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Today is the last official day of summer and we're holding on a little bit longer handing out these beautiful bundles of prize books for our summer reading winners! BIG congrats to all the participants who collectively read hundreds of books this year!

The Westport Library welcomes Lynne Constantine back to #WestportCT. She and her sister, Valerie together wrote "The Last Mrs. Parrish", an addictive debut thriller that quickly became a national bestseller. Meet Lynne at Saugatuck Story Fest located on Sunday Oct. 14th at Staples High School Sunday, Oct. 14th 9AM - 5PM. #authors #thrillers

The Westport Library welcomes author Nic Stone to Saugatuck Story Fest on Saturday, Oct. 13th at 2pm. She will be discussing the impact of female authors on young adult literature. Click here for full schedule. http://bit.ly/2PKJJxi

The Saugatuck Story Fest celebrates the enduring legacy of literary legend Ray Bradbury with "A Bradbury Evening: Performances and Stories." Play With Your Food, Westport's popular play reading series, will begin the evening with a staged reading of KALEIDOSCOPE, the chilling, classic Ray Bradbury radio play written in 1955.

In the evening's second half, we will welcome authorized Bradbury biographer, Sam Weller for a talk exploring the career and importance of Bradbury, including rare photographs and personal stories. Weller will be joined by StoryFest authors Rob Hart and Gwendolyn Kiste for a broader discussion of Bradbury's influence on generations of writers.

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Make #Westport your next destination weekend, Oct. 12-14th! Experience Adult, YA and Children’s Author Events, spectacular Book Art, Writing Seminars and the 2018 CT Book Awards presentation at the inaugural Saugatuck Story Fest, a literary festival sponsored by The Westport Library and the Westport School System. Plus, on Saturday, October 13, be sure to enjoy Live Music, Food, Classic Cars, Farmer’s Market and Family Fun at Westoberfest, a New England Craft #Beer Festival sponsored by the DMA. #WestportCT #FamilyFun

What a difference a year makes! We can’t believe that a year ago today on September 14, 2017 we officially broke ground on the Transformation Project! So much progress has been made in the last year thanks to the efforts of so many. We are so excited for what’s to come! Hear more about the vision for the future of your library here: https://youtu.be/KkDx-6KD5Y8

Looks like the weekend might be a wet one! Stock up on great reads for the weekend at the Library. Our daily book sales are back! Come check out some of our new materials for sale including fiction, romance and children’s books!

National Book Award Finalist and Newbery Honoree, Jason Reynolds will make the Saugatuck StoryFest keynote address at 1pm on Oct. 13 at Jesup Green. Hope to see you there! Check out the full schedule here. http://bit.ly/2PKJJxi

Bestselling author Chris Grabenstein collaborates with James Patterson to educate and inspire kids with the only book series officially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives. Saugatuck StoryFest welcomes Chris Grabenstein to Toquet Hall Teen Center Sat. Oct. 13 at 5PM. This is a *Kids ONLY* event! Purchase your tickets here. http://bit.ly/2NTGDGI The Westport Library #WestportCT #authors

The Saugatuck Story Fest weekend kicks off with a keynote, book talk and reception featuring author and former HBO producer, Sheila Nevins. Seats are limited! Get your tickets today! https://bit.ly/2MQ4SJi #WestportCT #authors

Saugatuck StoryFest is honored to host Joe Iconis - the talented composer/lyricist of the sold out smash hit Be More Chill! Tickets are limited and going fast. Get yours today! https://bit.ly/2MQ4SJi #WestportCT

It may not feel like it out there lately but winter is coming! The news stairs on the Jesup Green are being outfitted with radiant heating coils to keep the steps free of snow and ice when the mercury drops. #transformationproject

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