Events

Upcoming public events

Unless noted, events are held online with attendance administered by host sites. Please contact host sites for further information.

 Discussion Project | Maine Speaks | Poetry Express | Read MESpecial Programs

 

Discussion Projects

  • Cushing Public Library
    Reading: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks; The Beautiful Things; They Called Us Enemy; Living Nations, Living Words; First Blade of Sweetgrass
    Thursdays | 6:30 pm | 5/26, 6/30
  • Restorative Justice Project Maine and Rockland Public Library 
    Reading: Felon Poems by Reginald Dwayne Betts and Becoming Ms. Burton by Susan Burton and Cari Lynn
    Fridays | 2:00 pm | 5/20, 6/3, 6/17, 7/1
  • Boothbay Public Library 
    Reading: Growing Up Between Cultures
    Saturdays | 10:30 am | 6/4
  • Windham Public Library 
    Reading: Salvage the Bones; Fifth Season; World Made by Hand; All We Can Save
    Wednesdays | 6:00 pm | 5/25
  • Wisdom Middle/High School (In-person event)
    Reading: Dangerous New World: Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis;  No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference; 5th Season; Mill Town
    Wednesdays | 3:00 pm | 6/8
  • Brick Store Museum
    Reading: Letters from the Brick Store Museum archive
    Thursdays | 6:00 pm | 6/9
  • James Ford & Leigh Anne Keichline (email to resgiter)
    Reading: two books by the civil rights activist, author & lawyer James Weldon Johnson who died in Wiscasset in 1938.
    Wednesday 6/1, Tuesday 6/7, and Monday 6/13 | 5:30PM
  • Waterboro Public Library  
    Reading: Entering Nature: The Human Self in the Natural World
    Wednesdays | 12:00 pm | 6/22, 7/13, 8/3, 8/24, 9/14

 

Maine Speaks

 

Poetry Express

  • Spring-fall dates TBD

 

Read ME

  • Author Talk with Meredith Hall (Online and in-person)
    Rockland Public Library 
    Thursday | June 2, 2022 | 6:30 PM
  • Summer Kick-off on Maine Calling
    Friday | June 3, 2022 | 11am | Listen on Maine Public
  • Statewide Author Talk with Phuc Tran
    Hosted by MSL and MHC
    Tuesday | July 12, 2022 | 7PM | Register now
  • Book Discussion on Sigh, Gone (Limited in-person)
    Curtis Memorial Library (registration required)
    Thursday | July 13, 2022 | 1:00 PM
  • Author Talk with Phuc Tran (In-person)
    Mechanics’ Hall (registration required)
    Wednesday| August 3, 2022 | 7:00 PM
  • Statewide Author Talk with Meredith Hall
    Hosted by MSL and MHC
    Thursday | August 25, 2022 | 7PM | Register now
  • Book Discussion on Beneficence (Limited in-person)
    Curtis Memorial Library (registration required)
    Tuesday| August 23, 2022 | 1:00 PM

 

Special Programs 

  • Readers Retreat: Wild Seed (registration required)
    Saturday | May 21 | 8:30 am-5 pm
    Southern Maine Community College, Oceanview Dining Hall