176 Tyler City Rd, Orange, CT 06477
(203) 891-2170

Wednesday January 16, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Floam Slime

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Come join us for some slime science! Children will learn about the chemical reaction that makes floam slime, and with this information, they will make some floam to take home. For children ages 7-9. Please note that we will be using food coloring during this program. Registration is required and opens Wednesday, December 26. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
The registration period has ended.

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Come join us for some slime science! Children will learn about the chemical reaction that makes floam slime, and with this information, they will make some floam to take home. For children ages 7-9. Please note that we will be using food coloring during this program. Registration is required and opens Wednesday, December 26. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

The registration period has ended.

Saturday January 19, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Arts for Learning CT

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For children and families.  This event was generously donated by the Micinilio and Ross  families of Connecticut, and New York in honor of the late Michael Micinilio, the talented and accomplished visual artist.  Join us for a reading of “Everyone,” by Christopher Silas Neal, and join New Haven artist Alex Novak Foster in creating your very own potion of an art project that will be displayed at Case Memorial Library!  Registration is required and will open on Saturday, December 29, 2018.

 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
There are 10 spaces available.

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For children and families.  This event was generously donated by the Micinilio and Ross  families of Connecticut, and New York in honor of the late Michael Micinilio, the talented and accomplished visual artist.  Join us for a reading of “Everyone,” by Christopher Silas Neal, and join New Haven artist Alex Novak Foster in creating your very own potion of an art project that will be displayed at Case Memorial Library!  Registration is required and will open on Saturday, December 29, 2018.

 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday January 22, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess Club

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Come join us for our first chess club meeting! This club is open to beginners and experienced players. During our meetings, children and tweens will be able to learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. For children and tweens in grades 3-6. Registration is required and opens Wednesday, January 2. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.

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Come join us for our first chess club meeting! This club is open to beginners and experienced players. During our meetings, children and tweens will be able to learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. For children and tweens in grades 3-6. Registration is required and opens Wednesday, January 2. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

There are 13 spaces available.

Wednesday January 23, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Kids' Cooking Class`

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For children ages 5-10.  Learn to make delicious, nutritious recipes with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite in Milford.  Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

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For children ages 5-10.  Learn to make delicious, nutritious recipes with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite in Milford.  Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Thursday January 24, 2019
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
K-2 Minute to Win It Challenge

Image result for minute to win it kindergartenFor children in grades K-2.   Put your problem-solving skills to the test!  Using common household items, we'll stack, balance, flip, and launch our way through a series of 60-second challenges.  Registration is required and will open Thursday, January 3.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Image result for minute to win it kindergartenFor children in grades K-2.   Put your problem-solving skills to the test!  Using common household items, we'll stack, balance, flip, and launch our way through a series of 60-second challenges.  Registration is required and will open Thursday, January 3.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mystery Book Discussion Group

A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn

The year is 1952 - A police officer is found dead in a small town on the border of South Africa and Mozambique.  Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of clues that lead him to uncover a shocking forbidden love and the imperfect life of one Captain Pretorius.

Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Please check for copies at the Circulation Desk.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 24 spaces available.

A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn

The year is 1952 - A police officer is found dead in a small town on the border of South Africa and Mozambique.  Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of clues that lead him to uncover a shocking forbidden love and the imperfect life of one Captain Pretorius.

Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Please check for copies at the Circulation Desk.  

LOCATION: Conference Room

There are 24 spaces available.

Monday January 28, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Connecticut 169 Club

Learn about the CT 169 Club, the travel guide to all 169 of Connecticut's towns, with author Marty Podskoch.

Local contributors Ginny Reinhard of Orange, Martha German of Woodbridge, and Art Stowe of Milford will be present to discuss the unique history and local attractions of their towns and sign books.

 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 62 spaces available.

Learn about the CT 169 Club, the travel guide to all 169 of Connecticut's towns, with author Marty Podskoch.

Local contributors Ginny Reinhard of Orange, Martha German of Woodbridge, and Art Stowe of Milford will be present to discuss the unique history and local attractions of their towns and sign books.

 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 62 spaces available.

Tuesday January 29, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Tween Advisory Group (TWAG)

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Tell us what to do! Join our tween advisory group (TWAG) and help us make the library a better place for our tweens! As a member of TWAG, tweens will be able to brainstorm and help plan programs that they want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection. This is a great opportunity for tweens to make their voices heard at the library! Our TWAG meetings will run once a month for tweens in grades 4-6. Pizza will be served. Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, January 8. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
There are 19 spaces available.

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Tell us what to do! Join our tween advisory group (TWAG) and help us make the library a better place for our tweens! As a member of TWAG, tweens will be able to brainstorm and help plan programs that they want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection. This is a great opportunity for tweens to make their voices heard at the library! Our TWAG meetings will run once a month for tweens in grades 4-6. Pizza will be served. Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, January 8. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

There are 19 spaces available.

Wednesday January 30, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Thursday January 31, 2019
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Cooking Class

Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite's Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. 

For students in grades 7-12. 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite's Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. 

