Update 6: Literary Arts has launched the Booth Emergency Fund for Writers and Oregon Humanities is offering emergency funding for organizations. Both have deadlines coming up in May, which have been added to the calendar below.

Update 5: RACC has established an Emergency Artist Relief Fund to which you can apply and donate. They have also set up a page listing other relief resources.

Update 4: Two local Relief Funds for small businesses and artists have been set up if you’d like to apply for support or offer donations. They are the Portland Small Business Relief Fund and the Portland Area Artist Emergency Relief Fund. Literary Portland is not personally associated with either of the funds, so, please direct all questions etc. to their respective organizations.

Update 2: A “stay at home” order has been issued by Gov. Kate Brown. See also this FAQ from OPB. Until the order is lifted, you can assume all in-person readings and events have been cancelled. We’ll continue to update things to match organization and stores’ calendars etc., but heed Brown’s orders and updates from officials on proper actions. Hope you all can stay safe, healthy, and cozy with a good book at home!

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Books Around the Corner: Romance Book Club (Remote)

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

The Books Around the Corner Romance Book Club will be community led and meets monthly on the first Thursday of every month at 5PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our romance loving customers (RSVP is not required).

Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers.

Join us on April 2nd for our first Romance Book Club.

We will discuss Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey.

About the book:

A rom-com-obsessed romantic waiting for her perfect leading man learns that life doesn’t always go according to a script in this delightfully charming and funny novel.

Annie Cassidy dreams of being the next Nora Ephron. She spends her days writing screenplays, rewatching Sleepless in Seattle, and waiting for her movie-perfect meet-cute. If she could just find her own Tom Hanks–a man who’s sweet, sensitive, and possibly owns a houseboat–her problems would disappear and her life would be perfect. But Tom Hanks is nowhere in sight.

When a movie starts filming in her neighborhood and Annie gets a job on set, it seems like a sign. Then Annie meets the lead actor, Drew Danforth, a cocky prankster who couldn’t be less like Tom Hanks if he tried. Their meet-cute is more of a meet-fail, but soon Annie finds herself sharing some classic rom-com moments with Drew. Her Tom Hanks can’t be an actor who’s leaving town in a matter of days…can he?

We offer 15% discount off our book club books. Due to the time and effort we put into organizing our book clubs if you choose to purchase the book elsewhere or check it out from the library we will now be asking members who do not purchase their books at our shop to pay a $5 fee. Thank you for understanding and supporting us.

REMOTE INSTRUCTIONS
Books Around the Corner is inviting you to join Romance Book Club remotely.

JOIN ONLINE WITH VIDEO
https://zoom.us/j/539935415
Meeting ID: 539 935 415

OR IF YOU PREFER CALL IN
(301) 715 8592
Meeting ID: 539 935 415

Venue

Online
N/A
Portland, OR 97207

Organizer

Books Around the Corner
Phone:
503-489-8804
Website:
http://www.booksaroundthecorner.com