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September 2021

Teen Photography Contest

Mon, September 20 - Fri, October 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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

Join the 9th Annual Teen Photography Contest! This year's contest commemorates Peace Day 2021.  Entries should explore the themes of peace, global issues, or sustainability and the environment.  The contest is open to Fairfield County residents in grades 6-12.  Entries will be accepted from September 20-October 29th. Please visit this link for additional contest details and the link to enter the contest.

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October 2021

Intro to Photoshop with Jhonny Parks

Tue, October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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One event on Tue, October 19 at 4:00 pm

One event on Tue, October 26 at 4:00 pm

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

Verso Studios is proud to announce its media production classes for Fall 2021! For everyone from beginners to professionals in Connecticut and the tri-state area. Filmmaker and animator Jhonny Parks will be teaching Introduction to Adobe Photoshop in three two-hour classes over three weeks: Tuesday, October 12th , 4:00 - 6:00 pm Tuesday, October 19th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm Tuesday, October 26th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm These classes are perfect for anyone ages 12+ who may be curious about the powerful go-to…

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Intro to Premiere Pro with Jhonny Parks

Thu, October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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One event on Thu, October 21 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thu, October 28 at 4:00 pm

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

Verso Studios is proud to announce its media production classes for Fall 2021! For everyone from beginners to professionals in Connecticut and the tri-state area. Filmmaker and animator Jhonny Parks will be teaching Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro in three two-hour classes over three weeks: Thursday, October 14th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm Thursday, October 21st, 4:00 - 6:00 pm Thursday, October 28th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm These classes are perfect for anyone ages 12+ who may be curious about the powerful…

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November 2021

Short Cuts Film Festival 2021

Thu, November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library is delighted to welcome SHORT CUTS Film Festival to the Trefz Forum and online, screening short, award-winning narrative and animated films. Now in its 11th season, SHORT CUTS includes a post-film discussion with its international directors. SHORT CUTS will also be streamed virtually. For the past 10 years, SHORT CUTS has curated its films solely from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. But in 2021, the pandemic allowed virtual access to other prestigious festivals. “We were…

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Pages Through the Ages: BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE

Sun, November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee with Bruce McGuirk and other history buffs at Pages Through the Ages. Read the classic native American history by Dee Brown or watch the film version. Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated. A unique and disturbing…

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Mondiant Dogon: THOSE WE THROW AWAY ARE DIAMONDS

Tue, November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

"Those We Throw Away Are Diamonds offers an immersive, riveting look at one Bagogwe man’s singular journey from war in Congo to safety, in which good and evil are relative when war offers no good choices to anyone, when safety is an illusion, and when forgiveness is fraught." Jessica Goudeau  Hear about life as a refugee from Mondiant Dogon, a Bagogwe Tutsi born in Congo, when he talks with the Reverend John Morehouse. Rarely do refugees get to tell their own…

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Lyndon B. Johnson Uncovered By Marc Selverstone

Mon, November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drawing on his extensive work on White House tapes of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Marc Selverstone will explore the Johnson presidency through the lens of these extraordinary materials. Please register to attend either in-person or online.  Marc Selverstone is associate professor in presidential studies and chair of the Presidential Recordings Program at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. He is the author of Constructing the Monolith: The United States, Great Britain, and International Communism, 1945-1950 (Harvard, 2009), which won the…

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Environmental Book Discussion: LAB GIRL

Wed, November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Interested in environmental issues, sustainability, nature or science? Join members of the Earthplace naturalist team in discussing LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren. This event is scheduled to be at Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane. Reservations are suggested for this in-person event. Copies of the book are available at the Westport Library. Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. LAB GIRL is her revelatory treatise on plant life—but it is also a celebration of the lifelong curiosity, humility,…

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Short Cuts Film Festival 2021

Thu, November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Westport Library is delighted to welcome SHORT CUTS Film Festival to the Trefz Forum and online, screening short, award-winning narrative and animated films. Now in its 11th season, SHORT CUTS includes a post-film discussion with its international directors. SHORT CUTS will also be streamed virtually. For the past 10 years, SHORT CUTS has curated its films solely from the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. But in 2021, the pandemic allowed virtual access to other prestigious festivals. “We were…

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Library Closed-Thanksgiving Day

Thu, November 25
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day fourth of November, repeating indefinitely

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

The Library will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday and will be closed all day on Thursday and open from 1-5 pm on Friday. Enjoy the holiday!

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Library Open 1-5 pm, Day after Thanksgiving

Fri, November 26
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Library will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday and will be closed all day on Thursday and open from 1-5 pm on Friday. Enjoy the holiday!

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December 2021

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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Library Closed: Christmas Eve

Fri, December 24
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 24 of December, repeating indefinitely

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

Enjoy the holiday!

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Library Closed: Christmas Day

Sat, December 25
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 25 of December, repeating indefinitely

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

Enjoy the holiday!

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Library Closing at 5 pm

Fri, December 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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An event every year that begins at 5:00 pm on day 31 of December, repeating indefinitely

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

The Library will be closing at 5 pm on New Year's Eve and will be closed all day on New Year's Day. Enjoy the holiday!

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