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 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Library will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. Registration is required for all events, unless otherwise noted.
Did you know you can register for events online?
Registration for events opens three weeks in advance of the event date online at casememoriallibrary.org/events.
Events For Adults
Make & Take: Needle Felted Ornaments
Monday, November 25, 7 p.m.
Create your own needle felted animal ornament or figurine at this small, hands-on workshop. All supplies will be provided. Led by Librarian Rebecca Harlow. This event is full but there is space on the wait list.
Fall Film Series
Registration is highly recommended for all films. Registration opens three weeks in advance of the film screening. All Wednesday afternoon screenings are shown with subtitles.
Monday, December 9, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 11, 1 p.m.
A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies. 1 hr., 40 min. PG. Registration is required and begins Monday, November 18.
The Bookcase: Evening Discussion Group
Thursday, December 12, 7 p.m.
“Trinity” by Laura Hall. Led by Toby Zabinski. Registration is requested.
Mystery Book Discussion Group
Thursday, January 23, 7 p.m.
“I Let You Go” by Clare Mackintosh. Led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic. Registration is requested.
Events For Teens
Book Chat Café
Join Ms. Harlow from the Case Memorial Library and AMSO Media Specialist Mrs. Yeakel at this fun afterschool club for AMSO students who love to read and share their opinions about books over pizza and snacks. Held once a month on Tuesdays in the AMSO media center. Students can see Mrs. Yeakel for more information.
Hygge Holiday Party: Needle Felted Ornaments & Hot Cocoa Bar
Monday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.
For teens in grades 7-12.
Get in the hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) mindset with this peaceful holiday party for teens. Create a needle felted ornament to hang on your tree or in your locker and enjoy a customized hot cocoa at our hot cocoa bar. Space is limited. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, November 12.
Events For Children & Tweens
Wednesday, December 11, 3:45 p.m.
For children in grades 1-6.
Learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Registration is required and begins three weeks in advance of each session.
Kids’ Cookie Decorating Class
Wednesday, December 4, 3:45 p.m.
For children ages 5-8.
Frost, sprinkle, and decorate cookies with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician, Courtney Huggins. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, November 13.
Hot Chocolate Slime
Monday, December 16, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
For children in grades 1-3.
Use our ingredients to make a cool sensory slime that smells just like hot chocolate! Please note: this slime is not meant to be eaten. Registration is required and begins Monday, November 25.
Tween Cookie Decorating Class
Wednesday, December 18, 3:45 p.m.
For children ages 9-12.
Frost, sprinkle, and decorate cookies with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician, Courtney Huggins. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, November 27.
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
No storytime on Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve
Little ones and their caregivers are invited to this high-energy story time with Ms. Michelle! We’ll practice nursery rhymes, sing and move together, and explore touch-and-feel books.
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
No storytime on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day
Audience participation is highly encouraged at this story time session just for 2s. Enjoy books, stories, music and movement, fingerplays and puppetry together.
3-5 Year Olds Storytime
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy storytelling, books, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this story time series especially for 3-5 year olds! A story-related craft is offered following each session.
Art In The Library
November: Artwork by Alexander Crocco and Marian Wittink.
December: Waterworks: Artwork by students of Audrey Galer. Reception: Thursday, December 5, 5-7 p.m.
Homebound Delivery Service
Are you a book lover who is unable to leave your home? If so, the Library will bring the books to you! Orange residents who are homebound may contact the Library to arrange for regular library book delivery service to their home at no charge. Some restrictions apply. For more information, call the Library’s Head of Circulation Services, Samantha Jasulavic, at 203-891-2170 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.