rounds of questions all themed for Halloween. PLEASE REGISTER HERE. Entrance is free, but there will be a $10 wristband charge for craft beer (ages 21 and over). Pours of Otter Creek Oktoberfest will be provided […]

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