Library Writers Project, renovations, and women storytellers
Library Writers Project, renovations, and women storytellers
March 2023
Author Ruth Ozeki and the book A Tale for the Time Being, link to Everybody Reads tickets
Everybody Reads 2023 closes on March 16 with a lecture at the Keller Auditorium featuring Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being. Everybody Reads 2023, a community reading project of Multnomah County Library, is made possible by gifts to The Library Foundation with author appearance made possible by Literary Arts.
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Multi-colored illustration of a pen, link to information on submitting your book
Calling all local writers! Send your self-published e-book to be considered for the library’s collection. Submissions will be accepted in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. The Library Writers Project offers a path for local authors to have their e-book added to the library collection, and that next author could be you! One title may also be selected for print publication via the library’s partnership with Ooligan Press. The submission period is open April 1 through April 30, 2023.
Find out how
Designer rendering of the new North Portland Library, link to more information about the renovations.
Albina Library will close on March 18, and North Portland Library will follow, closing on April 5. Both locations will keep their historic buildings and be expanded to include outdoor spaces, updated technology, diverse collections and more.
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Illustration that says Women’s History Month, link to article about women storytellers
The 2023 Women’s History Month theme is “Celebrate Women Who Tell Our Stories,” highlighting women storytellers, whether it is through print, radio, TV, podcasts or other avenues.
6 women storytellers

Events & resources

How to love emergency planning
Mar. 4, Gresham Library

Digital well-being 101
Mar. 5, Online

Women in filmmaking
Mar. 11, Gresham Library

Discuss A Tale for the Time Being
Mar. 11, Northwest Library

Read to the Dogs
Mar. 12, Belmont Library

Construction closures
Holgate, Midland and Central

All events & classes
Current schedule