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Bowdoin Women in Computer Science Panel Discussion – Wednesday November 8, 7 PM

Posted by Michael Gorzka on November 6th, 2017

Presented by

Laura Toma, Associate Professor of Computer Science

Abbie Brown, V P Enterprise Systems & Project Management

Bolor-Erdene Jagdagdorj, Computer Science Student Grace Mallett, Computer Science Student

Day & Time: Wednesday November 8, 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Morrell Meeting Room

Contact: Pamela Bobker 207-725-5242 X214 pbobker@curtislibrary.com

Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance. Explore Tech is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Dawnland Voices Reading Group

Posted by Michael Gorzka on November 3rd, 2017

MIAG (Midcoast Indigenous Awareness Group https://www.facebook.com/Midcoast-Indigenous-Awareness-Group-MIAG-146441232624930/) invites you to join us for a new Book Discussion Group beginning early this November! We will be reading: “Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing From New England”.

The scope and content of this book is wide ranging- all writings are by local Indigenous authors, encompassing everything from 17th century writings to contemporary poetry- the content varying from tribe to tribe.

Along with the introduction we will be covering the chapters of writings from the five native communities within the state of Maine: Maliseet, Mi’kmaq, Abenaki, Penobscot and Passamaquoddy.

This book group is open to everyone!

To register, please find this event on Facebook at Midcoast Indigenous Awareness Group MIAG or call the Curtis Library Main Desk @ 207-725-5242 x503. We will meet for 5 sessions in the Semminar Room and Curtis Underground at Curtis Memorial Library.

Discussions include sessions on:

Wednesday, November 8th 2017 from 5-7 in the Curtis Underground
Wednesday, November 15th 2017 from 5-7 in the Curtis Underground
Wednesday, November 29th 2017 from 5-7 in the Seminar Room
Wednesday, December 6th 2017 from 5-7 in the Seminar Room
Wednesday, December 13th 2017 from 5-7 in the Seminar Room

Meet the Robots – Sat Nov 4th 10:00am – 11:00am

Posted by Michael Gorzka on October 31st, 2017

How can robots help us make a better world? Please join us for hands-on tour of the inventive robots created by students at the Robotics Institute of Maine.

Presented by Karen Giles and team members from the Robotics Institute of Maine. For ages 5 and up.

Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute.

Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance.

Explore Tech is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Co-Sponsored by Cornerstones of Science.

Contact: Pamela Bobker 725-5242 X214 pbobker@curtislibrary.com

For more Explore Tech events: www.curtislibrary.com/exploretech/