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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!
Click here to register.

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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Case Memorial Library October Offerings

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Oct 052021
 

The Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, offers the following for children, tweens, teens and adults in October.

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.

Take & Make Kit: Felted Wool Acorns
Tuesday, October 12
For adults and teens in grades 7-12. Learn a basic technique for working with wool roving and create a fun decoration for fall using real acorn caps. Most supplies will be provided. Participants will need to supply a two bowls, hot water, and dish soap. Registration will end Saturday, October 9. Kits will be available for pickup at the Adult Reference Desk from Tuesday, October 12 through Saturday, October 23.
Click here to register.

Tween Take and Make: Pumpkin Patch Snack
Tuesday, October 12
For tweens in grades 4-6. Make an autumn-themed snack to enjoy! Participants will be using mellowcreme pumpkins (contains egg), green licorice, chocolate pudding, and oreos. Mellowcreme pumpkins will need to be refrigerated after pickup. Registration is required.
Click here to register.

Family Take & Make Kit: Butterbeer
Monday, October 18
For families of all ages. One kit per household. Create homemade butterbeer for your family with this tasty take-home kit. All supplies will be provided. When registering, please register for one kit for your household under the name of the person who will be picking up the kit. Fill out the number of people in your household by age group so we can provide the correct amount of ingredients for your kit. Registration will end Thursday, October 14.
Click here to register.

Teen Take & Make Kit: Pumpkin Carving
Monday, October 18
For teens in grades 7-12. Pick a pumpkin from our indoor pumpkin patch and choose your carving kit: undead pumpkin or starry night pumpkin! Pumpkins and supplies needed to complete the design will be provided. Participants must supply carving tools. Registration will end Thursday, October 14. Pumpkins and kits will be available for pickup from Monday, October 18 through Saturday, October 23. Please inquire at the Adult Reference Desk.
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 are required.

 

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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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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