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Mary-Lou Boucouvalas

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April 2019

EVENING BOOK GROUP – THURSDAY, APRIL 25

The Evening Book Group meets the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m.  Please join us in the Business Center (First Floor–Side Door).  No registration required (967-2778).  For the month of April, we will be reading Elsey Come Home by Maine Author, Susan Conley.  Please call the Library if you need to reserve a copy.  *Susan will be our Pasco Lecture guest on Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 pm! Next Meeting : May 23 - Where The Crawdads Sing by…

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APRIL IS NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH

April 29 @ 10:00 am
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2019

The Month of April - Honoring All Volunteers.  Stop by and commend our volunteers on their hard work.  Over 7,000 hours per year are committed to keeping Graves Library open for business 42.5 hours per week.  Without their help, we would not be able to provide all the wonderful services that we do.  Commitment, Community, and Co-Operation!  We are so very grateful.

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May 2019

MONTHLY MOVIE NIGHT @ GRAVES LIBRARY

There’s a new Movie Theater in town and the price is right–Free!  Graves Library offers  – Movie Night – once per month.  Please join us on Thursday, May 16th at 6:45 pm for a special showing of The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming.  What would you do if the Russians showed up on the Coast of Kennebunkport?  Discussion after the film. When a Soviet submarine gets stuck on a sandbar off the coast of a New England island,…

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PASCO LECTURE SERIES – MAINE AUTHOR SUSAN CONLEY RETURNS TO GRAVES

We are thrilled to have Maine Author, Susan Conley, return to Graves Library for a Pasco Lecture on Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 pm.  Susan will be here to read from her new novel, Elsey Come Home, published by Penguin Random House earlier this year.   According to Oprah, Elsey is one of ten newly-released books that will give you an excuse to stay indoors this winter! We agree!   Susan Conley is a Mainer and the author of four books including her…

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EVENING BOOK GROUP – THURSDAY, MAY 23

The Evening Book Group meets the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m.  Please join us in the Business Center (First Floor–Side Door).  No registration required (967-2778).  For the month of May, we will be reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens..  Please call the Library if you need to reserve a copy. Next Meeting : June 27 - Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver.

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CRAFT FAIR – FEATURING DESIGNING WOMEN

$2.00

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.  Please call the Library at 967-2778 for further details.

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July 2019

SECRET GARDENS OF KENNEBUNKPORT – A FUNDRAISER FOR GRAVES LIBRARY

$40.00

According to Cicero, "if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." We are very pleased to announce that Graves Library is launching its First Annual Secret Gardens of Kennebunkport tour on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Eight homeowners have agreed to open their private gardens for this one day only to help raise money for the Library.  Tickets for this event will be going on sale (via our website and…

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October 2019

PASCO LECTURE SERIES – NYT BEST-SELLING AUTHOR – ANN HOOD

We are over the moon about having Author Ann Hood join us for a Pasco Lecture on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm.  Ms. Hood will be here to read from her new book Kitchen Yarns : Notes on Life, Love and Food. If you don't know anything about Ann Hood, here is a snipit from her biography: A Rhode Island native, I was born in West Warwick and spent high school working as a Marsha Jordan Girl, modeling…

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November 2019

PASCO LECTURE SERIES – MARJAN KAMALI

We are thrilled to invite Author Marjan Kamali to Graves Library for a Pasco Lecture on Sunday, November 3rd at 2:00 pm.   Marjan Kamali, born in Turkey to Iranian parents, spent her childhood in Kenya, Germany, Turkey, Iran, and the United States. She studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and received her MBA from Columbia University and her MFA from New York University. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in two anthologies: Tremors and Let Me…

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