Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Renowned photographer Stephen Wilkes shared his work in a presentation called “Visualizing Time," joined in conversation by Westport's own Stacy Bass. In the presentation, Wilkes showed how his photographs explore the concept of time, beginning with his early work and leading to his documenting of locations that are part of our collective memory in his iconic Day to Night series.

Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Y’s Men of Westport/Weston and The Westport Library are proud to co-sponsor two Connecticut gubernatorial candidate forums. On Monday, September 19th, Governor Ned Lamont spoke and took questions in The Westport Library’s Trefz Forum.

Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Y’s Men of Westport/Weston and The Westport Library are proud to co-sponsor two Connecticut gubernatorial candidate forums to take place at The Westport Library. The first featured Republican Bob Stefanowski, who spoke and took questions on Thursday, September 15.

Mon, Sep 19, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, September 19th at Noon, hear Dan's conversation with Westport's own Jazz Rabbi, Rabbi Greg Wall

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

Kick off StoryFest Saturday with a killer panel of thriller writers including Gabino Iglesias, Lynne Constantine, May Cobb, Greg Galloway and Bracken MacLeod.

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

Whether it’s releasing your first book days into a global pandemic or breaking through at a major publisher after years of small press success, hear from a group of authors who don’t quit, no matter what. Presented by the Westport Writers' Workshop with May Cobb, Rachel Harrison, Gabino Ingesias, Alma Katsu, Eric LaRocca, Olesya Salnikova Gilmore, and moderated by Tessa Smith McGovern.

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

Whether writing out from under oppression or helping to shine a light on others who've historically been disenfranchised, hear how these writers have used their own unique voices to amplify the voices of others in their lives and work. Participants include Mondiant Dogon, Sonya Huber, Gwendolyn Kiste, LaQuette, Julia Phillips, and Hugh Ryan.

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

Hear from a genre's premier editor, Ellen Datlow, and the award-winning authors she has worked with as they lift the veil on the symbiotic — and mysterious — relationship between writers and editors, with Stephen Graham Jones, John Langan, Bracken MacLeod, Seanan McGuire, Paul Tremblay.

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

Horror is all the rage these days, and we've got some of the genre's premier writers on hand to discuss the allure of dark fiction. Participants include Gus Moreno, Lorien Lawrence, Clay McLeod Chapmn, Eric LaRocca. Moderated by John Palisano of the Horror Writers Association.

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

Hear how writing and creating helped get this distinguished panel through the apocalypse. Participants include Greg Galloway, Coco Ma, Amanda Parrish Morgan, Kate Racculia, Libby Waterford. Moderated by Stephen Bowling.

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

Join Tessa Smith McGovern and Patricia Dunn for an in-depth conversation with NYT bestselling author Naomi Novik at StoryFest 2022! Be there as Tessa and Pat launch their brand-new podcast, Go Ahead, Write Something!

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

Mallory O’Meara (James Beard Book Award-winning author) and Brea Grant (filmmaker and actress) bring their ultra-popular podcast, Reading Glasses, to the Library’s stage for a very special live event featuring guest stars Paul Tremblay, Stephen Graham Jones, Alexis Henderson, and Clay McLeod Chapman, and a virtual appearance by Sarah Gailey!

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

StoryFest weekend kicked-off with an intimate conversation between best friends and best-selling authors Saeed Jones (How We Fight For Our Lives) and Isaac Fitzgerald (Dirtbag, Massachusetts).

Mon, Aug 22, 2022

On Monday, August 22th at Noon, hear Dan's conversation with Jay Norris. Not only is Jay a newly minted member of the Library's Board of Trustees, he is an innovative leader who uses his creativity and imagination to uncover opportunities in today’s challenging media, retail, and real estate industries. Jay is also dedicated to some significant community-building projects to help build a more inclusive and kinder community - and future.

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

In this Camp Explore workshop participants are challenged to build crazy input devices that connect to your laptop and allow you to interact with Scratch projects in fun and engaging ways. On day three, students get super physical and design some game inputs that really get us moving.

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

In this Camp Explore workshop participants are challenged to build crazy input devices that connect to your laptop and allow you to interact with Scratch projects in fun and engaging ways. Day two was spent turning cardboard into musical instruments that connect to computers to make sounds and songs.

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

In this Camp Explore workshop participants are challenged to build crazy input devices that connect to your laptop and allow you to interact with Scratch projects in fun and engaging ways. On day one they learned about the Makey Makey, conductive materials, and explore rapid iteration as we design various game controllers

Tue, Aug 16, 2022

On August 15th, Brian Mayer and Ken Bernhard talk about what is like to be "On the Ground in Ukraine with Ukraine Aid International". They discuss the triumphs and difficulties they witnessed in a recent trip in support of the organization's relief efforts for those hardest hit by war.

Mon, Aug 8, 2022

The Fader-Gendron-Haas Trio performed an afternoon concert on August 7th in the Library's Trefz Forum, The program included Brahms Piano Trio no. 3 op. 101 and Mendelssohn Piano Trio no. 2 op. 66. Both trios are in the key of C minor, and offer the full range of human emotion, from fury and passion, to tenderness, mischief and religious exaltation.

Fri, Aug 5, 2022

Dan Woog sits down with Westporter Liz Milwe, an active member of the Westport Community who has served on the RTM for over ten years. She joins Dan to talk about her community work, especially her dedication to Wakeman Town Farm, one of the oldest family farm properties.  

Fri, Jul 22, 2022

New media artist Balam Soto combines cutting-edge, digital technologies with traditional media. Camp Explore's rising 7 – 10th grade students construct a light sculpture that can be programmed with a 32-bit controller board.

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