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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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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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9:30 am

Tummy Time for Babies: Pre-Walkers

Mon, November 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 16, 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 pre-walkers age 2 & under Tummy Time requires the adult to do most of the action for the baby.  This is a quiet, gentle program designed to expose children to nursery rhymes and reading in a small intimate setting. […]

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10:30 am

Rhythm & Rhyme: Age 5 & Under

Mon, November 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 23, 2019

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes songs, music, movement, fingerplay and stories.  Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Please bring your grownup! For ages 5 & under This is a large program (up to 200 people), with lots of movement and includes songs, nursery rhymes, music and a story. Ideal […]

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7:00 pm

Bestselling Author Elizabeth Strout Talks About Olive Kitteridge

Mon, November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Forum, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Did you fall in love with Olive Kitteridge? She’s back and Elizabeth Strout will discuss her new collection Olive, Again with writer Nina Sankovitch. Prickly, wry, resistant to change yet ruthlessly honest and deeply empathetic, Olive Kitteridge is “a compelling life force” (San Francisco Chronicle). The New Yorker has said that Elizabeth Strout “animates the ordinary with an […]

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7:30 pm

Language Conversation Group: Hebrew

Mon, November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Third of the month, 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. Meets every other Monday in the McCall Room from 7:30 […]

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