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At the Case Memorial Library: 7/28/17

Weekly Storytimes

3-5 Year Olds Storytime

August 7 & 21, 4:30-5:15 p.m.

Enjoy storytelling, books, music, finger plays, 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 and all materials will be provided.

Lapsit Storytime

August 8 & 22, 10:30-11 a.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 and all materials will be provided.

2-Year-Old Storytime

August 10 & 24, 10:30-11 a.m.

Audience participation is highly encouraged at this storytime session just for 2s.  Enjoy books, stories, music and movement, finger plays, and puppetry together.  Registration is not required and all materials will be provided.

Events for Children

Build a Better World:  Children’s Summer Reading Program

June 16 – August 19

For children entering preschool – grade 6

Our summer reading game is back.  Children entering preschool-grade 6 are invited to come to the Library to register or sign up online and receive a bookmark.  When participants have read their first book, they will receive a drawstring bag, choose and decorate a game piece, and pin it to our Summer Reading Game Board.  Game pieces will be moved from one area of the Board to the next as books are read.  Prizes will also be distributed for books read during a particular week.  Read a total of five books throughout the game and complete one activity from our “Choose Your Challenge” activity list (or make up your own!).  Then, stop by the Library, pick up a tangram kit, and get entered into the Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle of your choosing.  Visit casememoriallibrary.org/summerreading to sign up and participate.

“Under One Sky”: A Family Concert with Roger Tincknell

Thursday, August 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

For children entering grades K-6

Join Parents’ Choice Award-winning musician, singer, and storyteller Roger Tincknell at this exciting celebration of diversity and community.  We’ll hear stories and songs that span two continents with music all the way from Latin-America, Ireland, Poland, Franco-America, Vietnam and more.  Audience participation is strongly encouraged!  Registration is required and begins July 27.

Summer Reading Finale: Magic by Scott Jameson

Saturday, August 18, 10:30 a.m.

For children entering grades K-6

Watch magician and juggler Scott Jameson give an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.  Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time.  Don’t miss it.  Registration is required and begins July 29.  Sponsored by the Shirley Martin Prown Fund.

No-Bake Kids’ Cooking Classes

Wednesday, August 22, Session I: 2-3 p.m.; Session II: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

For children entering grades K-6

Learn how to make tasty, healthy recipes with Courtney Huggins, Orange ShopRite’s Registered Dietician.  Choose the session that best fits your schedule and we’ll handle the rest.  Please notify us of any food allergies at the time of registration.  Registration is required and begins August 1.

Events for Teens

Build a Better World: Teen Summer Reading Program

June 16—August 19

For students entering grades 7-12

Students entering grade 6 may choose to participate in the teen or the children’s summer reading program.  Here’s how it works:  tell us what you’re reading this summer by stopping in the Library with your reading record or logging it online here:  casememoriallibrary.org/summerreading.  Choose your participation when you read and log two books and a second prize when you read five books.  Also, for every five books you read you’ll be entered into our grand prize raffle drawing.  Plus, each week you finish a book and log it online you’ll be entered into a raffle drawing for a $10 iTunes gift card.

Henna for Teens and Adults

Monday, August 14, 6:30 p.m.

For students entering grades 8-12 and adults.

Learn more about henna and get your own beautiful tattoo from professional henna artist Jamilah.  Space is limited to 20 participants.  Registration is required and begins July 24.

Teen STEM Craft: LED Constellation Art

Wednesday, August 16, 2-3:30 p.m.

For students entering grades 6-12.

Recreate the beauty of the night sky and learn basic circuitry by making your own LED constellation on canvas.  Spaced is limited to 18 participants.  Registration is required and begins July 26.

Events for Adults

Build a Better World:  Adult Summer Reading Program

June 16-August 19

For adults 18 and up and recent high school graduates

Each time you visit the Library, fill out a simple form with the title and author of a book you’ve just finished, give it a star rating, and drop it in the raffle box.  Every two weeks we’ll hold a raffle drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card.  Can’t make it to the Library?  No problem!  You can participate online at:  www.casememoriallibrary.org/summerreading.

Special Events

Cooking Demonstration: Sensational Summer

Thursday, August 3, 7 p.m.

Join Robin Glowa, “The Conscious Cook,” for an evening of delicious dishes celebrating the sensational season of summer.  This demonstration will feature farm fresh ingredients and plenty of tasting.  Presented by the Friends of the Library in celebration of its 25th anniversary.  Registration is required in person and begins July 13.  Tickets are limited to 2 per person.  Space is limited.

Henna for Teens and Adults

Monday, August 14, 6:30 p.m.

For adults and students entering grades 8-12.

Learn more about henna and get your own beautiful tattoo from professional henna artist Jamilah. Space is limited to 20 participants.  Registration is required and begins July 24.

Films

2017 Oscar Films

Registration is required for all Oscar films and opens three weeks in advance of the program date.  Wednesday afternoon screenings are shown with subtitles.

Captain Fantastic

Monday, July 31, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 2, 1 p.m.

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. – 1 hr., 58 min. R.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Monday, August 7, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 9, 1 p.m.

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow – 2 hr., 13 min.  PG-13.

Hell or High Water

Monday, August 21, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 23, 1 p.m.

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas – 1 hr., 42 min.  R.

Book Discussions

The Bookcase: Evening Discussion Group

Thursday, August 24, 7 p.m.

A discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles; led by Toby Zabinski.  Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

Books & Breakfast: Morning Discussion Group

Tuesday, September 19, 10 a.m.

A discussion of Commonwealth by Ann Patchett; led by Carol Davidson.  Check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

Art In The Library

August:  Watercolors by Audrey Galer and oils and clay by Stephanie Arrell, on view August 2-30.  Reception:  August 10, 5-7 p.m.

September:  Photography by Paula Esposito, acrylics, watercolors, and oils by Rosalba Saenz, and decorated platters by Vinita Manjunath, on view September 6-29.  Reception:  September 14, 5-7 p.m.

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