ROCKLAND — Join Rockland Public Library and host poet Mihku Paul Thursday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m. for Poetry Express, a free community poetry reading exploring themes of inclusion and equity. What makes a welcoming and inclusive community? What are the identities that make up Rockland? How do we tie together Rockland’s past, present and future?

This event will be held in-person outside the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Contact the library at (207) 594-0310 for further details.

Poetry Express is a collaborative poetry performance program of the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine State Library that brings poetry and poets to Maine communities.