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Library Events

Library Calendar click on Library Calendar to get all the latest programs/events.

Fall - October & November

Food for Fines: From November 13th through December 30th you may pay overdue library fines with 
non-perishable food items that will be given to the Portland Food Bank. 

Please bring your donations to the circulation desk so that your fines may be cancelled.  We ask that your donations reflect the spirit of the season. Food may not be used to pay for missing/lost or damaged items.
Thanks to Tri Town Foods for the use of their shopping cart.

Book Discussions:

Thursday Book Discussion - Thursday November 2 at 6:30pm - The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty 

Lunch & Learn - Tuesday September 12 at noon - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery 

Mystery Book Club - Tuesday September 26 at 1:00pm -  Fudge Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke


Movies in the Evening -  Monday October 23 at 6:30pm - Churchill 

Movies in the Afternoon - Wednesday November 15 at 1:00pm - The Glass Castle 

Movies in the Evening -  Monday November 20 at 6:30pm - Maudie

Tech Workshop

Tech Talk with Kevin -- Wednesday November 28 at 1:00pm -

Friends, Book Sale: 

Friends of the Portland Library Book Sale:     Friday Oct 20  (Members Only), Saturday Oct 21 & Sunday Oct 22.
Non-members may join at the door Friday evening.

Art Showcase at the Portland Library
Brownstone Art Exhibit
Art Showcase at the Portland Library
Art at the Library
The Art Guild of Middletown will be holding its sixth annual members exhibit from November 4th through November 28th. All are welcome to come visit and enjoy this beautiful display of several different kinds of media of art. There will be oil paintings, 
watercolors, pastels, and more. The artists are all members of the AGM. These beautiful art pieces make wonderful gifts for the holidays! Please come and see this works of art and enjoy some of our local talent.

The public is invited to come to view the artworks and meet the artists at an opening reception hosted by the Friends of the Library on Saturday November 4th 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

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