Programs at the Case Memorial Library are free (except as noted for materials charges) and open to the public. Library hours are as follows: Monday and Thursday 10-8; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10-5; Saturday 10-4. The Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day and on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Registration is highly recommended for all Library events.
Come to our weekly storytimes to have fun, meet new friends, and set your child on the path to lifelong learning!
Our lapsit storytimes are for babies and toddlers up to 24 months and feature nursery rhymes, music, and movement. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Visit casememoriallibrary.org/events for upcoming dates.
Our 2-year-old storytimes feature storytelling, music, and movement. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Visit casememoriallibrary.org/events for upcoming dates.
Three to Five-Year-Old Storytime
Our 3 to 5-year-old storytimes feature storytelling, rhymes, finger plays, and a craft activity. Mondays at 4 p.m. Visit casememoriallibrary.org/events for upcoming dates.
Events for Teens
Book Chat Café
Tuesday, November 17, December 15, 2:15 p.m. Held in the Amity Middle School Media Center for teens who love to read and share their opinions over refreshments. Please see Ms. Leibrock.
Events for Adults
British Academy Film Award Film Series
Registration is highly recommended for all films. Seating is limited. Registration opens three weeks in advance of the screening date.
Monday, November 2, 7 p.m. & Wednesday, November 4, 1 p.m.
A young and disoriented British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971. Nominations: Outstanding British Film, Outstanding Debut by a British Writer. 99 min. R
Monday, November 16, 7 p.m. & Wednesday, November 18, 1 p.m.
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. Nominations: Outstanding British Film, Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Supporting Actress. Wins: Outstanding Debut by a British Writer. 119 min. R
Monday, December 7, 7 p.m. & Wednesday, December 9, 1 p.m.
When Louis Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran. Nominations: Leading Actor, Original Screenplay, Editing. 117 min. R
Books & Breakfast: Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, November 17, 10 a.m.
Join Books & Breakfast leader Carol Davidson for a discussion of Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
The Bookcase: Evening Book Discussion Group
Thursday, December 10, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
Art in the Library
November: Watercolors by students of Audrey Galer. Reception: November 12, 5-7 p.m.
Semi-Annual Great Basement Book Sale
Saturday, November 7, 10-3 p.m.
Over 50,000 items will be available this year, including: hardcover and paperback fiction and non-fiction, vinyl records, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and books for children and teens as well as many free items. Come check it out!
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Let Me Tell You: An Evening of Monologues and Music
Thursday, November 5, 7 p.m.
Join us for a Reader’s Theatre Program of monologues and music, directed by Peg Meisenhelder and Pat Miller, both longtime Orange Players members who have worked together on programs for several years. The cast is comprised of Orange Players members T.J. Chila, Steve Hechtman, Jen Ju, Jackie Koral, Linda Martin, Robin Michalik, Halina Slawsky, and Paul Templeton. The material is a mélange of moods and musings of many different characters who will engage the audiences, tickle their funny bones, and provide food for thought. The Orange Players is the second oldest continually performing community theatre group in Connecticut, founded in 1974.