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. The Library will be closed on Saturdays in August due to a severe staffing shortage. The Library will be closed on Saturday, September 5 and Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.
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 Adults
Film Buffs: Woman in Gold
Thursday, August 27, 7 p.m.
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. 109 minutes. PG-13.
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, September 14, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 16, 1 p.m.
- 95 minutes.
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Monday, September 28, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 30, 1 p.m.
- 144 minutes.
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life.
Monday, October 5, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 7, 1 p.m.
- PG-13. 82 minutes.
Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation.
Books & Breakfast: Morning Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, September 15, 10 a.m.
Join Books & Breakfast leader Carol Davidson for a discussion of Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann.
Thursday, October 1, 7 p.m.
Join us for “Let Me Tell You,” an evening of monologues and music presented by the Orange Players.
The Bookcase: Evening Book Discussion Group
Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m.
Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of The Awakening by Kate Chopin.
Art in the Library
September: Photography and mixed media by Patricia Brundage and Maria Borelli.
Reception: Thursday, September 10, 5-7 p.m.
October: Photography and jewelry by Carlyne LaBrecque.
Reception: Thursday, October 8, 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!
Books for Babies
The Friends of the Library welcome our newest and littlest Orange residents to the Library. Parents and their babies born in the last year are invited to the Children’s Department to receive a gift compliments of the Friends which includes a board book, a toy, and baby’s first library card as well as helpful information on how to take advantage of the great programs and services offered by the Library for children and their caregivers.