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…

SECRET GARDENS TOUR OF KENNEBUNKPORT- JULY 18, 2020 (POSTPONED)

January 28th, 2020 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas   The Secret Gardens Tour of Kennebunkport will be POSTPONED UNTIL 2021.  This fundraiser is very important to ongoing operations of the Library but because of the pandemic, we are more concerned with  making sure everyone continues to be safe and healthy.  We will post the new date in the next few months.  Thank you…

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…