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Game on!

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…by Jillian Come enjoy some lawn games on Jesup Green! The library has croquet, bocce and badminton sets that you can check out–courtesy of the Downtown Merchants’ Association. Very soon we will also have a ping pong table on the River Walk patio.  Fun!  Bring your friends, your kids, or your grandkids and show them […] [Read More]
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Berchem, Moses & Devlin Law Firm Rocks

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This law firm has quietly given LexisNexis to the Westport Library annually for years, and has done so again. This valuable online law and public records resource, rarely found in public libraries, is used and coveted by many. THANK YOU Berchem, Moses & Devlin! [Read More]
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A Tribute to Connecticut’s Own Maurice Sendak

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…by Nancy In a last interview with Stephen Colbert shortly before he died, author and illustrator Maurice Sendak couldn’t bring himself to agree with Colbert’s professed dislike of children, but he remained gracious. Listen: http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/05/08/watch-maurice-sendaks-last-interview-with-stephen-colbert/#ixzz1uIX2YLwp The American Library Association awarded him the Caldecott Medal, considered the Pulitzer Prize of children’s book illustration, for Where the […] [Read More]
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Tell us How You Feel About the Library

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Okay, so nobody likes surveys. But wait; this one is really quick and easy. Seriously. And it will help us learn about how you use the Library and how you would like to use it in the future. You don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to, and you get to look […] [Read More]
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Get Ready for Summer Reading (with an online option this year!)

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…by Kris Get ready…Get Set… The really BIG yearly event in the Children’s Library is Summer Reading Club, which draws over 2,000 eager readers each summer.  Librarians will visit the public schools in May and June to tell kids about Summer Reading Club, and to highlight new and wonderful titles.  New this year—children will have […] [Read More]
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