Attention Local Readers…Coronavirus Precautions Have Changed Many March Book Happenings in Fairfield County, CT

The New York Times map of Westport

The Westport Library, Westport Barnes & Noble, and the Fairfield Bookstore have CHANGES to lots of great events to offer this March.  PLEASE CHECK WITH THE VENUE BEFORE YOU MAKE ANY PLANS!   MANY EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR MARCH AND COULD BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE FUTURE.  A couple of bonus events in April at the Fairfield Woods Library and the Quick Center are also listed at the bottom and not to be missed!


Tuesday, March 3rd, 7pm at The Westport Library

Meet Kate Walbert, author of the Westport Reads book of 2019-2020, A Short History of Women.  She also wrote His Favorites and many others.


Thursday, March 5th, 7pm at the Westport Barnes & Noble

Meet Brenda Janowitz, Books Correspondent for Pop Sugar and author of 5 novels including  The Grace Kelly Dress, along with Laura Zigman, author of Separation Anxiety, as they join Jane Green in conversation about books, life, and everything in between.


Tuesday, March 17th, 7pm at The Westport Library CANCELLED

Meet Maisy Card, author of  These Ghosts are Family.  Maisy is a writer and a public librarian.


Thursday, March 19th, 7pm at The Fairfield Bookstore

Meet Alena Dillon, author of Mercy House.  Alena teaches creative writing at Endicott College and St. Joseph’s College and lives in the Boston area.


Saturday, March 21st, 1 pm at The Westport Barnes & Noble

Meet Jeffrey Diamond, author of Live to the Network (with Book Nation by Jen blurb on the cover!).  Jeffrey is an award-winning producer with forty years of experience in television, where he produced for ABC News 20/20, Dateline NBC, FOX News, and Martha Stewart Living Television.


CBS News
Jeff Pegues
Marcus Samuelsson








Come see Jeff Pegues (the justice and homeland security correspondent for CBS News) in conversation with Marcus Samuelsson (the acclaimed chef behind many restaurants worldwide including Red Rooster Harlem, Red Rooster Shoreditch, and Marcus B&P) on Saturday, March 21st 7pm at The Westport Library (purchase tickets here) CANCELLED




Tuesday, March 24th, 7pm at The Westport Library CANCELLED

Meet Jennifer Rosner,a author of a children’s book, The Mitten String, a memoir, If A Tree Falls: A Family’s Quest to Hear and Be Heard,  and her debut fiction novel, The Yellow Bird Sings .  Jennifer attended Weston High School, Columbia University (BA) and Stanford University (Ph.D.).  She is married with 2 daughters and lives in MA.

This is a beautifully written book filled with heartbreak, hope and music.

Book Nation by Jen Review


Extra fun for book Nation by Jen readers near me!


Sunday, April 19th, 2-3:30 pm at The Fairfield Woods Library

Puzzle Swap



Sunday, April 26th, 5:30pm Ailey ll at The Quick Center (purchase tickets here)

Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County fundraiser honoring Dood Friedman and the Artists Collective of Westport.


There are so many wonderful opportunities to meet authors and discover new books in the Westport CT area this month – with a few fun surprise activities to add to your calendar.


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