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It’s Happening At The Library

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Mar 172018
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road offers the following events for patrons of all ages.

 


Oscar Film: Wonder
Monday, March 19, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 21, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 53 min. PG. The incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 20, 10 a.m.
A Violet Season by Kathy Leonard Czepiel: The violet industry is booming in 1898, and a Hudson Valley farm owned by the Fletcher family is turning a generous profit for its two oldest brothers. But Ida Fletcher has taken up wet nursing to help pay the bills, and her daughter, Alice, has left school to work. As they risk losing their share of the farm, the two women make increasingly great sacrifices for their family’s survival. Discussion led by Carol Davidson. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk. Refreshments will be served.

Tween Bubble Science
Wednesday, March 21, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
For children in grades 4-6. Create and hold bubbles in the palm of your hand using our super-strong solution. We might even get to create some cool bubble art! Registration is required.

Friends’ Great! Basement Book Sale 
Thursday, March 22, 4-7 p.m.: Members’ Preview (nonmembers may join at the door)
Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Open to the Public

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. 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.

 

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, March 22, 5-7 p.m. (Rescheduled from March 8)
In honor of the March exhibit: Oils by Andy Bishop, on view March 3-30.

 

Unplugged Coding
Saturday, March 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
For children in grades K-3. Explore the foundational basics of coding using tech toys like Code the Mouse, Code-A-Pillar, and our GoldieBlox sets. Registration is required.

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.

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

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

It’s Happening At The Library!

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Mar 052018
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following events for adults, families, and children.

Oscar Film: Dunkirk
Monday, March 5, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 46 min. PG-13. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, March 8, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the March exhibit: Oils by Andy Bishop, on view March 3-30.


Oscar Film: Get Out
Monday, March 12, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 14, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 44 min. R. It’s time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend’s parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambiance will give way to a nightmare.


Slime Time
Thursday, March 15, 6:30-7:30
For children in grades 1-5. Get messy as a slime-ologist in training! We’ll learn how to make non-Newtonian fluids and even study slugs. All recipes are Borax-free and feature ingredients readily available in most home kitchens. Registration is required.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by telephone.

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

Art In The Library In February is Cultural Harmony

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Jan 102018
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, Art In The Library event for February is the “Cultural Harmony” exhibition, featuring an inspiring collection of artworks by dual artists from different cultures, sharing a common platform of art.
Afaf Khalil and Mridula Kumar are international self-made artists, who are committed to delivering the message of art worldwide. Khalil is an American with an Egyptian background, and Kumar is Asian Indian. Both are influenced by their great cultures. They collaborated in making this Exhibition possible, so that they may reveal the uniqueness of their cultures.
Exhibition: Saturday, Feb. 3 – Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
A Reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15.

It’s Happening At The Case Memorial Library

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Sep 072017
 

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

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, September 14, 5- 7 p.m.
In honor of the September exhibit: Photography by Paula Esposito, acrylics, watercolors, and oils by Rosalba Saenz, and decorated platters by Vinita Manjunath, on view September 6-29.
Books to Film: The Zookeeper’s Wife
Monday, September 18, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 1 p.m.

The true story of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. 2 hr. 7 min. PG-13.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by phone at 203-891-2170

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Aug 032017
 

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


Oscar Film: Star Wars: Rogue One
Monday, August 7, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 13 min. PG-13. The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, August 10, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the August exhibit: Watercolors by Audrey Galer and oils and clay by Stephanie Arrell, on view August 2-30.


Teen STEM Craft: LED Constellation Art
Wednesday, August 16, 2-3:30 p.m.
For students entering grades 6-12. Recreate the beauty of the night sky and learn basic circuitry by making your own LED constellation on canvas. Space is limited to 18 participants. Registration is required.


“Under One Sky”: A Family Concert with Roger Tincknell
Thursday, August 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
For children entering grades K-6. Join Parents’ Choice Award-winning musician, singer, and storyteller Roger Tincknell at this exciting celebration of diversity and community. We’ll hear stories and songs all the way from Latin America, Ireland, Poland, Vietnam, and more. Audience participation is strongly encouraged! Registration is required.


Summer Reading Finale: Magic by Scott Jameson
Saturday, August 19, 10:30 a.m.
For children entering grades K-6. Watch magician and juggler Scott Jameson give an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat. Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Don’t miss it. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund.Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by telephone at 203-891-2170.

Upcoming Library Events, Mark Your Calendars

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Jul 282017
 

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


Oscar Film: Captain Fantastic
Monday, July 31, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 2, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 58 min. R. In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.


