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20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

May 2019

Family Fun Series: Shakespeare!

Thu, May 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Celebrate the work of the world’s greatest playwright in the Library’s first Family Summer Series event, “Shakespeare!” The day kicks off with Shakespeare-themed MakerSpace activities. Make your own Coat of Arms/Heraldic Banner. Create your own Shakespeare poetry (and insults) with the magnetic Shakespeare wall. Then, The Shakespeare Guyz, a New Jersey-based performing arts company, will take over the Forum for a fun, family-friendly comedy theatre performance that makes Shakespeare accessible to all. The day concludes with a Shakespeare talk for…

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June 2019

Test WestportREADS

Tue, June 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This is a test of Westport Reads tag

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July 2019

Storytime at Longshore: All Ages

Thu, July 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Start your day outdoors with stories & songs at beautiful Evan Harding Point in Longshore Club Park.  Public parking is only steps away from storytime, and you don't need a Westport beach sticker. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:30-1 am If it rains, the program will be cancelled. If in doubt, please call 203.291.4810.  

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Rhythm & Rhyme: Age 5 & Under

Mon, July 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

This half-hour Early Literacy Program includes songs, music, movement, fingerplay and stories.  Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Please bring your grownup! For ages 5 & Under This is a large program (up to 200 people), with lots of movement and includes songs, nursery rhymes, music and a story. Ideal for children who can move on their own, as well as for little ones who are happy to sit in their caregiver’s lap. Our Philosophy…

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Storytime at Longshore: All Ages

Tue, July 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu, August 15

The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Start your day outdoors with stories & songs at beautiful Evan Harding Point in Longshore Club Park.  Public parking is only steps away from storytime, and you don't need a Westport beach sticker. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:30-1 am If it rains, the program will be cancelled. If in doubt, please call 203.291.4810.  

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Storytime at Longshore: All Ages

Thu, July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, August 13

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu, August 15

The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
+ Google Map

Start your day outdoors with stories & songs at beautiful Evan Harding Point in Longshore Club Park.  Public parking is only steps away from storytime, and you don't need a Westport beach sticker. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:30-1 am If it rains, the program will be cancelled. If in doubt, please call 203.291.4810.  

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August 2019

Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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The World & US

Wed, August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on Wed, October 23 at 6:00 pm

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

Meet monthly to explore  and discuss selected articles from The New Yorker, Bloomberg Business Week and Mother Jones. We will look at US relationships with the world's people, countries and organizations on issues of economy, technology, regulation, politics, society and environment. Alex Anvari will facilitate this discussion where all points of view are respected. Magazines will be available through the Library's digital magazine app Flipster or copies available at the Library. Selected articles to read in advance of the discussion…

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Thu, August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Tue, August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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September 2019

Library Closed - Labor Day

Mon, September 2
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy the holiday!

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, September 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Tuesdays at Two Film: Remember the Titans

Tue, September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Remember the Titans is based on the true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team and their first season as a racially integrated unit. (2000, 1h 53m) Films in the September-October Series: 9/3: Stan & Ollie 9/10: Remember the Titans 9/17: Maria by Callas NEW DATE: 11/12: An Autumn Afternoon 10/1: All Is True 10/8: October Sky 10/15: The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science 10/22: 180° South 10/29: Young Frankenstein

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Thu, September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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The World & US

Wed, September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wed, December 18

One event on Wed, October 23 at 10:00 am

One event on Tue, November 19 at 6:00 pm

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

Meet monthly to explore  and discuss selected articles from The New Yorker, Bloomberg Business Week and Mother Jones. We will look at US relationships with the world's people, countries and organizations on issues of economy, technology, regulation, politics, society and environment. Alex Anvari will facilitate this discussion where all points of view are respected. Magazines will be available through the Library's digital magazine app Flipster or copies available at the Library. Selected articles to read in advance of the discussion…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Thu, October 10

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Thu, October 10

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Thu, October 10

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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October 2019

Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Thu, October 10

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Thu, October 10

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Tue, October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, October 17

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Youth Artists Collective Workshop: Multimedia Response to “Art & Text” Exhibit

Fri, October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Westport artists Katherine and Rebecca Ross will lead this monthly series of teen art workshops for grades 6-12 in Westport and surrounding communities. YAC is an inclusive group of young artists that meet to make art, talk about art, offer support and find opportunities to share their art. All workshop materials will be supplied. Sponsor: The Drew Friedman Community Art Center

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Library Closed: Columbus Day

Mon, October 14
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The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy the holiday!

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Take a Tour of the Library!

Thu, October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Thu, October 10

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

Drop in tours of the newly renovated Westport Library now available on Tuesdays,10-11 am, and Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Meet your guide, Jennifer Bangser, Director of Strategic Community Partnerships  at the upper parking lot entrance, alongside the wonderful new Library Café and South Gallery. Tours take about one hour. Contact Jennifer at JBangser@westportlibrary.org if you have any questions. If you are part of a group that would like a tour tailored to your group's availability, please contact Jennifer to arrange. Note: Tour cancellations…

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Opening Reception for the Exhibit: Teens Behind the Lens

Tue, October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy the results of the Library's 7th annual Teen Photography Contest, whose theme will be Dot-Dot-Dot, which is the Library’s logo (and, in writing, these three dots, or periods, are called ellipses, leaving the reader or viewer wondering and wanting to know more). On exhbit through November 13. Opening reception: Tuesday, October 29, 5-6 pm Image: "Best of Show"--Jolie Jeffrey-Craft

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November 2019

Verso Studio Tours

Thu, November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on Thu, November 7 at 6:00 pm

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

Join us for a free tour of the new Verso Studios spaces and equipment! Tours will begin at noon and at 6 pm on Nov 7—space is limited so reserve your spot now. Learn about the new media facilities, upcoming training opportunities, how you can join a tv production crew and more! Studio Manager Jay Miles will lead each hour-long tour, and there will be time for your questions. See you then!

