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Staples holds Tedx talk at the Westport Public Library

Staples holds Tedx talk at the Westport Public Library

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

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 to the TED website, “TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, ‘ideas worth spreading.’ It suppor...

Rushdie discusses newly-released book with students

Rushdie discusses newly-released book with students

Claudia Chen and Sophie Call

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 was organized through The Westport Library as part of its annual Malloy Lecture in the Arts serie...

Mini Maker Faire Makes a Fun Day For All

Mini Maker Faire Makes a Fun Day For All

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

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 crafts and inventions. According to The Maker Faire’s website, the launch of MAKE Magazine in...

Meet Vincent and Nancy, Westport Library’s new robots

Meet Vincent and Nancy, Westport Library’s new robots

Renée Weisz, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

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New robots to roam the Westport library halls

New robots to roam the Westport library halls

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

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 Library’s newest addition of humanoid robots. “[Humanoid robotics is] a technology that seems to be the next ste...

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