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Library Offers Fun November Activities

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Oct 282021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, continues to create fun and exciting activities for people of all ages, working around the constraints that the COVID pandemic put on everyone across the nation.

Crumpled Paper Art
Monday, November 15

For children ages 3-5.  Create a beautiful work of art inspired by the book “Ish” by Peter H. Reynolds!  Your paper can be used for writing notes, doodling, or future art projects.
Click here to register.

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.

Family Take & Make: Thanksgiving Wind Spinners
Monday, November 15

For families of children ages 6-12. Get ready for Thanksgiving with a simple craft that reminds us what matters! Participants will need scissors and the coloring supplies of their choice. Kit pickups will take place at the desk in the Children’s room between Monday, November 15 and 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.
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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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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale On Oct. 23

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Oct 182021
 

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The Friends of the Library will host its Fall Book Sale at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stop by and browse the endless variety of books, DVDs, music, and more for all ages.

The prices are incredibly affordable. Don’t forget to bring a bag (or two) for all of your purchases.

This popular event takes place in the Library basement. Masks are required.

Case Memorial Library: Banned Books Bingo Ends On Oct. 12

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Oct 072021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road has announced the following events and activities for children, tweens, and adults through the end of this month.

Banned Books Bingo
September 27-October 12

Celebrate Banned Books Week with us! Stop by the Library and fill out a Banned Books Bingo card for a chance to win a banned-books themed heat reactive mug and a tote. To participate, select any five banned books you’ve read to get a bingo (across, down, or diagonal) and drop your completed bingo card into the raffle box,

Outdoor Concert: Yale Citations A Cappella Group
Saturday, October 9, 2 p.m.
An amalgamation of future scientists, doctors, nurses, artists, lawyers (and more!), The Citations is the a cappella group of the graduate and professional schools at Yale University. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. This program will be held outside on the Library’s back lawn. Please bring your own chair, wear a mask, and maintain social distancing.
Click here to register.

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale
Saturday, October 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Books, DVDs, music, and more for all ages! Held in the Library basement. Masks required.

Virtual Zombie Escape Room
Launches Saturday, October 23Open to all ages but best suited for teens in grades 7-12 and adults. Think you have what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? Find out in our virtual escape room! Solve puzzles and test your problem-sol
ving skills (and patience!) alone or with friends and family. No registration is required.

Click here to enter the escape room – if you dare!

Take & Make: Peacocks
Monday, October 25

For children ages 3-5.  Learn about these dazzling birds and make one of your own!  Participants must supply their own glue sticks.  Kits may be picked up in the Children’s Room.
Click here to register.

Tween Reads: Halloween
Monday, October 25For tweens in grades 4-6. Looking for some thrills, scares, or even just some magic-themed fun? Try our Halloween-themed book pick! We’ll check out a Halloween book to you, based on your interests, and you’ll get some Halloween goodies to keep. Registration is required.
Click here to register.

Virtual Author Talk: Spooky Trails and Tall Tales Connecticut
Monday, October 25, 7 p.m.In our forests and meadows lurk spine-chilling ghosts protecting Captain Kidd’s treasure, the abode of the Devil himself, and shadowy creatures such as the Glawackus, all awaiting the next hiker to stumble down the trail.  Join us for a Zoom talk with author Stephen Gencarella!
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Mystery Book Discussion
Thursday, October 28, 1 p.m.Join Librarian Samantha Jasulavic for a discussion of The Diviners by Libba Bray. 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.
Click here to register.

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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August Happenings At The Library

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Jul 292021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announced the following activities in August.

Teen Take & Make Kit: Fortune Cookies
Monday, August 2

For teens in grades 7-12. Create your own fortune cookies with this take-home baking kit. Instructions and most supplies will be provided. Participants must supply 3 large egg whites, a baking sheet, measuring cups and spoons, a mixing bowl, a mixing spoon or beaters, and water. Registration will end Thursday, July 29. Kits will be available for pickup in the Library from Monday, August 2 through Saturday, August 7. Click here to register.

