All Upcoming Adult Events

Author Debra Spark

Author Debra Spark, Read ME, Adult summer reading program, Maine Humanities Council

Join us as we “kick-off” our adult Summer Reading Program with an evening event featuring Debra Spark, author of Unknown Caller. We’ve partnered with the Maine Humanities Council and Maine State Library to bring the state-wide adult summer reading program  Read ME to our community!

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:30pm

June Let's Talk America

Let's Talk America! June 1 Forum

The best answer to a question begins with a meaningful conversation! The Let's Talk America! forum offers a respectful environment to discuss contemporary issues happening locally and globally. The July topic will be posted the week prior to the event. FMI, contact the forum's facilitator, Sam Kelley, at 650-1814.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

Monday Movie Matinee: Jackie

Jackie Movie Poster

Note Date Change Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination.

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Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:30pm

Crash Course in Digital Library Resources

Tech Crash Course in Library Service

There’s lots of learning power behind your library card! We will be offering this “crash course” on a monthly basis to help new cardholders (and longstanding cardholders) maximize available services! Learn tips on searching the catalog, downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks, and exploring our online self-guided learning platforms. We’ll also share free resources available to you through the Maine State Library and Portland Public Library.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

Book Discussion: UnKnown Caller

Read ME, Unknown Caller, Book Discussion

You've read the book, Unknown Caller; now it's time to join together for an engaging book disccussion! Read ME  - a collaborative program between Maine Humanities Council, the Maine State Library, and libraries around the state - invites Maine’s adults to join together in reading the same books – written by Maine authors and recommended by another acclaimed Maine author, Monica Wood.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

Crash Course in Digital Library Resources

Tech Crash Course in Library Service

Whether you're a new cardholder or long-standing one, this introduction to the Library’s many digital resources will help you maximize the power of your library card! Learn tips on searching the catalog. Find out what the Library offers for eBooks and eAudiobooks. Discover our self-guided learning platforms Lynda.com, Learning Express, and our newest online learning tool, Transparent Language Online.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:30am