The Source of Knowledge, Ideas, and Exchange Overlooking the scenic Saugatuck River, Westport Public Library is ideally situated to provide an inspiring setting for inquisitive minds of every age and interest, of every passion and pursuit. Since 1886, the Library has been devoted to enriching the lives of the residents of Westport. A New Age. A Steadfast Mission At Westport Public Library, we go with the flow of information. The Library is committed to accessing new resources in response to the latest developments in the information world. While this change is essential, the Library’s commitment remains the same. Every day in every way, we are committed to empowering the individual with knowledge, and to strengthening the community through the dynamic exchange of ideas.