Monthly Archives: January 2013

Free Tax Filing Assistance ~

  Volunteer tax preparers in the AARP Tax-Aide Program will provide free tax filing assistance on Individual and Joint returns at the Louis T Graves Memorial Public Library, 18 Maine Street in Kennebunkport on Wednesdays from 9am-1pm from February 6 … Continue reading

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New in Non-Fiction ~

Are you a Downton Abbey fan? With Season 3 under way and January being Hot Tea month, a Cream Scone Recipe seemed like the logical choice to share this week from the The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook, by Emily Ansara Baines … Continue reading

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Library Closed Monday — Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Graves Library will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr Holiday. We will resume normal hours on  Tuesday at 10am.

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Please Join Us ~

On Saturday, February 2 at 2pm, Kennebunk resident Margaret Hollingsworth will read from her book, The Lark at Heaven’s Gate Sings, here at Graves Library located at 18 Maine Street in Kennebunkport. This is Ms Hollingsworth’s first book which draws from … Continue reading

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2013 Pasco Lecture Series:

Maine Stories of Art, Adventure and Friendship. Please join Elizabeth Peavey and Marguerite Robichaux for a discussion of their work on Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 pm at Louis T Graves Memorial Library, 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport. Award-winning writer Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Applesauce Muffins ~

  1 cup canola oil 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 cups applesauce (no sugar added) 3 cups whole-wheat flour 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon Mix ingredients. Spray muffin tin with nonstick spray. Bake at 375 degrees for … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup Recipe ~

4 T butter 4 lg shallots or 1 med onion, peeled and chopped 2 1/2 tsp salt 3 lbs tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 2 c chicken stock 2 c whole milk dash white pepper 1/2 c heavy cream 1 … Continue reading

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New on Our Shelves –

Here are a few Biographies new this week to the shelves at Graves Library. Charles Dickens in Love by Robert Garnett In celebration of the bicentennial, here is Charles Dickens as you have never seen him before: An intimate and … Continue reading

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Beef Barley Vegetable Soup ~

1 lb. lean stew meat 4 carrots, sliced 1/2 c. raw cabbage, shredded 1 medium onion, sliced 1 rib celery, sliced 1 small can tomato sauce 1 T. butter 1/4 c quick-cooking barley 1/2 c diced turnip (optional) Brown beef … Continue reading

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Staff Picks ~

Check out these book reviews from staff members of the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library.  The books (with review cards) can be found on the Fireplace Mantel near the front desk at Graves Library. Come on in for a … Continue reading

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