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2017 Summer Reading Instructions: How To Play

Summer Reading Events

Book Chat

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Find and share the next book in your summer reading challenge!

Lauren Smith Brody on "The Fifth Trimester"

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Read a book by an author who spoke at the library!

The first three trimesters (and the fourth—those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when the working mom is born.

Nina Sankovitch on "The Lowells of Massachusetts"

Thursday, May 4, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Read a book by an author who spoke at the library!

The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family shares the fascinating story of the Lowells, one of the most influential families in the history of the United States. 

Colm Tóibín on "House of Names"

Sunday, May 14, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Read a book by an author who spoke at the Library!

Award-winning author Colm Tóibín discusses House of Names, which retells the classic Greek tragedy of Clytemnestra, the queen of Mycenae, with a modern sensibility. 

 

Pub Trivia Night: Summer Reading Edition

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at 323 Main Street Restaurant Bar

Win a book before it's published!

Join the Pub Trivia Night! Test your smarts against the best of Westport's brains.  Compete for honor, a discounted bar tab, and books! Must be over 21 years old. Sign in begins at 6:30 PM on location, at the bar. 

Book Buzz

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Get excited for summer reading when a representative of Penguin Random House visits. Hear previews of upcoming books, and select from advanced reading copies, preview chapters and other give-aways.