Podcasts

Helen Macdonald
March 23, 2016

Author Helen Macdonald discussed H is for Hawk, a New York Times bestseller on March 23, 2016.

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Robert Hill
March 22, 2016

Former Westporter Robert Hill discussed his second novel, The Remnants, set during the twilight days of the once-Utopian community of New Eden on March 22, 2016.

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Bryan Mattimore
March 15, 2016

Author and corporate creativity consultant Bryan Mattimore discussed his book 21 Days to a Big Idea and the path to inspiration, modification and realization of new ideas on March 15, 2016.

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Venture Moms & Holly Hurd
March 10, 2016

Holly Hurd and a panel of entrepreneurial mothers shared trials and tips from their paths to creating successful businesses. Panelists included Kathy Monahan, Patricia Espinosa, Cheryl MacClusky and Yael van Hulst on March 10, 2016.

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Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College
March 10, 2016

Authors Janet Marthers and Paul Marthers shared their guide, Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College on March 10, 2016. 

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Jason Barker
March 9, 2016

Naturopathic physician Jason Barker discussed seasonal allergies, the different types, symptoms and allergy testing on March 9, 2016.

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Caryl M. Stern
March 8, 2016

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Caryl M. Stern, president and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, discussed the impact of the refugee crisis on women and children with an emphasis on human trafficking on March 8, 2016.

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"Georgia" by Dawn Tripp
March 1, 2016

Author Dawn Tripp talks about Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe from March 1, 2016.
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Northanger Abbey
February 27, 2016

In partnership with the Jane Austen Society North America, CT Region, the Westport Library is hosting a series of discussions on the novels of Jane Austen. We began with Northanger Abbey and a special discussion led by Barbara M. Benedict, professor of English at Trinity College on February 27, 2016.

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How to Raise an Adult
February 26, 2016

A discussion of the book How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims, facilitated by professionals from Westport's Positive Youth Development Initiative. Learn about strategies for parents to help children become more resilient and self-sufficient, so they may successfully navigate adulthood on their own from February 26, 2016.

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