Ron Joseph Author

Please join us for our first event in the 2024 Patsy Bray Mahoney Lecture Series.

Maine Author, Ron Joseph will be here at the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library on Saturday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m. to talk about his work as a wildlife biologist and his memoir, Bald Eagles, Bear Cubs, and Hermit Bill. Ron will present a slide show and talk about his experiences in the field. Copies of the book will also be available for sale and signing after the event. Light refreshments will be provided by the Graves Library Snack Team. Please call the Library for more information on this event and the rest of the series (967-2778). Ronald Joseph was born in Waterville, Maine, and grew up in neighboring Oakland. He studied ornithology at the University of New Hampshire where he earned a degree in wildlife conservation. He later earned a master’s degree in zoology from Brigham Young University. In 1978, he began a career as a state and federal wildlife biologist, mostly in Maine, but also for a time in New Hampshire and Utah. In his memoir Bald Eagles, Bear Cubs and Hermit Bill, he recounts his youth in central Maine, the importance of his family’s dairy farm, his adventures in the field, and the characters he met over the course of a career working with wildlife and conservation that spanned more than three decades. Parking is available along Maine Street, the North Street Fire Station Parking Lot and Consolidated School (Route 9). If the weather is bad, please check your local television stations for updates on our listings or send us an email to: The Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, Maine. Please enter through the white door in the Parking Lot.