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July 2020

Storywalk

Tue, July 21 - Sat, October 31
Other CT United States

This year, to support social distancing, the Library is sponsoring multiple StoryWalk installations around the town of Westport. StoryWalk® is trademarked by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT.  Find out more here.

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October 2020

City Hall Subway Station

The History and Future of the New York Subways

Mon, October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Most of us have ridden the New York subway and some may be missing those rides now. Learn  about the fascinating history of New York City’s subway system–and what that history can tell us about how we can remake its future and what the pandemic may mean for it and for New York City with Clifton Hood, author of 722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How They Transformed New York. When the New York City subway opened on October…

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, October 27 @ 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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Therapy Dog ZOOMs for Families

Tue, October 27 @ 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, November 24

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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

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Professor Jennifer A. Richeson on The Mythology of Racial Progress

Tue, October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

The Westport Library, in collaboration with TEAM Westport, is proud to welcome Jennifer A. Richeson, Yale University’s Philip R. Allen Professor of Psychology and 2006 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, as the inaugural speaker for a new program series centered on the issues of racial justice. Professor Richeson will discuss facets of her research as it relates to our cultural conceptions of black progress, ideas she’s written about in The Atlantic piece, “The Mythology of Racial Progress” (September 2020). This is a…

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Leadership in the Age of Personalization

Wed, October 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, happening 3 times

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

Hosted by Fairfield University, Powered by LightSpeedVT™, and brought to you LIVE from the Westport Library, this virtual summit will provide a unique learning experience that will combine thought provoking discussions with artistic storytelling by the QuickCenter for the Arts at Fairfield University. The discussion will be centered on the intersection between the healthcare industry, corporate America, and higher education that must seek more interconnectedness and interdependence than ever before. For more information, and to register, CLICK HERE.

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Getting Started in Medicare

Wed, October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Whether turning 65 or retiring, this Health Directions webinar can help to explain the intricacies of Medicare and answer your questions. This is a virtual event. Register and view the event here. With COVID-19, quarantine and job losses, many people find health care choices even more complicated. If you or a loved one is approaching age 65 or is retiring, critical and timely decisions need to be made about Medicare coverage. Join Mark and Curtis Bentley of Health Directions as they provide…

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H is for Hawk

Environmental Book Discussion: H is for Hawk

Wed, October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss H is for Hawk with members of the Earthplace naturalist team. Heart-wrenching and humorous, H is for Hawk is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer’s eccentric falconry. Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve a distinctive blend of nature writing and memoir from an outstanding literary innovator. This is a virtual event, please register to participate. Copies of the…

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Leadership in the Age of Personalization

Thu, October 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, happening 3 times

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

Hosted by Fairfield University, Powered by LightSpeedVT™, and brought to you LIVE from the Westport Library, this virtual summit will provide a unique learning experience that will combine thought provoking discussions with artistic storytelling by the QuickCenter for the Arts at Fairfield University. The discussion will be centered on the intersection between the healthcare industry, corporate America, and higher education that must seek more interconnectedness and interdependence than ever before. For more information, and to register, CLICK HERE.

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Leadership in the Age of Personalization

Fri, October 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, happening 3 times

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

Hosted by Fairfield University, Powered by LightSpeedVT™, and brought to you LIVE from the Westport Library, this virtual summit will provide a unique learning experience that will combine thought provoking discussions with artistic storytelling by the QuickCenter for the Arts at Fairfield University. The discussion will be centered on the intersection between the healthcare industry, corporate America, and higher education that must seek more interconnectedness and interdependence than ever before. For more information, and to register, CLICK HERE.

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November 2020

Library Closed: Election Day

Tue, November 3
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Election 2020 Fact Checking Local Voting Information Spot Fake News Voting Issues in the US

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, November 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Therapy Dog ZOOMs for Families

Tue, November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, November 24

other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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

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How Can Art be a Bridge to Change?

Sun, November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
People Politics Planet

Artist, Activist and Educator Darcy Hicks will moderate a discussion about the intersection of arts, awareness, and activism with local artists Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Liz Leggett, and 5IVE Fingaz. Art- both making it and experiencing it, is a way for us to see things through each other’s eyes, connecting us through ideas and building empathy. Throughout history, art has served to bear witness, ask questions and incite passion. In 2020, art is playing a particularly important role in how we…

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, November 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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