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Case Memorial Library 7/26/19

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.  Registration is required for all programs, 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 All Ages

Harry Potter Escape Room: Escape from Filch’s Office

Monday, August 5-Saturday, August 10

For tweens, teens, and adults ages 10 and up

You’re locked in Filch’s office.  Can you find the hidden portkey you need to escape before he returns?  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Monday, July 15.  Visit www.casememoriallibrary.org/events for times.

Events For Adults

Concert:  BluesGrass

Saturday, August 3, 2 p.m.

Join us for BluesGrass, an acoustic Americana concert featuring bluegrass, blues, and folk music.  BluesGrass is the acoustic duo of Jon Swift and Mark White, two experienced musicians who have been immersed for many years in American roots music.  Registration is required and begins Saturday, July 13.

Henna Workshop for Adults

Monday, August 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Learn about henna and receive a beautiful henna tattoo from artist Jamilah.  While we wait for our tattoos, we’ll color mandalas and practice with henna cones.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Monday, August 5.  Please be prepared to stay for the full two hours.

2019 Oscar Film Series

Registration is highly recommended for all Oscar films.  Registration opens three weeks in advance of the film screening.  All Wednesday afternoon screenings are shown with subtitles.

Black Panther

Monday, July 29, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 31, 1 p.m.

T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country’s past.  2 hr. 14 min.  PG-13.  Registration is required and begins Monday, July 8.

At Eternity’s Gate

Monday, August 12, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 14, 1 p.m.

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.  1 hr. 51 min.  PG-13.  Registration is required and begins Monday, July 22.

Book Discussions

The Bookcase:  Evening Discussion Group

Thursday, August 22, 7 p.m.

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.  Led by Toby Zabinski.  Registration is requested.

Mystery Book Discussion Group

Thursday, September 12, 7 p.m.

A Brilliant Death by Robin Yocum.  Led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Registration is requested.

Events For Teens

Teen Craft: Peppermint Lip Balm

Thursday, August 1, 3-4 p.m.

For teens entering grades 7-12.

Create your own peppermint-flavored lip balm.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Thursday, July 11.

Teen Cooking Class

Tuesday, August 13, 3-4 p.m.

For teens entering grades 7-12.

Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins.  Please notify the Library of any food restrictions at least 24 hours in advance of the program.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, July 23.

Teen Henna Workshop

Monday, August 19, 4-6 p.m.

For teens entering grades 7-12.

Learn about henna and receive a beautiful henna tattoo from artist Jamilah.  While we wait for our tattoos, we’ll decorate sugar cookies, color mandalas, and practice with henna cones.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Monday, July 29.  Please be prepared to stay for the full two hours.

Events For Children & Tweens

Chess Club

Wednesday, August, 28, 3:45 p.m.

For children and tweens in grades 1-6.

Learn and play chess at our monthly chess club for children and tweens.  Registration is required and begins three weeks in advance of the event date.

Make Your Own Astronaut Pudding

Thursday, July 25, 5:30 p.m.

For children entering grades 1-3

Whip up a batch of astronaut pudding & uncover the surprising secrets of eating in space!  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, July 3.

Lava Slime

Tuesday, July 30, 3:45 p.m.

For tweens entering grades 3-6

Brew your own magic, color-changing slime with the help of a secret ingredient.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, July 9.

Tween Advisory Group (TWAG)

Wednesday, July 31, 3:45 p.m.

Tuesday, August 27, 3:45 p.m.

For tweens in grades 4-6.

Join us at our monthly meeting to brainstorm and help plan programs that you want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection.  Registration is required and begins three weeks in advance of the event date.

Tween Cooking Class

Thursday, August 1, 2:00 p.m.

For tweens ages 9-12

Learn how to make delicious recipes with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietician at ShopRite in Milford.  Please notify the Library of any food restrictions at least 24 hours in advance of the program.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Thursday, July 11.

Kids’ Cooking Class

Thursday, August 1, 3:30 p.m.

For children ages 5-8

Make delicious recipes with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietician at ShopRite in Milford.  Please notify the Library of any food restrictions at least 24 hours in advance of the program.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Thursday, July 11.

Galaxy Snow Globes

Saturday, August 3, 11 a.m.

For children ages 6 and up.

Children under the age of 8 may require the assistance of a parent or caregiver.

Create your own personal piece of the cosmos and take it home as a keepsake.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Saturday, July 13.

Beat Shazam-Library Edition

Monday, August 12, 2:30 p.m.

For tweens entering grades 4-6

Work in teams of two and go against the clock to try and identify the songs being played.  Registration is required and begins Monday, July 22.

Make Your Own Ice Cream

Wednesday, August 14, 3:00 p.m.

For children ages 7-9

Learn how to make ice cream and make some to eat at the end of the program.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, July 24.

Summer Reading Finale: Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris

Saturday, August 17, 10:30 a.m.

For children of all ages

Celebrate your summer reading success with two brothers on a mission to bring you intergalactic magic and big laughs.  Registration is required and begins Saturday, July 27.

Storytimes

Lapsit Storytime

July & August:  Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Bi-weekly beginning July 9.

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.

2-Year-Old Storytime

July & August: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Bi-weekly beginning July 10.

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

July & August: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Bi-weekly beginning July 8.

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

August:  Oils by Jeffrey Starkes; acrylics and prints by Evelyn Harvey.  On view August 1-30.

Reception:  August 8, 5-7 p.m.

Services

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 sjasulavic@casememoriallibrary.org.

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