Authors @ the Library

Authors @ the Library events feature a variety of talented writers whose works range from memoirs, mysteries, history, poetry and more. Hear authors read from their books, and learn about the creative process that gets such magnificent stories told. Currently, author talks are held via Zoom. When it is possible to host authors in our meeting room, books are usually availalbe for purchase and signing by the author and light refreshments are served.

Video recordings of three recent virtual author talks are availalbe on the Library's YouTube Channel for these three programs:

Thursday, August 13, 2020: Scarborough’s Elisa Boxer, author of The Voice that Won the Vote, discussed the importance of “voice,” and answered questions from school-age children and their parents.


Thursday, October 1, 2020: Laura F. Sprague of Portland, co-curator of Rufus Porter’s Curious World: Art and Invention in America, 1815-1860, a recent exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and co-author of the catalog by the same name. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020: Jere G. Michelson, President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of Libra Foundation and author of Deadly Account, a crime thriller and coming of age story set in Portland.