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Curtis Library How-To Festival

Saturday, May 10, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

40+ THINGS. 5 HOURS. 1 DAY. 100% FREE!

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Extend Your Dog’s Grooming Between Visits
Kathy Wilson, Kathy Wilson’s Grooming
MORRELL MEETING ROOM
How to Build a Robot – Explore the MOSS Robot Construction System with Diana McFarland, Curtis Library
SEMINAR ROOM, 2nd FLOOR (recommended for ages 10-adult)
NOTE: ONGOING 10:00 AM to NOON
Make an Old Piece of Furniture Look New . . . with Paint!
Christine Haviland, Timeless Cottage
MORRELL MEETING ROOM
How to Make Felted Wool Mittens by Mary Strout
How to Make Greeting Cards by Karen Leveille
CRAFT NEIGHBORHOOD, 2nd FLOOR
Scottish Highland Dancing
Students, Southern Maine School of Scottish Dance
ATRIUM
How to Twirl a Baton
Cheer Allen, Curtis Library
OUTSIDE AT MAIN ENTRANCE, WEATHER PERMITTING, OR
CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK ROOM
How to Write Your Name in Russian
Carol Lord, Curtis Library
OUTSIDE GENEALOGY ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
How to Sit, Stand and Move to Improve Your Life:
Advice for All Ages

Deb Casterlin, Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy
1904 BUILDING
How to Skype – 10:00 TO 10:30
Sarah Brown, Curtis Library
GENEALOGY ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
How to Trim Your Pet’s Claws: Cats, Dogs and Rabbits
Lauren Emery, Coastal Humane Society
BACK GARDEN, WEATHER PERMITTING, or MYSTERY AREA
11:00 – NOON
Latin Dance Fiesta: Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia
Tony Garreton, Tony Dance Fitness
MORRELL MEETING ROOM
How to Build a Robot – Explore the MOSS Robot Construction
System
with Diana McFarland, Curtis Library
SEMINAR ROOM (recommended for ages 10-adult)
Beginner Knitting: Learn to Cast On and Cast Off
Robyn Tringali, Curtis Library
YOUTH SERVICES DESK
Skill Toys: Master a Diabolo, Learn How to Juggle or Spin Plates,
and Sample other Skill Toys

Melissa Orth, Curtis Library
OUTSIDE IN THE BACK GARDEN, or TEEN ZONE
How To Tie a Tie: Bow Ties, Straight Ties and More
Cheer Allan, Curtis Library
ATRIUM
Deconstructing the Little Dog Blend
Little Dog Coffee Shop
NEW BOOK ROOM
How to Stretch with Your Baby
Kira Reed, Jai Yoga
1904 BUILDING
Note: This workshop is for infants 4 weeks and older through active crawlers, and a parent/caregiver.
Find Your Next Favorite Book Using Library Thing and Good Reads
Marian Dalton, Curtis Library
GENEALOGY ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
How to do Rug Hooking
Liz Doucett, Curtis Library
CRAFT NEIGHBORHOOD, 2nd FLOOR
How to Write a Press Release
Robert Long, Bangor Daily News
BOARD ROOM, 2nd Floor
NOON to 1:00 PM
Square Dancing: Friendship Set to Music
SAGE Square and Round Dance Club
MORRELL MEETING ROOM
How to Make Yuzu Ceviche
Chef Cara Stadler, Tao Yuan Restaurant
ATRIUM
How to Make Nutritious & Delicious Smoothies
Mike Heath, Curtis Library
NEW BOOK ROOM
iPad Tips & Tricks by Mike Gorzka, Curtis Library
NOON TO 12:30
iPad Word Games by Paula Tefft, Curtis Library
12:30 TO 1:00
OUTSIDE THE GENEALOGY ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
How to Breathe: An Introduction to Yogic Breathing Techniques
for Energy and Vitality

Hoa Tran, Jai Yoga
1904 BUILDING
How to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Settings
NOON TO 12:30
How to Use the Dostie Lobster Trap Book Scanner
12:30 TO 1:00
Sarah Brown, Curtis Library
GENEALOGY ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Kayaking 101
Alex Kamos
BACK OUTSIDE GARDEN, WEATHER PERMITTING, or
MORRELL MEETING ROOM
How to Sing Harmony
1:00 TO 1:30

Mongolian Throat Singing
1:30 to 1:50
Matt Loosigian, Earth Jams
ATRIUM

How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea
Michael Connelly, Little Red Cup Tea Company
NEW BOOK ROOM
How to Make an Elevator Speech
Dorothy Leavitt-Brooks, BrunswickToastmasters
1904 BUILDING
Stream Films and Music
  IndieFlix – 1:00 TO 1:30
  Streaming Music – 1:30 TO 2:00
Marian Dalton, Curtis Library
SEMINAR ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
Save Money with Couponing Apps
1:00 TO 1:30
Sarah Brown, Curtis Library
2nd FLOOR, OUTSIDE GENEALOGY ROOM
BEGINNING AT 1:30 UNTIL 3:00

Paint Ceramics with Underglazes
Glazed
CRAFT NEIGHBORHOOD, 2nd FLOOR

BEGINNING AT 1:30 UNTIL 3:00

How to Prune a Tree: Demonstration & Expert Tips
Jeff Gillis, WellTree, Inc.
OUTSIDE NEAR THE MAIN ENTRANCE
WEATHER PERMITTING

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tai Chi – 2:00 TO 2:30
Kettle Bells – 2:30 TO 3:00
David Hills, Five Elements Mountain School of Martial Arts
MORRELL MEETING ROOM
How to Design and Make a Button
Melissa Orth, Curtis Library
TEEN ZONE
Tips on How to Best Learn a New Language
(Samples from Spanish and Portuguese)
Kathleen March, University of Maine
1904 BUILDING
How to Self-Publish a Book
Mike Gorzka, Curtis Library
SEMINAR ROOM, 2nd FLOOR
Paint Ceramics with Underglazes
Glazed
CRAFT NEIGHBORHOOD, 2nd FLOOR
How to Prune a Tree: Demonstration & Expert Tips
Jeff Gillis, WellTree, Inc.
OUTSIDE NEAR THE MAIN ENTRANCE
WEATHER PERMITTING
How to Make the Most of Your College Search Process
Rebecca Kosakowski, MidCoast College Counseling
NEW BOOK ROOM
Many thanks to all of our presenters!

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