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Events At Case Memorial Library 11/16/18

Events For Adults

Adult Make & Take Workshop: Photo Coasters

Saturday, November 17, 11 a.m.

Create your own personalized photo coasters at this small hands-on workshop.  Led by Librarian Rebecca Harlow.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

Technology Basics

Tuesday, November 20, 10:30 a.m.

Learn the ins and outs of using different types of technology including computers and device, the Internet, social media, and various applications.  New topics are explored monthly.  Call the Library for this month’s topic.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

Adult Make & Take Workshop: Marbled Clay Ornaments

Monday, December 10, 7 p.m.

Create your own personalized ornaments using a clay marbling technique at this small hands-on workshop.  Led by Librarian Rebecca Harlow.  Space is limited.  Registration is required and begins Monday, November 19.

Silk’n Sounds:  A Cappella Chorus

Saturday, December 15, 2 p.m.

Enjoy Greater New Haven’s premiere a cappella chorus perform a broad repertoire of songs in traditional and contemporary musical styles, including jazz standards, ballads, and rhythmic pop favorites.  Registration is required and begins Saturday, November 24.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Fall Film Series

RBG

Monday, November 19, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 21, 1 p.m.

The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.  PG. 1 hr. 38 min.  Registration is required.

Tea with the Dames

Monday, December 3, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, December 5, 1 p.m.

Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century.  The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre.  1 hr. 24 min.  Registration is required.

Book Discussions

Mystery Book Discussion Group

Thursday, November 29, 7 p.m.

A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd.  Led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Registration is required.

The Bookcase: Evening Discussion Group

Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m.

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan.  Led by Toby Zabinski.  Registration is required.

Events For Teens & Tweens

Makey Makey Gaming

Wednesday, November 14, 3-4 p.m.

For students in grades 5-12.

Play classic games on our big screen after you build your own game controller out of gummy bears using MakeyMakey!  Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Teen Cooking Class

Tuesday, November 27, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

For students in grades 7-12.

Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins.  Please notify the Library of any food allergies or restrictions at least 24 hours in advance of the program.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, November 6.  Space is limited.

Ornament Decorating

Saturday, December 1, 2:30 p.m.

For students in grades 6-12.

Help us decorate ornaments for the Town Tree Lighting!  Create your own ornaments at our decorating stations and make one for the Library to put on our tree.  Registration is required and begins Saturday, November 10.

The Amazing Race at the Library

Tuesday, December 4, 3:45 p.m.

For students in grades 4-6.

Compete in a modified version of the show, The Amazing Race.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, November 13.

Cookie Bonanza!

Tuesday, December 11, 3 p.m.

For students in grades 7-12.

Bake and decorate (and eat!) cookies at this fun holiday cookie workshop.  Led by ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins and Librarian Rebecca Harlow.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, November 20.  Space is limited.

Dance Dance Revolution with MakeyMakey

Wednesday, December 12, 3:30 p.m.

For students in grades 4-8.

Learn about circuitry and play Dance Dance Revolution with the MakeyMakey.  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, November 21.  Space is limited.

Events For Children

Drama Workshop: Who Left a Pumpkin in the Road?

Saturday, November 10, 2 p.m.

For children ages 5-10.

Hear the tale of the Big Pumpkin then reenact it and complete a fun art activity.  This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust U/A, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.  Registration is required.  Space is limited.

MakeyMakey

Thursday, November 15, 6-7 p.m.

For children ages 6-10.

Turn everyday objects into touchpads and create imaginative inventions.  Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Wearable Binary Code

Wednesday, November 28, 3:30 p.m.

For children ages 8-11.

Learn about how computers read binary code then use it to spell your name.  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, November 7.  Space is limited.

STEM Challenge

Thursday, November 29, 3:30 p.m.

For children ages 7-9.

Work in groups to complete STEM challenges.  Registration is required and begins Thursday, November 8.  Space is limited.

Kids Cooking Class

Wednesday, December 5, 3:45 p.m.

For children ages 5-10.

Cook tasty treats with ShopRite’s Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins.  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, November 14.  Space is limited.

LEGO WeDo

Saturday, December 8, 10:30 a.m.

For children ages 7-12.

Build and program your own robot using LEGO WeDo kits.  Registration is required and begins Saturday, November 22.  Space is limited.

Chess Club

Wednesday, December 19, 3:30 p.m.

For children and tweens in grades 3-6.

Learn and play chess at our monthly chess club for children and tweens.  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, November 28.

Drama Workshop: The Mouse Bride

Thursday, December 20, 6 p.m.

For children ages 5-10.

Hear the tale of the Mouse Bride then reenact it and complete a fun art activity.  This drama workshop is generously funded by a grant from the Orange Foundation Trust U/A, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.  Registration is required and begins Thursday, November 29.  Space is limited.

Storytimes

3-5 Year Olds Storytime

Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

No storytime on November 12.

Enjoy storytelling, books, music, fingerplays and puppetry at this story time series especially for 3 to 5-year olds!  A story-related craft is offered following each session.

Lapsit Storytime

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

No storytime on December 25.

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

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Audience participation is highly encouraged at this story time session just for 2s.  Enjoy books, stories, music and movement, fingerplays and puppetry together.

Art In The Library

November

Photographs by the Veterans’ Photography Club, on view November 2-29.

December

“Waterworks,” on view December 1-28.

Reception: December 6, 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.

New – EverWonder Children’s Museum Pass

The Library is now offering a pass to EverWonder Children’s Museum in Newtown, a children’s museum with hands-on exhibits and activities that help cultivate a child’s love of learning and imagination.  The pass grants 50 percent off regular priced admission for up to two adults and up to four children.

The Case Memorial Library’s museum pass program provides free admission or discounts to a variety of Connecticut attractions including museums, parks, aquariums, and zoos as well as the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum in New York and the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island.

The passes may be checked out with a valid library card for two days at a time on a first-come, first-served basis.  No reservations or renewals are permitted and only one pass per family may be checked out at any given time.  The Library’s museum pass program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Case Memorial Library.

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