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It’s Happening At The Library: Lots of Programs For Kids and Teens

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Aug 092018
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, offers the following programs this month.

 

 

Internet Basics
Tuesday, August 14, 10:30 a.m.
Are you an internet novice in need of more information?  In this class, you’ll learn basic internet terminology and how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains and stay safe while searching. Registration is required.

 

The Science of Baseball (STEM)
Tuesday, August 14, 2 p.m.
Tweens will be able to hone their baseball skills and learn about the sweet spot in a baseball bat, why a curve ball curves, what’s a baseball actually made of and more. Weather permitting, tweens will be able to go outside and practice their pitching using what they learned. Grades 4-6.

Teen Craft: Marbled Canvases
Wednesday, August 15, 2 p.m.
Paint your own custom canvas art using a marbling technique. For teens entering grades 6-12.

 

Summer Reading Finale: Bryson Lang’s The Cure for the Common Show
Saturday, August 18, 11 a.m.
For children of all ages.  Celebrate your summer reading success with a one-of-a-kind performance!  Bryson Lang incorporates audience participation, ball bouncing and spinning, juggling, improvisation, glow-in-the-dark objects, giant beach balls, and exciting surprises into every show.

Teen Cooking Class
Wednesday, August 22, 2 p.m.
For teens entering grades 6-8. Cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. Please notify the Library of any food allergies at the time of registration.
This class is fully booked, but you may register to be placed on the waiting list.
Teen Cooking Class
Thursday, August 23, 2 p.m.
For students entering grades 9-12. Cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. Please notify the Library of any food allergies at the time of registration.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register at the front desk or call 203-891-2170

August Events At The Library

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Aug 062018
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following upcoming activities and programs this month.

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, August 9, 5 p.m.
In honor of the current exhibit: Photography by Edward Jolly and pottery by Sally Ann Endleman.

The Bookcase Evening Discussion Group
Thursday, August 9, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.
Oldies of the 50s, 60s, and 70s
Saturday, August 11, 1 p.m.
Willie and Jan Duo will perform the tunes of Paul Simon, the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, Sonny and Cher, and many more favorites from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Come and relive fond memories of the era of rock and roll.
Internet Basics
Tuesday, August 14, 10:30 a.m.
Are you an internet novice in need of more information?  In this class, you’ll learn basic internet terminology and how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains and stay safe while searching. Registration is required.
The Science of Baseball (STEM)
Tuesday, August 14, 2 p.m.
Tweens will be able to hone their baseball skills and learn about the sweet spot in a baseball bat, why a curve ball curves, what’s a baseball actually made of and more. Weather permitting, tweens will be able to go outside and practice their pitching using what they learned. Grades 4-6.
Teen Craft: Marbled Canvases
Wednesday, August 15, 2 p.m.
Paint your own custom canvas art using a marbling technique. For teens entering grades 6-12.


Summer Reading Finale: Bryson Lang’s The Cure for the Common Show
Saturday, August 18, 11 a.m.
For children of all ages.  Celebrate your summer reading success with a one-of-a-kind performance!  Bryson Lang incorporates audience participation, ball bouncing and spinning, juggling, improvisation, glow-in-the-dark objects, giant beach balls, and exciting surprises into every show.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.

Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

Early August Events At The Case Memorial Library

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Jul 312018
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, will host the following events in early August.

Teen STEM Craft: Spin Art Machines
Saturday, August 4, 2 p.m.
Learn simple circuitry to build and use a working spin art machine. For students entering grades 6-12.
Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, August 9, 5 p.m.
In honor of the current exhibit: Photography by Edward Jolly and pottery by Sally Ann Endleman.
The Bookcase Evening Discussion Group
Thursday, August 9, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.


Oldies of the 50s, 60s, and 70s
Saturday, August 11, 1 p.m.
Willie and Jan Duo will perform the tunes of Paul Simon, the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, Sonny and Cher, and many more favorites from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Come and relive fond memories of the era of rock and roll.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.

Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

New DVDs, CDs, and Audiobooks Available At The Case Memorial Library

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Jul 262018
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, has just stocked its shelves with the following new titles:

Movies/TV on DVD

The Blacklist, Season 1
Death Hunt
Dolores
EuroTrip
In Her Name
Little Women (2017)
The Midsomer Murders, Season 1
NCIS, Season 1
Paddington 2
Winchester

Music on CD

Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino
Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
Belly — Dove
Brent Cobb – Providence Canyon
DJ Koze – Knock Knock
Anderson East – Encore
Joshua Hedley – Mr. Jukebox
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Sparkle Hard
Sting and Shaggy – 44/876
Tracey Thorn – Record

Audiobooks

Fredrik Backman – Us against You
Laura Bradford – The Silence of the Flans
Mary Higgins Clark – Every Breath You Take
Bill Clinton and James Patterson – The President Is Missing
J. A. Jance – Hand of Evil
Lisa Lutz – The Passenger
James Patterson – I, Alex Cross
Annie Proulx – Close Range: Wyoming Stories
Nora Roberts – Secret Star
Nora Roberts – When We Meet

Library Hours

Monday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Upcoming Events At The Case Memorial Library

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Jul 192018
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following upcoming activities in the next couple of weeks.

