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Makers@PPL Audio Interviews from 2015 now online

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During Portland Public Library’s first annual maker fair in 2015, Catherine Fisher, personal historian, asked attendees of the fair and fellow exhibitors to sit for a brief, recorded audio interview about making. Fourteen participants sat down in the gloriously noisy and jam-packed auditorium to talk about what they make, and why and how and where. These interviews are now available on PPL’s Digital Commons. Have a listen here as painters, poets, podcasters, and others engage in discussions about making.

And mark your calendars for PPL’s next maker fair — Saturday, April 28, 10:00am – 2:00pm.


Business Breakfast Forum: HR Right Now.

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Gun control, marijuana legalization, sexual harassment: Controversies that dominate the headlines also have an impact on the workplace. This forum will cover how Human Resource departments are responding to legal and cultural shifts that affect employees. Does a workplace need to develop rules around bringing guns to work? How could drug-testing impact employment when marijuana is now legal in the state? And how closely should employers take another look—or even a first—at their harassment policies and disciplinary procedures?

Join us and ask questions of your own, while sharing coffee and light breakfast with Greater Portland’s business community.

This event is free with registration.


Wed, Apr. 11, 2018

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM EST

Doors open at 7:15 a.m.

The program begins at 7:45 a.m.

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