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First Friday Series with Mechanics' Hall

Starting in 2019, Print: A Bookstore and Mechanics' Hall joined forces to create the First Friday Reading Series. On the first Friday of each month, in line with the Portland Art Walk, an author talk is hosted in the historic Mechanics' Hall Library that is open to the public as well as members. 

2020
October -
THE BOOK OF LAMPS AND BANNERS by Elizabeth Hand

September - THE SPRAWL by Jason Diamond

August - MAST YEAR by Katherine Hagiopan Berry and SKIN by Kate Kennedy

July - CROSS OF SNOW by Nicholas Basbanes

June - POSTPONED

May - THE SPIRAL SHELL by Sandell Morse

April - POSTPONED

March - THESE FEVERED DAYS by Martha Ackmann

February - GOING DARK by Jolene Grace

January - OUR SHADOW'S VOICE by Douglas Milliken

2019

November - THE VIGILENCE OF STARS by Patricia O'Donnell and POMEGRANATE ODYSSEY by Hannah Calkin

October - Open Mic Poetry Night!

September - THE MISSING ONES by Edwin Hill

August - NOT EVEN DARK CHOCOLATE CAN FIX THIS MESS by Kathy Eliscu, MAINE STORIES by Lew-Ellyn Hughes, and LOVE, LUTEFISK AND LEMON ZEST SNEAKERS by Patsy Baldus

July - IF SHE WAKES BY Michael Kortya