Classes for Parents
Be sure to check our Parent Resources page for classes and programs geared towards parents and other caregivers.
Storytimes
Front Door Statue
Summer Storytime runs from Tues. June 28 through Thurs. Aug. 11

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:15 am
All ages welcome!


 
Summer Reading Program
boy readingOur Summer Reading Program, "On Your Mark, Get Set...  READ!" runs from June 21 through August 13.

We will begin taking registration for individual programs on Tuesday June 21.

Full program flyer can be found here.

We are changing how our Summer Reading Program will work.  Children will earn prizes through a combination of reading and activities!
 
Learn, Make & Play Mancala
mancala game boardFri. June 24
11:00 am
Ages 5 & up
Pre-registration required

Come learn this game played since ancient times!
YogaPlay
mother and child yogaMon. June 27
10:15 am
Waiver for all participants required.

Yoga and games for children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers.  No pre-registration needed for this class only.
 
Norman Ng, Magician
Norman Ng, magicianTues. June 28
6:30 pm
All Ages

Norman has won numerous national and international magic awards and was a finalist in the Society of American Magicians Centennial Stage Competition held in New York City.  He was featured on the TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us on CW Network.  Last time he was here, he made a bowling ball fall out of a sketchpad!!  WHAT???!!  You will be dazzled!
 
Patriotic Crafts
Wed. June 29
3:00 pm
Ages 6 & up
Pre-registration required

We'll be featuring the Red, White and Blue for these fun crafts!
YogaPlay
Mon. July 11 @ 10:15 am
Mon. August 8 @ 10:15 am
Ages 2 & 3 and their caregiver
Pre-registration and a waiver required.
Please bring a blanket.

Join Ms. Susan, RYT, for a playful introduction to yoga incorporating songs, stories and movement.
Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals
Mon. July 11
6:00 pm

Join Lindsay and her larger-than-life hand-crafted puppets to learn the Flamingo Dance and Earthworm Aerobics!  Her comedic animation and timing, high energy, and uncanny knack for silly voices electrifies young crowds.

 
Kennebunk Fire Department
Fri. July 15
10:30 am
Rain Date: Fri. July 22 @ 10:30 am

Meet our local heroes, learn about fire safety and tour one of the fire engines.  Of course, all of this hinges on there being no emergency to call them away from the Library!
Olympic Games Day
Olympic RingsWed. July 20
3:00 pm
Ages 6 & up
Pre-registration required.

Join us to make a bouncy ball, play ring toss, balloon tennis, race marbles and more!
 
D-I-Y Flying Disc
flying discThurs. July 21
2:30 pm
Ages 7 & up
Pre-registration required.

Space is limited, so register early!
Olympic Read & Make
Mon. July 25
2:00 pm
Ages 4 & up
Pre-registration required.

Hear the exciting and bizarre true story of the 1904 Olympic marathon and make crafts to celebrate the 2016 Olympics.
24th Annual Pet Show
Bearded DragonMon. July 25
6:00 pm

Rain Date: Mon. Aug. 1 @ 6:00 pm

Pre-registration required.

Show off your pet! 
One pet per child.  Pets must be up-to-date on all shots, on leash or caged, and accompanied by an adult.  Please clean up after your pet. smiley
Thanks to the Kennebunk Veterinary Hospital for continuing to judge our Pet Show all these years!
Intertidal Buffet: Life Between the Tides
Thurs. Aug. 4
2:00 pm
All Ages

Let the rocky shore come to you without getting your feet wet!  LIVE marine animals and sea plants will be on display “buffet-style” for participants to experience a hands-on discovery. Coastal Carol will first discuss environmental stressors and adaptations that organisms possess to successfully survive a life between the tides. Participants are then free to handle the live creatures displayed on the tables. Q & A concludes the program.  No pre-registration needed.
 
Mad Science Olympic Madness
Mad Science LogoTues. Aug. 9
6:30 pm
All Ages

Test your strength and discover the wonders of air pressure in a Tug-of-War challenge.  Learn about the science of cycling with a gyroscope that will make your head spin!  Explore energy transformation in soccer and tennis.  Science is always fun with Mad Science!  No pre-registration needed.
Minecraft Beadcraft
Minecraft manWed. Aug. 10
3:00 pm
Ages 6 & up
Pre-registration required.

Turn your favorite game piece into a keychain or necklace with melty beads.
 
Bedtime Math Party!
Fri. Aug. 12
12:30 pm
Ages 5 & up

Your filled-in star chart is your entry ticket to an afternoon of fun math Olympics and snacks!