Author Jim Nichols, who lives in Warren, will be reading from and discussing his novel “Hull Creek” (Down East Books, $24.95). The novel deals with change on the Maine coast and the challenges it presents to young fishermen. Nichols is appearing as part of the library’s Brown Bag Lecture Series, so people are invited to bring their lunch.


WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Portlandlibrary.com; 871-1700