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Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Aug 182016
 

Case Memorial Library

Case Memorial Library

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

 
Magic Show with Ed Popielarczyk
Friday, August 19 at 11 AM
Ready to make some magic? Children ages 3 and up will watch the spellbinding Ed Popielarczyk as he weaves storytelling and magic together at this family-friendly show.

The Bookcase Book Discussion Group
Thursday, August 25 at 7 PM
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.
Oscar Film: Trumbo
Monday, August 29 at 7 PM
Wednesday, August 31 at 1 PM

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood’s top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. R. 124 min.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register in person or by telephone.
Phone: 203-891-2170
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Teddy Bear Picnic, Oscar Film, Book Club and More At The Case Memorial Library

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Jul 112016
 

Case Memorial Library

Case Memorial Library

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


Oscar Film: Joy
Wednesday, July 13 at 1 PM (with subtitles)
Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. PG-13. 124 min.


Friends Members-Only Book Sale
Saturday, July 16, 10 AM-12 noon
Gently used books, records, CDs, sheet music, cassettes, bargain books, children’s, science fiction and more!


“The Tortoise and the Hare” Drama Workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer
Saturday, July 16 at 1:30 PM
Children ages 5-10 will be provided with a costume piece and props to act out this classic Aesop fable with a twist. The workshop will conclude with a craft that corresponds to the theme of the story. Space is limited to 22 children.


Square One Theatre Reader’s Theatre Showcase
Monday, July 18 at 7 PM
The Square One Theatre Company will present a staged reading of Scott and Hem, a drama about F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, the cost of love and friendship, and the price of being a writer. Sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund.


Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, July 19 at 10 AM
Join Books & Breakfast leader Carol Davidson for a discussion of Dead Wakeby Erik Larson. Check the Circulation Desk for copies.


Teen Action Painting Workshop
Tuesday, July 19, 2-3:30 PM
Join us on the back lawn for an interactive Jackson Pollock-style painting workshop using splatter and drip paint techniques, then make a frozen banana parfait while your painting dries. Wear old clothes; this might get messy! All supplies will be provided.


Teddy Bear Picnic Storytime
Thursday, July 21 at 4 PM
Join Ms. Michelle by the sitting wall outside for an extra special story time! Bring your favorite bear and a snack. We’ll provide juice and tons of fun! Space is limited to 25 children.

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

It’s Happening At The Library

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Mar 042016
 

The Case Memorial Library.

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.

This Week At the Library: Oscar Film, Book Discussion, Tech Help

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Sep 152014
 

library booksThe Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following events this week:

Oscar Film: Before Midnight

Monday, September 15 at 7 PM

Wednesday, September 17 at 1 PM (with subtitles)

We meet Celine and Jesse nine years after their last rendezvous. Almost two decades have passed since their first encounter on a train bound for Vienna, and we now find them in their early forties in Greece. Before the clock strikes midnight, we will again become part of their story. R. 109 minutes.

Books & Breakfast Morning Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, September 16 at 10 AM

In The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson, three young people set out from the American South during different decades of the 20th century en route to the North and West in search of what the novelist Richard Wright called “the warmth of other suns.” Discussion led by Carol Davidson. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk. Refreshments will be served.

 

Drop-In Tech Help

Thursday, September 18, 2:30-3:30 PM

Get the answers to your technology questions in this informal, drop-in session. Our experts can help you with your questions about downloading e-books & audiobooks; using your device or laptop; Microsoft Office applications; using the Internet; basic computing, and more. Help is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Library Events Aug. 5 – 7 Include An Oscar Film, Teen Activity and Art Reception

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Aug 032013
 

The Case Memorial Library is bright, comfortable and air conditioned!

The Case Memorial Library is bright, comfortable and air conditioned!

The following events have been planned for the week of Aug. 5 – 7 at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road.

Oscar Film: Searching for Sugar Man

Monday, August 5 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 7 at 1:00 PM (with subtitles)

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical here, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller Rodriguez. Best Documentary. 87 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Teens: Zentangles with Kathy Vincent

Tuesday, August 6, 2:00-3:30 PM

Do you doodle, design, and daydream? Art instructor Kathy Vincent will show you how to use India ink to create a series of wild designs – called Zentangles – on paper tiles. Take home your own cool creation to decorate your room or locker.

Art in the Library Reception

Thursday, August 8, 5:00-7:00 PM

In honor of the current exhibit: Oils and restyled furniture by Katie Samuelson, on view August 2-29.

It’s Happening At the Library: Oscar Film; Summer Reading Programs

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Jun 152013
 

 

The Case Memorial Library is bright, comfortable and air conditioned!

The Case Memorial Library is bright, comfortable and air conditioned!

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

Oscar Film: Anna Karenina

Continuing its Oscar Film series, the library will show Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law, which was nominated for 4 Oscars, and winner of the Oscar for costume design on Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, June 19 at 1 p.m. (with subtitles)

Set in late-19th-century Russian high society. The aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Children’s Summer Reading Kickoff: “Creatures of Magic”

A family sing-along program led by Susan Peak, will take place Saturday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Appropriate for  children of all ages.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Explore Groundbreaking Reads with the Library’s Summer Reading Program for adults ages 18 and up. From June 22 to August 10, fill out a brief form each time you finish a book or audiobook to be entered into a raffle drawing for a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card.

Teen Summer Reading Program

From June 22 to August 10, track the books you read and audiobooks you listen to in your summer reading log. Every time you reach a new level come back to the library to claim your prize! For students entering grades 7-12.

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