Roundup: Library Book Sale; Parks & Rec Programs, More


The Westport Library Book Sale is back! Yes — it’s live and in person!

A 3-day sale is set for Friday, September 4 through Sunday September 6, in the Library’s main level.

Thousands of books are available in over 30 categories, including children’s books, graphic novels and comics, classics, fiction, sci-fi, mysteries, art, photography, history, science, psychology, biographies, cookbooks, gardening, performing arts, travel, even antiquarian books. Vinyl records, CDs audio books and DVDs are also on sale.

For safety, the number of volunteers and employees on site will be limited. Masks and social distancing are mandatory.

Admission on the first day of the sale (Friday, September 4) is by timed admission tickets only. They go on sale this Monday (August 24, 8 a.m.; click here.) There are just 25 tickets per time slot: 9 to 10:50 a.m. ($50), 11 am to 12:50 ($40), 1 to 2:50 p.m. ($30) and 3 to 4:50 p.m. ($25).

Admission to the book sale on Saturday and Sunday is free — first come, first served.

Book sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.  For more information, click here.

Can’t make the sale? It’s also online. A curated selection of books, CDs and jigsaw puzzles is available for purchase on the book sale’s website, with pickup of purchased items by appointment in the library’s upper parking lot.


Parks and Recreation Department fall program registration begins next Wednesday (August 26, 9 a.m., online). Click here to see the offerings.

If you have trouble accessing your online account, or have an address change, do not create another profile. Instead, call 203-341-5152, or email recreation@westportct.gov.


And finally … in 1985 Aretha was (as usual) way before her time:

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