Calendar


Aug
9
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Stephen Taylor – (Local Beekeeper)
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mr. Taylor will read and talk about BEES!

Aug
16
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Kurtis Sullivan – (Local parent and extraordinary reader)
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mr. Sullivan will read “Pete the Cat” and “My White Shoes”. We will do a “Pete the Cat” activity.

Aug
18
Thu
2022
Summer reading program – Tim Caverly – (Local Author)
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mr. Caverly will present one of his children’s books at 2:00pm

Aug
23
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Laura Lander – (Local author and illustrator)
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ms. Lander will read another of her stories (yes, she has several) and do a paint activity!

Aug
25
Thu
2022
Summer reading program – Acadia Thimlar – (Gifted young artist)
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Art with Acadia!

Aug
30
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Bill Kitchen – (Machias town manager)
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mr. Kitchen will read selections from Shel Silverstein, Activity TBD

Sep
3
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Sep
10
Sat
2022
Yard Sale
Sep 10 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Porter memorial library is holding a yard sale! we are currently looking for interesting, good quality donations!

Play Chess with Paul Ward
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Sep
13
Tue
2022
Story Time and Crafts – DCC Cathy Lookabaugh, backpack demo
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
14
Wed
2022
Board of Trustees meeting – in-person and virtual
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Book Discussion Group – Until I Have No Country
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Andrea McGill-O’Rourke will lead the group in discussing the book “Until I Have No Country” by Michael Tougias.

This is a prelude to the author talk on September 21, 2022, at 7PM at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine, 118 O’Brien Avenue, Machias

To sign up, call 207-255-3933 or email librarian@porter.lib.me.us

Sep
17
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Sep
20
Tue
2022
Story Time and Crafts
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
21
Wed
2022
Authors At The Last Page – Until I Have No Country
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Zoom link

https://maine.zoom.us/j/83645373672

Meet NY times bestselling author Michael J. Tougias who will talk about King Phillip’s War on September 21, 2022, at 7PM at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine, 118 O’Brien Avenue, Machias

To sign up, call 207-255-3933 or email librarian@porter.lib.me.us

Sep
24
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Sep
27
Tue
2022
Story Time and Crafts
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
30
Fri
2022
Porter’s Poet 2PM – in person & virtual. For Zoom link contact Gerard Necastro
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Newcomers welcome. Share your poems!

Contact Gerard Necastro for the Zoom link – gerard.necastro@westliberty.edu