Portland Public Library   


Movies

Musical  Movies in the Afternoon Wednesdays @ 1:00 p.m.  

August 8th     Gypsy

August 15th  The Music Man


Movies in the Evening: Monday August 13th at 6:30 p.m.  
Chappaquiddick

Starring:  Kate Mara, Jason Clarke, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern & Jim Gaffigan. 
Director: John CurranPG-13,  106 minutes
Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. 
No reservations necessary!  
The Friends of Portland Library supports the Library’s DVD collection.


September Movies

Movies in the Afternoons: Wednesday September 12, 2018 @1:00 p.m.

 

Movies in the Evenings: Monday September 24, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Monthly Book Discussions

Thursday night Book Discussions 

Thursday September 6th at 6:30 p.m.
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

With elegant prose award winning author Ian McEwan tells the engaging story of newlyweds, Edward and Florence Mayhew who must struggle through their internal battles with sexual anxiety in 1960’s England.


Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
The lives of three women converge at the Ravensbrück 
concentration camp as Caroline Ferriday resolves to help from her post at the French consulate, Kasia Kuzmerick becomes a courier in the Polish resistance, and Herta Oberheuser takes a German government medical position.
 
Books will be available for borrowing prior to the discussion. 

 

Lunch and Learn

Tuesday September 11th at 12:00 p.m.

Lunch & Learn Book Discussion: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri   
an engrossing family saga steeped in history: the story of two very different brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn apart by revolution, and a love that endures long past death. Shortlisted for the Man Booker prize.

Mystery Book Club