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Westport, CT 06880 United States

December 2021

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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Film Screening: Myrtle Simpson: A life on Ice

Mon, December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join us for a screening of the short documentary film, Myrtle Simpson: A Life on Ice, from director and editor Leigh Anne Sides. And join us after the film for a talk back with Leigh Anne. REGISTER HERE FOR A SEAT IN THE LIBRARY Myrtle Simpson narrates the story of three of her most dramatic and significant expeditions, starting with the Edinburgh Andean Expedition to Peru in 1958, her record-breaking success on the Scottish Trans-Greenland Expedition to cross Greenland in…

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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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Miss Mary's Storytime

Wed, December 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EST
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Wednesdays at 10-10:30 AM through December 15 (No program on 11/24) For all children under age three with an adult.  Program moves into the Komansky Room during inclement weather.  This program is designed to move children on the reading readiness continuum. We continue with nursery rhymes, songs, and play and include a picture book and time to read on your own. COVID PRECAUTIONS: We will have Miss Mary's Storytime outside on Jesup Green for as long as weather permits. Please…

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Saugatuck Scribes: Resilience

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

Two Westport authors share their ways to for coping with stress. Stephanie Bass turned to humor during the pandemic and Denise Zack provides proven ways to move around negativity and both will discuss their books with Kerstin Rao. Ripple Affect is an 8-step workbook filled with readings, reflections, activities and meditations Denise uses to help clients gain insights into negative thought patterns to make lasting changes. Her therapeutic approach helps her clients to identify their damaging patterns and then positively…

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Introduction to Video Production

Mon, December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, December 20

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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Build Confidence for Your Financial Future

Tue, December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

What does your financial future look like? What should be included in designing a comprehensive, dynamic financial plan, the critical first step towards protecting what you've built to reach your goals? Join Julina Ogilvie of Westport-based, Principle Wealth Partners, as she leads an informative discussion on: 5 Key Fundamentals of a Financial Plan; Behavior and Investing; and Estate Planning Basics. Our speaker is Julina L. Ogilvie, CIMA, CPWA, Wealth Advisor, Director of Business Development at Principle Wealth Partners. Julina manages…

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Miss Mary's Storytime

Wed, December 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, December 15

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

Wednesdays at 10-10:30 AM through December 15 (No program on 11/24) For all children under age three with an adult.  Program moves into the Komansky Room during inclement weather.  This program is designed to move children on the reading readiness continuum. We continue with nursery rhymes, songs, and play and include a picture book and time to read on your own. COVID PRECAUTIONS: We will have Miss Mary's Storytime outside on Jesup Green for as long as weather permits. Please…

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Introduction to Video Production

Mon, December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, December 20

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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Library Closed: Christmas Eve

Fri, December 24
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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Library Closed: Christmas Day

Sat, December 25
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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Library Closing at 5 pm

Fri, December 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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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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January 2022

Library Closed - New Year's Day

Sat, January 1
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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Signing Basics: ASL Sign Language Course for Beginners -Part 1

Tue, January 4 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm EST
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Signing Basics is coming to The Westport Library! Join us for 4-45 minute virtual classes (Tuesdays 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 ), taught by a live sign language instructor! Over the course of the 4 weeks, you will learn how to sign words and basic phrases. In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills. This course is virtual and limited to 20 participants. To register for the complete series, click here. PLEASE NOTE, by…

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Signing Basics: ASL Sign Language Course for Beginners -Part 1

Tue, January 11 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, January 25

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

Signing Basics is coming to The Westport Library! Join us for 4-45 minute virtual classes (Tuesdays 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 ), taught by a live sign language instructor! Over the course of the 4 weeks, you will learn how to sign words and basic phrases. In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills. This course is virtual and limited to 20 participants. To register for the complete series, click here. PLEASE NOTE, by…

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Library Closed: Martin Luther King's Birthday

Mon, January 17
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy the holiday! Martin Luther King, Jr The Civil Rights Movement African American History Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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PageTurner's Book Club

Tue, January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri. This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable. For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4807. New participants always welcome. Room 210 . Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org for more information.

