Come for one-stop shopping at the Library this weekend–discounted books in pristine condition and unique gifts for everyone on your list. Check it out; Saturday and Sunday on the main level (new location this year).
Imagine working with other people to create an old-fashioned quilt with a modern twist–it lights up when you touch it! Award-winning new media artist Balam Soto will lead a digital quilt making workshop series beginning this Saturday. The project is the first funded by an IMLS (Institute of Museums and Library Science) grant to enhance Read More
… by Nancy Have you heard of the free ebooks from 3M available at the library? Want to read current books on your readers and tablets? How about classics? Prefer children’s literature? More into mysteries? Take a look at the great choices–many new titles–available for Westport cardholders.
Westport voters in District 9 will be voting tomorrow at the Library from 6 am to 8 pm. Signs will direct you to the main level Reading Room. Welcome!
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is almost here! The Library is an official sponsor. This is an opportunity, during the month of November, to write your novel. Lots of resources and programs are available for adults, teens and kids who want to take on this challenge. Check out the details here. Good luck and have Read More
…by Margie Here’s a little appetizer to help you get ready for the WestportREADS programs in January based on Julia Child’s My Life in France: Travel & Leisure editor Luke Barr will speak about his book Provence 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard and the Reinvention of American Taste this Thursday at noon (he Read More
This from Marta Campbell, veteran Library staff member who advises readers about books and writers: Alice Munro has been called “our Chekov.” She writes literary or psychological short stories with minimal plot and subtle details leading to epiphanies of truth about love, work and the passing of time. The stories are set in southern Ontario, where Read More
As part of Gault Energy & Stone’s year-long 150th Anniversary Celebration, the company is inviting Fairfield County teens to share their visions of energy sources for the next 150 years. The winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship and a personal tour of NYC’s celebrated Bank of America Tower, one of the world’s most environmentally responsible high-rise office Read More