• January 28, 2022
          BIPOC Reading Series- January
          February 9, 2022
          One Page Wednesday – February
          February 17, 2022
          2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Brit Bennett
          March 10, 2022
          Everybody Reads 2022: Mira Jacob
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Due to the ongoing pandemic, volunteer opportunities are limited at this time.

A special note about the Portland Book Festival: Each November, the in-person Portland Book Festival relies on the support of hundreds of amazing volunteers to ensure the event runs smoothly. There will be volunteer opportunities at the 2022 Festival. Subscribe to our e-news and continue to check online for the latest news.

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