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Case Memorial Library: Power Is Back On, Open For Pick Up Again

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Aug 072020
 

After two days’ closure due to the power outage, the staff is back in the library and ready to help you with curbside pickup and computer use by appointment. The Case Memorial Library is located at 176 Tyler City Road.

Here are some new titles that arrived this month:


New Adult Fiction, August 2020

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

The all-night sun: a novel / Diane Zinna.
The angel of the crows / Katherine Addison.
Archie goes home / Robert Goldsborough.
A beautifully foolish endeavor: a novel / Hank Green.
Big summer: a novel / Jennifer Weiner.
Blacktop wasteland: a novel / S. A. Cosby.
The bones of Wolfe: a border noir / James Carlos Blake.
The Book of Lost Names / Kristin Harmel.
The book of second chances / Katherine Slee.
Brunch and other obligations / Suzanne Nugent.
The butterfly lampshade / by Aimee Bender.
A children’s bible: a novel / Lydia Millet.
Crossings: consisting of three manuscripts: The education of a monster: City of Ghosts : Tales of the albatross / Alex Landragin.
Deadlock / Catherine Coulter.
Destination wedding / Diksha Basu.
The distant dead: a novel / Heather Young.
1st case / James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts.
Florida man: a novel / Tom Cooper.
The German heiress: a novel / Anika Scott.
The German house: a novel / Annette Hess translated from the German by Elisabeth Lauffer.
Grown-ups / Marian Keyes.
The guest list: a novel / Lucy Foley.
Half Moon Bay: a novel / Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman.
Hamnet / Maggie O’Farrell.
Handbook for homicide / Lorna Barrett.
He started it / Samantha Downing.
The heir affair / Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan.
His & hers / Alice Feeney.
How the penguins saved Veronica / Hazel Prior.
In five years: a novel / Rebecca Serle.
The island child: a novel / Molly Aitken.
A journal of the plague year / Daniel Defoe edited by Louis Landa with an introduction by David Roberts.
A lady’s guide to mischief and murder / Dianne Freeman.
The Lost and Found Bookshop / Susan Wiggs.
Love, death & rare books / a novel by Robert Hellenga.
Malorie: a Bird Box novel / Josh Malerman.
Man of my time / Dalia Sofer.
More better deals / Joe R. Lansdale.
Motherland: a novel / Leah Franqui.
Musical chairs: a novel / Amy Poeppel.
Muzzled / David Rosenfelt.
Near dark: a thriller / Brad Thor.
Never ask me / Jeff Abbott.
Not like the movies / Kerry Winfrey.
Of mutts and men / Spencer Quinn.
The order: a novel / Daniel Silva.
Outsider / Linda Castillo.
Paris is always a good idea / Jenn McKinlay.
Pew / Catherine Lacey.
Playing nice: a novel / JP Delaney.
The request / David Bell.
A royal affair / Allison Montclair.
Second sister / Chan Ho-Kei translated from the Chinese by Jeremy Tiang.
The shadow king: a novel / Maaza Mengiste.
The shadows / Alex North.
Simon the fiddler: a novel / Paulette Jiles.
A spell for trouble / Esme Addison.
A star is bored / Byron Lane.
To catch an earl / Kate Bateman.
To kill a mocking girl: a bookbinding mystery / Harper Kincaid.
28 summers : a novel / Elin Hilderbrand.
Utopia Avenue: a novel  / David Mitchell.
What you wish for / Katherine Center.
When she was good: a novel / Michael Robotham.
Witches and wedding cake / Bailey Cates.
You again: a novel / Debra Jo Immergut.

The Library is temporarily closed to the public. We offer curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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Upcoming Events for Children, Teens and Adults At The Library

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Jul 282020
 

The Case Memorial Library is here to serve the community.  We are temporarily closed to the public, but we continue to provide services and develop new programs to meet your needs.  

We are currently providing the following services:

  • Our public computers may be used by appointment only. Call 203-891-2170 or email reference@casememoriallibrary.org to make an appointment. Time slots for computer use are 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m., and 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Monday and Thursday evenings only). 
  • 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.  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.