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Signing Basics: ASL Sign Language Course for Beginners -Part 1

Tue, January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, January 25

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

Signing Basics is coming to The Westport Library! Join us for 4-45 minute virtual classes (Tuesdays 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 ), taught by a live sign language instructor! Over the course of the 4 weeks, you will learn how to sign words and basic phrases. In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills. This course is virtual and limited to 20 participants. To register for the complete series, click here. PLEASE NOTE, by…

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Signing Basics: ASL Sign Language Course for Beginners -Part 1

Tue, January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, January 25

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

Signing Basics is coming to The Westport Library! Join us for 4-45 minute virtual classes (Tuesdays 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 ), taught by a live sign language instructor! Over the course of the 4 weeks, you will learn how to sign words and basic phrases. In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills. This course is virtual and limited to 20 participants. To register for the complete series, click here. PLEASE NOTE, by…

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February 2022

23rd Annual Crossword Puzzle Contest

Sat, February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Westport's crossword puzzle contest is back in the Library! Enjoy a wordy afternoon with Will Shortz, New York Times crossword puzzle editor. Participants will strive to solve three puzzles during a set time for a chance to compete in the final round. Wordplay games will make the day even more fun! Covid precautions are being taken and seats are limited. Register online; there is a $25 fee to participate. Questions? Contact Jennifer Keller at jkeller@westportlibrary.org. Please plan to arrive at least…

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Pageturner's Book Group

Tue, February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss "Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles. This debut novel relates the fascinating story about a young woman in post-Depression era New York who suddenly finds herself thrust into high society  For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4807. New participants always welcome. Room 210 . Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org for more information.

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Library Closed: Presidents' Day

Mon, February 21
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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March 2022

Pageturner's Book Group

Tue, March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Westport Reads Title. For more information please contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org

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April 2022

Pageturner's Book Group

Tue, April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss "The Razor's Edge" by W. Somerset Maugham. The story revolves around Larry Darrell,  a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters.  For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4807. New participants always welcome. Room 210 . Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org for more information.

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May 2022

Pageturner's Book Group

Tue, May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss "The Hour of the Witch" by Chris Bohjalian. A young Puritan woman—faithful, resourceful, but afraid of the demons that dog her soul—plots her escape from a violent marriage in this riveting and propulsive novel of historical suspense .  For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4807. New participants always welcome. Room 210 . Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org for more information.

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June 2022

Pageturner's Book Group

Tue, June 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Discuss The Personal Librarian. A remarkable novel about J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white in order to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation. For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4807. New participants always welcome. Room 210 . Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org for more information.

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July 2022

Library Closed: Independence Day

Mon, July 4
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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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September 2022

Library Closed: Labor Day

Mon, September 5
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Westport, CT 06880 United States

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October 2022

Library Closed: Columbus Day

Mon, October 10
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Westport, CT 06880 United States

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November 2022

Library Closed-Thanksgiving Day

Thu, November 24
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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 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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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 2022

Library Closed: Christmas Eve

Sat, December 24
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Westport, CT 06880 United States

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Library Closed: Christmas Day

Sun, December 25
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Westport, CT 06880 United States

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Library Closing at 5 pm

Sat, December 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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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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January 2023

Library Closed - New Year's Day

Sun, January 1
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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Library Closed: Martin Luther King's Birthday

Mon, January 16
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy the holiday! Martin Luther King, Jr The Civil Rights Movement African American History Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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February 2023

Library Closed: Presidents' Day

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

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Library Closed: Presidents' Day

Mon, February 20
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Westport, CT 06880 United States

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July 2023

Library Closed: Independence Day

Tue, July 4
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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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September 2023

Library Closed: Labor Day

Mon, September 4
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day first of September, repeating indefinitely

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

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October 2023

Library Closed: Columbus Day

Mon, October 9
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

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November 2023

Library Closed-Thanksgiving Day

Thu, November 23
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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 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every year that begins at 9:00 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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