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Case Memorial Library: Events Galore, from Cold Cases to Barbie and Beyond

July 2, 2024
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Cold Case Mystery Take Home Kit

February 17-24

Be a cold case detective!  Unsolved Case Files puts you in the shoes of a cold case detective tasked with solving a murder that happened decades ago with only the original investigator’s case file.  Think you can find out who really killed Veronica Falcone?  Our Cold Case Mystery Take Home Kit will let you find out once and for all whether you’re as good as the detectives on TV.  Please register for one kit per household.  Click here to register.

Take and Make:  Alma Thomas Collages

Tuesday, February 20

Celebrate noted Black painter Alma Thomas by making your very own collage in her signature style!  Learn about Alma Thomas in the 2024 Nutmeg nominee Ablaze with Color by Jeanne Walker Harvey.  No registration required, kits are available while supplies last on a first come, first served basis.

Teen Book Box

February 20-26

Free book box service for teens in grades 7-12.  Each month that you register you will pick up a box containing two hand-selected teen books for you to borrow as well as some treats and other surprises for you to keep.  After registering, you should receive a confirmation email with a link to a Google Form.  Please be sure to complete this form to finalize your registration and personalize your book box.  You can also access the form at  Please note:  You must register and complete the personalization form each month you wish to receive a book box.

Preschool Playtime

Saturday, February 24, 10:30 a.m.

Come play at our homemade obstacle course designed just for preschoolers!  We’ll build with blocks, go through tunnels, and jump in and out of hula hoops while going around and around.  This event will be held in the Meeting Room.  Click here to register.

Oscar Film: Barbie

Monday, February 26, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 28, 1 p.m.

Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land.  However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

Click here to register for Monday, February 26, 6 p.m.

Click here to register for Wednesday, February 28, 1 p.m.

The Seven Wonders of the Universe

Thursday, February 29, 7 p.m.

In the sky above our head, there are wonders too numerous to count.  But what could we choose as the seven most remarkable objects visible, either with just our eyes or with a simple pair of binoculars or a small telescope?  Seven objects which we might call “The Seven Wonders of the Universe.”  Joe Rao was Chief Meteorologist for News 12 Westchester for 21 years, garnering 8 Emmy Nominations, as well as many awards and citations.  Rao comes highly recommended by astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and editor emeritus of the Farmers’ Almanac Peter Geiger.  Registration is required to receive the link for this Zoom event.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Click here to register.

Oscar Film: Oppenheimer

Monday, March 4, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 6, 1 p.m.

The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.  Click here to register for Monday, March 4, 6 p.m.  Click here to register for Wednesday, March 6, 1 p.m.

The Bookcase Evening Discussion Group

Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m.

Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of Go As A River by Shelley Read on Zoom.  Set amid Colorado’s wild beauty, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story of a resilient young woman whose life is changed forever by one chance encounter.  A tragic and uplifting novel of love and loss, family and survival—and hope.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

Registration is required for all events.  To register for events, go to

Events are free and open to the public, except as noted.

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