Islanders and day trippers alike are invited to attend a festive book celebration for Peaks Island author/illustrator Beth Rand on October 13th to launch her 123 Gulls (Islandport Press). This picture book companion to Rand’s ABC Gulls […]
The “Colors & Pages of Peaks” event is your opportunity to meet the talented people behind the published pages, to partake of wine and cheese (or pancakes, if you choose the morning time slot), and to revel in community spirit.
Join award-winning children’s book illustrator and bookstore owner R. Gregory Christie for a one-hour book binding workshop at the historic Fifth Maine Regiment Museum on Peaks Island. Christie is one of the many […]
Prepare yourself for a virtual tour of a magical place, a stone house on a high point of land on an island in Portland Harbor: the Stone House of the Illustration […]
If you’re within striking distance of Peaks Island, Maine, then you should aim for the Peaks Island Branch Library’s book event with Peter Bridgford, author of Hauling Through, on Wednesday, August 10, […]
You know all those articles about religiously rising early and sequestering yourself at a hallowed desk in order to achieve success as a writer? Nope, this is not one of those; consider this […]
Peaks Island enjoys its own small library, a branch of the Portland Public Library. I mean it really enjoys its library. Loves it. A lot. A Friends group devotedly nurtures library programs […]
In an era when many people are tempted to debate the future of books and libraries, it’s comforting to me that the discussion on Peaks Island centers more around how we can […]
“We’re back for a new season of reading poetry! Our Peaks Island community poetry reading is reaching out to strengthen and generate fresh interest. Readers, writers, and appreciaters are welcome to attend […]
It seems that middle school book club leader Roseanne Walsh has hit upon a popular formula for this book club; rather than come together to discuss a book in common, students gather socially to share with the group a book that they have read individually.