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Westport, CT 06880 United States

August 2020

The College Application Process: What's In An App?

Wed, August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

College Entrance Consultant Abby Siegel will guide students and families through the basics of the college application process. She will explain the various ways in which students can apply to college and walk attendees through the basics of filling out the Common Application, used by over 900 colleges and universities. The presentation will also cover how to choose which application to use, college essays, standardized testing, recommendation letters and supplement applications. REGISTER HERE Abby Siegel & Associates is an independent…

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Fifth Grade Summer Distance Learning Clubs - Literature

Mon, August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, August 17

One event on Mon, June 1 at 9:00 am

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

Language Arts classes for students entering Fifth Grade in the fall of 2020 will be held at 2 pm on Mondays from June 29 through August 17.

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The Hilarious World of Depression

The Hilarious World of Depression

Tue, August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Meet John Moe, critically-acclaimed public radio personality and host of The Hilarious World of Depression Podcast, when he discusses his struggle with depression with Karen K.  It plagued his family and claimed the life of his brother in 2007. As he faced his own illness, he began to see similar behavior patterns and coping mechanisms in his conversations with others.  The Hilarious World of Depression is a memoir of Moe’s own journey, revealing more than he’s ever discussed on the…

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Meet the Author: Caroline Barney and The Trebors

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

Join children's author and Westporter Caroline Barney for a virtual talk about her brand-new book, THE TREBORS! And then stop by the Library for a drive-by book signing at 1:00 PM! REGISTER HERE!

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Fifth Grade Summer Distance Learning Clubs - Literature

Mon, August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, August 17

One event on Mon, June 1 at 9:00 am

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

Language Arts classes for students entering Fifth Grade in the fall of 2020 will be held at 2 pm on Mondays from June 29 through August 17.

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Pageturner's Book Discussion Group

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

  Discuss Women's Diaries of the Westward Movement by Lillian Schlissel, the story of the journey west told by the women who made the trip. Via zoom conferencing. Contact Carolyn Karwoski, ckarwoski@westportlibrary.org to register.

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Camp Explore: RL Stine

Tue, August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
Free

This summer, grow your child’s curiosity about the world at the Westport Library's Camp Explore! Here, they will dive into a virtual global world of discovery and exploration on an array of fascinating subjects – and learn about the work of incredible, world renowned individuals – all summer long! We're excited to welcome "Goosebumps" author RL Stine! REGISTER HERE! RL Stine, who was our StoryFest 2019 keynote speaker, returns for a spooky virtual visit! Each week the Library will host…

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A Writing Conversation with Rea Frey & Hank Phillippi Ryan

Thu, August 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Bestselling authors Rea Frey and Hank Phillippi Ryan will discuss their newest books and the business of writing with Westport blogger Suzanne Leopold. Hear their journeys of navigating the publishing world. This is a virtual event, so please register.  Rea Frey is the author of Not Her Daughter and Because You're Mine. She is also the Founder and CEO of Writeway, where aspiring writers become published authors. To learn more, visit reafrey.com or writewayco.com. Until I Find You, celebrated author Rea…

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Environmental Book Discussion: NO ONE IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Wed, August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Discuss The #1 New York Times bestseller by Time‘s 2019 Person of the Year, NO ONE IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE with members of the Earthplace team. In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement, inspiring millions of students to go on strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize…

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September 2020

Library Closed: Labor Day

Mon, September 7
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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

Enjoy the holiday!

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Environmental Book Discussion: THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE

Wed, September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Explore THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE with members of the Earthplace team. In this book, Edward O. Wilson reflects on the crucible of evolution, and his remarkable account of how the living world became diverse and how humans are destroying that diversity. This is a virtual event, please register to participate. "Wilson, internationally regarded as the dean of biodiversity studies, conducts us on a tour through time, traces the processes that create new species in bursts of adaptive radiation, and points…

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October 2020

Free Speech and the 2020 Election Cycle

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

Legal expert Leslie Levin will discuss the role of the First Amendment and media in this year's election. Bring your questions about the Constitution and the legalities of free speech. This is a virtual event. Please register. Leslie Levin is an expert on the legal profession, ethical decisionmaking and lawyer discipline, subjects she has examined in numerous scholarly articles, book chapters and presentations, as well as in her role as co-editor (with Lynn Mather) of Lawyers in Practice: Ethical Decisionmaking in…

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Library Closed: Columbus Day

Mon, October 12
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day second of October, repeating indefinitely

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

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Westport Show of Shows

Sat, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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November 2020

Library Closed-Thanksgiving Day

Thu, November 26
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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 27 @ 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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December 2020

Library Closed: Christmas Eve

Thu, 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

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Library Closed: Christmas Day

Fri, 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

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Library Closing at 5 pm

Thu, 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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January 2021

Library Closed - New Year's Day

Fri, January 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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

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Library Closed: Martin Luther King's Birthday

Mon, January 18
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of January, repeating indefinitely

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

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February 2021

Library Closed: Presidents' Day

Mon, February 15
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of February, repeating indefinitely

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

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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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September 2021

Library Closed: Labor Day

Mon, September 6
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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

Enjoy the holiday!

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October 2021

Library Closed: Columbus Day

Mon, October 11
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day second of October, repeating indefinitely

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

Enjoy the holiday!

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November 2021

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 @ 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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December 2021

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

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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

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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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January 2022

Library Closed - New Year's Day

Sat, January 1
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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

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Library Closed: Martin Luther King's Birthday

Mon, January 17
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of January, repeating indefinitely

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

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February 2022

Library Closed: Presidents' Day

Mon, February 21
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of February, repeating indefinitely

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

Enjoy the holiday!

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July 2022

Library Closed: Independence Day

Mon, 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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