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January 2021

15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Sun, January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library, The Westport Country Playhouse, TEAM Westport, The Westport/Weston Interfaith Council and the Westport/Weston Interfaith Clergy celebrate the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a conversation with Layla F. Saad. NOTE: This is a virtual event. The event is free; PLEASE REGISTER HERE.  Saad, celebrated author of the groundbreaking book Me and White Supremacy, will discuss her work with TEAM Westport’s Bernicestine McLeod Bailey. As a widely read writer, a globally sought speaker, and…

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Library Closed: Martin Luther King's Birthday

Mon, January 18
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of January, repeating indefinitely

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

Enjoy the holiday! Martin Luther King, Jr The Civil Rights Movement African American History Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Data Analytics 101

Mon, January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, February 15

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

Focus on a broad understanding of the data analytics field, technologies and opportunities. Each course is designed and taught by industry experts.  The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is geared toward the mid-career professional who has some level of business understanding and wants to further their skill sets for better career opportunities.  To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate…

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, January 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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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 Discussion

Tue, January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, a gripping novel of survival, hope and love. Via zoom conferencing. Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org to register. PageTurners Book Club page For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4821. New participants always welcome.

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Therapy Dog Zooms for Families

Tue, January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, February 23

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Zoom with a Library Therapy Dog for 15 minutes!

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Signing Basics: ASL Sign Language Course

Tue, January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, January 26

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

This series is SOLD OUT. Please email: kgawreluk@westportlibrary.org if you're interested in joining the next series in early 2021! Signing Basics is coming to The Westport Library! Join us for 4-45 minute virtual classes (1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26), taught by a live sign language instructor! Over the course of the 4 weeks, you will learn how to sign words and basic phrases. In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills. This course is…

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SQL (Structured Query Language) Series

Tue, January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, February 16

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

Focus is on understanding of concepts of SQL and extensive hands on experience. Each course is designed and taught by industry experts.  The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is geared toward the mid-career professional who has some level of business understanding and wants to further their skill sets for better career opportunities.  To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate…

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MLK Celebration 2021: What Can I Do Next?

Tue, January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
Free

Please Note: This is a virtual event. REGISTER HERE Join community leaders for a panel discussion about how to prepare for and undertake the self-guided 28-day process of self-reflection in Layla Saad's Me and White Supremacy. Our panelists will be Jenny Nelson, Director of Education and Community Outreach from Westport Country Playhouse, Rev. Alison Patton, Pastor of Saugatuck Congregational Church, UCC, and Harold Bailey Jr., Chair of TEAM Westport. They will provide some framing and offer tools to support and…

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Cybersecurity I

Wed, January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, March 17

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, February 17

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

Focus is on preventing, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity threats. Each course is designed and taught by industry experts.  The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is geared toward the mid-career professional who has some level of business understanding and wants to further their skill sets for better career opportunities.  To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install…

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Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Optimize Your Financial Health for the Longevity Economy

Thu, January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Caroline Wetzel, CFP and Natural Nutmeg Magazine 10 Best Life/Business Coach will share the biggest financial concerns in today's Longevity Economy and questions to evaluate your readiness for a satisfying future. This is a virtual event. Register here. Caroline Wetzel, CFP, CDFA, AWMA, is Vice President, Private Wealth Advisory at Polycom Private Wealth Partners, LLC.  She is a graduate of Cornell University and received an MBA in Finance and an Advanced Business Certificate in Global Marketing from the University of…

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Python

Thu, January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, February 18

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

Focus on basics all the way to using machine learning packages. Each course is designed and taught by industry experts.  The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is geared toward the mid-career professional who has some level of business understanding and wants to further their skill sets for better career opportunities.  To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and…

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New Works/New Voices: four monologues on the themes of Layla F. Saad’s Me and White Supremacy.

Thu, January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
Free

Please Note: This is a virtual event (REGISTER HERE), hosted by the Playhouse. Presented by the Westport Country Playhouse: An evening of original work written in response to Layla F. Saad’s Me and White Supremacy. At this world premiere, locally-based theater artists Gracy Brown, Tenisi Davis, Tamika Pettway and Terrence Riggins continue Dr. King’s legacy through four new monologues, recorded on stage at Westport Country Playhouse.  

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Data Analytics 101

Mon, January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, February 15

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

Focus on a broad understanding of the data analytics field, technologies and opportunities. Each course is designed and taught by industry experts.  The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is geared toward the mid-career professional who has some level of business understanding and wants to further their skill sets for better career opportunities.  To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate…

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, January 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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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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