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Upcoming Events At The Library

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Feb 212019
 

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

Oscar Film: BlacKkKlansman
Monday, February 25, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27, 1 p.m.

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. 2 hr. 15 min. R.

Tween Advisory Group (TWAG)
Tuesday, February 26, 3:45 p.m.
Tell us what to do! Join our tween advisory group (TWAG) and help us make the library a better place for our tweens! As a member of TWAG, tweens will be able to brainstorm and help plan programs that they want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection. This is a great opportunity for tweens to make their voices heard at the library! Our TWAG meetings will run once a month for tweens in grades 4-6. Pizza will be served. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room or call the Library to sign up!

Chess Club
Wednesday, February 27, 3:30 p.m.
Come join our chess club! This club is open to beginners and experienced players. During our meetings, children and tweens will be able to learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. For children and tweens in grades 1-6. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room or call the Library to sign up!

Tech Class: Introduction to Computers

Tuesday, March 5, 10:30 a.m.
If you have never used a personal computer before and want to learn how, this is the class for you. You will learn the basic skills you need to operate a personal computer: how to point and click with a mouse and operate a keyboard. Laptops will be provided for practice. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, March 7, 5-7 p.m.
Featuring watercolors by Al Monroe, Mukul Mukherjee, and Lindsay Marieb.

Make a Rainbow Stress Ball
Thursday, March 7, 5:30 p.m.
For children in grades 3-6.  Dig into body science as we learn about the physiological effects of stress, then use balloons and water beads to make your own stress ball!  Please be advised that children’s skin will come into contact with water, latex balloons, and plastic water beads. Registration is required. Call the library, stop by the Children’s Room, or visit our website to reserve your space!

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

Phone: 203-891-2170

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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

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
 

Case Memorial Library

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