Maine Festival of the Book

Thank you to Sarah Cecil at Maine Reads for this more in depth itinerary of children’s and young adult events for The Maine Festival of the Book. Programs are taking place this Saturday, June 23rd in Portland, ME. Hope to see you there!

PPL= Portland Public Library. CMM=Children’s Museum of Maine.

Children’s and Young Adult Program Schedule

Young Adult Programs
9:30am     Donn Fendler, video presentation and discussion, PPL/Rines
11am        Bill Wise, reading and discussion, PPL/Lewis
Noon        Ruth Swain, reading and discussion,  PPL/Lewis
1pm          Alice Mead, reading and discussion, PPl/Lewis
2pm          Lea Wait, reading and discussion, PPL/Lewis

Children’s Programs
9:30 am            Sarah Thomson and face painting, PPL/Children
10:30 am            Scott Nash, reading and fun, PPL/Children
11am – 2pm        Reading Around the World: Stories Read in Different Languages, CMM
11:15 am            Brian Lies, reading and fun at Bat Mobile on Monument Square*
12:15 pm             Lynn Plourde, reading and fun, PPL/Children
1:00 pm              Melissa Sweet, reading and fun, PPL/Children
1:45 pm              Matt Tavares, reading and fun, PPL/Children
2 pm                    Allen Sockabasin, reading and fun, CMM
2:30 pm             John and Ann Hassett, reading and fun, PPL/Children
2:45 pm            Allen Sockabasin, reading and fun, CMM
3:15 pm             Brian Lies, reading and fun at Bat Mobile on Monument Square*

Monument Square Activities
(*Or in the library in the event of inclement weather)
Maine Humanities Council and Bookmaking Art Activities
Maine Department of Education/Windham Adult Education with Frame Making
Portland West and Art Activities
Raising Readers with Surprises
Brian Lies and His Bat Mobile (Presented by Friends of Scarborough Library)
A Cakewalk with Books
Illustrators’ Mural
The Maine Squeeze Accordian Players

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