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More Events By The Case Memorial Library

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Nov 112021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road offers the following activities for tweens, teens, and adults in the coming weeks.

Register ASAP, because these wonderful programs fill up quickly! Don’t miss out!

Teen Take & Make: Homemade Oreo Cookies
Monday, November 15
For teens in grades 7-12. Create your own homemade Oreo cookies

with this tasty take-home kit. Most ingredients and some supplies will be provided. Participants must supply 2 1/2 sticks of butter, measuring cups and spoons, mixing bowls, an electric mixer, and a rolling pin. Registration will end Friday, November 12. Kits will be available for pickup in the Library from Monday, November 15 through Saturday, November 20.
Click here to register.

Virtual Author Talk: The Legendary Toad’s Place

Monday, November 15, 7 p.m.
Toad’s Place in New Haven has been the area’s premier music venue since 1975, attracting big names as well as up-and-comers. Join us for a Zoom talk with Randall Beach and Toad’s owner Brian Phelps, authors of The Legendary Toad’s Place! You must register to attend.  You will receive a Zoom link by email. Registration will close at 5 p.m. on November 15.
Click here to register.

The Bookcase Evening Book Discussion
Thursday, November 18, 7 p.m.

Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a Zoom discussion of Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman. Registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.The registrant’s name as displayed on Zoom must match the name used for registration in order to guarantee admission.
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Take & Make Kit: Himmeli Ornaments
Monday, November 29

For adults and teens in grades 7-12. Learn to make himmeli, a traditional Finnish straw ornament, with this take-home kit. All supplies will be provided.Registration will end Wednesday, November 24. Kits will be available for pickup in the Library from Monday, November 29 through Saturday, December 4.
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Tween Take and Make: Slingshot Cars
Monday, November 29For tweens in grades 4-6. Build a car powered by a rubber band and a pencil! We’ll provide wheels, straw, craft sticks, wood, pencil, and rubber bands- you provide the glue and tape. Kits will be picked up in the Children’s Room between November 29 and December 4.
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Book Christmas Trees Take & Make 

Monday, December 6
For adults and teens in grades 7-12. Instructions and most supplies will be provided. Registration will end Thursday, December 2. Kits will be available for pickup on December 5 while the library is open for the tree lighting, and at the Adult Reference Desk from Monday, December 6 through Saturday, December 11.
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Mystery Book Discussion
Thursday, December 9, 1 p.m.

Join Librarian Samantha Jasulavic for a discussion of The Guest List by Lucy Foley. Registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.The registrant’s name as displayed on Zoom must match the name used for registration in order to guarantee admission.
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Events are free and open to the public, except as noted.

Please pre-register.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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Check Out These Two Events From The Case Memorial Library

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Aug 262021
 

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The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announced these two upcoming offerings.

Virtual Author Talk: Sicker, Fatter, Poorer
Monday, August 30, 7 p.m.

In this book, a top environmental medicine scientist reveals how everyday chemicals are still affecting our daily lives — and what we can do to protect ourselves and fight back.  Join us for a Zoom talk with author Leonardo Trasande!
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Tween Take and Make: Cyanotypes
Tuesday, September 7
For tweens in grades 4-6. If you missed our cyanotypes take and make in August 2020, you’re in luck! Learn an early form of photography also known as “sunprinting” to create a beautiful blue and white piece of art. Please note that all materials must be kept in darkness until they are ready to be used.
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Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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At The Library: Book Sale, Craft, Swing Band

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Aug 122021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announced the following events for the coming weeks.


Book Sale
Sunday, August 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Held in the basement of the library. Admission will be limited to 30 shoppers at a time. Shoppers are encouraged to wear masks, social distance, and bring your own bags. Cash and checks only. The Library will not be open for service the day of the book sale.


Take & Make Craft Kit: Peppermint Lip Balm
Monday, August 16
For adults and teens in grades 7-12. Create your own peppermint lip balm with this take-home craft kit. Instructions and most supplies will be provided. Participants must supply a double boiler or microwave, measuring spoons, a bowl, and a spoon.
Click here to register.


Concert: Survivors Swing Band
Sunday, August 22, 2 p.m.

(Rescheduled from August 8)
Remember when you listened, sang, and danced to the great old tunes of the 1920’s through 1940’s? The Survivors Swing Band will get your toes a-tappin’ and fingers snappin’ as you revive those memories. This program will be held outside on the Library’s back lawn. Please bring your own chair, wear a mask, and maintain social distancing.
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Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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New Offerings From The Case Memorial Library

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Mar 112021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following activities for adults, tweens, and children this month.