For students in grades 7-12. 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Saturday February 2, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Take Your Child to the Library Day: A Palo Seco Flamenco Company

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Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  For children and families of all ages.  Ole!  Saturday, February 2, 2019 is Take Your Child to the Library Day and we're celebrating with A Palo Seco Flamenco Company of New York CIty.  Experience the energy of a live flamenco performance and learn more about the history and culture of Andalusia where the style first began.  This event will fill up quickly, so reserve your space early!  Registration is required and will open on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 73 spaces available.

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Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  For children and families of all ages.  Ole!  Saturday, February 2, 2019 is Take Your Child to the Library Day and we're celebrating with A Palo Seco Flamenco Company of New York CIty.  Experience the energy of a live flamenco performance and learn more about the history and culture of Andalusia where the style first began.  This event will fill up quickly, so reserve your space early!  Registration is required and will open on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 73 spaces available.

Monday February 4, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time: Teddy Bear Clinic with DOCS Urgent Care of Orange

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For children ages 3-5.  Bring your favorite teddy bear, doll, or other cuddly pal and meet a very special guest from DOCS Urgent Care of Orange!  We'll learn about germs, how to stay healthy, and more.  Registration is required and will open on Monday, January 14.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms
There are 14 spaces available.

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For children ages 3-5.  Bring your favorite teddy bear, doll, or other cuddly pal and meet a very special guest from DOCS Urgent Care of Orange!  We'll learn about germs, how to stay healthy, and more.  Registration is required and will open on Monday, January 14.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Adult Make & Take Workshop: Paper Flowers

Create your own Icelandic poppies at this small, hands-on, paper-crafting workshop. Led by Librarian Rebecca Harlow. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. 

Open to adults and teens ages 16 and up.

 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room & Craft Room
There is 1 space available.

Create your own Icelandic poppies at this small, hands-on, paper-crafting workshop. Led by Librarian Rebecca Harlow. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. 

Open to adults and teens ages 16 and up.

 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room & Craft Room

There is 1 space available.

Tuesday February 5, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday February 6, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Bad Art Competition

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Put your artistic skills to the test and compete in our bad art competition. Children will be given 45 minutes to make the "worst" piece of art. At the end of 45 minutes, our judge will select a winner, and the lucky child will go home with a tacky trophy. For children ages 7-9. Registration is required and opens on Wednesday January 16. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
There are 9 spaces available.

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Put your artistic skills to the test and compete in our bad art competition. Children will be given 45 minutes to make the "worst" piece of art. At the end of 45 minutes, our judge will select a winner, and the lucky child will go home with a tacky trophy. For children ages 7-9. Registration is required and opens on Wednesday January 16. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

There are 9 spaces available.

Thursday February 7, 2019
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5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
OzoBot Valentines

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For children ages 6-10.  Make a heartwarming STEM Valentine with the help of our OzoBots!  After we finish creating, kids are encouraged to bring their own camera phones and iPads to film their creations in action.  Then, they can send their Valentine videos to friends and family.  Please be advised: to avoid running over time, registrants are advised to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).  Registration is required and will open on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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For children ages 6-10.  Make a heartwarming STEM Valentine with the help of our OzoBots!  After we finish creating, kids are encouraged to bring their own camera phones and iPads to film their creations in action.  Then, they can send their Valentine videos to friends and family.  Please be advised: to avoid running over time, registrants are advised to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).  Registration is required and will open on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Monday February 11, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

Tuesday February 12, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Riddle Challenge

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You have a five-gallon bucket and a three-gallon bucket with as much water as you need, but no other measuring devices. How do you fill the five-gallon bucket with exactly four gallons of water?

Think you figured it out? If you enjoyed this riddle, come and join us at our Riddle Challenge program! Tweens will try to solve brain teasers, logic games, riddles, and much more! For tweens grades 4-6. Registration is required and will open on Tuesday, January 22. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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You have a five-gallon bucket and a three-gallon bucket with as much water as you need, but no other measuring devices. How do you fill the five-gallon bucket with exactly four gallons of water?

Think you figured it out? If you enjoyed this riddle, come and join us at our Riddle Challenge program! Tweens will try to solve brain teasers, logic games, riddles, and much more! For tweens grades 4-6. Registration is required and will open on Tuesday, January 22. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday February 13, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Craft: Valentine Slime

Make and take Valentine’s Day-inspired slime. 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
There are 24 spaces available.

Make and take Valentine’s Day-inspired slime. 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

There are 24 spaces available.

Saturday February 16, 2019
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Move and Groove

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For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers (infants, young toddlers and older siblings are welcome, too).  Shake, clap, stomp, play, and sing at this brand new series for little ones and caregivers!  Children will learn about following directions, rhyme and rhythm, and creative play through music and movement.  Please wear comfortable clothing to allow freedom of movement.  Registration is required and opens Saturday, January 26.  

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers (infants, young toddlers and older siblings are welcome, too).  Shake, clap, stomp, play, and sing at this brand new series for little ones and caregivers!  Children will learn about following directions, rhyme and rhythm, and creative play through music and movement.  Please wear comfortable clothing to allow freedom of movement.  Registration is required and opens Saturday, January 26.  

