graves library programs

WRITE ON

Write On! Enjoy putting pen to paper with your thoughts and stories? Join us for a different kind of writing group. When we meet, we will discuss our findings, share our writing, and get to know our own unique inner talents! Creative writing prompts will be given at the end of each meeting.

WRITE ON

Write On! Enjoy putting pen to paper with your thoughts and stories? Join us for a different kind of writing group. When we meet, we will discuss our findings, share our writing, and get to know our own unique inner talents! Creative writing prompts will be given at the end of each meeting.

WRITE ON

Write On! Enjoy putting pen to paper with your thoughts and stories? Join us for a different kind of writing group. When we meet, we will discuss our findings, share our writing, and get to know our own unique inner talents! Creative writing prompts will be given at the end of each meeting.

WRITE ON

Write On! Enjoy putting pen to paper with your thoughts and stories? Join us for a different kind of writing group. When we meet, we will discuss our findings, share our writing, and get to know our own unique inner talents! Creative writing prompts will be given at the end of each meeting.

WRITE ON

Write On! Enjoy putting pen to paper with your thoughts and stories? Join us for a different kind of writing group. When we meet, we will discuss our findings, share our writing, and get to know our own unique inner talents! Creative writing prompts will be given at the end of each meeting.

SAVING MONEY ON HOME ENERGY BILLS

Saving Money on Home Energy Bills!

With rising costs in heating and electricity, it’s hard to know the best ways to save energy in the home and stay comfortable in the winter and the summer!  Come learn more about what you can do to save money in your home and be more comfortable year-round, and bring your questions about what options make the most sense and will save the most money!  We’ll also go over the rebates available for Maine homeowners and what additional federal funding will be coming with the recently-passed Inflation Reduction Act.

Colin McCullough is a BPI-certified Home Energy Auditor who has worked for several state energy efficiency programs for 12 years, advising homeowners on the most efficient options for a more affordable, comfortable, and safe home.  He is currently renovating his 110-year-old home in Farmingdale to achieve Net-Zero Energy status.

FMI please call (207) 967-2778.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Thursday, February 9 at 9:30 am. In Case of Emergency, What to Expect When You Call for an Ambulance

Presenters Dean Auriemma, KEMS Public Relations and James Stockman, Chair of the KEMS Board of Directors, will provide information on when to call an ambulance, what to expect when it arrives and more.

FMI please call (207) 967-2778.

POLYPHARMACY PROGRAM

Are you aware that if you take five or more medications daily you are at an increased risk of unintentional consequences?  Please join us on Wednesday, March 29 @ 9:00 am in the Community Room for a very important program on Polypharmacy. 

Sydney Springer, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS, BCGP, is an Assistant Professor at the University of New England School of Pharmacy.  She will be here to discuss ways you can prevent the risks of medication consequences and how to become a more informed health consumer. 

This program is hosted by the Kennebunkport Public Health Department and Graves Library.  Light refreshments will be served.

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES – DANA PEARSON

We can’t let the summer end without doing one last Summer Music Series concert! The music continues with Dana Pearson on Wednesday, August 24th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Join us for some good vibes and live music in the garden at Graves Library.  Bring your friends, bring your chair, sit back, tap your feet, and listen to some local beat.  Let’s celebrate summer, our community, and our fondness for talented artists right in our own back yard! Dana is a guitarist and plays a little bit of everything.

A suggested donation of $10 pp would be appreciated.  This event will be held indoors in our Community Room in the event of inclement weather (if this is the case, no need to bring your own chair!).  Any questions, please call the Library (967-2778) or email Mary-Lou Boucouvalas at mlbgraves@gmail.com.  The Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport.  Parking is available on Maine Street or at Consolidated School.

A GLOBAL CONVERSATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE WITH KENNEBUNKPORT CLIMATE INITIATIVE

 

We hope to see you for this very important climate discussion sponsored by The Climate Initiative (TCI) on Thursday, August 18 @ 10:00 am. We will be joined by Dr. Krista Sherman and Ms. Vichet Ratha Khlok, Distinguished Humphrey Fellows with he Fulbright Exchange Program in the Community Room. Light refreshments will be served. Call (207) 967-2778 for more information. The Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport.

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