 

Virtual Summer Reading Finale
Saturday, August 7

For children of all ages and their families.  Using mime, comedy, and interactive stories,Robert Rivest will bring original and classic Tall Tales (with Tails) to life before your eyes.  Registration is not required!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Case Memorial Library.

 

 

Concert: Survivors Swing Band
Sunday, August 8, 2 p.m.

Remember when you listened, sang, and danced to the great old tunes of the 1920’s through the 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. In the event of rain, this event will be postponed to Sunday, August 22.
Click here to register.

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 Audiobook Titles At The Library

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Jul 292021
 

The Case Memorial Library introduced the following audiobooks to its shelves in July.

The consequences of fear / Jacqueline Winspear.

Golden girl / Elin Hilderbrand.

The good sister : a novel / Sally Hepworth.

Hour of the Witch / Chris Bohjalian.

The last bookshop in London : a novel of World War II / Madeline Martin.

The Personal Librarian [sound recording] / Marie Benedict.

The plot : a novel / Jean Hanff Korelitz.

Where the forest meets the stars : a novel / Glendy Vanderah

 

It’s Happening At The Library

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Jul 252021
 

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

Virtual Author Talk: Found in Transition

Monday, July 26, 7 p.m.
In this autobiographical narrative, an Iranian-American pediatrician and mother of three is blindsided when one of her children comes out as transgender. As the author grapples with her child’s transition from male to female, she is forced to re-examine her ideas of parenting, gender, and personal identity.  Join us for a Zoom talk with author Paria Hassouri!
Click here to register.

Teen Take & Make Kit: Fortune Cookies
Monday, August 2
For teens in grades 7-12. Create your own fortune cookies with this take-home baking kit. Instructions and most supplies will be provided. Participants must supply 3 large egg whites, a baking sheet, measuring cups and spoons, a mixing bowl, a mixing spoon or beaters, and water. Registration will end Thursday, July 29. Kits will be available for pickup in the Library from Monday, August 2 through Saturday, August 7.
Click here to register.

Virtual Summer Reading Finale
Saturday, August 7
For children of all ages and their families.  Using mime, comedy, and interactive stories, Robert Rivest will bring original and classic Tall Tales (with Tails) to life before your eyes.  Registration is not required!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Case Memorial Library.

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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Regular Library Hours Will Be Reinstated On Monday, June 7 

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Jun 032021
 

Library Director Kathy Giotsas, MLIS, MBA, released this statement regarding the reopening of the Case Memorial Library next Monday.

The Case Memorial Library staff would like to extend a sincere thanks to all our patrons for your patience and understanding during this period where the library has been open for limited hours and services. We

Libraries across the state have been dealing with several challenges due to the pandemic. During this time, the library staff has been working behind closed doors to provide and arrange a full slate of virtual events, performances, and more. Staff also developed programs on our YouTube channel and created regular storytime videos, crafts, and recommendations for books along with Zoom book discussions, author talks, and so much more.

For the summer we will continue to create virtual events and programs along with our Summer Reading programs for all ages.

The Case Memorial Library is planning to restore its full hours of operation on June 7th, 2021. We are still planning to observe the wearing of masks, social distancing, and barriers.

Here’s what’s happened recently:

Sunday, May 16th – Outdoor programs began, utilize PPE, distancing and safety protocols must be followed. Zoom programs will also continue.

Monday, May 24th – The library will no longer quarantine materials upon return.

Schedule On Reopening

Monday, June 7th – Regular hours of the library will be restored.

  •   Mon. & Thu. 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  •   Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Friday July 2nd, – Curbside service will end. Tuesday, July 6th – Fine collection will resume. Safety Procedures

    The Case Memorial Library has instituted a variety of safety precautions and procedures in order to keep staff and patrons as safe as possible.

