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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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Teens Behind the Lens: 7th Annual Teen Photography Exhibit

Tue, October 29 - Thu, November 21
Brooks Place, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

See the winning entries for the 2019 contest. Professional Westport photographer Pamela Einarsen was the judge. Opening reception for exhibit: Tuesday, October 29, 5-6 pm, Brooks Place Gallery 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 […]

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9:15 am

Job Search Work Team

Tue, October 29 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

The Job Search Work Team is a weekly networking and accountability group for people who are “in transition." It meets Tuesday mornings from 9:15-11 am in the Board Room, room 210 and is open to anyone who is actively seeking employment. For more information, contact business librarian Ellen Janpol at ejanpol@westportlibrary.org Check out our guide […]

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9:30 am

Toddler Mother Goose: Walkers Under Age 2

Tue, October 29 @ 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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12:30 pm

WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

Tue, October 29 @ 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 29 @ 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: Young Frankenstein

Tue, October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Young Frankenstein is Mel Brook’s comic take on the film classic Frankenstein and stars Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle. (1974, 1h 46m) 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 Frankenstein

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4:00 pm

Drop-In Tech Help

Tue, October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

The Forum, 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. 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 those annoying little problems […]

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5:00 pm

Opening Reception for the Exhibit: Teens Behind the Lens

Tue, October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy the results of the Library's 7th annual Teen Photography Contest, whose theme will be Dot-Dot-Dot, which is the Library’s logo (and, in writing, these three dots, or periods, are called ellipses, leaving the reader or viewer wondering and wanting to know more). On exhbit through November 13. Opening reception: Tuesday, October 29, 5-6 pm Image: […]

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