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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Book Review: A "Symphony" of Screams and Whispers
    In “Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks” (Atheneum, ages 10-14), the virtuosic Jason Reynolds — author of such award-winning novels as “Ghost,” “Long Way Down” and “As Brave As You” — makes a “symphony” of the ...
  • Skidompha Library in Damariscotta will host mystery writers Marni Graff and Bruce Robert Coffin Thursday, October 24, at 10 a.m. Attendees are advised to allow time for parking and note that seating is first-come, first-served. Coffin and ...
  • Book Signing with Authors for Children at Lighthouse Museum —
    Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive, Rockland, will host a book signing with children’s book writers Holly J. P. Kopp, Didi Cooper and Jan Gilley on Friday, October 18, from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 594-3301 ...
  • Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, will host Soup and Suspense on Thursday, October 17, 6:30 p.m., featuring Maine mystery writer Anne Britting Oleson. All are invited to dine on homemade soups and bread (donations are ...)
  • Skidompha Library in Damariscotta will host New York Times best-selling author and Maine resident Kristen Britain in a Chats with Champions program. Britain will read from her “Green Rider” fantasy series and sign books on Thursday ...
  • Author Lorraine Salmon Will Read at Salt Pond Studio —
    Salt Pond Studio, 522 Cushing Road, Friendship, will host a free, public reading by two local authors on Saturday, October 19, at 7 p.m., followed by Lorraine Salmon (shown), who will read from “What’s Better Than This?,” her memoir ...
  • Fiction Workshop with Author Judson Merrill at Belfast Library
    Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance will offer “Secrets of Perspective,” a fiction workshop led by author Judson Merrill, on Saturday, November 16, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Belfast Free Library. Registration closes November 7. The cost ...
  • Ten finalists have been selected for the Maine Postmark Poetry Contest, a statewide competition held in conjunction with the 15th annual Belfast Poetry Festival. The final three winners will be chosen by poet Anna M. Warrock of Somerville ...
  • Solon Center for Research and Publishing will present readings from the book “Coastal Maine in Words and Art” in the Picker Room at Camden Public Library Sunday, October 13, at 2 p.m. Original artworks for the book by fine-art ...
  • Rockland Public Library will present Haunted: An Evening of Stories, Poetry and Music on Thursday, October 17, at 6:30 p.m. Adults and teenagers are invited to share (mostly) unscripted five-minute stories about a spooky, supernatural ...
  • Jefferson Historical Society will host a talk by author May Davidson of Whitefield and Round Pond at its meeting on Saturday, October 19, 1 p.m., at Old Jefferson Town House, 7 Gardiner Road. Davidson’s book “Whatever It Takes” ...
  • Marilyn Richardson, writer and independent curator, will present “Famous Again: 19th Century Black Sculptor Edmonia Lewis,” Saturday, October 19, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Old Professor’s Bookshop, 99 Main Street, Belfast....
  • 15th Annual Poetry Festival in Belfast
    The 15th annual Belfast Poetry Festival will take place Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19. All programming (except lunch on Saturday) is free and open to the public. The festival will launch Friday at 7 p.m. with a reading at Left Bank ...
  • Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) will offer three workshops at Belfast Free Library this fall. Author Abby Norman will lead a memoir workshop, “Life Rewritten,” on Saturday, October 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Robyn Metcalfe Will Present “Food Routes” at Camden Library —
    Writer and food historian Robyn Metcalfe, lecturer and research scholar at University of Texas at Austin and director of the initiative Food+City, will introduce her new book “Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales ...
  • Belfast Poetry Fest’s Multimedia Artists
    The Belfast Poetry Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, at various venues. The festival will launch Friday at 7 p.m. with a reading at Left Bank Books by Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum. ...
  • “Halloween Horror: What Really Scares You?” at Warren Library —
    Writer P.G. Smith will offer “Halloween Horror: What Really Scares You?” at Warren Free Public Library, 167 Western Road, on Thursday, October 10, at 6:30 p.m. The free interactive program will explore the many reasons we find ...
  • Environmental Book Club to Meet in October
    Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is again teaming up with Bremen Library and Appleton Library to present a book club in Knox and Lincoln counties focused on environmental issues. The Bremen Library group ...
  • Book Review: What the “Resistance Library” Shows Us About America’s Struggles Today
    “Nearly all the theories, abstractions, hierarchies, and isms of contemporary culture tend toward the same end: to saddle people, in all their glorious and individual messiness, with simple, easy-to-read labels. That which is unique is ...
  • Thomaston Public Library will host “Let’s Talk About It,” a book group facilitated by author and mentor Lee Heff-ner, on Tuesday, September 10, at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The discussion is part of the series “Where Am I? The Individual ...”
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