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November 2021

Patricia Dunn: LAST STOP ON THE 6

Tue, November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Author Patricia Dunn and Tessa Smith McGovern will discuss Last Stop on the 6, Dunn's latest novel examining family secrets and the process of facing them down. There will also be much more! WRITE TO PROMPTS! Join us to write to prompts given by Patricia Dunn. GIVEAWAYS! Register at the event for a chance to win a free critique by Patricia Dunn (up to 3k words), a free critique by Tessa Smith McGovern (up to 3k words), or a free copy of…

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December 2021

Language Conversation Group: Italian

Wed, December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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Room 216, McCall Room,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 216 from 2-3 pm. If you are interested in joining this group, contact Virginia Pic at ginpic@aol.com.       Learn a Language Travel The Renaissance Libraries with…

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Chess Club for Adults

Wed, December 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Room 212, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop by for a chess game on Wednesdays in conference room 212, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. There will be both open play and instruction. For adults and high school students who know how to play the game. For more information, please contact the group contact, Peter Kanter at pkanter@pennypublications.snet.               Need a Hobby? Sports! Sports! Sports! Dungeons & Dragons

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WestportWRITES: Advanced Memoir Writing Class

Thu, December 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, December 30

Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
$15

Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers an eight-session workshop for those who have had some experience in writing memoir and personal essay.

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Trefz Newsmakers Series Featuring Jeff Pegues in Conversation with Marcus Samuelsson

Thu, December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
The Forum, The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library is thrilled to continue its Trefz Newsmakers event series featuring CBS Correspondent Jeff Pegues with an appearance by acclaimed chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson at the Library on Thursday, December 2 at 7 pm. Jeff Pegues The yearlong series aims to connect intellectuals, foreign policy experts, artists, athletes and other newsmakers who are contending with topical issues. Each event in the series will be moderated by Pegues. Please register for FREE tickets here. This event will not…

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Library Late Opening: Staff Development Meeting

Fri, December 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Library will have a late open at 1:00pm today due to a staff development meeting.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Language Conversation Group: Japanese

Fri, December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm EST
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Other, 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 Japanese conversation group meets every Friday in Room 216 or on Zoom from 10-11 am. Contact Hiroshi Asada at hiroshi.asada@yahoo.com for more information.       Learn a Language Foreign Language Library Collections A to…

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Language Conversation Group: French

Fri, December 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Fri, October 27

Other, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This conversation group is for advanced French speakers. Participants should have some proficiency in speaking French. The group will meet every Friday on Zoom from 11 am-12:30 pm. Contact Joan McAteer at nicoise@snet.net for more information.           Learn a Language Foreign Language Library Collections A to Z World Culture

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Chris Frantz Presents Emerging Musicians: Lulu Lewis, The Problem with Kids Today

Sat, December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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$10

PURCHASE TICKETS On Saturday, December 4th at 7:30 pm, Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club fame will kick off his new series, Chris Frantz Presents: Emerging Musicians at the Westport Library. The inaugural concert will feature New York City’s Lulu Lewis and New Haven, Connecticut’s The Problem with Kids Today. This is another music collaboration and production by Verso Studios at the Westport Library and the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce. The series will feature up and…

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Language Conversation Group: Hebrew

Sun, December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
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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. Meets the first and third Sundays of each month via Zoom. Contact Susie Cutler at zeldala13@hotmail.com for more information about meeting dates.         Learn a Language Foreign Language Library Collections A to Z…

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Introduction to Video Production

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

Camera, Audio, Lighting, and Post-Production/Editing Want to improve your ability to make quality videos, whether for creating cool social media posts, documenting a fascinating story, or promoting something you are passionate about? Thinking about a profession in videography or filmmaking? Verso Studios at the Westport Library has just the intro course for you! Taught by Emmy award-winning producer David Bibbey, the six week course kicks off in person on 11/15, followed by four remote classes on 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, and…

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Job Search Work Team

Tue, December 7 @ 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

The Job Search Work Team is a virtual 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 information on how to access the meeting, contact Melanie Myers, human resource expert and Library chief of staff, at mmyers@westportlibrary.org.   Find a Job: From Resumes to Negotiating Benefits Find a Virtual Job Navigating Working from home  

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Book Chat

Tue, December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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Book Chat has moved online!  Join the discussion on zoom. Email ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org to register 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!       Awesome Novels Making Their Debut New Fiction We're Excited About While You're Waiting  Reference Team is Reading Your Virtual Book Club

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Language Conversation Group: Spanish

Tue, December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Room 216, McCall Room,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. This group will meet every Tuesday from 2-3 pm. Please contact Maria Zobel for more information at: mariazobel@aol.com.       Learn a Language Foreign Language Library Collections A to Z World Culture

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Artist Conversation: Karla Knight and Roz Chast

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

Please join artist Karla Knight and cartoonist Roz Chast for a live conversation and Q&A in conjunction with Karla Knight: Navigator, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition. The speakers will discuss mutual admiration for each other’s work and interests in textiles, paranormal events, and much more. This talk will be presented in-person at The Westport Library and streamed live online. Tickets are available for both viewing options to attend. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE (please note that in-person tickets are limited) Roz Chast was born…

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