Local author Emily Kinney will discuss her novel “The Island of Lote,” the story of a young girl’s desires to put distance between herself and a family she doesn’t understand – only to discover the meaning of home and love when a plane crash leaves her stranded on an uncharted tropical island, where she must learn to communicate with people of a foreign language and culture.

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Hank’s Room, Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main St.


INFO: 985-2173, Ext. 102; kennebunklibrary.org