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 12-8; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10-5; Saturday 10-4. The Library will be closed Saturday, December 23 and Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas; Saturday, December 30 and Monday, January 1 in observance of the New Year; and Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Events For Adults
The Bookcase: Evening Discussion Group
Thursday, December 14, 7 p.m.
Join The Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of Rules of Civility by Amor Towles. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.
Books and Breakfast: Morning Discussion Group
Tuesday, January 16, 10 a.m.
Join Books & Breakfast leader Carol Davidson for a discussion of The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.
Events For Teens
Book Chat Café
Tuesday, December 19, 2:15 p.m.
For Amity Middle School students who love to read and share their opinions over refreshments. Held at the Amity Middle School Media Center. Please see Ms. Leibrock to join.
Teen Cooking Class
Wednesday, December 27, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
For students in grades 6-12. Learn how to make tasty, healthy recipes with Courtney Huggins, Orange ShopRite’s registered dietician. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, December 6. Please notify the Library of any food allergies at the time of registration.
Events For Children
3-5 Year Olds Storytime
Mondays at 4:30 p.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. Registration is not required. No storytime on December 25, January 1, or January 15.
Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m.
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, plus explore touch-and-feel books. Registration is not required.
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Audience participation is highly encouraged at this storytime session just for 2s. Enjoy books, stories, music and movement, fingerplays, and puppetry together. Registration is not required.
The Hampstead Stage Company presents “Robin Hood”
Monday, December 11, 4:30 p.m.
For children ages 5 and up.
This classic English folktale chronicles the life and adventures of the infamous outlaw with a heart of gold. We’ll follow Robin as he wages an ongoing war against the oppressive tyrant King John, while befriending the residents of Sherwood Forest and making mischief with his Band of Merrie Men. Prepare for an action-packed hour filled with brave heroics, bumbling villains, and heartwarming moments. Registration is required and begins Monday, November 20. Sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund.
December: Watercolors by Puja Sinha, Anisha Jain, Francesca Giannattasio, Erica Chen, and Rachana Yetakuri, on view December 2-28.