Oscar Film: Star Wars: Rogue One
Monday, August 7, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 13 min. PG-13. The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, August 10, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the August exhibit: Watercolors by Audrey Galer and oils and clay by Stephanie Arrell, on view August 2-30.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by telephone at 203-891-2170

 

Upcoming Events At The Case Memorial Library

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Apr 242017
 

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


Oscar Film: Fences
Monday, April 24, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 26, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 19 min. PG-13. A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
Aging Gracefully: Practicing Self-Care with Meditation and Massage
Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m.
Learn to lead a more relaxed, mindful, and open state of living with insight meditation and self-massage. Guided practice will be led by Barbara O’Neill and Rita Lombardi of the Anam Cara Center. Presented by the Case Memorial Library and Orange Senior Center as part of Boomers and Beyond: A Lifelong Learning Center. Registration is required.


Oscar Film: Hidden Figures
Monday, May 1, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 3, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 7 min. PG. The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who played a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.


Yoga for Peace and Well-Being: De-stress with Breath
Tuesday, May 2, 7 p.m.
The ancient science of yoga offers easy access to tools for rest and relaxation. Learn to use breathing techniques plus meditation to relax your nervous system and bring you to a state of calm and peace. Led by instructor Sue Neufeld. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Held at High Plains Community Center.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, May 4, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the May exhibit: Seniors, on view May 2-30.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by telephone.

Phone: 203-891-2170

 

Coming Up At The Library

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Mar 232017
 

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

Oscar Film: Hacksaw Ridge
Monday, March 27, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 19 min. R. WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, April 6, 4-6 p.m.
In honor of the April exhibit: Art by the children of Orange elementary schools, on view April 2-28.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by telephone at 203-891-2170

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library, Reserve Your Space Soon

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Feb 102017
 

Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following upcoming events for children and adults.
Cookies & Coloring for Adults
Tuesday, February 14, 2-3 p.m.
Think of the fun you had and the hours you spent with your coloring books and crayons in your childhood. Let’s return to those happy days and in the process reduce your stress, make new friends, and nibble some cookies. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required. Presented by the Friends of the Library. 

An Afternoon with Nat King Cole
Saturday, February 18, 1 p.m.
Join the Jim Scianna Trio, featuring bassist Jim Scianna, vocalist Atla DeChamplain, and pianist Matt DeChamplain, as they present songs and arrangements in the style of vocalist, pianist, and bandleader Nat King Cole. Registration is required. Presented by the Friends of the Library.

Battery Motor Making
Tuesday, February 21, 11 a.m.
For tweens in grades 4 to 6. Learn how to make a working magnetic motor using a battery, magnets, and copper wire. All material will be provided. Registration is required. Space is limited.
Teen Craft: Paint by Numbers
Tuesday, February 21, 2 p.m.
For students in grades 6-12. Learn how to create a paint-by-numbers style painting in this fun afternoon class. No painting experience necessary. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Space is limited.
Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, February 23, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the February exhibit: Watercolors and colored pencil drawings by Suzanne Wagner and mixed media by Barbara Dierolf, on view February 2-27.
The Bookcase Book Discussion Group
Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Inspired by the life of the woman who would become the mother of Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro, this novel offers a lush, lyrical depiction of 19th-century Jewish life in the Danish West Indies. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by calling 203-891-2170.

Art In The Library Will Feature The Works Of Rev. Suzanne Wagner

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Feb 052017
 

“Visions in Art” opens at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road during the month of February 2017 featuring the work of Rev. Suzanne E. Wagner, natural science artist in watercolor and colored pencil. 

The Artist opening will be on February 9 from 5– 7 p.m.  The exhibit is part of the library’s, Art in the Library series.

Rev. Wagner said, “It is fulfilling to be able to recreate some of nature’s most amazing miracles like the anatomy of a flower or the wing structure of a bird, even the antennae of a beetle.  These aspects of nature are extraordinary works of art in and of themselves.  I live in gratitude to be able to study them and then paint or draw them to the best of my given ability. I use art, especially watercolor, as a contemplative practice; a way in which to go deep into my spirit and meditate upon the issues of life, my children, my work.  I use my art in search of answers to problems that the subject poses and indeed, life poses.

I have nurtured my creativity through painting and in the beauty of the world around me. I majored in art while I was in college not knowing exactly what I was going to do with it, if anything at all.  It wasn’t until later that I realized that delving so deeply in art would help me to use the creative process in so many different aspects of my life and work.”

After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Watercolor from William Woods University in Fulton MO, Rev. Wagner later went on to complete a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School, Newton Center, MA. 

She was ordained in the United Church of Christ in 2002 and serves at the Orange Congregational Church as their Senior Redevelopment Pastor.  She continues to take art classes with the Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators in collaboration of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: Yale University, New Haven.

She is a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators, New York Botanical Garden, and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.