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Name of Organization: The Westport Library…
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Categories: Libraries

Meeting Location Name: The Westport Library
Meeting Address: 20 Jessup Road, Westport, Connecticut, 06880

Contact Person: Jennifer Keller
Title: Programming and Events Coordinator
Contact Form:
Phone: (203) 291-4842

Description of Organization's purpose: Since 1886, the Library has been devoted to enriching the intellectual and creative lives of the community. Overlooking the scenic Saugatuck River, the Library is a vibrant community hub where people of all ages come to seek information, gain knowledge, exchange ideas and share experiences.
Our Mission: The Library is committed to empowering the individual and strengthening the community through dynamic interaction and the lively exchange of ideas.
Our Vision: To be recognized as a leading center of intellectual inquiry and discovery by providing relevant services, meaningful programs, and cultural and social experiences that inspire people to make an impact on the world.
Our Business Services: The Westport Library is serious about business. Think of the Library when you need information about management, marketing, strategic planning, or emerging trends. The Library has business development resources for small business owners, solo practitioners, consultants, corporate staff, and non-profits.
Description of your audience: Our audiences are quite diversified. We look to offer programming on a wide variety of topics that can help our patrons in all aspects of their busy lives from business topics to family, health, and wellness, parenting and more.
Appx number of Attendees expected: depending upon programming, attendance ranges from 10-120 people
Meeting date(s) and time(s): Events are generally held during the business day or evening.
Length of presentation: Up to 1 hour including Q&A.
Technology available: You may bring your computer along with the appropriate dongles to hook up to their projector, You may bring your presentation on a flash drive to load into their computer, Lectern/podium is available , microphone , , ,

Type of speaker you are looking for: We generally seek to find speakers, authors or business professionals who want to share their expertise in a meeting or workshop format.
Topics of interest to your audience: We offer a wide variety of services to our patrons so we are always looking for topics that would bring value and interest to some aspect of their daily life.
How are speakers compensated? Free only,
Yes, Speakers are permitted to: Photographer and/or Videographer allowed but ONLY to film speaker, not audience members, No back of room sales; Library staff will handle author book sales of their most recent book by special arrangement only., , , To promote your event, link to The Westport Library events page and share their link,
Additional speaker benefits include:

Other details about this organization or meeting: The Westport Library is about to embark on a major facility 'Transformation Project' where people will be able to come together to learn, work and play. Check out their website to learn how the project is progressing!