book signing

AUTHOR DIANE MADDEN

Author Diane Madden on Friday, July 26 at 2 PM. 

Maine author Diane Madden will be here to read her book “The Story of Neeps and Tattie”, which is about two tortoises that were rescued near the shore of Loch Ness. Come learn all about turtles and tortoises. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport. For further information, please call 967-2778 and ask for the Junior Room or visit www.graveslibrary.org.

AUTHOR CHERYL FARRINGTON

Author Cheryl Farrington on Monday, August 5 at 10:30 AM

Artist, photographer, and now children’s book author Cheryl Farrington will join us to read from her debut book “A Moose is Loose in Southern Maine”. A moose who is wandering through backyards in a residential neighborhood in southern Maine is spotted at different times by a mom, her son, and her son’s friend while it appears to be having some fun. The moose’s adventure turns out to be an exciting day for everyone involved! Moose craft for kids. Pre-registration is encouraged. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

 

The Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport. For further information, please call 967-2778 and ask for the Junior Room or visit www.graveslibrary.org.

MAINE CHILDREN’S AUTHOR ~ JENNIFER COMEAU

Author Jennifer Comeau Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30 AM

Maine author Jennifer Comeau is joining us to read her book “The Inside of ME”, a rhyming story that connects the natural world through a child’s eyes. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

 

 

The Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport. For further information, please call 967-2778 and ask for the Junior Room or visit www.graveslibrary.org.

AUTHOR VISIT DAVID BALDACCI – A BENEFIT FOR GRAVES LIBRARY (SOLD OUT)

DAVID BALDACCI – A BENEFIT FOR GRAVES LIBRARY – JUNE 22, 2023

We are excited to welcome celebrated author David Baldacci to our 12th annual Author Event on June 22 at 5:00 PM at the historic Kennebunk River Club Casino, 116 Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport.  David Baldacci is the national and international best-selling author of widely read crime and thriller books and series. He published his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996 and has written a total of 47 novels for adults, several of which were adapted for film and television. He has also published seven novels for young readers. David’s books are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His newest thriller, Simply Lies, was released in April 2023.

David Baldacci has been writing since childhood when his mother gave him a lined notebook in which to write down his stories. (Much later, when David thanked her for being the spark that ignited his writing career, she revealed that she’d given him the notebook to keep him quiet, “because every mom needs a break now and then.”)  A lifelong Virginian, he received his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, after which he practiced law in Washington, D.C.

In addition to being a prolific writer, David is a devoted philanthropist. His greatest efforts are dedicated to his family’s Wish You Well Foundation, established by David and his wife Michelle. The Foundation supports adult and family literacy by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs in the United States.

“We are beyond thrilled to have Mr. Baldacci join us this year,” said Graves Library Executive Director Mary-Lou Boucouvalas. “We are also extremely grateful for the wonderful community support provided by our event sponsors. One hundred percent of the funds raised will support the daily operations of the Library.”

This special fundraiser is being underwritten by Spinnaker Trust, along with the Kennebunk River Club, Fine Print Booksellers, Kennebunk Beach Realty, John and Mary Mills, Mike and Denise Iafolla, Paul Mahoney, Robert and Marjie Dennis, Mutasia, Mark and Vicky Lamarre, Billy and Rosemary Shore, Anne and Ken Raynor, Bob and Jane Garvey, Kitchen Chicks Catering, the Colony Hotel, Edison Press, Hurlbutt Designs, Schooner Eleanor, and South Portland Wine Company.

The ticket price of $75 includes an autographed copy of Simply Lies. Tickets can be purchased here at Graves Library.

Call us at (207) 967-2778 for more information. Seating is limited.  Don’t miss this extraordinary event with David Baldacci!

BOOK SIGNING WITH GIOVANNA AND ANITA MCBRIDE

Join us on August 1st at 10:00 am for a very special “pop-up” book reading and signing with Giovanna (Gigi) McBride, author of Gigi at the Whitehouse!, and her mother Anita McBride, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush!

Gigi at the White House! is based on Gigi’s real-life experience. It was written for early readers and follows Gigi on many adventures exploring the White House at the Easter Egg Roll, Fourth of July, Halloween, and Christmas. Gigi at the White House! is included on First Lady Laura Bush’s 2022 Summer Reading List for Kids. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing at the event.

For more information about the White House Historical Association, visit this link.