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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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Exhibit: The Kids’ Wall at Longshore Pool

November 21, 2019 - March 11, 2020
South Gallery, Upper Entrance, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Unveiled in May 2000, the Kids' Wall at Westport’s Longshore Pool was conceived by Westport artist Katherine Ross and designed and made by Westport students in grades 5-8 with the help of artist Miggs Burroughs.

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10:00 am

Miss Mary's Storytime: Ages 3 & under

Thu, December 5 @ 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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12:00 pm

Smart Strategies for Weight Loss and Wellness

Thu, December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Brooks Place, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Maintaining a healthy weight can have significant health benefits including a positive impact on your mobility and musculoskeletal health. In fact, every pound of extra weight adds four additional pounds of force to your knee joints, so losing extra weight can help to alleviate stress on your joints. Join us as we hear from our […]

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12:30 pm

WestportWRITES: Advanced Writing Class

Thu, December 5 @ 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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7:00 pm

Pulitzer Prize Winner David Blight

Thu, December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Forum, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Historian and Pulitzer-prize winner David Blight discusses his book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Blight’s masterpiece is the first major biography of abolitionist and political activist Douglass in a quarter century, and offers new insight into the life and legacy of one of this country’s most towering figures. Register for a seat and to purchase […]

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