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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.
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.
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.
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 before October 17th for a chance to read. 1500 words or less, one entry per person. All are welcome to attend!
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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