Books & Breakfast
Tuesday, July 24, 10 a.m.
Join Books & Breakfast leader Carol Davidson for a discussion of A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. Refreshments will be served.

Internet Basics
Tuesday, July 24, 10:30 a.m.
Are you an internet novice in need of more information? In this class, you’ll learn basic internet terminology and how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains and stay safe while searching. Registration is required.

 

Mystery Book Discussion Group
Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m.
The Passenger by Lisa Lutz: Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband’s body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It’s not the first time … Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

 

Teen Craft: Sushi Candles
Friday, July 27, 2 p.m.
Roll your own California roll beeswax candles. For teens entering grades 6-12.

 

Sound Explorers
Monday, July 30, 2 p.m.
Get a new spin on the science of sound with Matthew Cantello!  We’ll make instruments from recycled materials, engage in unique sound science experiments, try out group movement, create “sound stories”, and play listening games to awaken a sense of wonder with the experience of sound and music in our lives.  This event is fully booked, but you may register to join the waiting list.

Teen STEM Craft: Spin Art Machines
Saturday, August 4, 2 p.m.
Learn simple circuitry to build and use a working spin art machine. For students entering grades 6-12.

 

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.

call 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

 

Upcoming Events At The Case Memorial Library

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May 202018
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, offers the following upcoming events:

Oscar Film: Call Me By Your Name
Monday, May 21, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 12 min. R. In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant.


Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, May 22, 10 a.m.
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult: When her reluctance to treat the newborn of a white supremacist couple results in the child’s death, an African-American nurse is placed on trial and is aided by a white public defender who urges her not to bring up race in the courtroom. Discussion led by Carol Davidson. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk. Refreshments will be served.


Film: The Philadelphia Story
Tuesday, May 22, 2 p.m.
When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. 1 hr. 52 min.


Preschool STEM Storytime: Water
Wednesday, May 23, 3 p.m.
Can a fairytale or picture book really be used to teach science?  See how with Ms. Michelle!  We’ll read the book together as a group, learn more about the story through our re-telling, then make a scientific craft or try some hands-on experiments together.  This storytime is best for children ages 3-5, but older siblings are welcome.


Film: Bringing Up Baby
Tuesday, May 29, 2 p.m.
While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.

Phone: 203-891-2170

Upcoming Events At The Case Memorial Library

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May 032018
 

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The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, is hosting some excellent programs this month.

Oscar Film: Lady Bird
Monday, May 7, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 34 min. R. In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

 

Film: On Golden Pond
Tuesday, May 8, 2 p.m.
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea’s new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms. 1 hr. 49 min.


Art in the Library Reception

Thursday, May 10, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the current exhibit: Art by the Bridgeport Art League, on view May 2-30.

 

An Afternoon with Ann Nyberg: Remembering Katharine Hepburn
Saturday, May 12, 1 p.m.
Ann Nyberg, author & WTNH-TV’s anchor and reporter, will discuss and sign copies of her recently published book, Remembering Katharine Hepburn: Stories of Wit and Wisdom about America’s Leading Lady. Presented by the Friends of the Library. Registration is required.

 

Oscar Film: I, Tonya
Monday, May 14, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16, 1 p.m.

2 hr. R. Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises through the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

 

Film: Woman of the Year
Tuesday, May 15, 2 p.m.
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess’ hectic lifestyle. 1 hr. 54 min.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-registerPhone: 203-891-2170

 

Bargains Galore At The GREAT! Basement Book Sale

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Mar 252018
 

People of all ages flocked to the Case Memorial Library on Saturday, March 24, for the highly anticipated 5-hour GREAT! Basement Book Sale.

Thousands of books were carefully divided into different categories throughout the library basement floor. If someone’s interest was gardening, there was a section for that. Cooking, Photography, Children’s Books, Mysteries, Fiction, anything you were looking for was easily found, and the prices were incredible!

If you missed this sale, keep reading Orange Live for future events at the library, including the next GREAT! Basement Book Sale. There’s always something for everyone.

Pre-Register For Kids Events At The Library

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Mar 252018
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers these upcoming events:

Oscar Film: The Florida Project
Monday, March 26, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 28, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 51 min. R. Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.

Minute to Win It Physics with Cool-ology
Thursday, April 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
For children ages 5-10. Can you ace our one-minute physics challenges? Find out at this interactive workshop as we explore inertia, motion, and acceleration! Registration is required.

STEM Storytime: Weather
Saturday, April 7, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Can a fairytale or picture book really be used to teach science? See how with Ms. Michelle. We’ll read the book together as a group, learn more about the story through our re-telling, then make a scientific craft or try some hands-on experiments together. This storytime is designed for children ages 3-5, but older siblings are welcome. Registration is required.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.

Phone: 203-891-2170

 

It’s Time For The Friends’ Great! Basement Book Sale 

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Mar 242018
 

The Friends of the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, will host their Great! Basement Book Sale today.

Come for great deals on thousands of new and gently used books including hardcover and paperback fiction and nonfiction for adults, children, and teens as well as vinyl records, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks.

Don’t miss this event! It’s the perfect place to pick up a gift for an upcoming event, add a new special book to your coffee table collection, or just grab a few great new things to read.

Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Open to the Public

Light refreshments will be served and a newly published book will be raffled.