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Author Robert Hill on His Book, "The Remnants"

March 22, 2016
Robert Hill

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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Author Bryan Mattimore on Creating the Big Idea

March 15, 2016
Bryan Mattimore

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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Bryan-Mattimore-3-14-16.mp3


Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College

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

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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Janet-Paul-Marthers-3-10-16.mp3


Start a Business Venture

March 10, 2016
Venture Moms & Holly Hurd

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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Holly-Hurd-3-10-16.mp3


Treating Seasonal Allergies Naturally

March 9, 2016
Jason Barker

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

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Jason-Barker-3-9-16.mp3


Caryl M. Stern of UNICEF on the Refugee Crisis and Its Implications for Human Trafficking

March 8, 2016
Caryl M. Stern

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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Caryl-Stern-3-8-16.mp3


Author Dawn Tripp on "Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe"

March 1, 2016
"Georgia" by Dawn Tripp

Author Dawn Tripp talks about Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe from March 1, 2016.
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Teen Parent Book Discussion of "How to Raise an Adult"

February 26, 2016
How to Raise an Adult

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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Teen-Parent-Book-Discussion-2-26-16.mp3


Jane Austen: Kick-Off a Year of Reading With "Northanger Abbey"

February 27, 2016
Northanger Abbey

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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Barbara-Benedict-2-27-16.mp3


Eric Burns on His New Book about Theodore Roosevelt

February 25, 2016
Eric Burns

Local writer Eric Burns discussed The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt on February 25, 2016.

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Eric-Burns-2-25-16.mp3