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Looking around the new Westport Public Library

Looking around the new Westport Public Library

Ella Alpert '22 and Katie Simons '22

November 18, 2019

New library renovations offer students ideal studying environment

New library renovations offer students ideal studying environment

Tierney Kugel '22, Paper Arts Editor

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 patience, the library renovations are finally complete. These improvements include more seating, a preferred layout, updated technology and stronger WiFi, resulting in a tranq...

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 ADHD: A View from the Inside Out.” Tudisco, a private practice lawyer and motivational speaker,...

Westport Public Library welcomes home photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Westport Public Library welcomes home photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

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 own Lynsey Addario ’91 humbly took the stage. BOOKED for the Evening is the library’s principal...

Nerds and tinkerers unite at the fourth annual Maker Faire

Nerds and tinkerers unite at the fourth annual Maker Faire

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

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 mindset’ the opportunity to show off their unique creations, which range from robots to gian...

Students discover the nooks and crannies of the Westport Public Library

Students discover the nooks and crannies of the Westport Public Library

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor

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 Library holds many treasures undiscovered by most students. THE ART GALLERIES The art galleries may just ...

Former Westporter speaks about Bosnia at Westport Public Library

Former Westporter speaks about Bosnia at Westport Public Library

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer

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 of the Bosnian Genocide, Trebincevic outlines his recollection of war, exile and return in ...

Board of Education talks budget

Board of Education talks budget

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

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 included an update and action plan for the 2013-14 budget and a proposal for the Superintendent’s...

It Makes the Day: The Mini Maker Faire

It Makes the Day: The Mini Maker Faire

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor

April 27, 2013

As robots roll, hula hoops spin, racecars launch and 3-D printers whir back and forth, assembling layers of plastic, visitors to Westport’s second Mini Maker Faire experience innovation in motion. The one-day, family-friendly event was held at the Westport Public Library on April 27 to promote tech...

Club Green's Third Annual ECOFEST

Club Green's Third Annual ECOFEST

June 1, 2011

The Third Annual ECOFEST will take place on June 11 at Levitt Pavillion, 40 Jesup Road, Downtown Westport, behind the Westport Public Library from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. With free admission, attendees can listen to 15 bands throughout the afternoon and roam the Pavillion where 30 local, eco-friendly ven...

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