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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

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Jan 092017
 

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Following are upcoming programs at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange.


Cookies & Coloring for Adults

Tuesday, January 10, 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. 


Wellness Book Group at the Orange Senior Center
Wednesday, January 11, 11:30 a.m.
Join Adult Services Librarian Marianne Pysarchyk at the Senior Center for a discussion of The Road to Character by David Brooks. Copies can be checked out from the Library or purchased at a discounted price through the Senior Center. This program is free and open to all. Please call the Senior Center at 203-891-4784 to register.


Film Buffs: Where to Invade Next?
Thursday, January 12, 7 p.m.
To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” them to see what they have to offer. R. 2 hours.


Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, January 17, 10 a.m.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman: A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship. Discussion led by Carol Davidson. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk. Refreshments will be served.


Bunty’s War
Saturday, January 21, 1 p.m.
Local author Ida Greene brings her intimate diary entries to life in this memoir chronicling carefree pre-war days in England and a world turned upside down by the eruption of World War II. Meet the author and hear firsthand her experiences before, during, and after the war. Registration is required. Presented by the Friends of the Library.

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

This Week At The Library

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Dec 282016
 

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Hurry to see if there are any more openings for these activities at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road this week.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid “Double Down” Release Party
Wednesday, December 28, 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Zoo-wee-mama! We’re hosting a Diary of a Wimpy Kid party and you’re invited (but only if you don’t have the cheese touch). Meet other Wimpy Kids, play some hilarious games, and grab an awesome goody bag to take home! This program is best for children in grades 3-6. All materials will be provided. Registration is recommended in person or by telephone.

STEM Craft: LED Lightboxes
Thursday, December 29, 3 p.m.
For students in grades 6-12. Come learn about simple circuitry and design your own working light box using copper tape, batteries, LED lights, and an alligator clip. Registration is required. Space is limited.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, January 5, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the January exhibit: Oils by Rosemary Serfilipi and watercolors and zentangles by Crystal Streit-Beetham, on view January 5-30.

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

Coming To The Library: Harry Potter Potions Class For Tweens

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Jul 282016
 

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

Harry Potter Potions Class for Tweens
Monday, August 1 at 2:30 PM
The Case Memorial Library is pleased to invite you to a potions class for young witches and wizards. Explore the magic of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with Professor Gina, who will be teaching students on crafting a Gillyweed potion. For tweens entering grades 4 to 6.


Oscar Film: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Monday, August 1 at 7 PM
Wednesday, August 3 at 1 PM (with subtitles)

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. PG-13. 135 min.


Friendship Day Craft and Games
Wednesday, August 3 at 2 PM
Bring a friend and make new friends at Friendship Day! We will be making friendship bracelets out of recycled t-shirts and playing board games like Jenga and checkers. The library will have t-shirts available, but feel free to bring an old one from home. For children entering grades 1-3.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, August 4, 5-7 PM
In honor of the August exhibit: Watercolors by Lisa Rehm and Shuba Balakumar, on view August 2-30.


Family Film: Zootopia
Wednesday, August 10 at 1 PM
Come watch a new flick on the big screen! Refreshments will be provided. This film is rated PG. Registration is not required.


Teen Craft: Stamped Initials Bracelets
Thursday, August 11, 2-3 PM
We’re making stamped initials bracelets! Make one for yourself, craft matching bracelets with your friends, or create a gift for someone special. Supplies are limited so give us a call or stop by the library to let us know if you plan to come.

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

Find Amazing Deals and Build Your Library At The Friends Book Sale May 7

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May 062016
 

IMG_1035Don’t miss the Friends of the Library Book Sale, Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Gently used books, records, CDs, sheet music, cassettes, bargain books, children’s, science fiction and more!

If you’ve never been to the book sale, make a space in your schedule for it — you won’t be disappointed.

Check Out These New Titles At The Case Memorial Library

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Mar 142016
 

library booksThe Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announces the newest additions to its inventory of Movies on DVD, Audio books and Music CDs. 

Movies on DVD

American Horror Story: Freak Show

Ant-Man

Bridge of Spies

Downton Abbey, Season 6

The Leftovers, Season 1

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

99 Homes

Red Army  (796.962)

True Detective, Season 2

Audiobooks

Albers, Susan – 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself without Food  (616.852)

Archer, Jeffrey – Cometh the Hour

Car Talk Classics  (791.44)

Chevalier, Tracy – At the Edge of the Orchard

Macomber, Debbie – The Girl’s Guide to Moving On

Maguire, Gregory – Wicked

Patterson, James – Private Paris

Riordan, Rick – The Sword of Summer  (j)

Strout, Elizabeth – My Name Is Lucy Barton

Weir, Andy – The Martian

Music

Adams, John Luther – The Wind in High Places  (Classical)

Adams, Ryan – 1989  (Rock)

Bieber, Justin – Purpose  (Popular)

Franklin, Kirk – Losing My Religion  (Gospel)

Game of Thrones, Season 5, music by Ramin Djawadi  (Soundtracks)

Gary Peacock Trio – Now This  (Jazz)

Newsom, Joanna – Divers  (Rock)

Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden of Delete  (New Age)

Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper  (Rock)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, music by John Williams  (Soundtracks)

 

 

Books & Breakfast At the Library on March 15

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Mar 102016
 

our-souls-at-nightThe Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road will host the following event next week:

Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, March 15 at 10 AM

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf: A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives — including the loss of both their spouses — and their hopes for the imminent future.

Discussion will  be led by Carol Davidson.

Check for copies at the Circulation Desk. Refreshments will be served.

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

It’s Happening At The Library

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Mar 042016
 

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The Case Memorial Library.

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

Nutmeg Book Discussion
Monday, March 7 at 6:30 PM
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond
by Brenda Woods. Discussion will include an activity and refreshments. Check for copies at the Children’s Circulation Desk. For tweens in grades 4-6.

Oscar Film: Bridge of Spies
Monday, March 7 at 7 PM
Wednesday, March 9 at 1 PM (with subtitles)
142 min. PG-13. During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet-captured American U2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers.

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, March 10, 5-7 PM
In honor of the March exhibit: Oils and acrylics by Eileen Carey and Steve Sangapore, on view March 2-30.

Toni Morrison: The Writer & Her Works
Saturday, March 12 at 1:30 PM
The Orange Arts and Culture Council and the Case Memorial Library welcome Veronica C. Hendrick, Associate Professor of Literature and Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, as she shares her insights about the work of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, focusing predominantly on Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon.

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

Case Memorial Library Presents: Mad Max. Fury Road

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Feb 182016
 

Mad_Max_Fury_RoadThe Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, will present its February Oscar Film: Mad Max. Fury Road on Monday, February 22 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, February 24 at 1 p.m. (with subtitles).

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia and searches for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

Rated R. 120 minutes.

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