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Closed for Independence Day
12:00am - 11:59pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults, Teens, Kids & Families
Virtual Literary Lunch: Cliff Gallant on "Jake: An American Original" with Jake Sawyer & Lewis Robinson
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audience: Adults
Join us for a conversation between Cliff Gallant, author of the biography "Jake: An American Original," his subject and friend Jake Sawyer, & fellow writer Lewis Robinson. Join us via Zoom at
Virtual 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.
Journaling in the Library - on hiatus
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults, Teens, Seniors
The Journaling in the Library group meets in the Portland Room, 3rd Wednesday of every month, from 5:30pm-7pm- in the Portland Room. This is the Greater Portland region’s only writing group dedicated to journaling- handwriting only! All are welcome!!
OUTDOOR Spotlight Lecture: Jennifer Finney Boylan discusses her book "Good Boy" with Richard Russo
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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.
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