News & Events
Please join us for our Annual Meeting! The Annual Meeting of Friends of Portland Public Library will be on Wednesday, October 23, at 6pm. Meet the board and other Friends, review the year's progress, hear plans for 2014, and learn how to get involved. After the meeting we will have a book talk with local author and illustrator, Anne Sibley O'Brien, titled "Other' to 'Us' -- Why Diverse Children's Books Matter." Anne grew up in South Korea and now lives on Peaks Island. She has published 31 titles, providing illustrations for Juanita Havill's Jamaica series; The Talking Walls books by Margy Burns Knight; and Moon Watchers: Shirin's Ramadan Miracle by local author Reza Jalali. Following Anne's discussion, enjoy the opportunity to explore the current exhibit in the Lewis Gallery: Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons. Light refreshments will be available. We hope you can join us!
A special thanks to the Edward H. Daveis Benevolent Fund of the Maine Community Foundation for their recent
grant supporting the Friends of Portland Public Library!
First Friday Art Walk | Join the Friends of Portland Public Library the first Friday of each month! The Lewis
Gallery will be abuzz with members and friends. Enjoy refreshments brought to you by Friends. Don't miss this fun and unique Portland event!
Save the Date: 2014 Friends Book Sale: The second weekend in June!
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