Usually the library hosts Brown Bag Lecture Series talks with authors at lunch. But this week there is a an additional talk at night. The speaker is T.R. Reid, author of “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper and Fairer Health Care.”

WHEN: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Portlandlibrary.com; 871-1700