  •   Programs and events will be held virtually or outdoors until further notice
  •   Masks are required to be worn by all for curbside pickup and inside the building

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Thank you for your understanding as we navigate the challenges of COVID-19. The health and safety of our staff and patrons remain our top priority as we take the next step in reopening to our full schedule.

All Case Memorial Library patrons must continue to follow best practices for COVID-19 health and safety which include masking, social distancing, safety barriers, and frequent cleaning. We continue to ask that all library staff and patrons, age two and older, wear masks or other approved face coverings inside the library building. This measure is in place for both vaccinated and unvaccinated members. Anyone who isunable to wear a mask should contact the library to discuss alternative service options.

  •   Patrons and staff should regularly use hand sanitizer and/or wash hands, clean shared equipment and surfaces between each use
  •   Sanitizing wipes will be located next to every public-use computer for patrons to wipe keyboard and mouse
  •   The library will have all commonly used surfaces sanitized daily
  •   Social distancing will be the norm inside the library and for both curbside pickup and item drop off

    We hope to see everyone in the library soon!

     

News From The Case Memorial Library

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Apr 222021
 

Case Memorial Library

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

Virtual Author Talk: The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902

Monday, April 26, 7 p.m.
Female immigrants discovered their collective consumer power, while a cartel conspired to keep meat prices high. Join us for a Zoom talk with author Scott Seligman!  Please note that registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event.

Take & Make: Blooming Paper Flowers

Wednesday, April 28
For children ages 3 and up.  Decorate paper flowers, then watch them blossom! Adult supervision is required.  Participants must supply their own scissors, crayons or permanent markers, and a large bowl or baking pan. Registration will end Tuesday, April 27. Kits will be available for curbside pickup from Wednesday, April 28 through Saturday, May 1.

Take & Make Craft Kit: Gemstone Soaps

Monday, May 3
For adults and teens in grades 7-12. Create your own colorful, scented gemstone soaps with this introductory soapmaking kit. Instructions and most supplies will be provided. Participants must supply a microwave, microwavable dishes, and a knife. Registration will end Thursday, April 29. Kits will be available for curbside pickup from Monday, May 3 through Saturday, May 8. Please select your pickup day when registering.

Tween Take & Make: Beaded Butterfly Magnets

Monday, May 3
For tweens in grades 4-6. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a special caregiver this Sunday or just want something pretty for your fridge, you’ll love this beaded butterfly magnet! We’ll supply beads, pipe cleaners, glitter, a clothespin, and a magnet so you can create your very own. Kit pickup will take place via curbside pickup between Monday, May 3, and Saturday, May 8. Please select your pickup day when registering.

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted. Please pre-register.
We offer curbside pickup.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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Case Memorial Announces Arrival Of New Audiobooks

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Jan 222021
 

If you don’t have the time (or eyesight) to read a physical book, then audiobooks are the way to go. The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road has a wonderful selection of titles for you to enjoy, expand your knowledge, or for whatever reason you choose a particular book.

New Audiobooks have just arrived in January 2021

Each title is linked to its catalog entry, where you can place a request to pick up the item at the Case Memorial Library.

Is this anything? / Jerry Seinfeld.

The law of innocence / Michael Connelly.

The midnight library / Matt Haig.

We offer curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.

Phone: 203-891-2170

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New DVDs Available At The Library

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Jan 202021
 

The Case Memorial Library now offers these new DVD titles.

New DVDs, January 2021

Each title is linked to its catalog entry, where you can place a request to pick up the item at the Case Memorial Library.

The crown. The complete third season.
The dead don’t die.
Deadwood : the movie.
His dark materials.
The Gentlemen.
Keith Haring : street art boy.
Kiki’s delivery service.
The King of Staten Island.
Mulan.
Proxima.
Roadkill.
The secret of Kells.
Sweet Sweetback’s baadasssss song.
Tenet.
Terrified.
The walking dead. The complete ninth season.
Veep. The final season.
Yellowstone. Season Three.

We offer curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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