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It’s Happening At The Library — Kids’ Drama Activities

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Dec 172018
 

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The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road offers the following activities for young people.

The Mouse Bride Drama Workshop
Thursday, December 20, 6 p.m.
Hear the tale of “The Mouse Bride”, then re-enact it and complete a fun art activity! This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust U/A, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.  Registration is required.

Take the Stage: Theatre Games and Improvisations

Saturday, January 5, 2 p.m.
For children ages 7-12.  Expect the unexpected at this special drama workshop led by Ingrid Schaeffer!  We’ll play games and use our imaginations to create original scenes and stories.  Registration is required.  This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust.

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

Upcoming Attractions At The Library

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Oct 252018
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, will host the following events for children, teens, and adults in the coming weeks.


Fall Film: Chappaquiddick
Monday, October 29, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 31, 1 p.m.

Depicting Ted Kennedy’s involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claimed the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. PG-13. 1 hr. 46 min.
Teen Cooking Class
Tuesday, October 30, 3:30 p.m.
Cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian Courtney Huggins. For students in grades 7-12.


Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale
Friends Night: Thursday, November 1, 4-7 p.m. (Members only. Nonmembers may join at the door.)
Open to the Public: Friday, November 2, 1-4 p.m., and Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come for great deals on thousands of new and gently used books, DVDs, and music for all ages!


Fall Film: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Monday, November 5, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 7, 1 p.m.

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers. PG-13. 1 hr. 34 min. Registration is required.


Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, November 8, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the current exhibit: Photographs by the Veterans’ Photography Club.


Who Left a Pumpkin in the Road Drama Workshop
Saturday, November 10, 2 p.m.
For children ages 5-10.  Hear the tale of “Who Left a Pumpkin in the Road?”, then re-enact it and complete a fun art activity!  This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust U/A, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.  Registration is required.


Makey Makey Gaming

Wednesday, November 14, 3:30 p.m.
For teens and tweens in grades 5-12. Play classic games on our big screen after you build your own game controller out of gummy bears and Play-Doh using MakeyMakey. Registration is required. Space is limited.


Makey Makey for Kids
Thursday, November 15, 6 p.m.
For children ages 6-10.  Turn everyday objects into touchpads and create imaginative inventions using our Makey Makey kits!  Registration is required.


Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy
Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m.
Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and learn about some of the state’s powerful female voices for change in our democracy. Co-sponsored by the Orange Community Women and Case Memorial Library as part of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame “Talks on the Road” series.

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

Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

It’s At The Library: Oscar Film, Drama Workshop

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Jul 252015
 

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Case Memorial Library

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

Oscar Film: Unbroken

Monday, July 27 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, July 29 at 1 p.m. (with subtitles)

After a near-fatal plane crash in World War II, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days on a raft and then is caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. PG-13. 137 minutes.

Drama Workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer

Thursday, July 30 at 4 p.m.

Learn how to act out the famous Greek myth of Pandora, complete with costumes and props, then make your own Pandora’s Box. For children ages 5-10. 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 Aug. 11-14

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Aug 072014
 

library booksThe Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road presents the following events Aug. 11 – Aug. 14.

Monday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. 

Cookbook Club: Cookbook Discussion Group

Choose a recipe from the featured cookbook “The Family Meal” by Ferran Adria — prepare it at home, and come ready to share your dish and experiences with the group.

Cookbooks are available at the Circulation Desk.

Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. 

Bending Gravity with Eric Girardi

This program is for children ages 6 and older.

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2-3:30 p.m.

Improv Workshop & Theatre Games

For students entering grades 6-12. Bring your willingness to have fun in this drama workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer.

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

Case Memorial Library Announces Three Upcoming Events

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Jul 172014
 

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Case Memorial Library

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

Square One Theater

On Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m., enjoy a Readers Theater presentation of “Motherhood Out Loud,” a collection of comic vignettes by celebrated American Writers.

This event is sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund.

 

Giant Glow-in-the-Dark Battleship

This program is for students entering grades 6-12 on Wednesday, July 23, from 2-3:30 p.m.

Play a game of super-sized glow-in-the-dark Battleship on a giant game board.

 

Drama Workshop

On Thursday, July 24 at 4 p.m.

Ingrid Schaeffer will run a drama workshop, “The Day the Crayons Quit,” for kids ages 5-10.