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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
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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9:30 am

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

Thu, February 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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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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10:00 am

Miss Mary's Storytime: Ages 3 & under

Thu, February 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu, February 27

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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11:30 am

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

Thu, February 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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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: Advanced Writing Class

Thu, February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 16

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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3:00 pm

Dewey Knit or Crochet

Thu, February 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, February 27

The Forum, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Learn how to knit or crochet, get help with a project or just hang out and knit or crochet. Cozy & companionable! Inexperienced knitters should bring size 8 needles and worsted weight yarn. Beginning crocheters bring a size H aluminum crochet hook and worsted weight yarn. If you have any knitting questions, contact Mary Parmelee […]

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