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Upcoming Events At The Case Memorial Library

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Apr 062017
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, May have something of interest for you during Spring Break.

Cookies & Coloring for Adults
Tuesday, April 11, 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 @ Orange Senior Center
Wednesday, April 12, 11 a.m.
Join Adult Services Librarian Marianne Pysarchyk at the Senior Center for a discussion of Rising Strong: The Reckoning, The Rumble, The Revolution by Brene Brown. 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.
No Bake Kids’ Cooking Class
Wednesday, April 12, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
For children in grades K-6. Ready to roll up your sleeves and learn some easy, allergen-free recipes? We’ll make delicious, nutritious bites and bars with Courtney Huggins, Retail Dietitian at ShopRite in Orange. Registration is required.


“Caps for Sale” Drama Workshop
Thursday, April 13, 1-2:30 p.m.
For children ages 5-10. Re-enact this humorous and timeless tale about a peddler, some townspeople, and a band of monkeys who believe they have played a trick on all of them. Everyone will get a part and a costume piece to wear as they act out this funny folktale. We will end with a creative art activity! Registration is required.


Oscar Film: Moonlight
Monday, April 17, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 19, 1 p.m.

1 hr. 51 min. R. A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.


Earth Day Craft
Wednesday, April 19, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
For children in grades K-6. Roll up your sleeves and celebrate Earth Day with a one-of-a-kind mystery craft! Note: our activity may get messy, so please dress accordingly. Registration is required.


The Bookcase Book Discussion Group
Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m.
A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait. Discussion led by Toby Zabinski. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.


Spring Concert: Belle of the Fall
Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m.
Presented by the Friends of the Library in celebration of their 25th anniversary. 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

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.

Sign Up For These Great Children’s Programs At The Library

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Jan 232017
 

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The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following upcoming children’s programs.

Homemade Lava Lamps
Wednesday, January 25, 3:45 p.m.
For children ages 3 and up. Children who love science will adore this simple
craft and storytime. All materials will be provided and you can take these projects home. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Valentine Crafts
Wednesday, February 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
For children ages 5-12. Choose a Valentine craft or two to give to someone you love. Make a heart wreath (choose from two styles) or write a special message on a scratch-off Valentine. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Take Your Child to the Library Day — Bach to Rock: The Science of Sound
Saturday, February 4, 11:30 a.m.
For children of all ages. Come to the Library and make some noise! Join electric violinist Caryn Lin as she makes music come to life before your very eyes. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund. Throughout the day stop by the Children’s Room to make a kazoo using common household items.

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 Hosts Showing of “Sully”

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Jan 182017
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road will host its monthly movie on Friday, Jan 20 at 1 p.m.

This week’s film is “Sully,” starring Tom Hanks, and directed by Clint Eastwood.

Sully is the story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew.

Popcorn and soda to be served.

Call 203-891-4784 for a seat.

Friends Of The Library Want You

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Jan 182017
 

The Friends of the Library need one or two people to stop by the library a few times each week, to check if there are donated books in the alcove.

These donations need to be taken on the elevator to the basement.

If you are available and willing to help, e-mail Leslie Wasserman at lesliew6359@yahoo.com.for more details

 

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Jan 122017
 

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


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.


Homemade Lava Lamps
Wednesday, January 25, 3:45 p.m.
For children ages 3 and up. Children who love science will adore this simple craft and storytime. All materials will be provided and you can take these projects home. Registration is required and begins on January 4. Space is limited.
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 — Upcoming Events

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Dec 152016
 

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

The Prince and the Pauper presented by the Hampstead Stage Company
Monday, December 19, 4:30 p.m.
For children ages 5 and up. An unexpected and thrilling adventure unfolds when two boys — one a poor beggar, the other a prince — trade places in order to see how the other lives. Prince Edward Tudor lives a life of luxury while Tom Canty spends his days begging on the streets. A simple switch of clothing sets them on a path they’d never dreamt possible! Registration is required.

Drum Making for Children
Tuesday, December 27, 2 p.m.
For children ages 5 and up. Jam out with us this winter! We’ll rock out with our homemade drums after we make them out of cans, tape, and balloons. This program is an excellent introduction for those interested in exploring rhythm and music. Registration is required. Space is limited.
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 and begins on December 8. Space is limited.

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

Mark Your Calendars For These Upcoming Events At the Library

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Dec 012016
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers a variety of events for people of all ages. Following is a list of upcoming events and activities.

2016 Oscar Shorts: Live Action & Animated
Monday, December 5, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 1 p.m.

Join us for a screening of the 2016 Oscar-nominated shorts — both live action and animated — including Ave Maria, Shok, Alles Wird Gut, Stutterer, Day One, Bear Story, Prologue, World of Tomorrow, and Sanjay’s Super Team. 2 hours 28 minutes. Registration is required.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, December 8, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the December exhibit: Monotypes by Joan Jacobsen Zamore, oils by Violet Nastri, and woolen dolls by Chyeon Lee, on view December 2-29.


The Bookcase Book Discussion Group
Thursday, December 8, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.


Cookies & Coloring for Adults
Tuesday, December 13, 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. 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.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Nov 262016
 

Case Memorial Library

Case Memorial Library

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


Wellness Book Group at the Orange Senior Center

Wednesday, November 30, 11:30 a.m.
Join Adult Services Librarian Marianne Pysarchyk at the Senior Center for a discussion of 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works — A True Story by Dan Harris. 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.


2016 Oscar Shorts: Live Action & Animated
Monday, December 5, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 1 p.m.

Join us for a screening of the 2016 Oscar-nominated shorts — both live action and animated — including Ave Maria, Shok, Alles Wird Gut, Stutterer, Day One, Bear Story, Prologue, World of Tomorrow, and Sanjay’s Super Team. 2 hours 28 minutes. Registration is required.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, December 8, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the December exhibit: Monotypes by Joan Jacobsen Zamore, oils by Violet Nastri, and woolen dolls by Chyeon Lee, on view December 2-29.

 


The Bookcase Book Discussion Group
Thursday, December 8, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor. 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 telephone.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

 

 

 

 

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Sep 222016
 

 

 

Case Memorial Library

Case Memorial Library

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


Wellness Book Group at the Orange Senior Center
Wednesday, September 28 at 11:30 AM
Join Adult Services Librarian Marianne Pysarchyk at the Senior Center for a discussion of Big Magic: Living Creatively Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert. This program is free and open to all. Please call the Senior Center at 203-891-4784 to register. Read more >


Build Your Own Marble Run
Wednesday, October 5, 3:30-4:30 PM
For children in grades 3-6. All materials will be provided. Advance registration is required in person or by telephone.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, October 6, 5-7 PM
In honor of the October exhibit: Metal, concrete, glass, and clay sculpture, acrylics, and watercolors by Verne Michel Gill, Joanne Panne-Gill, and Terry Russo, on view October 3-29.

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