Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hunger Games Pre-Release Party

Book cover of The Hunger Games In celebration of the much anticipated Hunger Games movie, based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Suzanne Collins, the Kennebunk Free Library will offer a Hunger Games pre-release party on March 22nd at 3:30 p.m.  The party will include trivia and an activity.  Participants are invited to dress in costume if they wish.  Pre-registration is required by calling 985-2173 x5 or email us.

Hunger Games Party for Teens

Book cover of The Hunger Games On Thursday, March 22nd at 3:30 p.m. the Kennebunk Free Library is hosting a Hunger Games party in honor of the much anticipated March 23rd movie premier.  The Hunger Games movie is based on the best selling young adult novel by Suzanne Collins.  This dystopian novel is based in a future North America, where the rulers control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people against each other.  To survive, wit, strength, endurance, and archery skills are required.  Teens may come to the party dressed in costumes if they wish.  The party will be held in Hank’s Room of the Library at 3:30 p.m. and will include Hunger Games trivia, costumes, and an activity.   Pre-registration is required by calling 985-2173 x5 or emailing ys@kennebunk.lib.me.us

Seeking Brave Children Looking for Special Opportunities!

Mysterious Benedict Society book coverDo you have what it takes to become an honorary member of the Mysterious Benedict Society?  Members of the Society may be chosen to complete a secret mission!  Join us to learn Morse Code, figure out brain teaser puzzles, and play games based upon the series!

Tues. March 27
4:00 pm
Grades 4 & up
Pre-registration required.

We’ve got the fourth book in the series, The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict on order.  It’s due out on April 10.  Let us know if you want to be on the waiting list for it!

Tonight! Online Research Skills for Parents

Monday March 12
6:00 pm
No pre-registration needed, just stop on by!

Marvel, Maine's Virtual LibraryHas the world of research changed drastically since you were in school?  Would you like to help your children with school projects, but don’t know where to start?  Come to this class and learn how to use the library 24 hours per day.  We’ll cover Marvel, Maine’s Virtual Library, and give an overview of what to look for when evaluating the content of websites.  For more information, call 985-2173 x-5.

Online Research Skills for Parents

Monday March 12
6:00 pm
No pre-registration needed

Marvel, Maine's Virtual LibraryHas the world of research changed drastically since you were in school?  Would you like to help your children with school projects, but don’t know where to start?  Come to this class and learn how to use the library 24 hours per day.  We’ll cover Marvel, Maine’s Virtual Library, and give an overview of what to look for when evaluating the content of websites.  For more information, call 985-2173 x-5.

Homeschooling Group Meets Today!

science outside2-4:00 pm.  Join together with other homeschooling parents, ask questions and get ideas.  Activities for children will be provided.  Can’t make it today?  We meet on the first Monday of every month.  Join us!