Friday November 14th @ 10:00 at the Library
Mary Flood Room

Tech Talk

Kevin Armstrong, presenter.
New devices! Zoom!
and your questions answered!

Tuesday December 7th @ 6:00p.m.

A Native American Winter:  Dr. Lucianne Lavin, Director of The Institute for the American Indian Studies in CT & presenter on Zoom

 If you were a Native American living 500 (or 1000 or 5000) years ago, likely you would look forward to the winter season. Connecticut’s indigenous communities were outdoor peoples who not only survived but thrived under adverse weather conditions. They spent most of their lives in the open air. During warm weather people slept outdoors. Weetoos and wigwams (the Eastern Algonquian words for houses) were used for storage and as shelters in inclement weather. This  presentation describes the traditional winter activities of Native American before the coming of European settlers to Connecticut.  Registration Requested!

Join remote meeting access through Zoom 
the Meeting ID is 8603426777 and
the Passcode is Portland


Armchair Travel


Curl up with a Good Book  
Psychological Thrillers
All Things Baseball
Short Story Fiction
Historical Fiction                            
Spy Stories 
Graphic Novels
Healthy Foods


Asian American Pacific Islander

 Anti-Racism Resources

Hispanic Heritage

Native Americans

Save the Date for a Purrrrr-fect time!
Tuesday February 1st at 6:30p.m.
Virtual Zoom program

Decoding the Mysteries of Cats -
Stephen Quandt, Feline Behaviorist – 
Does your cat companion bite your ankles or seem to enjoy chaos?Feline Behaviorist, Stephen Quandt, recently the Feline Behavior Coordinator for the Animal Care Centers of NYC ( presents a sixty minute (including Q&A), Zoom program that explains cat behavior from the perspective of the evolutionary and adaptive forces that help shape their lives. Registration Requested!

Green Eyed Cat
Thursday January 6th @ 6:00p.m.
First Thursday Night Book Club

Imagine Me Gone 
by Adam Haslett

Mystery Lovers Book Club Discussion
December 14th @ 1pm

The Twelve Clues of Christmas
by Rhys Bowen

Book Clubs

Thursday December 9th @ 1:00p.m.

T.A.B. Talk about Books 

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Thursday December 2, 2021 at 7:00p.m.
Portland Forum   
The Vanishing Half  
Brit Bennett


Copies of  the book are available at the Library.