It’s Happening At The Library, Several Great Subjects From Which To Choose

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Jan 242019

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, offers the following programs and events for children, teens, and adults.

Connecticut 169 Club
Monday, January 28, 7 p.m.
Learn about Connecticut 169 Club, the travel guide to all 169 of Connecticut’s towns, with author Marty Podskoch. Local contributors Ginny Reinhard of Orange, Martha German of Woodbridge, and Art Stowe of Milford will be present to discuss the unique history and local attractions of their towns and sign books.

Tween Advisory Group (TWAG)
Tuesday, January 29, 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. Pizza will be served. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room or call the Library to sign up!

Teen Cooking Class
Thursday, January 31, 3:30 p.m.
Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. For students in grades 7-12.


Take Your Child to the Library Day: A Palo Seco Flamenco Company
Saturday, February 2, 11 a.m.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  For children and families of all ages.  Olé!  Saturday, February 2, 2019 is Take Your Child to the Library Day and we’re celebrating with A Palo Seco Flamenco Company of New York CIty.  Experience the energy of a live flamenco performance and learn more about the history and culture of Andalusia where the style first began.  This event will fill up quickly, so reserve your space early!  Registration is required.


3-5 Year Old Story Time: Teddy Bear Clinic with DOCS Urgent Care of Orange
Monday, February 4, 10:30 a.m.
For children ages 3-5.  Bring your favorite teddy bear, doll, or other cuddly pal and meet a very special guest from DOCS Urgent Care of Orange!  We’ll learn about germs, how to stay healthy, and more.  Registration is required.


Tech Help Appointments
Tuesday, February 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Need tech help? Schedule a fifteen-minute appointment! Our librarians can answer questions about downloading e-books and audiobooks; using your device or laptop; Microsoft Office applications; using the Internet; basic computing; and more. Note: This program offers basic technology assistance. We are unable to help with broken hardware, viruses, and other advanced issues. Please bring any relevant usernames and passwords with you. Call the Reference Desk at 203-891-2170 to schedule your appointment.

Bad Art Competition
Wednesday, February 6, 3:30 p.m.
Put your artistic skills to the test and compete in our bad art competition. Children will be given 45 minutes to make the “worst” piece of art. At the end of 45 minutes, our judge will select a winner, and the lucky child will go home with a tacky trophy. For children ages 7-9. Registration is required. Click below, stop by the Children’s Room or call the Library to sign up!

OzoBot Valentines
Thursday, February 7, 5:45 p.m.
For children ages 6-10.  Make a heartwarming STEM Valentine with the help of our OzoBots!  After we finish creating, kids are encouraged to bring their own camera phones and iPads to film their creations in action.  Then, they can send their Valentine videos to friends and family.  Please be advised: to avoid running over time, registrants are advised to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Registration is required.


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