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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

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.

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Jun 072018
 

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

Oscar Film: Mudbound
Monday, June 11, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 14 min. R. Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after the war.

Computer Basics
Tuesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.
Are you a new computer user with little experience using a keyboard and mouse? If so, come to this class and learn how to left-click, right-click, and use basic command keys as you prepare to enter the online world! Registration is required.

Summer Reading Kickoff: Jester Jim
Saturday, June 16, 10:30 a.m.
Ready for a performance unlike any other?  Jester Jim will show off his amazing juggling, balancing, and beatboxing skills at this sidesplitting family comedy show for kids of all ages.  Voted “Best Family Show” by Entertainer America, this performance is not to be missed!

Shakespeare on the Sound: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 30 Minutes
Saturday, June 16, 1 p.m.
Shakespeare on the Sound tells the story of Shakespeare’s most delightful and well-known comedy in this 30-minute interactive production. Presented by the Friends of the Library. Registration is required.

ScienceTellers: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
Thursday, June 21, 6 p.m.
Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again!  We’ll explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, combustion, inertia, and more through this action-packed western with “notes” of science.  For children entering grades K-5.

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

Phone: 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
 

Case Memorial Library

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

 

Case Memorial Library Hosts The Rainbow Fish Drama Workshop

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Apr 172018
 

The Case Memorial Library will host a drama workshop on Saturday, April 21 from 2-3:30 p.m. for children ages 5-10.

Deep in the ocean, a fish with sparkling rainbow scales captivates fellow sea creatures with his beauty. But everything changes when the rainbow fish refuses to share any beauty with his admirers.

Ingrid Schaeffer will read Marcus Pfister’s tale aloud to the group and provide costumes and props. Then, we’ll re-enact the story together.

Participants also will complete an art activity based on the book as part of the workshop.

Registration is required, call 203-891-2170.

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.

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