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The Westport Library attracts students seeking a place to study in the stress of midterm week

The Westport Library offers multiple levels to allow students collaborating on projects or students studying individually to work their best.
January 13, 2020

Papers pile up on the desk crammed in the corner of your bedroom as your mom yells from the kitchen to come empty the dishwasher. Your printer beeps and an ‘out of paper’ error message appears, preventing...

Third Annual Teen Essay Contest Winners Announced

May 18, 2016

Last night, May 16th 2016, the winners of the third annual TEAM Westport essay contest were announced at a reception inside the Westport Public Library’s McManus room. The competition, which is open...

James Baldwin speech inspires teachers to bring documentary to Staples

James Baldwin speech inspires teachers to bring documentary to Staples
March 24, 2016

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, March 11, a large crowd filled the McManus Room at the Westport Library to enjoy a screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary, “James Baldwin:  The Price...

Staples holds Tedx talk at the Westport Public Library

Staples holds Tedx talk at the Westport Public Library
March 19, 2016

On April 2 Staples students will present their fully produced TEDx talk at the Westport Public Library as an event to allow individuals in the community to share their experiences and ideas.  According...

Rushdie discusses newly-released book with students

Rushdie signs copies of “Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Days”
October 27, 2015

On Oct. 22, world-famous author Salman Rushdie came to Staples to discuss his latest book, “Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights,” with AP Literature students. This highly-anticipated event...

Mini Maker Faire Makes a Fun Day For All

Mini Maker Faire Makes a Fun Day For All
April 29, 2015

Mini Maker Faire Makes a Fun Day For All On April 24, the Westport Public Library hosted the fourth annual Mini Maker Faire, a sunny Saturday afternoon filled with food, music and displays of unique...

Meet Vincent and Nancy, Westport Library’s new robots

Meet Vincent and Nancy, Westport Library's new robots
October 11, 2014

Robot Video from Renee Weisz on Vimeo.

New robots to roam the Westport library halls

New robots to roam the Westport library halls
October 10, 2014

They can walk, talk, dance, speak 19 languages, recognize faces, respond to questions, play soccer, and even do tai chi—but Nancy and Vincent aren’t a typical dynamic duo. In fact, they are The Westport...

Student art exhibit opens at Westport Library

Student art exhibit opens at Westport Library
April 7, 2014

“Considering Reality,” a new student art exhibit at the Westport Public Library opened Friday for public viewing. The curators, Michael Abrams ’14 and Ben Goldschlager ’14 are members of the teen...

$246,545 awarded to Westport Library

$246,545 awarded to Westport Library
October 8, 2013

In July of 2012, the MakerSpace opened in the Westport Library as a place for people to connect, invent, and create. On September 30, 2013, the library announced that the Institute of Museum and Library...

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