See what's happening during our Summer Reading program in June.

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Saturday Movie Matinee

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Saturday Movie Matinee

May 30, 2015

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us for a FREE family movie, May 30 @ 11:00 a.m. Bring a blanket and settle in for this family friendly movie.

Call (615) 325-2279 for the movie title and rating. Hope to see you there!


Summer Reading Sign-ups

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Sign-up for Summer Reading

at the Library

"Every Hero Has a Story"

Registration Has Begun!

Summer Reading is here! We have something for all ages - infants to adults. Bring the whole family and register for this year's Super Hero themed reading program.

Come in anytime to register. Begin marking your calendars June 1st. Read to win cool prizes throughout the summer!

If you have any questions, call us at 615-325-2279.


Super Hero Card Station

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Every Story Has A Hero.

Honor the Hero in your life.

Make  a card for the Hero in your life or one of the many Heroes in our community. We have everything you need: cards, art supllies, envelopes, and stamps!

Runs June 2 through July 31.

Please call 615-325-2279 for details or questions.

     Super Hero Card Station

Decorate the YA Area

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                                                    Young Adult Program

Calling all painters, crafters, and creative minds!

Help us transform the Young Adult Space into a city filled with heroes and villians.

June 2, 2015 @ 4:00

*No experience necessary*

Supplies are limited to the first 30 teens!

Open to rising 6th through 12th graders




Story time with author Thornton Cline

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June 3rd, 2015

@ 10:30a.m.

Musician. Author. Speaker. Performer. Song writer.

The talented Thornton Cline will be reading his book,

"The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin"

A book signing will follow after the program.

Questions? Please call 615-325-2279




Mr. Bond "The Science Guy"

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Mr. Bond "The Science Guy"

June 3, 2015

Come and see Mr. Bond and learn about science in a fun and cool way!

This program is best suited for school aged audiences and older.

Questions? Call us at 615-325-2279

Mr. Bond's Young Adult Program

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Young Adult Program

Mr. Bond "The Science Guy"

June 4th, 2015

4:00 - 5:00

Join us and Mr. Bond for fun science experiments!

Open to 6th-12th graders


 *Limited to first 30 teens to register*

Lapsit Storytime

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June 5th, 2015

@ 10:30a.m.

Storytime Room

"The Hero Inside of Me"

A program for infants and toddlers!

YA Hunger Games Training

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Young Adult Program

Hunger Games Training

@ 4:00p.m.

Come participate in training as you learn necessary skills to survive in the Hunger Games! Divide into districts, learn skills, earn points, and win cool prizes!

Special guest: Stunt actor Israel Horne from Mockingjay Part 1

Registration is required due to limited supplies!

Open to rising 6th - 12th graders

Presentation/Book Signing

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Presentation/Book Signing

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

5:00 p.m.

Join us for a book signing and book presentation featuring Dr. Ron Mayes from his book

"Sherrod's Legacy"

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Super Foods

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Super Foods

presented by the Sumner County Health Department

June 10, 2015

@ 10:30 a.m.

Eat super food -- Be super strong!

Come find out what foods are considered super hero worthy!



Walden's Puddle

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Coming to the Library

June 10, 2015

3:30 p.m.

Walden's Puddle!

This amazing organization provides care and treatment to sick, injured, and orphaned native Tennessee wildlife.

Come and meet these wildlife heroes!

If you would like to thank these heroes, they would appreciate the following items:

Liquid bleach, Tall kitchen trash bags, Zipties (all sizes), Jars of baby food (meat pureed), Dry dog food, Wild bird seed, and Heavy-duty large trash bags would be greatly appreciated!


YA DIY T-Shirts

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Young Adult Program

Do It Yourself T-Shirts!

June 11, 2015 @ 4:00

Use sharpies and rubbing alcohol to make a super shirt!

You can bring other items like: bags, pillow cases, shorts, or socks.

Light colors work best!

Supplies limited to the first 30 teens! Doors open 10 minutes early.

Open to rising 6 - 12th graders

Lapsit Storytime

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For infants and toddlers

(under 3 years old)

Friday, June 12th, 2015

10:30 a.m.

"Look What I Can Do"

Lucky Library Bingo

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June 12, 2015

1:00 p.m. till 2:00 p.m.

Book Club

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Thursday June 18th, 2015

11:30am till 12:30pm

in the community room


The Book Club will be reading

"How to be a Heroine"


Samantha Ellis

New members are always welcome!

Friends of the Library

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The Friends of the Library have changed from meeting monthly to meeting once a quarter.

The next Friends meeting will be on July 27 at 6:30.

     The Friends of the Library will hold their regular business meeting in the Community Room.


Red Cross Blood Drive

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The Portland Public Library will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive this summer on July 28

The blood drive will last from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

The sign-up sheet is located in our front lobby. 

If you are willing to participate, please stop in today to sign up. 


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