← Programs

Wed, Oct 27, 2021

Hear how Mary Hiester Reid fought to be a professional artist during the 19th century when Molly Peacock discusses Flower Diary: In Which Mary Hiester Reid Paints, Travels, Marries & Opens a Door with local artist Dale Najarian

Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Liza and John Marshall discuss their story of how a diagnosis made them look at medicine, healing and marriage with a new lens with Dr. Pamela Kunz, medical oncologist at Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital.

Sun, Oct 17, 2021

Westporter Sybil Steinberg, returns with suggestions for your reading with her ever-popular talk on the best new reads.

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

Sonya Huber reads from her new book, Supremely Tiny Acts: A Memoir of a Day, about an arrest and court appearance with the climate action group Extinction Rebellion

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Author Heather Frimmer introduces her second novel, Better To Trust with book blogger Suzanne Leopold.

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Explore the musical work and creative process of Arturo Toscanini through the eyes of first violinist, Samuel Antek. Join his daughter and co-author, Lucy Antek Johnson, in conversation with Mary-Lou Weisman about these two men and the powerful impact they made on her life and the world of classical music.

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

Alexander Lobrano returns to discuss his coming of age memoir with Westport's own Kelle Ruden. My Place At the Table: A Recipe for a Delicious Life in Paris is a moving coming-of-age story of how a gay man emerges from a wounding childhood, discovers himself, and finds love and an insider's guide to thirty of his favorite Paris restaurants.

Tue, Aug 10, 2021

Galia Gichon, author of THE ACCIDENTAL SUFFRAGIST and Collin Carroll, who wrote FITNESS BY DARWIN, discuss their new books with members of the Westport community.

Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Join Westport veterinarian Melissa Shapiro in conversation with best-selling author Christina Hunger, for the launch of her book, based on this extraordinary journey... PIGLET: The Unexpected Story of a Deaf, Blind, Pink Puppy and His Family.

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

Writer Elon Green talks with writer Hugh Ryan about his book, LAST CALL: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York.

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

May Cobb returns to the Library to talk about her latest novel, the critically acclaimed THE HUNTING WIVES! The Hunting Wives share more than target practice, martinis, and bad behavior in this novel of obsession, seduction, and murder.

Thu, Jul 8, 2021

Princeton historian and CNN Political Analyst Julian Zelizer shares the history of the "new" Republican party with Bruce McGuirk, leader of Pages Through the Ages, Westport Library's history discussion group.

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Join award-winning author and screenwriter Philip Fracassi as he talks about his latest short story collection, BENEATH A PALE SKY. Philip will be in conversation with John Palisano, President of the Horror Writer's Association and a Bram Stoker Award winner.

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