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Henna for Hands – Thursday, July 16, 3:00 PM

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Hennaa Teen Summer Reading Program Event.

Henna is a safe and temporary way to create body art.

Bring a design you wish to have drawn on your hand with henna.

Not recommended for those who plan to go swimming or participate in sports in the following 24 hours after henna is applied or the design will wear off.

Limit 10 people. Registration required, open to teens entering 6th – 12th grade.

Call 725-5242 x225, stop by the YS desk or email to sign up.

Day & Time: Thursday, July 16, 3:00 PM

Location: Morrell Meeting Room

Contact: Melissa Orth 725-5242 x225 |

CUPCAKE WARS! – Wednesday April 22, 3:30 PM

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015


We will provide gluten free cupcakes and toppings for an afternoon of competitive decorating.

The best part is you get to eat the cupcakes after.

This event is open to any teen in grades 6—12.

Registration is required.

Please sign up at the Youth Services Desk or call 725-5242 ext. 225

Please let staff know of any food allergies.

Unfortunately severe nut allergies cannot be accommodated for.

Tide Pools: Life on the Rocky Shore

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

NewlogoDip your hands into the three zones of Maine’s rocky intertidal ecosystem and touch some of the ocean’s most magnificent species!

Chewonki will bring its traveling tide pool to the library and teach us about the unique adaptations of the creatures who live in the tides.

Day & Times: Thursday February 19, 10:30 am and 12:30 pm.

Please choose one program to attend. Space is limited.

Sponsored by Cornerstones of Science.

Location: Morrell Meeting Room

Contact: Youth Services 725-5242, x225

FUZZY Nerf Turf – Friday November 28, 7:30 PM

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

nerf turfThis event needs adult chaperones in order to take place. Call Teen Librarian Melissa Orth at 725-5242 x227 to volunteer.

Lock-in + Nerf fights = fun.

Since it is NOVEMBER and/or NoSHAVEmber, we are going to have a Fuzzy Nerf Turf and make facial hair out of yarn and card stock for a face off of the beards against the moustached.

This is a chaperoned event (in need of chaperones, see above).

Bring your own gear, food, and drinks and put your name on everything – including pellets.

Registration is required and begins Monday November 24 at 9:30am with a limit of 20 teens entering grades 6 – 12.

To register, call 725-5242 x225 or email

Once you have registered, we will confirm your participation in the event.

All registrants must arrive between 7:15 and 7:25 at the Morrell Meeting Room entrance on Middle Street.

The doors will lock at 7:30.

Wear sneakers or other closed toe shoes suitable for running.

Goggles or other protective eye gear is recommended.

Zombify Barbie!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Teen crafters turned some Barbie-like dolls into members of the walking dead!

This was a free maker activity for teens.








Musical Story Time with Jud Caswell – Thursday October 9, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Brunswick musician Jud Caswell will rock this story time with sound effects and song!

Date & Time: Thursday October 9th, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Location: Morrell Meeting Room

Contact: Youth Services 725-5242 x225 |


Slideshow: 7 Ways Curtis Can Save You Money

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
  • Technology classes
  • CDs & DVDs
  • Popular Magazines: current and back issues
  • Best Seller Express
  • Free wi-fi
  • Events for kids & teens
  • Public PCs with Microsoft Office software

Puppet Show! Friday August 8, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

photoLindsay and Her Puppet Pals will be performing at Curtis Library on August 8th at 10:30 AM.

Lindsay brings a huge collection of lovingly handcrafted, life sized
hand puppets and marionettes to child and family audiences across New England.

Filled with silly humor, crowd participation, and unique, memorable characters, this series of charming, positive short stories will delight the young and the young at heart!

Ideal for ages 3-8. The Show is an hour long.

For more information, please visit her website at

Date & Time: Friday August 8, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: the Library’s Morrell Meeting Room

Contact: Youth Services, 725-5242 ext. 225

Sponsored by the Curtis Friends.

Just wanted to say that my daughter enjoyed your show immensely… Very fun, great stories, fabulous puppets and very age appropriate which I definitely appreciated. Thank you.
–Alison Freidlan, Parent


Build with Moss Robotics in July

Monday, July 7th, 2014

IMG_1117Hands-on robot building workshop with the library’s new MOSS Robotics System.

NOTE: The workshop scheduled for Thursday, July 31 has been cancelled due to illness but will be rescheduled.

The rescheduled date for the second July Moss Robotics workshop will be posted here and will also be announced through the Library’s Twitter feed.

There is a limit of 5 teens entering grades 6 – 12.

To register, call 725-5242 x225 or email to sign up or for more information.

Sponsored by Cornerstones of Science.

SPARK a REACTION: Teen Summer Program

Saturday, June 21st, 2014




The Teen Summer Reading Program  is going to be a blast this summer, with programs practically every day and fabulous prizes for those who complete a punch card. Spark a Reaction runs June 23 – August 16. Stop by the Youth Services desk and pick up a punch card and get started on your summer of fun. Check the Teen Calendar for a complete listing of events. See you at the library!

If you have already completed your original orange punch card, follow the link here SRP14 EXTRA Spark PunchCard to download printable additional punch cards and complete to earn more raffle chances.