Archive for the ‘Curtis Library’ Category

Library Wi-Fi

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

young patronsThe Library’s new Wi-Fi network has been running very smoothly for notebook computers and for Internet-enabled phones and tablets.

(If you need any assistance connecting to the Library’s network, please ask for help at the first floor RA desk or the 2nd floor reference desk.)

Follow Curtis Library on Facebook!Shown in this picture are two young patrons using an iPad to visit the Library’s Facebook page.

Money Management Books, Magazines and Audiobooks

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

money managment booksDue to the recent lobby renovations, the Money Management books, magazines and audiobooks that were located in the room across from the Lending Services desk have been relocated.

The financial magazines and newspapers can now be found in the Periodicals Reading Room on the second floor (the 1904 room).

Books on Money Management, Credit Repair, Investing, Retirement, College Financial Aid and Real Estate are on the 2nd floor adjacent to the Jobs area.

Audiobooks on those financial subjects are now integrated within the library’s non-fiction books on CDs collection which is on the first floor across from the technology room (Dewey order by subject).

non fiction CDs

A History of Harpswell

Monday, July 12th, 2010

The Curtis Library, in cooperation with the Harpswell Historical Society and Blackberry Books has released our new publication of the first complete history of the town of Harpswell by Richard Wescott.  Wescott spent more that a decade researching and recording the story of his town. We have copies to borrow at the library or you may purchase a copy (for $15.00) at Gulf of Maine Books or the Harpswell Historical Society.

William Wheeler’s series on his town of Brunswick, Maine

Friday, April 9th, 2010

William Wheeler (1875 – 1958) chronicled life in Brunswick in the 1880’s and the early twentieth century in his column, Brunswick Yesterdays:  A Boy’s View of the old Town in the Early 80’s. It was a regular feature of the Brunswick Record from 1944 to 1951. Historian, Richard Snow has compiled, arranged and transcribed the articles into a 152-page book that is available as a pdf ebook on our history pages. Curtis Library has published a paper copy for our patrons to borrow. Find it on our shelves in the Dewey 974.191′s   Not Available In Stores!