HOLIDAY MITTEN TREE

November 26th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas Please help us decorate our Mitten Tree with handmade or purchased mittens, scarves, and hats until December 18th.  The tree is located in the Children’s Room.  We will carry these items over to the Kennebunkport Public Health Department for distribution in the community.

LIBRARY CLOSINGS – DECEMBER 6 and 7

November 26th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas The Library will close at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 6 and reopen on Monday, December 9 for regular hours.  We hope you have a wonderful, safe, and joyful Prelude! Please call the Library to renew your materials or send an email to graveslib@graves.lib.me.us    or    ml@graves.lib.me.us  

LIBRARY CLOSINGS – NOVEMBER 27-DECEMBER 1

November 26th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas The Library will be closed during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.  We will close at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27 and reopen on Monday, December 2nd at 10:00 am.   We hope you have a wonderful, safe, and peaceful holiday. Please call the Library to renew your materials or send an email to graveslib@graves.lib.me.us    or …

THANKS TO YOU—WE REACHED OUR GOAL!

September 5th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas   The Trustees and Staff of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library held an open house at the Library on Friday the 16th of August from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. That date marked the third anniversary of the kick-off of the Capital Campaign to raise the funds to build our much-needed addition to…

FIRST ANNUAL SECRET GARDENS OF KENNEBUNKPORT- JULY 20, 2019

February 28th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas Do you want to know a secret? Eight homeowners in Kennebunkport are opening their enchanting private gardens to the public for one day only to raise money to support ongoing community programming and services at the public library. The First Annual “Secret Gardens of Kennebunkport” tour will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00…

DESIGNING WOMEN – ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR

February 27th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas Join us on Saturday, May 25 from 10:00 to 4:00 for Crafts, Books, and Food.  The Graves Library will be hosting a Craft Fair featuring the very talented Crafters of Designing Women.  You will get to shop for handbags, pottery, jewelry, scarves, etc.  A $2.00 donation at the door benefits children's programming at the Library. …

AN EVENING WITH MARC WORTMAN

January 18th, 2019 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas The Trustees of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library are pleased to announce their 7th annual Author Event to be held Thursday, June 20, 2019. The Kennebunk River Club has graciously made the Casino available for this special presentation to our patrons and friends in the community.  This year’s fundraising event will feature award-winning author, Marc…

AN AFTERNOON WITH ANDRE DUBUS III and JOSHUA BODWELL

July 19th, 2018 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas ANDRE DUBUS III and JOSHUA BODWELL SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 AT 2:00 PM The Graves Library is thrilled to welcome back New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 pm to present Gone So Long, his first novel in more than a decade.  Dubus III will appear in conversation with…

GEORGE C. DAUGHAN at Graves Library (Two-Time Winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award)

July 19th, 2018 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas GEORGE C. DAUGHAN LEXINGTON AND CONCORD : THE BATTLE HEARD ROUND THE WORLD SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 AT 2:00 PM A Fundraiser for the Graves Memorial Library – New Mothers Wing Twice Winner of the Samuel Eliot Morrison Award  George C. Daughan will join us on Saturday, October 13th at 2:00 pm to discuss his new…