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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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9:00 am

Thursday, 11/14, Limited Library Access

Thu, November 14 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Due to preparation for tonight's Malloy Lecture in the Arts, the Forum and upper level conference rooms will be inaccessible all day. Access to the lower level meeting rooms, upper level balcony and the Hub for the general public will end at 5 pm. Children’s and the Riverwalk Level will be fully available all day.

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10:00 am

Miss Mary's Storytime: Ages 3 & under

Thu, November 14 @ 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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4:00 pm

MAKE-IT-WORKshops: Take It Apart

Thu, November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
technology inside take it apart

Bring in some of your old or broken electronics and let's see how they work. Explore the insides of machines and learn about tools! Class limited to 8 Thursday, November 7; grades K-2. Register. Thursday, November 14; grades 3-5. Register. Thursday, November 21; grades 6-8. Register. Note: The November 21 workshop will be in Room, […]

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7:00 pm

The Malloy Lecture in the Arts Presents Art Spiegelman

Thu, November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Forum, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library welcomes Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and artist of Maus, In the Shadow of No Towers, and Breakdowns. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is now full. To join the waitlist, please arrive at The Westport Library by 6:15 p.m. on the night of the event to add your name to the list. Patrons will be admitted starting […]

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