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Summer Reading Program

This year's Summer Reading Program is full of great programs and prizes.  Make sure to check out the details.  Youth, Teen and Adult information is all included.  
Community Yard Sale
Vendors Needed
Rent a space at our Community Yard Sale on Saturday, August 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  You’ll receive prime visibility on Main Street, free advertising and all for a low cost to benefit KFL.
Rent a 10’x10’ space for only $25.  There are also a limited number of 30”x72” tables to rent at $10 each. 
Applications and fees are due by Monday, August 14.  Applications and additional information can be picked up at the library or printed.
Your support makes a difference
It’s no secret.  You and many others know that Kennebunk Free Library is an outstanding library that offers great programs and services by a friendly and qualified staff.  We thank you for appreciating what we offer, what we do, and who we are.  However, we cannot make these significant contributions to our community without your support.  Today, we ask you to support our efforts with a tax-deductible gift to Kennebunk Free Library’s 2017 Annual Appeal.  We need your financial help to continue to provide the great services, programs, and access to information that you have come to expect and appreciate. 

Kennebunk Free Library is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization funded by both public and private contributions. This year the Library must raise nearly $200,000 to supplement funding from municipal appropriations from the towns of Kennebunk and Arundel.  Your generous contribution is an essential part of our annual budget and makes you a key partner in our success.   With your help, we can reach our 2017 Annual Appeal goal of raising $66,000 by June 30, 2017
 
If you have already answered our appeal, thank you!  If not, I hope we can count on your support.  Please make a tax-deductible gift online at www.kennebunklibrary.org, by mail or next time you are in the library.  Thanks in advance for your continued support.
 

 


 



The Maine InfoNet Download Library has moved to a brand new e-book and e-Audiobook platform called cloudLibrary. This has replaced the Overdrive platform.

DOWNLOAD THE APP!

BORROW!
 
To find out more about this switch please visit check out this Q&A.
 
Please contact your Librarian with questions.

What's New at the Library?
We've added a number of new materials to the library's collection this month! A list of the latest books for kids, teens and adults can be found here! And click here for a look at our newest audio and video additions!

 
Upcoming Programs
Thank you to everyone who attended (or tried to attend today's program - 6/17) "The Castle: Stories of the Portsmouth Naval Prison" with Neil Novello.  We will be inviting Neil back for a future program.  His documentary will be available at KFL.  We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Monday, June 26 at 6:00 p.m.
Local Author Terry Powers

Visit the ADULT Programs page for more information.
Museum Passes offered to Patrons of the KFL
 
KFL offers passes to SEVEN museums, courtesy of the Friends of KFL. The passes are:
Portland Museum of Art
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine,
The Portland Observatory,
Seashore Trolley Museum

Strawbery Banke,
Maine State Park vehicle passes 
Brick Store Museum
 
Information on how to reserve these passes and the guidelines associated with each is available here.


 
 

Zinio E-Magazine Collection
 
KFL is pleased to offer Zinio to our patrons, which allows multi-user access to popular publications. Through our website and with a valid library card, KFL patrons have unlimited multi-user access to 50 complete digital magazines and can be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices.
 
Zinio digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Magazines include Good Housekeeping, Men's Health, Vogue, Newsweek and National Geographic. View the full list. Library Director Jill LeMay mentions that "we are excited to offer this new service to our patrons--they are going to love this!"
 
 
As always, you may call the library at 207-985-2173, or email us for help. 
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Notary Services Now at KFL

The Library is now offering notary services! The service will be available most weekdays, but we recommend calling in advance to ensure that a notary is available. Please remember to bring a valid photo ID and, of course, the document to be notarized. Most documents must be signed in the presence of the notary to be valid so it's best to not sign in advance. There will be a small $2 fee per document. 

For more information, email us or give us a call at 985-2173.


CLYNK for KFL
Help raise funds for KFL, and spread the word by telling your family, friends, and co-workers.

CLYNKPick up your free CLYNK bags at our circulation desks and fill them up with your redeemable bottles and cans.
  Drop off the bags at the nearest CLYNK counters in the nearby Hannaford Supermarket locations. No need to sort or count. CLYNK  bags display a barcode for KFL, so the money goes directly to the Library’s account.





Library Hours
Closed on Monday, July 3
and Tuesday, July 4

Mon.     9:30 AM - 8 PM
Tues.    9:30 AM - 8 PM
Wed.    12:30 PM - 8 PM
Thurs.   9:30 AM - 5 PM
Fri.       9:30 AM - 5 PM
Sat.      9:30 AM - 5 PM
(Jul/Aug) Sat. 9:30 AM - 1 PM

Latest Newsletter
June 2017 Newsletter 

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NextReads
NextReads is an e-newsletter offering readers' advisory service from the Maine State Library. This service is the perfect way for our readers to find books to read. Newsletters are available for over 22 popular fiction and nonfiction topics. Follow the link to subscribe.
Minerva: Questions AND Answers
We are so appreciative of our patrons who are learning the ins and outs of Minerva along with us! For more how-tos, view our brochure.

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