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

EVENTS FOR ADULTS 

Book Discussions

Online Mystery Book Discussion

Thursday, August 13, 1 p.m.

Join Librarian Samantha Jasulavic for an online discussion of The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. 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. Please call the library or contact Samantha at sjasulavic@casememoriallibrary.org to place a hold on a copy of the book.

Online Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Chat

Thursday, August 27, 6 p.m.

Do you have a new favorite science fiction or fantasy author you’d like to share or are you currently re-reading one of the classics and want to geek out over it with others? Come join Librarians Tom and Jonathan online for our very first Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Chat. All are welcome. Registration is required (you will receive a Zoom link the day before the chat).

EVENTS FOR CHILDREN 

Online 3-5 Year Olds Storytime

Monday, August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 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.

Online Lapsit Storytime

Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 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.

Online 2-Year-Old Storytime

Wednesdays, August 5 and 12, 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.

Tween Take & Make: Cyanotypes

Kit pickup: Thursday, August 6-Saturday, August 8

For tweens going into grades 4-6. One of the earliest forms of photography, cyanotypes use the sun to imprint white silhouettes onto rich blue backgrounds. Learn about the first book of photographs and create your own unique print to take home! Participants may bring flowers, leaves, or small objects from home to use in their design. This activity requires the use of lemon juice and paper coated with ferric ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide. Registered participants will be able to pick up their take-home kit between Thursday, August 6, and Saturday, August 8.

Tween Virtual Chill and Create

Thursday, August 6, 2-3 p.m.

For tweens going into grades 4-6.  Working on a drawing? Making a graphic novel? Practicing your knitting skills? Whatever motivates you to be creative, you’ll be welcome at our tween socially-distanced social hour! Join us via Zoom as we share our projects and our ideas.  Registered participants will receive a link to our Zoom session on Tuesday, August 4.

Take & Make: Rapunzel Rescue Challenge

Kit pickup: Thursday, August 13-Saturday, August 15

For children entering grades 1-3. Engineer a clever escape for Rapunzel and save the day using your imagination!  All materials will be provided.  Registered participants may pick up their take-home kits via curbside pickup from Thursday, August 13 to Saturday, August 15.  Adult supervision strongly recommended. Registration is required.  

Take & Make: Geology Slime

Kit pickup: Thursday, August 20-Saturday, August 23

For children entering grades 1-3. Mix a cool sensory concoction full of gemstones and minerals.  All materials will be provided.  Registered participants may pick up their take-home kits via curbside pickup from Thursday, August 20 to Saturday, August 23.  Use of food coloring is optional.  Adult supervision strongly recommended.  Registration is required.  

EVENTS FOR TEENS

Virtual Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, August 6, 5:30 p.m.

For students in grades 7-12 (minimum age 13). Join us as we play Dungeons & Dragons Online 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, August 4.

The Library will be closed Saturday, September 5, and Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day.

New Teen Fiction At The Library

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Jul 282020
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, now offers the following titles in Teen Fiction.
New Teen Fiction, July 2020

