Videos (WestportREADS)

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January 19, 2017

Writer and editor George Hodgman talked about the WestportREADS 2017 selection Bettyville on January 19, 2017. His critically-acclaimed memoir relates with wit and tenderness a son's journey from New York City to care for his irascible mother in his Missouri hometown. 

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January 14, 2013

Author Eric Burns spoke about how alcohol transformed America and how Prohibitions sought to control it, on January 14, 2013, as a part of WestportREADS 2013.

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January 22, 2012

Dr. Gerry Kuroghlian, retired Staples High School English teacher, presented on the historical Amelia Earhart, the person behind the celebrity, as part of WestportREADS 2012. This year I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn was the book selected for the community to read. Throughout the month of January there were many events that focused on the themes of Amelia Earhart's life.

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January 11, 2012

Each year the Westport Public Library selects one book for the community to read. Jane Mendelsohn, the author for this year's WestportREADS 2012 book I Was Amelia Earhart, presented in the McManus Room on January 11, 2012.

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January 4, 2012

An overview of the community reading project WestportREADS 2012, centered around the book I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn.