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Jul16
OUTDOOR Spotlight Lecture: Jennifer Finney Boylan discusses her book "Good Boy" with Richard Russo
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Audience: Adults
Join us for a conversation between Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of the memoir "Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs" and fellow writer Richard Russo. Thursday, July 16th at 7pm OUTDOORS in Monument Square! Tickets required.
Jul21
Voice of a Lion Virtual Book Launch
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Audience: Adults, Teens, Teen Reads, Teen Events
Join us "live" via Zoom for the release of Voice of a Lion, a collection of stories from The Telling Room's Young Writers and Leaders. Three of the books' 28 authors will read their pieces and answer questions.
Aug05
Children's Book Discussion Group
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Peaks Island Branch
Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs
Children ages 9-12 are invited to join the Peaks Island Branch Staff for a discussion of Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams. For info regarding joining the Zoom meeting please email peaks@portlib.org.
Aug12
MOOSE Storytelling
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium
Audience: Adults
Join us on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm for an evening of storytelling for adults.
Aug13
Writers' Meet-Up
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Main Library, meeting room (3)
Audience: Adults, Seniors
Calling all writers! Meet up with like-minded locals to discuss authors and ideas, to listen to and inspire one another. If you'd like to read some of your work please keep it below 1,000 words. This meeting will be moderated by Richard Leone.
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