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Blurb Club in Congress Square Park

Thursday, Jun 24 - Thursday, June 24
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Congress Square Park
Audience: Adults
Hear about a book!  Talk about the book you’re reading!  Let’s get together and talk aboutBlurb Club logo books!  Join us every other Thursday at noon in Congress Square Park  for Blurb Club, an informal book discussion in which participants share a bit about a book they are currently reading or have recently read, and get a chance to hear similar book recommendations from other participants. Bring a lunch (or enjoy a treat from The Pink Waffle food truck!) and get some amazing book recommendations!
Sharing is encouraged but not required. The shy are welcome here.
Blurb Club is hosted by Portland Public Library, Friends of Congress Square Park and Mechanics Hall.

About the Series » Spotlight Lecture Series

Portland Public Library presents the Spotlight Lecture Series held in conjunction with Longfellow Books, Print: A Bookstore, and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.  The Spotlight Lecture Series celebrates new works by notable authors from around the country.  This series is generously sponsored by the Press Hotel.

link to other spotlight videos

About the Series » Literary Lunch Series

Portland Public Library’s Literary Lunch series is held monthly and features authors from New England in conversation about new works.  Authors are interviewed by literary friends, colleagues or critics.

All Literary Lunches are free to the public. Because they take place over the  lunch hour, guests are encouraged to bring their lunch!  Coffee is generously provided by Coffee By Design.

Questions about our Literary Lunch Series? Please send us an e-mail.

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