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July 2021

Community: An Art Project by the Artists Collective of Westport

Sat, July 10 - Tue, September 28
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library has partnered with the Artists Collective of Westport to present their first live, all-member show since December 2019, based on the theme of Community. This 2-part exhibit will occupy the Library’s Sheffer and Jesup Galleries. The works will be on view from July 10th through September 28th. "Community" was chosen as the focus for an artistic response to the global pandemic when people felt a loss of a wider community; yet, gratitude was realized for the many…

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September 2021

StoryWalks® and Interactive Fun Trail--May through October

Fri, September 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun, October 31

Other CT United States

Enjoy lots of interactive fun all over Westport this summer with StoryWalks, Family Fun Trail, and Library Rock Garden.

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Regan Good: The Needle - Poetry and Storytelling in The Cafe

Fri, September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join poet Regan Good for a special evening of creativity and conversation in The Cafe! Regan will read from her newest book of poems, The Needle (2020) as well as share stories from her experiences living in Westport, many of which inspired her poems. The reading will be followed by a Q&A session, moderated by Westport Poet Laureate Diane Lowman, and a light reception. This event is in-person in The Cafe! Please register here. Regan Good grew up in Westport…

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StoryWalks® and Interactive Fun Trail--May through October

Sat, September 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun, October 31

Other CT United States

Enjoy lots of interactive fun all over Westport this summer with StoryWalks, Family Fun Trail, and Library Rock Garden.

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StoryWalks® and Interactive Fun Trail--May through October

Sun, September 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun, October 31

Other CT United States

Enjoy lots of interactive fun all over Westport this summer with StoryWalks, Family Fun Trail, and Library Rock Garden.

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StoryWalks® and Interactive Fun Trail--May through October

Mon, September 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun, October 31

Other CT United States

Enjoy lots of interactive fun all over Westport this summer with StoryWalks, Family Fun Trail, and Library Rock Garden.

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Teen Photography Contest

Mon, September 20 - Fri, October 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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

Join the 9th Annual Teen Photography Contest! This year's contest commemorates Peace Day 2021.  Entries should explore the themes of peace, global issues, or sustainability and the environment.  The contest is open to Fairfield County residents in grades 6-12.  Entries will be accepted from September 20-October 29th. Please visit this link for additional contest details and the link to enter the contest.

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WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

Mon, September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, October 25

Room 216, McCall Room,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 Mondays, September 20-October 25 from 12:30-2:30 pm in Room 216. Register online; limited to 10 participants. Materials fee, $15. Note: Participants must have computers and be able to send and receive emails and print out documents. Because there is usually a waiting…

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Navigating Social Security

Mon, September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Social Security is an important part of your retirement income. As reliance on Social Security continues to grow, it is important to understand your options and how to optimize your benefits. Join us for an informative discussion on: Social Security essentials; Qualifying for Social Security; Filing strategies and income considerations; and Special circumstances. Our speaker will be Julina L. Ogilvie, CIMA, CPWA, Wealth Advisor, Director of Business Development of Westport-based, Principle Wealth Partners. Julina manages wealth for high net worth…

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StoryWalks® and Interactive Fun Trail--May through October

Tue, September 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun, October 31

Other CT United States

Enjoy lots of interactive fun all over Westport this summer with StoryWalks, Family Fun Trail, and Library Rock Garden.

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 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     Find a Job: From Resumes…

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PageTurner's Book Club

Tue, September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss Passing by Nella Larsen, a powerful and tragic story of racial identity that continues to resonate. This book club will be held in person in the Komanski Room. PageTurners Book Club page For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4821. New participants always welcome.

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College Financial Aid Application Webinar

Tue, September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join Staples High School Guidance and The Westport Library for College Financial Aid Application night. This virtual event will be held as a webinar. Julie Savino, Executive Director of Financial Assistance at Sacred Heart University, will present to students and families about the sources and types of financial aid, application process, and determining eligibility, and useful tips and tools. Register for this webinar here.

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Heather Frimmer: BETTER TO TRUST

Tue, September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Author Heather Frimmer introduces her second novel, Better To Trust with book blogger Suzanne Leopold. Register to attend in person or from home and order a signed copy of BETTER TO TRUST.  When trust is violated, can it ever be recovered? Alison Jacobs needs brain surgery and places ultimate trust in her sister’s husband, Grant Kaplan, a world-renowned neurosurgeon and expert in treating her condition. But Grant is hiding a dark secret which threatens the outcome: an addiction to prescription pills.…

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StoryWalks® and Interactive Fun Trail--May through October

Wed, September 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun, October 31

Other CT United States

Enjoy lots of interactive fun all over Westport this summer with StoryWalks, Family Fun Trail, and Library Rock Garden.

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Westport, CT 06880
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