• October 28, 2021
          BIPOC Reading Series- October
          November 8, 2021
          Portland Book Festival Virtual Event Pass: November 8–12
          November 8, 2021
          TAP@PBF: Change with John Freeman
          November 8, 2021
          Tenderness: Donika Kelly, Brandon Taylor, and Kirstin Valdez Quade
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Natasha Forrester Campbell

Natasha Forrester Campbell

Natasha Forrester Campbell is a Youth Librarian at the Multnomah County Library’s Hollywood location. In her professional life, she does programming and reader’s advisory for kids ages birth–18 and the adults who raise and teach them including storytimes for babies through preschoolers and moderating two family graphic novel book groups for kids and their favorite adults. She is a member of the Amelia Bloomer Project committee for the American Library Association’s Feminist Task Force, and when not actively librarianing she plays board games, walks her dogs, searches for the perfect taco, and collects picture books and graphic novels like a dragon hoards gold.

Events, Classes, and Seminars

We have moved many of our offerings online! We hope you will join us.

Saturday

Nov 11

Portland Book Festival  

Words and Pictures: Award-winning Children’s Book Authors

An event for all ages, offering a glimpse behind the scenes in the life of a children's book author. Four award-winning children's book authors in conversation about children's literature, writing and illustrating children's books. Featuring Mac Barnett (The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse and Triangle), Vera Brosgol (Leave Me Alone!), Carson Ellis (Du Iz Tak?), and Javaka

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Saturday

Nov 10

Portland Book Festival  

Words and Pictures: Making Children’s Literature

Ashlyn Anstee, author and illustrator of Hedgehog!; Vera Brosgol, illustrator of Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian; and Jory John, author of Giraffe Problems and All Right, Already! discuss making picture books with moderator Natasha Forrester Campbell of Multnomah County Library. Attendees 17 years of age and younger and/or with valid high school ID enjoy free admission.

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Saturday

Nov 9

Portland Book Festival  

Star-Crossed: Love & Friendship

First love is often downright Shakespearean, as the love-lorn characters in these three books discover. From falling for your sworn enemy, to being torn apart, contending with tradition, love triangles, and more. From Faith Erin Hicks, Comics Will Break Your Heart is a modern romance, a Romeo and Juliet story of geek royalty, where Miriam falls

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