Kennebunk Savings Presents Community Ballot Check

Mark E. Ross, VP Retail Market Mgr. and Koriahn D. Quint, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist, present the Kennebunk Savings Community Ballot check of $960 to the Kennebunk Free Library. The Library Board of Trustees and Staff are appreciative of the many votes cast in support of KFL. (Pictured left to right: Janet D. Cate, Jill E. LeMay, Mark E. Ross and Koriahn Quint.)

Library Contest!
Deadline Extended to Aug. 15th

We are now accepting submissions for our Creative Book Art Contest, where readers create accessories for a book that enhances its content. Bring your entry by  August 15th to the adult circulation desk. Creative Book Art will be on display for the month of August and part of Sept. and fellow patrons will vote for their favorite. The winner with the most votes will be announced on September 20th and will receive a fine free year and the most recent book by Paul Doiron, The Bone Orchard. Click here for contest details.

Now Accepting Applications from Artists for Speers Gallery

The Library is currently accepting applications for artists to exhibit during the 2015 calendar year. Since its inception in 2001, Hank’s Room Gallery, rechristened the Speers Gallery in 2010, has offered exhibit opportunities to both amateur and professional artists. The gallery has been host to a variety of mediums including photography, textile arts and mixed media assemblages in addition to renditions in oil, pastel, pen and ink, and watercolor.The application process is open to either individual or group shows.

Click here for additional information.

KFL's 2014 Annual Appeal Draws to a Close

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Thank you for your generous response to our 2014 Annual Appeal!  Our goal of $61,000 was nearly met (99.9%) with $60,922.04 donated from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  From the donation box to dedicated Clynk refunds to memorial donations to responses to our spring appeal - your ongoing donations and accompanying support is both gratifying and humbling.  We continue to work at our mission "to serve the diverse cultural, informational, educational, and recreational needs of our community" and appreciate your support.

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.

IndieFlix at KFL

IndieFlix offers thousands of instant streaming of the world's favorite independent films from independent filmmakers and more than 2,000 film festivals worldwide, including SXSW, Sundance, Cannes, and Slamdance.

KFL patrons can create an account for free through the RBDigital Gateway.  No checkouts, returns, or waiting. Multiple users can watch the same film on different devices at the same time.

IndieFlix is available via all Internet-enabled computers, tablets and smartphones through the web browser.These films are not rated by the MPAA, so viewer discretion is advised.

Click here for instructions.

Local Artist Creates Unique Library Race Map

Don't miss this opportunity to purchase this one-of-a-kind souvenir of the Library Race route! Hand drawn and colored by local artist and ardent library supporter, Steve Hrehovcik, this is a treasure indeed for residents and visitors alike. The print is ready for framing and available for purchase $20 at the Library.

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 Supermarkets locations. No need to sort or count. CLYNK  bags display a barcode for KFL, so the money goes directly to the Library’s account.

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Wed.    12:30 PM - 8 PM
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Fri.       9:30 AM - 5 PM
Sat.      9:30 AM - 5 PM
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The Library will be closed on Mon., Sept. 1st to celebrate Labor Day.

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8/1/2014 - 3:00 PM
Gaming at the Library

8/4/2014 - 2:00 PM
Homeschooling Group

8/4/2014 - 6:30 PM
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8/5/2014 - 10:15 AM
Summer Storytime

8/5/2014 - 11:00 AM
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KFL Book Group Reads
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (7/16/2014 at 6:30)

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Catherine Boo 7/14/2014 at 6:30)

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
(7/22/2014 at 1 PM & 7/29/2014 at 6:30)

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