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Oct21
Fair Isle Knitting Workshop
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults, Teens
Inspired by the work of Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar, fair isle knitting expert Mary Jane Mucklestone will lead this knitting workshop as we prepare for a crowd-sourced knitting installation at the Main Library.
Oct21
16 Counties Poetry: meg willing and Shana Youngdahl
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium
Audience: Adults, Seniors
16 Counties Poetry brings a range of poets from throughout Maine to the library. This October, Franklin County poets Shana Youngdahl and meg willing share their projected art and poetry project, (in)visible sisters.
Oct24
North Korea: The Stories Behind the Conflict
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Main Library, Lewis Gallery
Audience: Adults, Teens
Join author Anne Sibley O'Brien as she discusses her new novel for all ages, 'In the Shadow of the Sun'. O'Brien is joined by Tufts University professor, Sung-Yoon Lee, an expert on the international politics of the Korean peninsula.
Oct24
Halloween Reading for Local Writers
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Main Library, meeting room (3)
Audience: Adults, Seniors
Portland writers read original short fiction and poetry with a haunted vibe. Submit applications to halloweenreadingportland@gmail.com before October 17th for a chance to read. 1500 words or less, one entry per person. All are welcome to attend!
Oct25
Literary Lunch: David Ebenbach and Lewis Robinson
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults
Portland Public Library hosts a Literary Lunch with David Ebenbach in conversation with Lewis Robinson - Wednesday, October 25 at noon in the Rines Auditorium
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