Drop Everything and Read

Overdue Fines Are Canceled at the Multnomah County Library System

The library has gone fee-free. Are Portland parks next?

07/02/2020 By Lauren Carlos

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 24

The Portland Monthly team shares the content keeping us sane.

06/25/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 17

The Portland Monthly team shares the content keeping us sane (or somewhere close).

06/18/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 10

The Portland Monthly team shares the content we’re winding down with this week.

06/11/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of May 27

The Portland Monthly staff shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

05/28/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Watch, Read, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of May 20

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

05/21/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Q&A

A New Book Aims to Provide Alternatives to Talk Therapy

Amid coronavirus, 'How to Heal' helps us understand and release our trauma.

05/09/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to to Take Your Mind Off the Apocalypse: Week of May 6

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content getting us through the week.

05/07/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Drop Everything And Read

Demand for E-Books and Audiobooks Has Gone Bonkers at the Multnomah County Library

Tops on Portlander's list of required pandemic reading? Cozy old favorites, how-to and self-help tomes, and wise words from Michelle Obama.

05/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

House Party

Choose Your Quarantine House, Portland

OK, we’ll do this, too.

04/25/2020 By Margaret Seiler and Portland Monthly Staff

How We’re Coping

A Portland Public School Teacher (and Award-Winning Graphic Novelist) on Being There for His Students Onscreen

Aron Nels Steinke talks virtual education and how to support your local indie bookstore.

04/09/2020 By Julia Silverman

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to to Take Your Mind off the Apocalypse: Week of April 8

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

04/08/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Things We Love That Have Nothing to Do with Coronavirus: Week of April 1

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

04/01/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

The Muckrackers

A Love Letter, and a Wake-Up Call, for Yamhill County

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, and how public policy has failed us

04/01/2020 Edited by Julia Silverman

Pomo Picks

Things We Love That Have Nothing to Do with Coronavirus: Week of March 25

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic stuff that's getting us through the week.

03/25/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Entertainment

Pop Culture to Avoid, from ‘Contagion’ to ‘Black Hole’

This might not be the best time for pandemic horror. Unless that’s your thing.

03/25/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Corona for kids

Portland Publisher's New Book Helps Kids Understand Coronavirus

A kids book about COVID-19 is available for download from the website—and it’s free.

03/19/2020 By Fiona McCann

Social Distancing

All the Things You Can Do with Your Library Card That Aren't Going to the Library

Audiobooks, archives, music, and a mind-blowing film selection are yours, courtesy of an internet connection and library card number.

03/17/2020 By Conner Reed

Binge TIme

Oregon-Made Books, Films, TV, and Music to Binge Right Now

Chances are, you're about to be home for a while. Here are some Portland-centric picks to add to your queue.

03/14/2020 By Fiona McCann and Conner Reed

Q & A

The Montenegro Sisters Want You to Fix Your Clothes Instead of Tossing Them

The duos new book Mending Life walks newbie sewers through the process of mending their clothing in visible, stylish ways.

03/04/2020 By Eden Dawn