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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!
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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

http://www.casememoriallibrary.org

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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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It’s Still Happening At The Library

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Dec 292020
 

Case Memorial Library

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.  

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

A note for RBdigital users:
After Wednesday, December 30, 2020, the digital magazines now available through RBdigital will instead be available in the Libby app from OverDrive.

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 


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New Music At The Library

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Nov 232020
 

The Case Memorial Library just brought in a nice variety of new Music CDs.

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

Adagio for strings / Barber. In praise of Shahn ; To thee old cause / Schuman.

American head / The Flaming Lips.

Fall to pieces / Tricky.

Legends never die / Juice WRLD.

Palo Alto / Thelonious Monk.

Tea for the tillerman 2 / Yusuf/Cat Stevens.

The ascension / Sufjan Stevens.

This dream of you / Diana Krall.

 

The Library offers curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.
Phone: 203-891-2170
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New Audiobook Titles At The Library

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Nov 122020
 

Case Memorial Library

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announced the arrival of several New Audiobooks.

November 2020

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 book of two ways: a novel / Jodi Picoult.

Invisible girl: a novel / Lisa Jewell.

Magic lessons: the prequel to Practical Magic / Alice Hoffman.

The return / Nicholas Sparks.

Sex and vanity / Kevin Kwan.

A time for mercy / John Grisham.

The truths we hold: An American journey / Kamala Harris.