Virtual Author Talk: A Broken Tree
Monday, March 22, 7 p.m.

Stephen Anderson used DNA testing and interviews to learn the real story behind his paternity and that of his three brothers and five sisters. His book A Broken Tree tells what the DNA revealed and how they handled it. Join us for a Zoom talk with Stephen Anderson! Please note that registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.

Tween Take and Make: Emoji Stress Balls
Wednesday, March 24

For tweens in grades 4-6. Make your own emoji stress ball using balloons and water beads! Please note that this kit includes latex balloons as well as water beads, which can be harmful if swallowed and should be kept away from small children and pets. Participants will need to supply an empty plastic water bottle. Pickups will take place from Wednesday, March 24 through Saturday, March 27. Registration is required.

Take and Make: Homemade Hovercrafts
Wednesday, March 24

For children in grades 1-3. Build a levitating, traveling hovercraft with the magic of Newton’s Third Law!  Adult supervision is required.  Please be advised that this activity requires the use of balloons made from latex rubber.  Registration is required.  Kit pickups will take place Wednesday, March 24-Saturday, March 27.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.
We offer curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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Case Memorial Library Announces Upcoming Events

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Jan 142021
 

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

Virtual Author Talk: Free the Beaches
Monday, January 25, 7 p.m.

Free the Beaches by Andrew W. Kahrl

is the story of a controversial protester who fought decades ago to open Connecticut’s beaches for out-of-towners, including minorities and the urban poor. Join us for a talk with Andrew Kahrl on Zoom — please note that registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.

Magnetic Field Sensory Bottles

Wednesday, January 27
For children in grades 1-3.  Make a mesmerizing sensory bottle with the magic of magnet science!  Participants must supply their own duct tape.  Please note: participants’ skin may come into contact with MICR toner.  Also, this activity requires the use of neodymium magnets, which are extremely strong.  Adult supervision is required. Kit pickups will take place Wednesday, January 27-Saturday, January 30.

Tween Take and Make: Hot Chocolate Mug Cake
Wednesday, January 27 For tweens in grades 4-6. Make your own personal-sized cake in your microwave! We’ll provide the mug, the recipe, and the dry ingredients. Please note that the cake contains flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, milk, and the flavorless oil of your choosing.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.
We offer curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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What’s Going On At The Library?

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Dec 052020
 

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Following is the latest information from the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road.

The Case Memorial Library is here to serve the community.  Library doors are open as follows:

  • Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 12 noon 
  • Monday and Thursday evenings: 5-7 p.m. 

Masks are required at all times while you are in the building.  

Study and meeting rooms are not available and there is limited seating.  We ask everyone to observe social distancing.  

We are currently providing the following services:

  • Our public computers may be used on a first-come, first-served basis when we are open.  At other times, they may be used by appointment. Call 203-891-2170 or email reference@casememoriallibrary.org to make an appointment. Time slots for computer appointments are Monday through Saturday, 2-3 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Holds can be placed on library materials through our online catalog, by phone, or by email.  When the items you request are available, we will call you to schedule a curbside pickup or you can come in to pick up the items.  Hours for curbside pickup are Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Printing is available.
  • Copiers are available.

We have online programs that are free and open to the public.  

EVENTS FOR ADULTS 

Virtual Author Talk: Fearless: A. Bartlett Giamatti and the Struggle for Fairness in America

Monday, December 14, 7 p.m.
Join us for an online talk with Neil Thomas Proto, author of Fearless: A. Bartlett Giamatti and the Battle for Fairness in America. This book about the early years of A. Bartlett Giamatti, Yale president and baseball commissioner, is a story of persistence and the principled embrace of civic duty. The man who became Yale’s first non-Anglo-Saxon-Protestant president is presented in the context of his family’s history and that of the city of New Haven. This discussion will take place on Zoom — please note that registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.
Information: 203-891-2170

Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

The Bookcase Online Evening Book Discussion Group

Thursday, January 14, 7 p.m.

Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for an online discussion of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. This discussion will take place on Zoom — please note that registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.  The registrant’s name as displayed on Zoom must match the name used for registration in order to guarantee admission. 

