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Debate Question: Case Memorial Library

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Nov 062017
 

The three candidates for first selectman answer a resident submitted question regarding the Case Memorial Library.

This video was shot during a debate at Congregation Or Shalom.

Here is a Link https://youtu.be/3Bu-Ozjnhuw

Coming Up At The Library

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Nov 022017
 

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

2017 Oscar Shorts: Animated Nominees
Monday, November 6, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 8, 1 p.m.

Nominees include Piper, Borrowed Time, Pearl, Blind Vaysha, Pear Cider and Cigarettes
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Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, November 9, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the November exhibit: “Waterworks,” on view November 2-29.
Retirement Reception in Honor of Library Director Meryl Farber
Thursday, November 16, 5-7 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Meryl’s 18 years of service to the Orange community. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


Drama Workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer: Turkey Trouble
Saturday, November 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
For children ages 5-10. Join Ingrid Schaeffer as we re-enact this silly Thanksgiving story!  Participants will also complete an art activity based on the book. Registration is required. This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust U/A, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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

Phone: 203-891-2170

Book Lovers Unite! The GREAT! Basement Book Sale Is On Saturday

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Nov 022017
 

Case Memorial Library

The Friends of the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road will host its GREAT! Basement Book Sale on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

If you have a young reader in your life or a parent or grandparent who loves books this is the perfect one-stop shopping trip for your holiday shopping.

There are CDs, DVDs, and VHS music and movies available too.The prices can’t be beaten. Don’t miss it!

New Titles Available At The Library

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Oct 072017
 

The Case Memorial Library.

Here’s a list of the newest titles available at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange.

Movies/TV on DVD

Absolute Power
The Boss Baby
The Exception
I Am Not Your Negro
In the Heat of the Night
Paris Can Wait
Rocky IV
The Siege of Firebase Gloria
The Space Between Us
The Toll of the Sea

Music on CD

Arcade Fire — Everything Now
George Colligan — More Powerful
Haim — Something to Tell You
Jupiter & Okwess — Kin Sonic
Kesha — Rainbow
Stanton Moore — With You in Mind
Public Service Broadcasting — Every Valley
Tomasz Stanko — December Avenue
TLC — TLC
Washed Out — Mister Mellow

Audiobooks

Margaret Atwood — The Handmaid’s Tale
Michael Connelly — The Wrong Side of Goodbye
Dorothea Benton Frank — Same Beach Next Year
Elin Hilderbrand — Identicals
Debbie Macomber — Any Dream Will Do
Sheryl Sandberg — Option B
Ruth Ware — The Lying Game

Phone: 203-891-2170

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Oct 072017
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, offers the following events:
Sherlock Holmes Radio Drama
Saturday, October 14, 1 p.m.
Come see the East Haddam Stage Company’s live-action Sherlock Holmes Radio Drama using CT native William Gillette’s actual script, originally broadcast in October of 1930 from New York City. This one-hour production includes a complete sound effects table. Presented by the Friends of the Library in celebration of their 25th anniversary. Registration is required.

Zentangles Workshop
Monday, October 16, 7 p.m.
Learn how to create art through the repetitive drawing of simple patterns and “tangles” with Certified Zentangle Teacher Jamilah. It’s fun, relaxing, and easy to learn! No previous experience required. Space is limited. Registration is required in person. A $5 per person materials charge must be paid upon registration.

Drama Workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Saturday, October 21, 2-3:30 p.m.

For children ages 5-10. Join Ingrid Schaeffer as we re-enact this autumnal tale of a little old woman who refuses to be frightened when some unwanted visitors follow her through the forest one dark and spooky evening. Participants will also complete an art activity based on the book as part of the workshop. Registration is required. This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust U/A, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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 Library: Movies, Art Experience For Children

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Sep 142017
 

The staff at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announced the following upcoming events.

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.


2017 Oscar Shorts: Live-Action Nominees
Monday, September 25, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 27, 1 p.m.

Nominees include Sing, Silent Nights, Timecode, Ennemis intérieurs, La Femme et le TGV.  2 hr. 14 min.


Learn to Draw Like Paul Klee
Wednesday, September 27, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
For children in grades 2-6. Make your very own work of modern art! Learn about artist Paul Klee and transform a simple line into a picture full of eye-catching colors in unique combinations. 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

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

 

It’s Happening At The Case Memorial Library

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Jul 162017
 

The Case Memorial Library.

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

Oscar Film: Elle
Monday, July 17, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 19, 1 p.m.

2 hr. 10 min. R. A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. Starring Academy Award nominee Isabelle Huppert.

Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, July 18, 10 a.m.
A discussion of Hot Milk by Deborah Levy. Led by Carol Davidson. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.
Growing Roses in Orange for 52 Years
Tuesday, July 18, 1 p.m.
Join John P. Mattia, nationally recognized rose exhibitor, photographer, and lecturer, who will discuss his experiences growing and photographing roses in Orange for the last 52 years. Registration is required. Presented by the Friends of the Library in celebration of their 25th anniversary.


No Bake Kids’ Cooking Class
Wednesday, July 19, 2-4:30 p.m.
Session I: 2-3 p.m.; Session II: 3:30-4:30 p.m. For children entering grades K-6. Learn how to make tasty, healthy recipes with Courtney Huggins, Orange ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian. Choose the session that best fits your schedule and we’ll handle the rest. Please notify us of any food allergies at the time of registration. Registration is required.


“The Great Kapok Tree” Drama Workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer
Thursday, July 20, 2:30-4 p.m.
Children entering grades K-6 are invited to act out this classic tale of a man’s visit to the Amazon rain forest and the unforgettable lesson he learns from the animals that call it home. Participants will also complete an art activity based on the book as part of the workshop. Registration is required.


Square One Theatre presents “Kalamazoo”
Monday, July 24, 7 p.m.
The Square One Theatre Company will present a staged reading of “Kalamazoo,” a romantic comedy about life’s second act and learning you’re never too old for love. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund.


Teen Cooking Class: Sweet and Savory Dips
Wednesday, July 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
For students entering grades 6-12.
Make (and eat!) a seven-layer dip, hummus, and a dessert dip with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite of Orange. Space is limited to 8 participants per session. Please notify us of any food allergies at the time of registration. 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