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LEGO Gingerbread House

Posted by Melissa Orth on December 7th, 2016

Here’s a holiday vacation challenge: create a LEGO gingerbread house, pretend it is filled with expensive presents, and then use LittleBits and other circuitry to burglar-proof it.

You get to play with LEGO and robot parts and motors for an hour and it’s all free (but you don’t get to keep anything and the gingerbread part isn’t edible). This event takes place Thursday December 29, 2 – 3 pm.

If you are in grades 6 – 12, get more info and sign up for this maker challenge by calling 725-5242 x225.

Check out a similar but much smaller scale project we made for October in this video clip:

Wednesday Afternoon Gaming

Posted by Melissa Orth on August 11th, 2016
Board game cart

Board game cart

Every Wednesday 3 – 5 pm is Table Top Gaming, a weekly summer program for teens entering 6th – 12th grade.
Try a new game, play with friendly people, have fun. It’s free, you can bring and eat snacks, and the place is air-conditioned.

For information on this and all the other fun programs for teens happening at Curtis Memorial Library this summer, go to our events calendar.

YA SYNC – Free Audiobooks For Teens

Posted by Melissa Orth on August 2nd, 2016


SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens or anyone who considers themselves audiobook listeners.

From now until August 17th, 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – a current young adult titles along with thematically paired classic or required summer reading title.

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Sign up for email and text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at