Portland Public Library

Read ME

Aug 24, 2017
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Maine Calling airs live from the Portland Public Library

Sixty Maine libraries have signed up to participate in a new program called "ReadME" that highlights Maine authors. Best-selling author Monica Wood selected Unknown Caller by Debra Spark, and The Moth: 50 True Stories, as this year’s two ReadME books. Maine Calling will host a conversation from the Portland Public Library with Monica Wood and Debra Spark about the program and the books.

Shakespeare in 2016

Mar 10, 2016
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One of the most treasured books in all of literature, Shakespeare's first folio, is currently on display at the Portland Public Library.  We'll discuss the history of the folio... what it's like to perform Shakespeare on stage... and why the work of the Bard still resonates today.

Guests:  Sarah Campbell, executive director of the Portland Public Library

Dawn McAndrews, executive director of the Monmouth Theatre

Ben Bertram, Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine