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April 2021

College Admission Testing Webinar

Thu, April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

In the midst of considerable changes to the college admission testing landscape, we recognize that you may have questions about what lies ahead and how to begin forming your testing plan. The Staples Guidance Department and The Westport Library invite you to participate in an upcoming webinar with Summit Educational Group. In this webinar, experts will offer in-depth information and guidance regarding the SAT and ACT, differences between the tests and how to decide where to focus, timing of taking the tests, and…

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Supper & Soul: Sophie B Hawkins

Fri, April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Imperial Parking Lot, CT 06880 United States

The Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce and Westport Library are pleased to announce the return of Supper & Soul drive-in concerts. Westport resident, Sophie B Hawkins, will open the season on Friday April 23rd. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with the concert beginning at 7:00 pm. Grammy-nominated Sophie B Hawkins, with two top 100 hits, will kick off the season with her incredible voice and 5-piece band. The show will also be a fundraiser for suicide awareness in association with the…

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Supper & Soul: Deep Banana Blackout

Sat, April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Imperial Parking Lot, CT 06880 United States

The Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce and Westport Library are pleased to announce the return of Supper & Soul drive-in concerts. Deep Banana Blackout will perform Saturday April 24th. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with the concert beginning at 7:00 pm. Deep Banana Blackout will play a rare show, bringing their high energy mix of jam, funk, and blues to the drive-in with their outstanding 8-piece band. This weekend of shows is sponsored by Assured Partners. Tickets for each show are…

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Environmental Book Discussion: THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS

Wed, April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS

Join members of the Earthplace naturalist team in discussing Sy Montgomery's THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS. If the weather is nice, we will meet at Earthplace! Another New York Times bestseller from the author of THE GOOD GOOD PIG, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections it makes with humans. In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion…

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Teen Book Club Meeting

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

Join us for the April Meeting of The Westport Library's Teen Book Club. This month we are reading THE CRUEL PRINCE by Holly Black. Join us via Zoom for a virtual discussion of the book. Open to all high school students. Please feel to join us even if you have not read the book. It is a great way to connect with people who love reading and talking about books. This is a virtual event.  Please register for book club…

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May 2021

WestportREADS: Racism and Antiracism in Art

Sun, May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Ruth Mannes, Executive Director and Liz Leggett, the Director of Exhibitions for MoCA Westport will moderate a panel discussion about racism and antiracism in art featuring local artists. Participating artists will include: Duvian Montoya, Artist & Artistic and Educational Director of The Norwalk Art Space; Yvonne Shortt, Social Practice Installation Artist. This is a virtual event, please register.               Towards a More Perfect Union: Confronting Racism African American History Cinema of Diversity Own Voices Booklist  

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Library Closed for BOOKED for the evening

Thu, May 13
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Library will be closed May 13, 2021 in preparation for BOOKED for the evening, honoring Itzhak Perlman. Find out more here.

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Supper & Soul: Dark Desert Eagles

Fri, May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
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One event on Sat, May 15 at 7:00 pm

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

The Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce and Westport Library are pleased to announce the next weekend of Drive-in Concerts. Dark Desert Eagles, will perform the music of America's greatest rock act, the Eagles, on Friday and Saturday night May 14 and 15. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with the concert beginning at 7:00 pm.   The nationally touring act is staying close to home during the pandemic and will play Westport for two nights bringing a phenomenal recreation of the Eagles,…

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Supper & Soul: Dark Desert Eagles

Sat, May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
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One event on Sat, May 15 at 7:00 pm

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

The Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce and Westport Library are pleased to announce the next weekend of Drive-in Concerts. Dark Desert Eagles, will perform the music of America's greatest rock act, the Eagles, on Friday and Saturday night May 14 and 15. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with the concert beginning at 7:00 pm.   The nationally touring act is staying close to home during the pandemic and will play Westport for two nights bringing a phenomenal recreation of the Eagles,…

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Environmental Book Discussion: WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

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

Join members of the Earthplace naturalist team in discussing Delia Owens' WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING. If the weather is nice, we will meet at Earthplace! For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone…

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Teen Book Club

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

Join us for our May meeting of The Westport Library's Teen Book Club. This month we are reading MOST LIKELY by Sarah Watson. Join us via Zoom for a virtual discussion of the book. Open to all high school students. Please feel to join us even if you have not read the book. It is a great way to connect with people who love reading and talking about books. This is a virtual event. Please register for this event here.

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Reading to Rosemarie: A Family Program

Sat, May 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
Other CT United States

Join us online to listen to stories read--and sometimes written--by students from Staple's High School's Children's Literature class.

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June 2021

Documentary Filmmaking Camp

Mon, June 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

In this five-week workshop, National Geographic explorer and Emmy Award winning filmmaker Mick Davie will teach the art of documentary storytelling. Participants will work in small teams, and Mick will guide them step-by-step through the process of making their own short documentary. At the end of five weeks, participants will screen their work in front of their classmates. This camp is designed for incoming high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, & seniors. Workshops will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from…

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July 2021

Library Closed: Independence Day

Sun, July 4
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 4 of July, repeating indefinitely

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

Enjoy the holiday!  While we are closed, check out our awesome 4th of July resource guide for recipes, celebration ideas, history, and more!

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TV News Reporting Camp

Mon, July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This four-week camp led by two time Emmy-Award winning journalist and former ABC News correspondent Jay Schadler will provide hands-on experience in the exciting field of broadcast journalism. Virtual and live classes will culminate in the production of a 20-minute newscast featuring 3-minute video stories found, developed, filmed and edited by the students. This camp is open to high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen. Workshops will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 to noon July 12 –…

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