GRAVES LIBRARY REOPENING SOON! (MAY 3, 2021)

May 1st, 2021 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas When next you visit the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, you will be greeted by your old friends!  Inside, you will find a lot of new books, newspapers, magazines, movies, and audiobooks.  You will be able to use the computers and visit the Book Sale once again.  We…

AN EVENING WITH NY TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR LISA WINGATE

May 1st, 2021 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas The Trustees of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library are pleased to announce their annual Author Event to be held virtually on Thursday, September 16 at 6:00 pm.   This year’s fundraising event will feature New York Times Best Selling Author, Lisa Wingate. Lisa Wingate is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Before We Were Yours, which…

CURBSIDE SERVICES (UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

January 21st, 2021 Mary-Lou Boucouvalas DEAR FRIENDS With the increase in COVID-19 cases in our immediate area, the Graves Library moved to curbside services.  The staff will be here working Monday through Friday 10 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, taking calls, filling orders, and processing books, every day … just no folks in the building. …

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…

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…

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…