Need a gift for that someone who has everything? How about making a donation to Graves Library in his or her name. Please drop by the Library for a Gift Card, call for details, or donate on our website (via Paypal). Everyone will benefit from your thoughtfulness.

Library Book Sale – The Book Cellar

The used book sale is open during the Library’s regular hours in the new wing (The Book Cellar). It features titles that change constantly. At any time of the year you can find best-sellers in hardcover and paperback, non-fiction, children’s books, biographies, audiobooks, and much more.

If donating materials to the sale, please call the Library (967-2778).  We will turn away gifts that are musty, moldy, torn, dog chewed, cat scratched, run over, etc.  The Library does not accept magazines, VHS, encyclopedias, old text books.  All proceeds benefit the Library.


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Volume One: 1603-1923 & Volume Two: 1924-2003
KENNEBUNKPORT : The Evolution of an American Town
Researched & Written by Joyce Butler
Foreword by George H.W. and Barbara Bush

Support the Library and the local community by purchasing these magnificent works from Kennebunk resident and Historian, Joyce Butler. Both volumes are available in a beautiful hardcover format that residents and visitors alike will cherish.  Over two dozen images per chapter.  Over 400 pages per volume.

Book specifications:
Volume One: 448 pages, full color
Volume Two: 432 pages, full color
Price: $39.95/ $65 for set. $75 for set with slipcase. $10 for slipcase.

“One of the best Maine books I’ve read.” Maine Sunday Telegram review


Magical Murals: Louis Norton’s Gift to the Children of Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport artist, Louis Norton, was well known in the early 1900s for creating fanciful murals. The Library is very fortunate to feature a series of murals in the Children’s Room painted by the artist in 1930. Mr. Norton’s gift to the children of Kennebunkport is a wonderful depictions of classic rhymes and fairy tales and is the only collection of its kind in the entire country. You can own your very own copy of Louis Norton’s Magical Murals put together in picture book format for $10.00.

This book is generously underwritten by Biddeford Savings Bank. All Proceeds Benefit Graves Library.

For More Great Items and a Way to Support Your Library – Visit Our Gift Shop.  Here are a few Items for Sale:

Mug/Bookmark $20.00

Journals $16.95

Totebags $10.00