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Case Memorial Library for February 2024

February 1, 2024
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Case Memorial Library for February 2024

Children's Bingo Scavenger Hunt

February 2-3

It's Take Your Child to the Library Day!  To celebrate, we’re running a special two-day event where you can win a free book to keep!  Look around the library and find books and objects that match a box.  Fill five boxes in a row and get a bingo.  Just present your completed bingo sheet and a library card in order to get your free book.  Don’t have a card?  Bring your grownup and their ID with an Orange address and we can sign you up!  If you live outside of Orange, you’re welcome to join us͢͢–just bring the library card from your home town library.  One book per child, available while supplies last, no registration required.

Teen Treasure Hunt

February 2-3

It’s Take Your Child to the Library Day!  Teens in grades 7-12 can drop by the library any time on Friday, February 2 or Saturday, February 3 for a Treasure Hunt!  Solve all of the puzzles and present your library card and you can choose a free book to keep!  If you don’t have a library card we can sign you up–just bring your school ID and proof of residence to register for a card (or your parent who can show their ID and proof of residence).  If you live in another town, you’re welcome to participate–just bring your hometown library card.  One book per teen, while supplies last.  No registration required.

Year of the Dragon Puppets

Thursday, February 8, 4 p.m.

Drop by the children’s room to make valentines for someone special!  No registration required, available while supplies last.

Mystery Book Discussion

Thursday, February 15, 2 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz.  Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.  Registration required.

Take and Make:  Alma Thomas Collages

February 19-24

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.

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.

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