Campaign surpasses $500K mark

The Rice Public Library Corporation has now raised approximately $530,000 in pledges and gifts from more than 200 donors. These gifts have enabled the Town of Kittery Building Committee to give the “green light” to several aspects of the project that were unfunded, including the Children’s Garden, the stairway from the lower parking lot to… Continue reading Campaign surpasses $500K mark

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Rice Pudding Poetry Episode 6

Rice Pudding Poetry Episode 6 features former Maine Poet Laureate Betsy Sholl, Kittery musician and music teacher Agnes Charlesworth, and Community Readers. Listen here: https://ricepudding.podbean.com/e/episode-6-features-betsy-sholl/

Rice construction website offers regular updates

Wright-Ryan Construction, the firm that is managing the construction and renovation of the Rice Public Library, offers regular construction updates at the project website: https://ricepubliclibraryproject.com/.

Virtual groundbreaking ceremony now live!

The Rice Public Library Virtual Groundbreaking Celebration is live!

Because of COVID-19, the Town of Kittery opted for a “virtual” groundbreaking ceremony, complete with “Shovel Selfies” from town residents. Note that it may take about 15 seconds for the ceremony to begin streaming. Rice Public Library Virtual Groundbreaking Ceremony You can also go directly to the Town of Kittery Updates page to access the… Continue reading Virtual groundbreaking ceremony now live!

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The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine by Patricia Q. Wall

The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine by Patricia Q. WallTuesday, May 18, 2021 6:00 PM Repeat program for those who missed the March 25 discussion Virtual program –¬†Click here to register. Because of much community interest, the Rice Public Library is again presenting historian and author, Patricia Q. Wall, to discuss the era of… Continue reading The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine by Patricia Q. Wall