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Top 10 Ways the Curtis Memorial Library Can Help You Save Money

10 ways to save money1. Is your home Internet bill too high? (Mine too!)

Instead of ponying up that much cash every month, you can use the library’s wi-fi network and/or one of our public computers.

2. Want to watch a movie this weekend? (for free?)

Then you’ll want to browse the library’s DVD collection.

We have hundreds of feature films, documentaries, international films and classic TV shows anxiously awaiting your viewing pleasure.

Want to see something that we don’t have? Ask a staff member!

3. Don’t want to throw away money by buying an inferior product?

We’ve all been there. Please research that big-ticket item with the library’s collection of Consumer Reports magazines and books. A friendly and oh so knowledgeable librarian will be there to assist you.

4. Want to relax to some good music?

Peruse the library’s collection of music CDs (Cool Jazz, Rock, Gospel, Bluegrass, Choral, Soundtracks, Classical, you name it, it’s all there.)

5. Want to listen to a book?

Most everyone enjoys a good story that’s well-told — which is why the library system has thousands (yes, thousands!) of fiction and non-fiction audiobooks on CDs, audio cassettes and Internet downloads.

6. Want some culture and community?

The Curtis Memorial Library hosts numerous concerts, performing arts events, talks and presentations on a wide variety of topics. Many of which are open to the public and won’t cost you a dime.

And that’s not all. On any given day, you will quite likely find an art or photography exhibit in the library’s Morrell Meeting Room and throughout the library.

7. Looking for quality, educational and yes, no-cost activities for your children and teens?

The library’s stalwart and intrepid Youth Services librarians work non-stop to bring them to you. (You’ll have a good time too!)

See the library’s calendar of events for the skinny on current and upcoming programs.

8. Need some more computer skills? (Gosh, don’t we all

How about this… In addition to books on a variety of computer help subjects, you can reap the advantages of the Learning Express Library™ either from within the cozy confines of the Curtis Memorial library or from your home computer. Please ask a librarian for details.

Please also know that the library’s exciting new “Tech meetup” program starts Monday, April 9th.

9. Want some fellowship, good cheer and interesting conversation?

Here are just a few library-hosted ideas for you: Crafters meetup, Just Desserts Mystery discussion, Current Events forum, Monday book group.

10. Museum Admission

Did you know that free museum passes are available to all library cardholders?

(Well, if you didn’t know this before, you do now!)

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