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September 2020

Environmental Book Discussion: THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE

Wed, September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Explore THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE with members of the Earthplace team. In this book, Edward O. Wilson reflects on the crucible of evolution, and his remarkable account of how the living world became diverse and how humans are destroying that diversity. This is a virtual event, please register to participate. "Wilson, internationally regarded as the dean of biodiversity studies, conducts us on a tour through time, traces the processes that create new species in bursts of adaptive radiation, and points…

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Tough Queer Stories in YA Fiction

Wed, September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library is pleased to welcome debut YA author Adam Sass (Surrender Your Sons) and a panel of top YA authors Abdi Nazemian, Lev Rosen and Tom Ryan. This is a virtual event. Register and view the event here. How do you tell tough queer stories in 2020? Adam Sass meets with the celebrated authors of LIKE A LOVE STORY, CAMP, and KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF to discuss the importance of not shying away from heavy subjects in queer…

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October 2020

Zoom Lunch Bunch

Thu, October 1 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 29

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Meet your friends on Zoom for a lunch time get-together with stories!

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Maker Kids Grades K-1: Gourd-geous Decorations

Thu, October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Have fun with seasonal decorations made from any craft supply lying around the house - pompoms, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, lace, fabric scraps, old Halloween decorations, etc. -- will be used to make fun, seasonal MINIATURE GOURD decorations.

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Former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO: General Wesley Clark

Thu, October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join us as General Wesley Clark discusses the need for American leadership, civility and unity in order to overcome the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and our polarized American society. REGISTER HERE     General Clark retired as a four-star general after 38 years in the United States Army, having served in his last assignments as Commander of US Southern Command and then as Commander of US European Command/Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. He graduated first in his class at West Point and…

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Ready Readers Fall Crafts

Fri, October 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Fri, October 30

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Reader Readers will continue to be online this fall! We'll sing a song, read a story, and make a fall decoration starting with a paper cup.

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Witchcraft Cocktails

Witchcraft Cocktails

Fri, October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Explore the world of healing cocktails with Julia Halina Hadas and a demonstration from her new book, WitchCraft Cocktails. All you need is a delicious and easy recipe, a bottle of your favorite booze, and a desire to get witchy. In WitchCraft Cocktails, you will find recipes for alcohol-based beverages that are sure to help you in your craft. Designed for healing, spells, offerings, and just plain fun, there’s nothing these drinks can’t do! Need a love potion to help woo…

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Practice Your School Skills

Mon, October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm EDT
other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Have fun reading, writing, and playing math games.

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, October 6 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am EDT
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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     Find a Job: From Resumes…

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Book Chat

Tue, October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

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/82722496831?pwd=STZJaEJTQmpBMXEzNmdoSEpEQURjUT09 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!           Summer Reading Challenge 2020 Awesome Novels Making Their Debut New Fiction We're Excited About While You're Waiting  Reference Team is Reading…

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Cyber Toddler Time with Miss Lynne

Tue, October 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, October 27

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

One-half hour of rhymes & songs for very little people.

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Therapy Dog ZOOMs for Families

Tue, October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, October 27

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Read a book, show & tell, or just have a nice chat.

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Chapter a Day: Dragon with a Chocolate Heart

Tue, October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 5

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Aventurine, a young dragon, wants to prove her independence by capturing the most dangerous prey of all- a human!

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A Bedtime Story

Tue, October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, October 27

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join Miss Mary as she reads you a story on our Facebook Live!

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Chapter a Day: Dragon with a Chocolate Heart

Wed, October 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 5

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Aventurine, a young dragon, wants to prove her independence by capturing the most dangerous prey of all- a human!

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