Events

MLKJr Celebration May

16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration with Author Heather McGhee

Rescheduled from January! Wed, May 18, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EDT

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be celebrated with a very special event featuring renowned author Heather McGhee. Her book, THE SUM OF US: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, spent 10 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Her 2020 TED talk, Racism Has a Cost for Everyone, reached 1 million views in just two months online.  Visit the Westport Library website for more information and to make reservations, linked here: Registration is required for In-person and Zoom attendance.    Even if you registered in January, you are encouraged to re-register now.