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Multnomah County Library podcasts

Jan 24, 2020

Speakers: Josh Cocker and Shalene Joseph, Indigenous 20-something project

In this event offered as part of Everybody Reads 2020, Josh and Shalene speak about their experiences as trainers for the Indigenous 20-something Project, a project of the Native Wellness Institute. They speak about the historical trauma...

May 8, 2017

Join us for a special preview of Portland Opera's upcoming production of Puccini's La Bohème. The preview is hosted by Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with musical highlights performed by Portland Opera's Resident Artists.

For more information, visit Portland Opera.

Recorded Live at Central Library:...

Sep 30, 2016

Why are so many diverse books banned? Every year the library celebrates Banned Books Week and the freedom to read. Banned Books Week is an opportunity to call attention to the books most frequently targeted for censorship. Increasingly, books by diverse authors or about diverse communities wind up on the list of...

May 12, 2016

A Celebration of National Poetry Month with five remarkable local poets!

Carl Adamshick, author of Saint Friend

Emily Kendal Frey, author of Sorrow Arrow

Endi Bogue Hartigan, author of Pool: 5 Choruses

Jessica Johnson, author of In Absolutes We Seek Each Other

and Dao Strom, author of We Were Meant To Be A Gentle...

Aug 27, 2015

Speakers: Michael Wieber & Tim Cook 

Learn the basics of how to install a seismic retrofit, whether it's something you think you'd like to do yourself, or you just want to understand the basic principles. Topics covered will include the goal of a seismic retrofit, basic load calculations, earthquake insurance, what...