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Exhibit: The Kids’ Wall at Longshore Pool

Thu, November 21 - Wed, March 11
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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At the Water’s Edge: Beach Photography in Westport & Beyond by Larry Silver

Fri, December 6 - Mon, February 24
Sheffer Room, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Amid winter’s chill, enjoy the photographic warmth of summer images at local and neighboring beaches by noted Westport photographer Larry Silver. Exhibit runs December 6-February 24 Opening reception: Friday, December 13, 6-7:30 pm Artist-to-Artist Talk with Miggs Burroughs: Thursday, January 23, 6-7 pm

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Exhibit: Art of the Album Classic Record Covers—Rock & Roll and Blues from the '50s, '60s, '70s

Wed, December 18 - Tue, February 25
Jesup Gallery, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy a glance back at some of yesteryear’s classic album covers.

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Ongoing

Teen Diversity Essay Contest

Mon, February 10 @ 8:00 am - Fri, February 28 @ 5:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

In order to increase awareness and promote understanding in the arenas of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and gender-identity, TEAM Westport and The Westport Library are co-sponsoring the Seventh Annual Teen Diversity Essay Contest for students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 who attend Staples High School or another school in Westport, or […]

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9:15 am

Job Search Work Team

Tue, February 18 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

UPDATE: The Job Search Work Team is continuing virtually during the Library's closure. For information on how to access the weekly meeting virtually, contact Ellen Janpol at ejanpol@westportlibrary.org. The Job Search Work Team is a weekly networking and accountability group for people who are “in transition." It meets Tuesday mornings from 9:15-11 am, and is […]

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9:30 am

Toddler Mother Goose: Walkers Under Age 2

Tue, February 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Wed, February 26

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, February 26

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! Designed for walkers age 2 & under Toddler Mother Goose program is designed to move children further along on the reading readiness spectrum.  We continue with nursery rhymes, stories and play, and now the children are moving on their own. On […]

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Bats Langley's Fantastical MONSTER Creation Laboratory: Grades K-2

Tue, February 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Thu, February 20

Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Create monsters and monster stories with writer and illustrator Bats Langley. Set monstrously clever ideas to paper, shroud it in a story and then build 3D monster sculptures in this 3-day workshop. Funny, spooky or goofy monsters for the making! Bats Langley is an artist and designer living in NYC with his husband. A Rhode […]

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11:00 am

PageTurners Book Discussion: Saints for All Occasions

Tue, February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan, a sweeping, unforgettable novel from The New York Times best-selling author of Maine, about the hope, sacrifice, and love between two sisters and the secret that drives them apart. PageTurners Book Club page For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4821. New participants always welcome. Information on more Library book groups.

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11:30 am

Bats Langley's Fantastical MONSTER Creation Laboratory: Grades 3-5

Tue, February 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until Thu, February 20

Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Create monsters and monster stories with writer and illustrator Bats Langley. Set monstrously clever ideas to paper, shroud it in a story and then build 3D monster sculptures in this 3-day workshop. Funny, spooky or goofy monsters for the making! Bats Langley is an artist and designer living in NYC with his husband. A Rhode […]

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12:30 pm

WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

Tue, February 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, February 18

Room 214, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Are you a  beginning writer who wants to improve your craft? Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers a six-session workshop that includes instruction, writing exercises, collaboration and development of your own work. The six sessions will be Tuesdays, January 14-February 18 from 12:30-2:30 pm in Room 214. Register online; limited to 10 […]

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2:00 pm

Tuesdays at Two WestportREADS Film: Battle of the Sexes

Tue, February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Battle of the Sexes depicts the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs which became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her […]

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