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New Year, New Events At The Library

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Jan 042020
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, just released its first event listings of the New Year.

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, January 9, 5-7 p.m.
In honor of the current exhibit: Pastels and watercolors by Janice Blanck. Abstracts by Sam Kirby.

Emoji Paint Workshop
Thursday, January 16, 5:45 p.m.
For tweens in grades 4-6.  Paint your own emoji on canvas to take home.  Please be advised that we will be using acrylic paint which may permanently stain clothing.  Please dress accordingly.  Registration is required.

Chess Club
Saturday, January 18, 11 a.m.
For children and tweens in grades 1-6.  Learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. This club is open to beginners and experienced players. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. Registration is required.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.
Phone: 203-891-2170
https://www.casememoriallibrary.org

 

It’s Happening At The Library

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Aug 082019
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange Offers the following activities:

Beat Shazam — Library Edition
Monday, August 12, 2:30 p.m.
Put your music knowledge to the test with our Library edition of Beat Shazam! As on the TV show, teams of two will go against each other and the clock to try and identify the songs being played. These songs will range from classic rock to soundtracks. The team with the highest score at the end of the program will win the grand prize! For tweens entering grades 4-6.

Oscar Film: At Eternity’s Gate
Monday, August 12, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14, 1 p.m.

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France. 1 hr. 51 min. PG-13.

Summer Reading Finale: Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris 
Saturday, August 17, 10:30 a.m.
For all ages. Celebrate your summer reading success with Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris, two brothers on a mission to bring you intergalactic magic and big laughs. Registration is required.

 

Henna for Teens
Monday, August 19, 4-6 p.m.
For students entering grades 7-12. Learn about henna and receive a beautiful henna tattoo from artist Jamilah. While we wait for our tattoos, we’ll decorate sugar cookies, color mandalas, and practice with henna cones. Please be prepared to stay for the full two hours.

The Bookcase Evening Book Discussion Group
Thursday, August 22, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.

 

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

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

 

This Month at the Case Memorial Library

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Jun 132019
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library offers events and programs for all ages. Following is a list of this months’ schedule.

 

 

Make sure you pre-register where required.

 

Oscar Film: The Wife
Monday, June 17, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 1 p.m.

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.1 hr. 39 min. R.

TWAG
Tuesday, June 18, 3:45 p.m.
Tell us what to do! Join our tween advisory group (TWAG) and help us make the library a better place for our tweens! As a member of TWAG, tweens will be able to brainstorm and help plan programs that they want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection. This is a great opportunity for tweens to make their voices heard at the library! Our TWAG meetings will run once a month for tweens in grades 4-6.  Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room or call the Library to sign up!

Chess Club
Wednesday, June 19, 3:45 p.m.
Come join our chess club! This club is open to beginners and experienced players. During our meetings, children and tweens will be able to learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. For children and tweens in grades 1-6. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room or call the Library to sign up!

The Bookcase Evening Book Discussion Group
Thursday, June 20, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash.

The Yo-Yo Guy (Summer Reading Kick-Off)
Saturday, June 22, 1 p.m.
For children of all ages.  We’re kicking off summer reading with world yo-yo champion John Higby and his high-energy comedy yo-yo show!  This interactive performance will include amazing feats with giant yo-yos, unicycling, and of course, big laughs.  Don’t miss out on a chance to see a 4-time Guinness World Record holder!  Registration is required.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Teen Summer Reading Kickoff: Pizza Taste Test and Cornhole Tournament
Saturday, June 29, 1 p.m.
For students entering grades 7-12. Who makes the best pizza in town? You decide at our first pizza taste test! Enjoy hot, tasty pizza and vote for your favorite. After we choose a winner we’ll play a cornhole elimination tournament.

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

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

 

Check Out These Upcoming Library Events

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Oct 042018
 

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


Owl Pellet Dissection
Wednesday, October 10, 3:30 p.m.
Did you know that owls can’t chew their food? Children will learn about owls and how they eat and digest their food, and with this knowledge, they will dissect an owl pellet to see what animal bones they can find. Children ages 7-9. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room, or call the Library to sign up!


Ozobot Bowling Challenge
Thursday, October 11, 6 p.m.
For children ages 6-10.  Bowl with tiny robots at this one-of-a-kind STEAM event!  Program your way to victory, move by move.  Will your strategy sink the competition?  Reserve your space and find out!  Registration is required.  Click below, stop by the Children’s Room, or call the Library to sign up.


Family Move & Groove
Saturday, October 13, 11 a.m.
For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers (infants, young toddlers and older siblings are welcome, too).  Shake, clap, stomp, play, and sing at this brand new series for little ones and caregivers!  Children will learn about following directions, rhyme and rhythm, and creative play through music and movement. Please wear comfortable clothing to allow freedom of movement. Registration is required.


Fall Film: Book Club
Monday, October 15, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 17, 1 p.m.

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. PG-13. 1 hr. 44 min.