Information: 203-891-2170

Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

EVENTS FOR CHILDREN 

Family Take and Make: DIY Cookie Cutters
Wednesday, December 16
For children ages 5-12 and their families. Too cold to go outside? Stay in and bake some cookies! Use our kit to make your very own cookie cutter out of tinfoil. Your kit will include instructions, materials, suggested shapes, and a digital list of potential recipes. Registration is required.
Information: 203-891-2170
Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

Ice Candle Making
Monday, December 28
For children in grades 1-3 and their families.  Design an ice candle using soy wax and a milk carton! Please be advised that this craft involves hot wax.  Participants must have access to a microwave and some ice.  The assistance of an adult is a must for this activity.  Registration is required and will open on Monday, December 7 at 7:00 a.m.

Information: 203-891-2170

Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

Online 3-5-Year-Olds Storytime

Mondays, December 14, 21, and 28, January 4 and 11, 10:30 a.m.
For children ages 3-5.  Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, and movement!  Registration is required. Please note: All registrants with a valid email address will be sent a link for storytime.  For security reasons, we are unable to admit non-registrants to this program.

Information: 203-891-2170

Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

Online Lapsit Storytime

Tuesdays, November 24, December 15, 22, and 29, January 5 and 12, 10:30 a.m.
For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  Little ones and their caregivers are invited to this virtual storytime with Ms. Michelle!  We’ll play with puppets, sing our favorite songs, explore books together, and more.  Registration is required. Please note: All registrants with a valid email address will be sent a link for storytime.  For security reasons, we are unable to admit non-registrants to this program.

Information: 203-891-2170

Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

Online 2-Year-Old Storytime

Wednesdays, December 16, 23, and 30, January 6 and 13, 10:30 a.m.

For children ages 2-3.  Experience music and movement, dive into picture books, and sing your favorite songs with Ms. Michelle!  Registration is required. Please note: All registrants with a valid email address will be sent a link for storytime.  For security reasons, we are unable to admit non-registrants to this program.

Information: 203-891-2170

Website: http://casememoriallibrary.org 

The Library will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 24, and Thursday, December 31. We will be closed Friday and Saturday, December 25 and 26, for Christmas, and Friday and Saturday, January 1 and 2, for New Year’s.

Case Memorial Offers Digital Events, Register Now!

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Jul 082020
 

The Case Memorial Library is offering the following exciting events.

For students grades 7-12, Gamemaster Tom will introduce you to an old classic game that your fathers loved when they were your age, Dungeons & Dragons.

See the details below:


Teen Event: Virtual Dungeons & Dragons
Thursday, July 16, 5-8 p.m.
For students in grades 7-12 (minimum age 13). Join us as we play Dungeons & Dragons online. Players will create characters and set out on an introductory adventure with our Adult Services Librarian Tom, who is an experienced gamemaster. We will be using the Roll20 platform for this program, which is safe, free, and easy to use. Bring your imagination and we’ll do the rest! Registered participants will receive a link to the game session on Roll20 on Tuesday, July 14th.


The Bookcase Online Discussion Group
Thursday, July 23, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for an online discussion of The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee. This discussion will take place on Zoom — please note that registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link via email before the event.

The Library is closed until further notice. We will waive all late fees while we are closed.
Online programs are free and open to the public. Please pre-register.
Phone: 203-891-2170

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It’s Happening At The Library

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Feb 262020
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following upcoming events. (At this point, limited space is available for the children’s activities)

Chess Club
Saturday, February 29, 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. 2 spaces available. Registration is required.

Oscar Film: Joker
Monday, March 2, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4, 1 p.m.

In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. R. 2 hr. 2 min

Butter Slime
Tuesday, March 5, 5 p.m.
For children in grades 1-3.  Create spreadable butter slime!  This activity requires use of the following: glue, baking soda, water, food coloring, baby oil, baby lotion, contact lens solution, and cornstarch.  Registration is required. (4 spaces remain) Call the Library, visit our website, or stop by the Children’s Room to reserve your spot.

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

 

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

 

Coming Up At The Library

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Oct 252019
 

 

 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road offers the following events in the coming weeks.

 

Fall Film: The Best of Enemies
Monday, October 28, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 30, 1 p.m.
Based on the true story of a civil rights activist and a Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit on the desegregation of schools in 1971. 2 hr. 12 min. PG-13.

Friends of the Case Memorial Library Fall Book Sale
Thursday, November 7, 4-7 p.m.: Friends Night. Nonmembers may join in advance or at the door.
Friday, November 8, 1-4 p.m: Open to the public.
Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Open to the public.

Art in the Library Reception
Thursday, November 7, 5-7 p.m.
Photographs by Alexandra Crocco and Artwork by Marian Wittink.

 

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-registerPhone: 203-891-2170