Part interactive mini-classroom, part think tank, part play space, part studio, part museum, part gallery and ALL PARTS LIBRARY — the Collaboratory is a dynamic participatory learning experience for people of all ages and interests in our community.
Collaboratory programming topics will rotate monthly and also provide a space to occasionally host larger installations that tour other libraries and museums.
The Curtis Collaboratory is located on the first floor of the Library.
Featured October to November, 2014
Mavericks & Misfits:
What makes us one…or the other…
or a little bit of both!
Whether one is a "Maverick" or a "Misfit" is a matter of perspective. Is it positive or negative to be called a maverick? Is being a misfit a liability or an asset?
In partnership with
Thursday, November 6, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
The Collaboratory is thrilled to welcome Maina Handmaker to kick off this new interactive space at Curtis.
Maina is a farmer and artist passionate about place. She is manager of The Brunswick Foodshed Project, an effort to revitalize two hundred-year-old freight shed barns into a year-round farmers market and community gathering place for Brunswick.
A 2013 Presenter at TEDxDirigo’s GENERATE talks, Maria will share her thoughts on what it is like to prepare for and participate in this unique public speaking experience; we will view her talk together and she will catch us up on what’s happening with the FoodShed Project.
Keep Calm and Be The Black Sheep