2018-03-09 / Community

Kennebunk Free Library announces upcoming events


Visit Kennebunk Free Library to place a bid on auction items during its silent auction fundraiser from March 5 through March 27.

Auction items include an alto saxophone with case, a two-drawer card catalog and themed baskets such as Maine history, chocolate – chocolate (photo attached), embroidery, and wine. Items will be displayed on top of the large-print bookcases on the main level.

A brochure with additional information about each item will be available at the adult services desk as well as online. Those who wish to place a bid on any of the items will first need to sign up for a free bid number at the adult services desk. Bidding will end at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 at the close of business. Winning bidders will be notified on Thursday, March 28.

The auction helps the library achieve its mission to serve the diverse cultural, informational, educational and recreational needs of the community. Each year, the library must raise about 25 percent of its operating budget through fundraisers.

Pi Day bake sale

Kennebunk Free Library is hosting a Pi Day bake sale on none other than Wednesday, March 14 from 12:30 to 8 p.m. The sale is open to the public. Whole pies and pie slices will be available.

The fundraiser features sweet and savory pies and accepts baked contributions from the community. Please call or stop by to sign up for making a contribution.

Contributors are asked to bring pies the morning of the sale to the staff entrance and include a listing of ingredients. For more information, call 985-2173.

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