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

A heart in a body in the world / Deb Caletti.
Again again / E. Lockhart.
All the stars and teeth / Adalyn Grace.
All your twisted secrets / Diana Urban.
American road trip / Patrick Flores-Scott.
Aurora burning : Aurora Cycle_02 / Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff.
Be not far from me / Mindy McGinnis.
Blood countess / Lana Popovic.
Buried beneath the baobab tree / Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani   with afterword by Viviana Mazza.
Burn / Patrick Ness.
Chain of gold / Cassandra Clare.
Chosen / Kiersten White.
Clap when you land / Elizabeth Acevedo.
Deathless divide / Justina Ireland.
Ember queen / Laura Sebastian.
Forged in fire and stars / Andrea Robertson.
Foul is fair / Hannah Capin.
Full disclosure / Camryn Garrett.
Girl, unframed.
Girls save the world in this one / Ash Parsons.
Golden arm / Carl Deuker.
Harley in the sky / Akemi Dawn Bowman.
House of dragons / Jessica Cluess.
Hunted by the sky / Tanaz Bhathena.
Jo & Laurie / Margaret Stohl & Melissa de la Cruz.
Lucky caller / Emma Mills.
Lucy Crisp and the vanishing house / Janet Hill.
Michigan vs. the boys / Carrie S. Allen.
Music from Another World / Robin Talley.
My Calamity Jane / Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows.
Nameless queen / Rebecca McLaughlin.
Nyxia / Scott Reintgen.
Of curses and kisses / Sandhya Menon.
Red hood / Elana K. Arnold.
Seven deadly shadows  / Courtney Alameda and Valynne E. Maetani.
Seven endless forests / April Genevieve Tucholke.
Sick kids in love / Hannah Moskowitz.
Small spaces / Katherine Arden.
Songs from the deep / Kelly Powell.
The ballad of songbirds and snakes / Suzanne Collins.
The betrothed / Kiera Cass.
The Black Flamingo / Dean Atta.
The blossom and the firefly / Sherri L. Smith.
The burning / Laura Bates.
The epic fail of Arturo Zamora / Pablo Cartaya.
The gravity of us / by Phil Stamper.
The henna wars / Adiba Jaigirdar.
The kinder poison / Natalie Mae.
The King of Crows / Libba Bray.
The Kingdom of Back / Marie Lu.
The light in hidden places / Sharon Cameron.
The loop / Ben Oliver.
The Lucky Ones / Liz Lawson.
The night diary / Veera Hiranandani.
The paper girl of Paris / Jordyn Taylor.
The Queen’s assassin / Melissa de la Cruz.
The stars beneath our feet / David Barclay Moore.
The truth as told by Mason Buttle / Leslie Connor.
They went left / Monica Hesse.
This boy / Lauren Myracle.
This train is being held / Ismee Williams.
Tigers, not daughters / Samantha Mabry.
We are all his creatures : tales of P. T. Barnum, the greatest showman.
When we were magic / Sarah Gailey.
Yes no maybe so / Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed.

The Library is temporarily closed to the public. We offer curbside pickup and computer use by appointment.
Phone: 203-891-2170
http://www.casememoriallibrary.org
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Baby Steps: Case Memorial Library Opening For Computer Use

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Jul 102020
 

The Case Memorial Library will be opening for Computer use by appointment and we are expanding our curbside pick-up hours!

Great news! As of Monday, July 13, 2020, you can request a computer appointment.

Curbside pick-up also will be available Monday – Saturday.

What you should know about computer appointments

● Public computer workstations are available by appointment only (i.e. no walk-ins)

● All library patrons are eligible to make an appointment—patrons without a library card may obtain a guest pass from the Reference desk which will be generated contact-free

● Patrons may call 203-891-2170 or email reference@casememoriallibrary.org to make an appointment

● Appointments are for COMPUTER WORKSTATION USE only. Patrons may not browse the stacks or visit any other part of the building during their appointment, except to use the public restrooms

● Patrons may make up to two appointments for public computer workstation use per week

● Patrons will check in with Reference staff at the side door of the library—in order to maintain proper social distancing, patrons will be checked in one at a time

● Patrons must be on time for their appointment—late patrons will not receive additional time for computer use. In addition, the library reserves the right not to admit patrons who are more than 10 minutes late for their appointment

● Patrons must wear face coverings or masks at all times inside the library, including when seated in the public computer workstation area. (Masks must cover the nose and mouth.)

● Library staff will sanitize workstations between appointments. Cleaning wipes will also be provided at each workstation so that patrons may sanitize their desk, equipment, and chair before using the computer

● Public computer workstations may be used for 1 hour at a time

● Patrons will check out with Reference staff when they are finished using the computer and leave via the front side door

● Reference staff may assist patrons with computer questions or technology troubleshooting from behind the desk. For public health safety reasons, Reference staff are not able to assist patrons in the public computer workstation area

● For public health safety reasons, there is no public printing available at this time. Patrons may save their work to their own flash drive if they bring one (The library cannot offer its own flash drives for patron use)

Preliminary Time Slots:

● 10 am-11 am

● 2 pm-3 pm

● 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

● 6:30-7:30 pm (Monday and Thursday evenings only)

These time slots are subject to change.

