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The Westport Library held their biannual fall book sale from Dec. 1-4. It attracted much of the community, and was an overall success. (Photo contributed by Rei Seltzer ’26)

Westport Public Library hosts biannual book sale

Olivia Saw ’26, Web Arts Editor December 19, 2023

The Westport Public Library recently hosted their biannual fall book sale from Dec. 1-4, with free admission to all. The sale consisted of over 50 different categories of books, ranging from climate change...

The ad hoc Superintendent’s Review Committee met in Town Hall on April 3 and 17, deciding to recommend to the Superintendent to keep three challenged books in the Staples library. The meetings were working meetings with no public comment. There was lower turnout to the second meeting as the Committee’s decision was previously made at the first, and the second was intended for editing and revising their recommendation letter. Photo taken by Lilly Weisz 23.

Challenged books recommended to remain in school library by Superintendent’s Review Committee

Lilly Weisz '23, Creative Director May 5, 2023

The Superintendent’s Review Committee (SRC) unanimously voted to recommend to the superintendent to retain all three challenged Staples library books after two working meetings in April. Superintendent...

For 30 minutes on Wellness Wednesday Nov. 23, students pet dogs, eat ice cream, play karaoke and more.

School community reacts to first Wellness Wednesday

Mia Kirkorsky '24, Business Manager December 8, 2022

In recent years, with both the pandemic and day to day stressors combined, mental health has been a growing problem gaining priority. The question is: are schools doing enough? On the half day – Wednesday...

Alexa Anastasi ’22 showcased the history of race through means of an eye-catching poster.

‘African American, Black, Latino, and Puerto Rican Studies’ class concludes pilot year

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web Managing Editor May 20, 2022

Among the plethora of books and burnt-out high schoolers that inhabited the library on May 11, students enrolled in African American, Black, Latino, and Puerto Rican Studies proudly presented their final...

Staples Library celebrates reading with book bracket

Lilly Weisz ’23, Assistant Creative Director March 25, 2022

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Anna Diorio ’23, Broadcast Director October 17, 2021

The Westport Bookshop, Westport’s first used book store, officially opened January 28. They are open Thursdays and Fridays from three to six p.m and on weekends from noon to five p.m.

Westport Book Shop dazzles book-lovers, provides community space

Maya Hruskar '23, Paper Opinions Editor February 9, 2021

  Bundled in coats and a buzz of conversation, people wait on chalk circles as cars lazily roll by and snow sloshes against the pavement. Customers chime in and out of the storefront, releasing...

The Westport Public Library decided to close its doors indefinitely on March 12 to achieve social distancing.

Public libraries should close due to coronavirus despite inconvenience caused

Chloe Murray '22, Public Relations Director March 23, 2020

Amidst the chaos of the coronavirus, Westport has closed all public facilities. Beaches, parks, stores, restaurants and libraries are all among the places that have been shut down. Obviously the closure...

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