summer reading 2022

MIDDLE GRADE BOOK GROUP – THE PAGETURNERS

The Pageturners, a Middle Grade book group, is a Graves Library and Kennebunk Free Library program. Books are available at both libraries. Please call either library for more information and to pre-register.

Wednesday, July 27th:
3:00 – 4:00 pm at the Kennebunk Free Library
July book discussion: Treasure Hunters by James Patterson

Friday, August 19th:
3:00 – 4:00 pm at the Graves Library
August book discussion: Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES – 2022 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Starting June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES!

Beginning June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – Oceans of Possibilities. We will be offering a wide range of programs including visits from local authors, a pirates and mermaids party, origami and crafts to-go, a watercolor class with a local artist, story times on the lawn, and a stuffed animals sleepover!

Click here to view a complete list of all Summer Reading Program offerings!

Click here to watch a video of Pete the Pirate telling us about all the fun he has in store for this summer!

Please call (207) 967-2778 for more details.  All ages are welcome to join.

 


The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is partnering with the Maine State Library in support of this year’s Oceans of Possibilities theme. Please enjoy these resources, provided by GMRI, pertaining to this year’s theme:

Gulf of Maine, Explained
This series of brief (<5 minute) videos present nuggets of scientific information about the Gulf of Maine in an easily digestible format.

Community/Citizen Science Investigations
GMRI’s community science program, the Ecosystem Investigation Network, features two investigations that you can participate in to contribute to scientific work regarding the Gulf of Maine. There is one focused on tracking invasive crabs in the intertidal zone, and another focused on documenting coastal flooding resulting from sea level rise.

Sea Level Rise Interactive Map

 

STUFFIE SLEEPOVER

Is your stuffed animal looking for an adventure? Come to our outside stuffie story time on Wednesday, August 10th at 10:00 am, then leave your stuffie for a sleepover adventure! Pick up your stuffie the next day and hear all about their experience. Registration is required as this event will be limited to 12 participants. Ages: 4-10.

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES – 2022 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Starting June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES!

Beginning June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – Oceans of Possibilities. We will be offering a wide range of programs including visits from local authors, a pirates and mermaids party, origami and crafts to-go, a watercolor class with a local artist, story times on the lawn, and a stuffed animals sleepover!

Click here to view a complete list of all Summer Reading Program offerings!

Click here to watch a video of Pete the Pirate telling us about all the fun he has in store for this summer!

Please call (207) 967-2778 for more details.  All ages are welcome to join.

 


The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is partnering with the Maine State Library in support of this year’s Oceans of Possibilities theme. Please enjoy these resources, provided by GMRI, pertaining to this year’s theme:

Gulf of Maine, Explained
This series of brief (<5 minute) videos present nuggets of scientific information about the Gulf of Maine in an easily digestible format.

Community/Citizen Science Investigations
GMRI’s community science program, the Ecosystem Investigation Network, features two investigations that you can participate in to contribute to scientific work regarding the Gulf of Maine. There is one focused on tracking invasive crabs in the intertidal zone, and another focused on documenting coastal flooding resulting from sea level rise.

Sea Level Rise Interactive Map

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES – 2022 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Starting June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES!

Beginning June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – Oceans of Possibilities. We will be offering a wide range of programs including visits from local authors, a pirates and mermaids party, origami and crafts to-go, a watercolor class with a local artist, story times on the lawn, and a stuffed animals sleepover!

Click here to view a complete list of all Summer Reading Program offerings!

Click here to watch a video of Pete the Pirate telling us about all the fun he has in store for this summer!

Please call (207) 967-2778 for more details.  All ages are welcome to join.

 


The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is partnering with the Maine State Library in support of this year’s Oceans of Possibilities theme. Please enjoy these resources, provided by GMRI, pertaining to this year’s theme:

Gulf of Maine, Explained
This series of brief (<5 minute) videos present nuggets of scientific information about the Gulf of Maine in an easily digestible format.

