Westport Public Library will host a talk on the library's Maker Space at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the library's McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.

Bill Derry, the library's assistant director, and Board of Education member Mark Mathias will discuss the space and demonstrate a 3D printer, according to a release. They will be joined by other library staff members and teen volunteers.

"We're going to show how the Maker Space and Mini Maker Faire supports learning," Derry said in a statement.

Derry, Mathias and a townwide team of volunteers are planning the second Mini Maker Faire at the library for April 27.

The space was installed in the library more than a year ago as part of the worldwide Maker movement of people making their own goods the way they did during the Industrial Revolution.

The free program is co-sponsored by the Westport PTA Council and planned for fifth-graders and up and their parents.

For information,

call 203-291-4800 or

visit westportlibrary.