Upcoming public events

All programs are currently being offered online. Unless noted, attendance is administered by host sites.

Discussion Projects | Read ME | Poetry Express | Readers Retreat | World in Your Library


Discussion Projects


Poetry Express

  • National Poetry Month Kick-off
    Wednesday | April 28 | 6:00pm | with Maine State Library
    Featuring a collective of brilliant poets including MHC staff, partners, facilitators, speakers & friends: Samaa Abdurraqib, Jan Bindas-Tenney, Jenn Carter, Samara Cole Doyon, LaLa Drew, Sass Linneken, Myri U., Cait Vaughan, and Maya Williams. The event will explore the themes of healing and combating isolation through vulnerability and collaboration. Join on Zoom or Facebook Live via MSL or MHC Facebook pages. Meeting ID: 813 8958 2576 | Passcode: 331914
  • The Telling Room
    Poets: Amanda Dettmann & Rachel Iradukunda
    Friday | May 21 | 7:00pm | This event will be streaming on Instagram Live


Read ME

  • Summer Program Kick-off on Maine Calling
    Friday | June 4, 2021 | 11:00 am – 12 noon
  • Author talk with Kerri Arsenault (Mill Town)
    Thursday | July 15, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:00pm | Registration info TBD
  • Author Talk with Matt Cost (Mainely Power)
    Thursday | August 19, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:00pm | Registration info TBD


Readers Retreat

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
    Thursday-Saturday | May 6-8, 2021
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World in Your Library

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