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2017 Summer Reading Instructions: How To Play

Summer Reading Events

The Subconscious: Beliefs, Hypnosis & Visualization

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker, coach, bestselling author, clinical hypnotist and award-winning performer James Mapes discusses his new book.

History Book Discussion: "The Killer Angels"

Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Amateur historian and Westporter J. Bruce McGuirk leads a discussion of The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara.

Adam Piore on His Book, "The Body Builders"

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Veteran investigative journalist and science writer Adam Piore discusses "The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human".

PageTurners Discuss "The Scarlet Letter"

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join PageTurners for a discussion of classic novel written over 100 years ago, The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Author Joshua Cohen on His New Novel, "Moving Kings"

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, at The Conservative Synagogue, 30 Hillspoint Road

Joshua Cohen discusses his new novel Moving Kings which is about faith, race, class, and what it means to have a home. 

Sybil Steinberg's New Book Picks

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Westporter Sybil Steinberg, contributing editor and former book review section editor for Publishers Weekly, returns with more ideas for your summer reading with her ever-popular talk on the best new reads.

Pub Trivia Night: Summer Reading Edition

Tuesday, July 25, 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 Chat

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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