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.

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


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.

Seniors to Seniors : A Collaboration in the 'Bunks Sunday, June 7 at 2:00 p.m.

Led by Author/Editor/Mentor Elizabeth Peavey, a Portland-based teacher, speaker, and prize-winning author, local seniors have been working with high school students from Kennebunk High School to tell their stories.

Please join us to hear their stories read a young voice.

Laura Munson : This is Not the Story You Think...Sunday, July 19 at 2:00 p.m.

By the time Laura Munson turned 40, her life wa not how she had thought it would turn out. Career success had edluded her; she and her husband, once the golden couple, weren't so golden; and her beloved father was no longer around. Poignant, wise, and often exceedingly funny, this is the moment-by-moment memoir of a woman who decided to let go--in the midst of the emotional equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane.

Please help us welcome Laura all the way from Montana to Maine to hear about her extraordinary journey. Book Signing and Reception to Follow.


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