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Oct21Legos @ PPL Riverton
10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch
Audience: Adults, Teens, Kids & Families
Legos are a great opportunity to gather, invent, collaborate & play...and they're not just for kids! Everyone is welcome to join this all-ages club. We'll provide the pieces & a theme. All you have to do is show up & get creative!
Oct21Fair 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.
Oct21Creative Movement with Portland School of Ballet
11:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
Audience: Kids & Families
Portland School of Ballet and Portland Public Library are pleased to collaborate by offering a fun and healthy environment for children to experience an introduction to the art of ballet.
Oct21Many Voices Teen Book Group: If I Was Your Girl
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Main Library, S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
Welcome to the Many Voices Teen Book Group, where we explore diversity in Young Adult fiction. For LGBTQ history month this October, we will be reading "If I Was Your Girl" by Meredith Russo.
Oct2116 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.