Community Read 2020 LogoCommunity Read 2020 Schedule of Events

A Community Read is a large-scale book club, spanning an entire community and cultivating a local culture of reading and conversation by bringing people together around a common book. Scarborough Public Library will be collaborating with the South Portland and Thomas Memorial Library on a three-town Community Read this fall, running from September through November.

When: No upcoming events (see recordings below)
Where: Zoom
Recordings: Click here (and see below)

 

On September 23rd, we welcomed author Jon Mooallem for the kickoff event of the Community Read! He read a bit from This is Chance! and talked about the process of researching and writing the book. Watch the recording of this event below.


On November 5th, Scarborough FIre Chief B. Michael Thurlow joined us to discuss regional disaster preparedness. Watch the recording of this event below.


On November 16th, a panel of experts discussed how we all can get involved through volunteering. Watch the recording of this event below.