HOLIDAY HOURS – CLOSED DECEMBER 24-26 AND JANUARY 1

November 23rd, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas *Please call the Library during inclement weather or check your local television listings to make sure we are open for business.  The Library usually follows the local school closures and abides by an parking bans enforced by the Town of Kennebunkport.  At this time, the Library is only open to cardholders.  Wi-Fi is available in…

CURBSIDE SERVICES (NOVEMBER 30 TO DECEMBER 14)

November 23rd, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas DEAR FRIENDS With the increase in COVID-19 cases in our immediate area, the Graves Library is going to switch over to curbside services for the next two weeks starting November 30.  If all goes well, we will open back up to the 4-day browsing on December 14 at 10:00 am and continue with the most…

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – ONLINE AUCTION

November 23rd, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas The Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library will be hosting an on-line fundraiser in November to help with budget shortfalls due to canceled events earlier this year.  “Home for the Holidays” consists of themed baskets that will be for sale through 32auctions.com/HOMEFOR  If you are looking for a gift for the holidays, stay-at-home nights, or…

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – ONLINE AUCTION

October 17th, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas The Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library will be hosting an on-line fundraiser in November to help with budget shortfalls due to canceled events earlier this year.  “Home for the Holidays” consists of themed baskets that will be for sale through 32auctions.com/HOMEFOR  If you are looking for a gift for the holidays, stay-at-home nights, or…

DESIGN A BOOKMARK CONTEST – IMAGINE YOUR STORY

June 23rd, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas Please help us create some new bookmarks for our patrons.  Choose the category that's right for you.  Toddler to 5th Grade; 6th Grade through High School.  Design must be 2 x 6 and on one side only.  All entries are due by August 3.  Winning Bookmarks will be printed up and handed out to patrons…

BOOK BUNDLES FOR THE LITTLES

June 23rd, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas INTRODUCING - Book Bundles for little kids!  Not sure what books to get?  Not coming into the Library during the Pandemic?  No worries - we've got you covered!  We will be making different Book Bundles each week with proven favorites to keep your little ones entertained and engaged.  Each Bundle includes 4 books and a…

GRAVES LIBRARY REOPENING SOON! (JUNE 29, 2020)

June 10th, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas When next you visit the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, pretend you are living in the year 1920.  Until we can get back to our customary way of operation, the Library will be offering all of the services it did when it opened 100 years ago.  It will…

LIBRARY CLOSED – THROUGH JUNE 2020

May 20th, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas First and foremost, we have missed seeing you all in person!  We thank you for your patience and ongoing support during our closure and this first phase of re-opening. Through June, we will still be closed to the public.  Paid staff will be in the building Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. and…

AN EVENING WITH NY TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR LISA WINGATE – POSTPONED TO 2021

January 28th, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas Due to the Pandemic of 2020, the Trustees of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library have decided to postpone the 8th Annual Author Event to 2021.  We will be updating this information on our website and social media pages soon.  We apologize for this unfortunate postponement; however, we will look forward to Ms. Wingate's…