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Teen Author Reka Kaponay – Wednesday February 1, 11:30 AM

Posted by Michael Gorzka on January 28th, 2017

Reka Kaponay

Reka Kaponay

Reka Kaponay, a fifteen-year-old published author from Australia, will give a brief presentation on her homeschooling experiences, blogging about her travels, and talk about her book, Dawn of the Guardian, a fantasy adventure novel.

Following that, she will present an hour long workshop on the writing process.

This program is sponsored by Curtis Memorial Library and the Homeschoolers of Maine. Older children, teens and adults are welcome to attend.

Day & Time: Wednesday February 1, 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Location: Seminar Room (second floor near the Reference Desk)

Contact: Reference Desk 207-725-5242 ext. 510 |

Shakespeare Film: Romeo + Juliet – Friday, February 24, 7:00 PM

Posted by Michael Gorzka on January 28th, 2017

Romeo + Juliet (1996)


Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes as the star-crossed lovers.

Popcorn and cocoa available.

Day & Time: Friday February 24, 7:00 PM – 9 PM

Location: Morrell Meeting Room

Contact: Sarah Brown | 207-725-5242 ext. 229

Not Getting Email Notifications From Curtis?

Posted by Michael Gorzka on January 26th, 2017

whitelistIt appears that some Curtis Library members are not receiving all e-mail notifications for requested items that have arrived, or notices of items due soon, or overdue notices. In some cases this may be due to the notice having been perceived as junk e-mail by your mail program, partly because the Minerva system sends out so many of these notices at once.

A proactive way to make sure this doesn’t happen is to let your e-mail program know that you really do want to receive e-mails from the library’s automated system. Here’s a link describing the process of ‘whitelisting’ a domain or address for Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook. The domain you need to whitelist is : If you’d rather be more granular, the actual e-mail ID that the notice comes from is ‘’.

How to whitelist an email address with Gmail, or Yahoo! Mail

If you want help setting things up, give the reference desk a call (x204) or drop by anytime to walk through the process.

Contact: Reference Desk 207-725-5242 |