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Verso Studio Tours

Thu, November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Thu, November 7 at 6:00 pm

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

Join us for a free tour of the new Verso Studios spaces and equipment! Tours will begin at noon and at 6 pm on Nov 7—space is limited so reserve your spot now. Learn about the new media facilities, upcoming training opportunities, how you can join a tv production crew and more! Studio Manager Jay Miles will lead each hour-long tour, and there will be time for your questions. See you then!

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Reflections of the Holocaust in Film and Music

Sun, November 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Join this screening of HBO’s Emmy-winning short film, The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm, which combines historical footage and hand-painted animation to share memories and stories of loss and survival during the Holocaust. The film (2018, 19m) will be followed by a discussion, moderated by Rev. John D. Betit of Christ & Holy Trinity Church,  with Elliott Saiontz, the film’s young narrator, his mother Stacey Saiontz and Jeff Scher, animator and local resident. The film is suitable for ages 9 &…

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Thursday, 11/14, Limited Library Access

Thu, November 14 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Due to preparation for tonight's Malloy Lecture in the Arts, the Forum and upper level conference rooms will be inaccessible all day. Access to the lower level meeting rooms, upper level balcony and the Hub for the general public will end at 5 pm. Children’s and the Riverwalk Level will be fully available all day.

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Itty Bittys: Location Today, 11/16, in Children's LIbrary

Sat, November 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Enjoy a half-hour program of song, stories, music, movement and finger play. Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Please bring your grownup! For ages 5 & under Our Philosophy of Early Literacy: Learning to Read Begins at Birth Before children can learn to read, they must develop early literacy skills. Our early literacy programs include four practices, talking, singing, reading and playing, that parents and caregivers can use to make it easier for children to…

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Library Closing at 5 pm

Wed, November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 5:00 pm 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 Closed-Thanksgiving Day

Thu, November 28
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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 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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 2019

Canceled Today: Language Conversation Group: Hebrew

Mon, December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Due to the forecasted inclement weather, this event is canceled for this evening, Monday, December 2.

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Forum & Meeting Room Availability 12/12

Thu, December 12 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Due to a large evening program, the Forum will be closed entirely to regular patron use. The wings of the Forum, A/V, and collections on the Grandstand will still be available as normal. The meeting rooms on the Main Level close at 3 p.m. The conference rooms on the Upper Level will close at 6 p.m.

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Library Closed: Christmas Eve

Tue, 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

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

Enjoy the holiday!

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Library Closing at 5 pm

Tue, December 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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 2020

Library Closed - New Year's Day

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

Enjoy the holiday!

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Library Closed: Martin Luther King's Birthday

Mon, January 20
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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

Enjoy the holiday!

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WestportREADS & PageTurners Book Discussion: A Short History of Women

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

Discuss one of the two WestportREADS books, A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert. This provocative work  of fiction chronicles four generations of women, their aspirations, the limits imposed on them and the sometimes startling choices they have to make in the world. More about WestportREADS 2019-20. PageTurners Book Club page For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4821. New participants always welcome. Information on more Library book groups.

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Australian Wildfire Animal Rescue Sew-in

Sat, January 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Calling all sewers. Bring your portable machine and sharp scissors to make a fabric pouches for the Australian wildfire baby animal rescue project. Come for an hour or two! Saturday January 25, 11 am - 1 pm, Brooks Place, Westport Library Fabric donations are welcome in advance - 100% cotton or jersey and flannels. Donations can be dropped off at the Children's Library Reference desk at the Westport Library, attn: Margaret Pastel, by 4PM Thursday, 1/23.  Sewing machine must be in working order Patterns provided For sewers (novice…

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Library Opening Delayed to 11 am

Tue, January 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

The Library will open at 11 am today, Tuesday, January 28.

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Library Delayed Opening

Tue, January 28 @ 11:00 am
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Tuesday, January 28 Opening at 11 a.m.

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February 2020

Tuesdays at Two Film: Downton Abbey

Tue, February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Downton Abbey continues the story of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century. (2019, 2h 3m)

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Teen Diversity Essay Contest

Mon, February 10 @ 8:00 am - Fri, February 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

In order to increase awareness and promote understanding in the arenas of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and gender-identity, TEAM Westport and The Westport Library are co-sponsoring the Seventh Annual Teen Diversity Essay Contest for students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 who attend Staples High School or another school in Westport, or reside in Westport and attend school elsewhere. Essay Topic A stereotype is a widely-held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a person, frequently…

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Space Availability Thursday, February 13 9 am - 9 pm

Thu, February 13 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Due to a large evening program, the Forum will be closed entirely to regular patron use. The wings of the Forum, A/V, and collections on the Grandstand will still be available as normal. The meeting rooms on the Main Level close at 6 p.m. The conference rooms on the Upper Level close at 6 p.m Brooks Place will close at 5 p.m.

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Teen Poetry Workshop Series: Free Verse

Thu, February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States

Teen Poetry Workshop Series: Free Verse Liberate yourself from the constraints of meter and rhyme and let your verse run free! We will briefly explore more conventional poetic structures, and then set them aside and express ourselves beyond those confines. Come join Westport Poet Laureate Diane Lowman for a four-part Poetry Workshop Series to explore different forms of poetry both old and new, and to write some of your own!  Attend one, attend all, pick and choose - your choice!…

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Library Closed: Presidents' Day

Mon, February 17
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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