 

 

Case Memorial Library Offers Curbside Pickup Service

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Jul 062020
 

Case Memorial Library

Great news! As of Monday, July 6, 2020, you can place requests in the library’s catalog again.

You can also pick up your items at the library.

Important Service Notes:

Curbside pickup at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, is available Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Curbside requests can be placed by email or by calling the library. We will also call patrons to pick-up holds when they are ready.

This service is available to anyone with a valid library card in our system.

To learn what items are available, consult our library catalog or contact the library during curbside pickup hours.

All requests will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is a limit of 5 items, with a combination of any material type.

Scheduling a date and time for pickup with a library staff member is necessary.

Please feel free to return any items you have checked out. Our book drop is open 24
hours.

Due dates for materials already checked out have been extended and you can return items later.

Holds cannot be placed on the museum passes.

Patrons should wear masks and practice social distancing when picking up items.

There will not be a staff member present to help you.  If you have any questions, please
call the library at 203-891-2170.

Any items that are not picked up on their scheduled day will be put back on the shelf for circulation.

At this time, the library cannot accept books or media donations.

Curbside Pickup Step-By-Step

Request Items

Use our library catalog to find items and make a request by placing a hold on the
item.

Or call the Library at 203-891-2170 (press 2 for Circulation Department) during
curbside pickup hours.

Or email the Library at circulation@casememoriallibrary.org.

You may also speak to a Librarian who can assist you in finding a good read.

Wait for notification

You will receive a phone call when your items are ready for pickup.

Once an item is ready, you will have a set day and time to pick up the item(s).

The items will be checked out to you and placed in a paper bag

When Will The Library Open Again?

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Jun 032020
 

The staff at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange posted this notice on its website for all of those inquiring minds wondering when they’ll be able to return to one of their favorite town buildings:

Dear Library Patrons,

The Case Memorial Library staff is eager to open its doors to the public, but our number one priority is the safety of our patrons and staff.

We are working diligently behind the scenes to implement protocols that will allow us to restore some library services to our residents. We know that some libraries have started implementing curbside services for their residents and we plan to provide this service to Orange residents in the near future as well.

We will update you on Facebook, Orange Live, and our website as soon as we have firm dates and more information about this service. In the meantime, please keep your library materials at home; late fees will not accrue while we are closed to the public.

Stay safe.

Sincerely,

The Case Memorial Library Staff

ALERT: Scholarship Deadline Extended

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Apr 082020
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, announced today that it is extending its deadline to apply for the Lucy Scillia Scholarship to May 15, 2020. Click here for more information.

The Library is closed until further notice. All programs are canceled until further notice. We will waive all late fees while we are closed.

 

Library Basement Book Sale Slated For Nov. 7

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Nov 042019
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, will host its popular book sale in the basement of the library on Thursday, Nov. 7 and Friday, Nov. 8 from 1-4 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Find incredible deals on gently used books, videotapes, CDs, DVDs and more.

Everyone waits for this sale, don’t miss it.

For more information, call  203-891-2170.

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

 

It’s Happening At The Library

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Jul 162019
 

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

 

Color War
Tuesday, July 16, 3:30 p.m.
Prepare to get messy! Tweens will be playing an epic game of capture the flag with color powder, which will be used to “color-tag” the other teams! This program will take place on the lawn behind the library, and is open to tweens entering grades 4-6. Registration is required. Parents must sign their tween up in the Children’s Room. Registration cannot be completed over the phone or online. If you have any questions, please call the library at 203-891-2170.

Oscar Film: Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Wednesday, July 17, 1 p.m.
When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.1 hr. 46 min. R.

Beardsley Zoomobile
Thursday, July 18, 1 p.m.
For children ages 3-5.  Meet and touch amazing animals, plus examine rare artifacts!  Registration is required.

 

Mystery Book Discussion
Thursday, July 18, 7 p.m.

Join Librarian Samantha Jasulavic for a discussion of I Found You by Lisa Jewell.

Teen Craft: Paper Flowers
Friday, July 19, 3 p.m.
For students entering grades 7-12. Make your own colorful crepe paper poppies.

Chess Club
Tuesday, July 23, 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!

 

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

Phone: 203-891-2170