Curtis Blog2020-03-31T13:23:51-04:00

Slow TV

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Adults|

I miss the sound of my coworkers and patrons at the library. I miss sitting in a coffee shop and working. Many of us are carving out impromptu workspaces and juggling distractions from at-home partners, children, and pets as well as all the techno-stress caused by insistent notifications and constant […]

Online, free genealogy classes

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Genealogy Blog|

If you are thinking about how to use some of the time at home that you now have with the advent of social distancing, consider starting that genealogy research you’ve always wanted to do.   1.

The following are three excellent resources for […]

Library Service Update

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Curtis Library|



Given the current state of public health in Maine and the country, Curtis Memorial Library has a new target date for opening which is May 4, 2020. Curtis’ Board of Directors will revise this date if […]

Growing Literacy or How to Become a Gardener

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Adults|

Here at CML, we have long appreciated gardens and the need for growing literacy. Gardens, farms and pots in homes can provide Brunswick and Harpswell with increased food security, diversity, medicine, connection to nature, and opportunities for lifelong learning.  Patrons have come together for Eat Our Yards lectures, seed library […]

Understanding Cloud Library Webinar

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Adults|

Cloud Library is an online platform used by Maine libraries to borrow ebooks and audiobooks. This free service allows you to choose from over 10,000 titles to view or listen to on your device. Learn how to download, navigate and customize your […]

Two free databases for genealogists

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Genealogy Blog|


There are now two great resources available to genealogists that they can use at home.   Click here for free access from anywhere in Maine to Library Edition.  Ancestry is one of the most popular and used databases in the world […]

Tax Day now July 15

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Adults|

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced over the weekend that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, […]