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May 2020

Adult Summer Reading 2020: Are You Up to the Challenge?

Fri, May 1 @ 12:00 am - Mon, September 7 @ 11:59 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

It’s Summer Reading Challenge time!  All you have to do is read a book that fulfills a challenge from our list and submit your completed challenge using the form on our Summer Reading Challenge website.  You have from May 1 to September 7 to complete as many challenges as you can! The rules are simple: challenges may be completed only once and each book can only be used for one challenge. Good luck, and tell everyone you know to join!

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Stay-at-Home Storytime

Wed, May 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, May 6

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, July 29

Other CT United States

Every Wednesday at 10:00 am, Kris will host a free virtual storytime. While this program is designed for preschoolers and kindergartners, all are welcome to attend!

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Introduction to Fundraising Planning- Live Webinar

Wed, May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library is happy to offer access to this live webinar from Grantspace in fundraising planning. Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success.  Register here! This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan, including tips on: Making your case for support Diversifying your organization's fundraising base Creating a plan of action Additional…

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Inside & Out Maker Activity: Make a Kite!

Wed, May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We will make our own kite with an 8.5"x 11" sheet of paper, markers, tape, hole punch, straight edge, and stapler!

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Language Conversation Group: German

Wed, May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

The language conversation groups are for those interested in practicing speaking in another language. The groups are open to all levels of experience and are are self-directed. If you are interested in starting a group in a language not offered, contact Jennifer Keller at jkeller@westportlibrary.org. The group will meet every Wednesday in Room 214 from 4:00-5:30 pm. For more, please contact Theodore Dezsö at Theodoregdezso@yahoo.com         Check out all of our amazing language learning resouces here!

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Chapter a Day: The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Wed, May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until Fri, June 5

Hear Beverly Cleary's classic book The Mouse and the Motorcycle read aloud, a chapter a day.

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Miss Mary's Virtual Storytime

Thu, May 28 @ 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, June 25

Other CT United States

We can still sing, dance and read stories together even though we're not in the same room.  This program provides rhymes, fingerplays, music and stories from birth through age 5.

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Dewey Knit or Crochet Online

Thu, May 28 @ 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, May 28

Other, CT United States

We are going online to knit, crochet, chat and be together.  Bring your latest project to share as we hang out and knit or crochet.  If we can't help you online, we can send you video links that might.  Inexperienced knitters should have size 8 needles and worsted weight yarn. Beginning crocheters should have a size H aluminum crochet hook and worsted weight yarn.  We will do this on the Zoom webportal.  Details for how to join below: Time:  3:00…

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MAKING Bouncy Balls and Marble Runs GRADES 5&6

Thu, May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Make your own super balls and marble run to race them on.

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Chapter a Day: The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Thu, May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until Fri, June 5

Hear Beverly Cleary's classic book The Mouse and the Motorcycle read aloud, a chapter a day.

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Ready Readers Get CRAFTY

Fri, May 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Fri, June 26

Other CT United States

Ready Readers goes online. We'll sing a song, read a story, and do a simple toilet paper tube craft.

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Chapter a Day: The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Fri, May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until Fri, June 5

Hear Beverly Cleary's classic book The Mouse and the Motorcycle read aloud, a chapter a day.

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June 2020

Chapter a Day: The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Mon, June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until Fri, June 5

Hear Beverly Cleary's classic book The Mouse and the Motorcycle read aloud, a chapter a day.

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, June 2 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
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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 open to anyone who is actively seeking employment. For more information, contact business librarian Ellen Janpol at ejanpol@westportlibrary.org Check out these resource guides created for…

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Book Chat

Tue, June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Riverwalk Level Room 013, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Book Chat has moved online!  Join the discussion on zoom. Join URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88094052122?pwd=RlpmbXpVMVBUV2VVRSs1d0RtNkZ3UT09 Writer Nina Sankovitch will continue drop-in conversations! No "book reports" — just read whatever interests you and then drop into the Library and talk about it. Occurring first Tuesday of every month, the conversation lasts about an hour. All are welcome! More Library book groups...

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