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North Portland Library
By The Skanner News

Read-In to be held Sunday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 18.

The Multnomah County Library will host the 20th annual African American Read-In, a gathering where guest readers share passages from works by their favorite African American authors at two separate events in February.

Guest readers will introduce participants to their favorite works: adult & children's literature, fiction & non-fiction, drama, humor, spoken word and maybe even songs to celebrate the richness and variety of African American writing during Black History Month.

The North Portland Library will host an all-ages read-in from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 512 N Killingsworth St.

The Midland Library will hold an event for children from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at 805 SE 122nd Ave.

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