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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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Westport’s Suffragists—Our Neighbors, Our Crusaders: The 19th Amendment Turns 100

Wed, February 26 - Wed, May 13
Sheffer Room, The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The names and contributions of Westport women central to the “Votes for Women” campaign and ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 remain nearly forgotten. Learn about the Westport suffragists who helped change the course of history for American women for generations to come. Part of “Our Vote, Our Future,” the Library’s WestportREADS 2020 centennial […]

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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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9:00 am

“Do or Die” Art Exhibit

Thu, February 27 @ 9:00 am - Mon, May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Jesup Gallery, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
Do or Die Logo

Beechwood Arts collaborates with The Westport Library to host its winter season, exploring and interpreting the central theme, “Do or Die”, inspired by Beethoven and his tumultuous creative journey. “Do or Die” The Art Exhibit explores the theme through the lens of leading Visual Artists whose own journeys have been marked by highs of creative […]

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10:00 am

Miss Mary's Storytime: Ages 3 & under

Thu, February 27 @ 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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3:00 pm

Dewey Knit or Crochet

Thu, February 27 @ 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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6:00 pm

Do or Die Opening Reception

Thu, February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jesup Gallery, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
Do or Die Logo

Beechwood Arts collaborates with The Westport Library to host its winter season, exploring and interpreting the central theme, “Do or Die”, inspired by Beethoven and his tumultuous creative journey. “Do or Die” The Art Exhibit explores the theme through the lens of leading Visual Artists whose own journeys have been marked by highs of creative […]

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7:00 pm

GatherRound StoryShare: “Do or Die” Art Exhibit”

Thu, February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Forum, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
Do or Die Logo

Artists from the “Do or Die” art exhibit take the stage in the Forum to share their personal “Do or Die” experiences in this storytelling event. This event is part of Beechwood Arts “Do or Die” winter season. By age 32 Beethoven’s deafness was certain. Overwhelmed, he considered suicide but did not act because, in […]

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