Louis T. Graves Memorial Library, Kennebunkport Maine
         
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Ongoing Programs

StoryTime. Weekly story time takes place every Friday at 10:00 a.m. This is a year-round program that includes stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts. Designed for children ages 0-5; however, all ages are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. No registration is required.

Play and Read - Every Tuesday. This Program is Suspended June-August. Please join us for play and social time with your children ages 1 and 1/2 (and up) in a warm, child-friendly space. We offer age appropriate toys, coloring supplies, and books in an "unstructured" environment during the hours of 10:00 and 12:00 on Tuesdays.

Adult Book Discussion Group. This program meets the second Thursday of every month at 9:45 am. A variety of books are chosen and a schedule of upcoming books to be discussed is available at the Main Circulation Desk. New members are always welcome.

The Larks--People Supporting People. Our sessions focus primarily on - how to survive living alone, finding available services in our community, being a caregiver, facing issues in aging. Please come and listen. Please come and share.

Evening Book Discussion Group. This program meets the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm. A variety of books are chosen. Copies available at the circulation desk.

Apps Club. This program meets every Thursday at 1:00 pm. A variety of apps will be discussed and shared. Bring your electronic device and your favorite App. New members are always welcome.

Cribbage Club. This club meets every Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 1:00 p.m. All ages and all levels of play are welcome. Bring your own boards and show them off to the group.

Monthly Computer Classes. Learn how to find information by searching a reputable, reliable online system, job search, download audiobooks, apps for your portable device. Call the Circulation Desk for details.

Walk-In Wireless. Free walk-in wireless access is available through the Maine State Library during regular hours. To use this service, you must have your own laptop with either a built-in adapter or a wireless card. For more information, please call the Library.

 

 

Upcoming Events

PASCO LECTURE SERIES - 2015

Maria Padian : Writing Young Adult Novels. Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m.

Maria is a freelance writer, essayist and author of young adult novels.   Her books include "Brett McCarthy: Work in Progress" (selected by the American Library Association as one of the Best Books for Young Adults 2009, and winner of the 2009 Maine Literary Award for Children's Literature from the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance as well as a Lupine Honor Award from the Maine Library Association); "Jersey Tomatoes Are the Best"; and "Out of Nowhere" (a Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book 2013, a Maryland Black Eyed Susan Book Award Nominee, a Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Nominee 2014, and winner of the Lupine Award from the Maine Library Association.)  

Annual Poetry Bash : Read, Share......Listen. Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m.

The former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins once wrote: “All babies are born with a knowledge of poetry, because the lub-dub of the mother’s heart is in iambic meter.” Please join us Graves Library for National Poetry Month in April and get back in touch with your inner poet! Inaugurated in April 1996, National Poetry Month brings together publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools, and poets around the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.

Bring a poem to read that you have written, share a favorite poem by another author, or just hunker down and listen.

Joe Devenney : Photographing the Maine CoastSunday, May 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Joe Devenney works on outdoor and location assignments in Maine, New England and Maritime Canada. His stock and commercial work includes a variety of subjects including travel, scenic, landscape, nature, marine, people and product photography. His pictures are featured in many private collections and in galleries and shows across the United States. On assignment, he has traveled throughout Northeastern America from Southern New England to Labrador.

This Series is sponsored by: Kennebunk Savings Bank, The Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation and the Graves Library Snack Team.