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Westport institutions adjust to potential COVID-19 spread

Westport Town Hall will be closed to the public on March 12 and 13 for town employees to discuss the process moving forward.
March 11, 2020

Following a party attended by approximately 40 students and adults on March 5, one attendee—who was not a Westport resident— who is now presumptively positive for coronavirus may have infected 14 other...

New library renovations offer students ideal studying environment

People working in the libray's main floor.
October 6, 2019

Students no longer have to awkwardly stack homework assignments on a cramped coffee shop table or suffer through the chaos that comes with studying at home. After several long months of anticipation and...

Public library showcases renowned advocate for students with ADHD

Public library showcases renowned advocate for students with ADHD
January 27, 2017

By: Christoph Russi In November, the Westport Public Library and Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, a national advocacy group founded in Westport, sponsored a talk by Robert Tudisco “Understanding...

Westport Public Library welcomes home photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Westport Public Library welcomes home photojournalist Lynsey Addario
May 26, 2015

Over 400 audience members were tightly packed into the library’s main floor, illuminated by an ambient blue light. Their excited murmurs subsided as Pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist and Westport’s...

Nerds and tinkerers unite at the fourth annual Maker Faire

This year there were over 100 ‘makers’ who chose to exhibit the fruits of their tinkerings at one of the many booths, which were stationed either inside the library or on Jesup Green.
April 28, 2015

On Saturday April 25, the Westport Public Library held the fourth annual Westport Mini Maker Faire on Jesup Greene. The Maker Faire gives Westport residents, students and anyone else with a ‘do-it-yourself...

Students discover the nooks and crannies of the Westport Public Library

Students discover the nooks and crannies of the Westport Public Library
February 10, 2015

On a Saturday afternoon, the Westport Public Library is abuzz. The coffee line at the café stretches back to the stairs and small study groups crowd around the bookshelves. Yet the Westport Public...

Former Westporter speaks about Bosnia at Westport Public Library

Kenan Trebincevic speaks about his memoir at the Westport Public Library
April 2, 2014

From the Bosnian Genocide to Staples High School, Kenan Trebincevic spoke about his eventful journey and highly praised book “The Bosnia List” on Saturday, March 29 at the Westport Public Library. Survivor...

Board of Education talks budget

John Klinge, a member of the Representative Town Meeting, shares his opinion on the Health Insurance Fund Review Committee.
January 9, 2014

On Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. the Board of Education (BOE) meeting attracted parents and members of the Westport community due to the current deficit of approximately $2 million. The main topics of the night...

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