UPCOMING ADULT EVENTS

ADULT PROGRAM CALENDAR

 

Thirty Foot History Tour
Saturday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
For the past 3 years, local historian James Kences has offered a series of presentations on York’s history. A visual chronology has been developed as an approach to understanding the long history of this town for hundreds, thousands - and with the inclusion of geology - even millions of years. The full “table top” chronology has never been displayed before, nor has the large collection of such research materials as letters, diaries, and other sources ever appeared together in one place. That is exactly what is intended for this event, the “Thirty Foot History Tour.” By having a chance to view the history as a long flowing stream, a new understanding may emerge.

Touch A Truck
Library Parking Lot
Saturday, July 21, 10-11:30a.m.
Get up close or climb inside some BIG trucks! This program is free and open to truck lovers of all ages!!

“Sherlock Gnomes”
Family Film
Saturday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Rated PG for some rude and suggestive humor. 86 minutes.

“Only the Brave”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some sexual references, language and drug material. 134 minutes.

Juggler Bryson Lang
Summer Family Fun Series

Wednesday, July 25 at 10AM @York High School
Nationally known juggler brings his high-energy, family friendly show to York. Prepare to be amazed! For all ages. Funded in part by Kennebunk Savings Bank and co-sponsored with York schools, this performance will be held at the new High School Auditorium!

“Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m.
A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief nudity. 105 minutes.

Art Reception
Thursday, August 2, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Artist Kathleen Robbins will speak about her work which is currently on exhibit on the main level of the Library. This body of work represents a shift in focus from plein air painting to studio work where an abstract sensibility to the landscape and still life is taking shape. Many of the paintings in this show are an interpretation of a walk taken last February through the Marginal Way in Ogunquit. Also present in this show is a group of still life and plein air paintings of the seacoast area painted over the past few years. Kathleen Robbins’ art has received many awards over the years and her work has been exhibited in many galleries in the New England area. She has been represented in group shows for many years at Nahcotta Gallery of Portsmouth, N.H. The artist talk and reception will take place on Thursday, August 2, from 5-6:30 p.m. and the exhibit will be on display until August 31.

“Greatest Show on Earth”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, August 5, 7:00 p.m.
This film celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Rated PG for thematic elements including a brawl. 105 minutes.

Italian Conversation
Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Parliamo Italiano! Announcing a new group for casual conversation in Italian. The group will meet monthly on the first Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Suitable for those with intermediate to advanced conversational skills in the Italian language.

“Love, Simon”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual references, language and teen partying. 110 minutes.

 

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