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Tuesday February 19, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Cooking Class

Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite's Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. 

For students in grades 7-12. 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite's Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. 

For students in grades 7-12. 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday February 20, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Kids' Cooking Class

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For children ages 5-10.  Learn to make delicious, nutritious recipes with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite in Milford.  Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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For children ages 5-10.  Learn to make delicious, nutritious recipes with Courtney Huggins, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite in Milford.  Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Thursday February 21, 2019
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7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Bookcase: Evening Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie. Discussion led by Toby Zabinski. 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 22 spaces available.

Join us for a discussion of Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie. Discussion led by Toby Zabinski. 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 22 spaces available.

Saturday February 23, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Concert: Salt & Pepper Gospel Singers

Since 1985, the Salt & Pepper Gospel Singers have been uplifting crowds of enthusiastic listeners with their unique blend of gospel voices.  Join us for an unforgettable, soul-stirring concert from New Haven’s premiere interracial gospel choir.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

CONTACT: Rebecca Harlow  203-891-2170  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Since 1985, the Salt & Pepper Gospel Singers have been uplifting crowds of enthusiastic listeners with their unique blend of gospel voices.  Join us for an unforgettable, soul-stirring concert from New Haven’s premiere interracial gospel choir.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Harlow
  203.891.2170
  rharlow@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Monday February 25, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

Tuesday February 26, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Tween Advisory Group (TWAG)

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Tell us what to do! Join our tween advisory group (TWAG) and help us make the library a better place for our tweens! As a member of TWAG, tweens will be able to brainstorm and help plan programs that they want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection. This is a great opportunity for tweens to make their voices heard at the library! Our TWAG meetings will run once a month for tweens in grades 4-6. Pizza will be served. Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, February 5. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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Tell us what to do! Join our tween advisory group (TWAG) and help us make the library a better place for our tweens! As a member of TWAG, tweens will be able to brainstorm and help plan programs that they want to see at the library, as well as recommend books for our collection. This is a great opportunity for tweens to make their voices heard at the library! Our TWAG meetings will run once a month for tweens in grades 4-6. Pizza will be served. Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, February 5. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Conference Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday February 27, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chess Club

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Come join our chess club! This club is open to beginners and experienced players. During our meetings, children and tweens will be able to learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. For children and tweens in grades 3-6. Registration is required and opens Wednesday, February 6. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT: Emma Barnes  (203) 891-2170  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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Come join our chess club! This club is open to beginners and experienced players. During our meetings, children and tweens will be able to learn about this strategic board game and play against other club members. Feel free to bring your own chess board as the library has a small supply. For children and tweens in grades 3-6. Registration is required and opens Wednesday, February 6. Click the button below, stop by the Children's Room or call the Library to sign up!

CONTACT:
  Emma Barnes
  (203) 891.2170
  EBarnes@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Conference Room

Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Thursday February 28, 2019
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Flubber Soap

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For children in grades 3-6.  Roll up your sleeves and learn some soapy science at this DIY workshop!  Participants will leave with their own homemade Flubber Soap.  Please be advised that we will be using corn starch, liquid soap (which may contain dyes and perfumes), cooking oil, and food coloring (which may stain clothing) during our activity.  Registration is required and will open on Thursday, February 7.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

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For children in grades 3-6.  Roll up your sleeves and learn some soapy science at this DIY workshop!  Participants will leave with their own homemade Flubber Soap.  Please be advised that we will be using corn starch, liquid soap (which may contain dyes and perfumes), cooking oil, and food coloring (which may stain clothing) during our activity.  Registration is required and will open on Thursday, February 7.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

Registration will begin on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

Monday March 4, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

Tuesday March 5, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday March 6, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Monday March 11, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

Tuesday March 12, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday March 13, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Saturday March 16, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Body Recipe Art Workshop
CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room & Craft Room
CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room & Craft Room

Monday March 18, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

Tuesday March 19, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday March 20, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Monday March 25, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
3-5 Year Old Story Time

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

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Preschoolers are invited to join Ms. Michelle for stories, music, fingerplays, and puppetry at this drop-in story time!  A themed craft is offered as part of each session.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time & Craft Rooms

Tuesday March 26, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lapsit Storytime

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

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For babies and toddlers up to two years old.  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. 

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday March 27, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT: Michelle Centore  (203) 891-2170  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

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For children ages 2-3.  Grab a carpet square and cozy up as we dive into picture books, learn new songs, and make new friends at this fun and interactive story time with Ms. Michelle!

CONTACT:
  Michelle Centore
  (203) 891.2170
  mdesarbo@casememoriallibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Thursday March 28, 2019
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mystery Book Discussion Group

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Still Life by Louise Penny

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal.  Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, has been found dead in the woods.  The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods. 

Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Please check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT: Samantha Jasulavic  203-891-2170  sjasulavic@casememoriallibrary.org
There are 24 spaces available.

Book Cover

Still Life by Louise Penny

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal.  Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, has been found dead in the woods.  The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods. 

Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic.  Please check for copies at the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Jasulavic
  203.891.2170
  sjasulavic@casememoriallibrary.org

There are 24 spaces available.

Monday April 1, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM