DAVID MORINE

Conservationist and author David Morine will be discussing and reading from his book “Two Coots in a Canoe.”

The book follows Morine and his friend Ramsay Peard, a retired CEO, as the pair embark on a journey of self-discovery, humor and whim by canoeing the Connecticut River. stopping and talking to folks along the way, they get a look a issues such as the demise of farming, gay rights and disappearing Main Streets.

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 871-1700; Portlandlibrary.com