I Spy Fun
Thursday, October 18, 5:30 p.m.
For children ages 6-8.  “I spy with my little eye…” Hone your observation skills as you complete “I Spy”-themed challenges!  Conquer a scavenger hunt with a twist and make a fun craft to take home.  Registration is required.  Click below, call the Library, or stop by the Children’s Room to reserve your space!


Boo Bubbles
Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m.
To get in the holiday spirit, the library is running a Boo Bubbles program. Tweens will learn about these bouncing smoke bubbles and will be given an opportunity to hold and play with them. Please note that dry ice will be used during this program. Please bring your own pair of knitted gloves similar to the ones in the picture. For “tweens” grades 4-6. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room, or call the Library to reserve your space!


Teen Craft: Pumpkin Decorating
Saturday, October 20, 1 p.m.
Create a pumpkin masterpiece! Pumpkins and decorating supplies will be provided. Bring a box to carry home your pumpkin. For students in grades 7-12.


Jazz Concert: Songs from Classic American Films
Saturday, October 20, 2 p.m.
A jazz concert by the Jim Clark Quartet, who will perform memorable songs from some of the most beloved (and some more obscure) American films. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

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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Jul 192018
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following upcoming activities in the next couple of weeks.

Books & Breakfast
Tuesday, July 24, 10 a.m.
Join Books & Breakfast leader Carol Davidson for a discussion of A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. Refreshments will be served.

Internet Basics
Tuesday, July 24, 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.

 

Mystery Book Discussion Group
Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m.
The Passenger by Lisa Lutz: Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband’s body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It’s not the first time … Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

 

Teen Craft: Sushi Candles
Friday, July 27, 2 p.m.
Roll your own California roll beeswax candles. For teens entering grades 6-12.

 

Sound Explorers
Monday, July 30, 2 p.m.
Get a new spin on the science of sound with Matthew Cantello!  We’ll make instruments from recycled materials, engage in unique sound science experiments, try out group movement, create “sound stories”, and play listening games to awaken a sense of wonder with the experience of sound and music in our lives.  This event is fully booked, but you may register to join the waiting list.

Teen STEM Craft: Spin Art Machines
Saturday, August 4, 2 p.m.
Learn simple circuitry to build and use a working spin art machine. For students entering grades 6-12.

 

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

call 203-891-2170
https://www.casememoriallibrary.org

 

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

Coming Up At The Case Memorial Library

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Aug 182016
 

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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
https://www.casememoriallibrary.org

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.

Rummage Sale Planned at Church of the Good Shepherd

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Oct 292015
 

unnamedThe Church of the Good Shepherd invites the public to visit our annual Rummage Sale on Friday, Nov. 13 from 2-6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 14  from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Shoppers will find a wide array of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, along with shoes, handbags, scarfs, jewelry, accessories, children’s games, puzzles, toys, books, DVDs, housewares, glassware, pictures, linens, etc. “There is something for everyone! Make sure to stop by and peruse our treasures,” said Elaine Swirsky, long-standing Chairwoman of this fun event.

Additionally,the Rev. Diana Rogers invites you to stop by Church any Wednesday to enjoy our free lunch program called the Shepherd’s Table beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Bingo. “All are welcome at the Church of the Good Shepherd,” she said.

The Church of the Good Shepherd is located on 680 Racebrook Road, Orange. Sunday service times include Rite II Holy Eucharist without music at 8 a.m.; a special service focused on the Gospel for children at 9 a.m., and Rite II Holy Eucharist with music at 9:30 a.m.

For more information about the Church of the Good Shepherd’s many other programs, such as our monthly Book Club, Prayer Shawl Ministry, and Healing Eucharist, call the Parish Office at 203-795-6577, by e-mail , visit the website and of course, check their Facebook page for frequent postings.

 

Originally Published on: Oct 25, 2015 @ 21:21

It’s Happening This Week At The Case Memorial Library

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Aug 162015
 

The Case Memorial Library.

The Case Memorial Library.

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, has the following events scheduled for this week. 

The Bookcase Book Discussion Group
Monday, August 17 at 7 p.m.

The Transcriptionist by Amy Rowland: Lena sits alone turning recorded stories into print, until she encounters a story that shatters the reverie her life has become. Discussion led by Toby Zabinski. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

Teen Craft: Marbled Clay Ring Dishes
Tuesday, August 18, 2-3 PM

Create a customized, marbled ring dish with oven-bake clay. Please bring a small (6-8-inch) oven-safe bowl. All other supplies will be provided.

Children’s Film: Big Hero 6
Wednesday, August 19 at 1 PM

Come see this Oscar-winning Disney film about a band of heroes on our big screen! Rated PG. Refreshments will be served.

Children’s End-of-Summer-Reading Party
Friday, August 21 at 11 AM

Al deCant will perform “Music for Little Superstars.” Raffle drawings will be held and certificates awarded to summer reading participants who have read 5 or more books. Refreshments will be served.

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