Read ME is a statewide summer reading experience presented by the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine State Library. Each year a well-known Maine author recommends two titles by lesser-known Maine authors. Libraries and patrons are invited to participate in online discussions as well as a special broadcast of Maine Calling featuring all three authors. This year's recommending author is Lily King. She has chosen The Vigilance of Stars by Patricia O'Donnell and Roughouse Friday by Jaed Coffin. We have multiple copies of both titles at the Library.
Maine Public Radio's Maine Calling
Friday, July 17 at 1pm
Wednesday, August 12 at 6pm
Registration coming soon
Details coming soon
These events will be virtual and open to the state.
Towards the end of the summer season, MSL and MHC will offer a facilitated virtual book discussion for each of the featured books.
This will be open to all participating libraries. (Further details TBD)