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Curtis Kids: Programs and Services for Kids

The Library offers a full array of programming for different ages and interests throughout the year. Library programs are open to the public and free of charge, most sponsored by the Curtis Friends.

Check the Kids Events Calendar for current listings and program descriptions.

STORY TIME
Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM, September – May
Stories, songs and activities for preschoolers with Miss Robyn.  Promotes early literacy through reading, writing, talking, playing, and singing.  Suggested ages 2-4.

MUSIC FUN WITH TERESA GILLIS
Friday mornings at 10:30 AM, September – May
Lively songs, rhythms and movement with Miss Teresa, followed by playtime. Supports early literacy development and a love of music and it’s fun! For babies and toddlers and their caregivers.

KIDFUN SATURDAYS
Saturday mornings at 10:30 AM
The library will offer a simple, fun activity every Saturday geared towards young children accompanied by a caregiver.  From clay play and toys to crafts, science projects, and stories.

ADDITIONAL STORY AND MUSIC SESSIONS
Benji Latham leads a Musical Toddler Gathering outdoors at the Brunswick Mall (at the library in case of rain and during winter months) on the last Thursday of the month at 10:30 AM.  The library also sponsors special guests from time to time such as local favorite, musician Matt Loosigian.

CORNERSTONES OF SCIENCE
COS sponsors a variety of science-themed programs for all ages at the library. Check the calendar for current events.

LEGO CLUB
Monthly; check calendar for dates and times.
Informal building and play sessions with LEGO bricks, all ages. We provide the bricks, kids provide the creativity!

READ-TO-ME DOG
Our trained therapy dog Josie has taken another job so is no longer available for listening to young readers, but we may have another read-to-me dog in the near future.  Stay tuned!

SCHOOL VACATION PROGRAMS
Variety of activities and events for kids such as science programs, crafts,  magic shows, and more.

COLLABORATORY
Open during regular library hours
Interactive exhibits for kids and adults; stop in and try something new!

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Children use a game board to complete reading-related activities  and track their progress, with free books and coupons along the way. Pre-readers use a read-to-me version of the game. For preschool – grade 5. (Older kids may join the teen program.)

MUSEUM PASSES
The library offers passes for free or deeply discounted admission to several local venues of interest to families with children, including Boothbay Railway Village, the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Southworth Planetarium, and the (Boston) Museum of Science.  Check for details and our complete listing here.

Questions about children’s programs and services?  Please contact Pam Jenkins, Youth Services Manager: pjenkins@curtislibrary.com

 

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