Community/Citizen Science Investigations
GMRI’s community science program, the Ecosystem Investigation Network, features two investigations that you can participate in to contribute to scientific work regarding the Gulf of Maine. There is one focused on tracking invasive crabs in the intertidal zone, and another focused on documenting coastal flooding resulting from sea level rise.

Sea Level Rise Interactive Map

 

MIDDLE GRADE BOOK GROUP – THE PAGETURNERS

The Pageturners, a Middle Grade book group, is a Graves Library and Kennebunk Free Library program. Books are available at both libraries. Please call either library for more information and to pre-register.

Wednesday, July 27th:
3:00 – 4:00 pm at the Kennebunk Free Library
July book discussion: Treasure Hunters by James Patterson

Friday, August 19th:
3:00 – 4:00 pm at the Graves Library
August book discussion: Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES – 2022 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Starting June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES!

Beginning June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – Oceans of Possibilities. We will be offering a wide range of programs including visits from local authors, a pirates and mermaids party, origami and crafts to-go, a watercolor class with a local artist, story times on the lawn, and a stuffed animals sleepover!

Click here to view a complete list of all Summer Reading Program offerings!

Click here to watch a video of Pete the Pirate telling us about all the fun he has in store for this summer!

Please call (207) 967-2778 for more details.  All ages are welcome to join.

 


The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is partnering with the Maine State Library in support of this year’s Oceans of Possibilities theme. Please enjoy these resources, provided by GMRI, pertaining to this year’s theme:

Gulf of Maine, Explained
This series of brief (<5 minute) videos present nuggets of scientific information about the Gulf of Maine in an easily digestible format.

Community/Citizen Science Investigations
GMRI’s community science program, the Ecosystem Investigation Network, features two investigations that you can participate in to contribute to scientific work regarding the Gulf of Maine. There is one focused on tracking invasive crabs in the intertidal zone, and another focused on documenting coastal flooding resulting from sea level rise.

Sea Level Rise Interactive Map

 

OCEAN TALES STORYTIME

Featuring the books Mr. Gull Meets Lady Lobster and The Shenanigans of Slim Pickins by the late beloved local author Tony Viehmann, read aloud by his granddaughters Kiera and Madison. Make a whale crown, too! All ages are welcome.

MERMAID & PIRATE ADVENTURE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories, songs, mermaid games and pirate antics! Pirate or mermaid costumes are encouraged! A local mermaid and author will read her mermaid story, and Pete the Pirate will share a pirate tale. Bring a box that will be your ship to sit in on the lawn. Decorations for your boat and sailor spyglasses will be provided.

Registration is required and this program is limited to 15 registrants. Ages: 4 to 10.

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES – 2022 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Starting June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES!

Beginning June 21st, the Graves Library will offer its 2022 Summer Reading Program – Oceans of Possibilities. We will be offering a wide range of programs including visits from local authors, a pirates and mermaids party, origami and crafts to-go, a watercolor class with a local artist, story times on the lawn, and a stuffed animals sleepover!

Click here to view a complete list of all Summer Reading Program offerings!

Click here to watch a video of Pete the Pirate telling us about all the fun he has in store for this summer!

Please call (207) 967-2778 for more details.  All ages are welcome to join.

 


The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is partnering with the Maine State Library in support of this year’s Oceans of Possibilities theme. Please enjoy these resources, provided by GMRI, pertaining to this year’s theme:

Gulf of Maine, Explained
This series of brief (<5 minute) videos present nuggets of scientific information about the Gulf of Maine in an easily digestible format.

Community/Citizen Science Investigations
GMRI’s community science program, the Ecosystem Investigation Network, features two investigations that you can participate in to contribute to scientific work regarding the Gulf of Maine. There is one focused on tracking invasive crabs in the intertidal zone, and another focused on documenting coastal flooding resulting from sea level rise.

Sea Level Rise Interactive Map

 

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