Friends of the Case Memorial Library Spring Book Sale
Friends Night: Thursday, March 21, 4-7 p.m. Members only. Nonmembers may join at the door.
Open to the public: Friday, March 22, 1-4 p.m., and Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy
Thursday, March 21, 7 p.m.
Join us for an interactive multimedia program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and learn about some of the state’s powerful female voices for change in our democracy.
Oscar Film: Bohemian Rhapsody
Monday, March 25, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27, 1 p.m.
2 hr. 14 min. PG-13. The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid in 1985.
- Mystery Book Discussion Group
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m.
Still Life by Louise Penny: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of investigators are called to the scene of a suspicous death in a rural village south of Montreal. Discussion led by Librarian Samantha Jasulavic, MLS.
Oscar Film: Green Book
Monday, April 8, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 1 p.m.
2 hr. 10 min. PG-13. A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver for an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the American South in the 1960s.
- The Bookcase Evening Book Discussion Group
Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.
Join Toby Zabinski for a discussion of Educated by Tara Westover.
- Playful Engineers Traveling Makerspace
Saturday, April 13, 10:30 a.m.
For children ages 5-12. Be part of an amazing kinetic adventure with Jay Mankita and his traveling makerspace! Start your own chain reactions, make a Rube Goldberg machine, and more.
- Teen Cooking Class
Monday, April 15, 3:30 p.m.
Learn to cook tasty treats with ShopRite's Registered Dietician Courtney Huggins. For students in grades 7-12.
Oscar Film: The Favourite
Monday, April 22, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24, 1 p.m.
1 hr. 59 min. R. In early-18th-century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead.
Oscar Film: If Beale Street Could Talk
Monday, May 6, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8, 1 p.m.
1 hr. 59 min. R. A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiance innocent of a crime.
Oscar Film: Roma
Monday, May 20, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22, 1 p.m.
2 hr. 15 min. R. A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
Oscar Film: Vice
Monday, June 3, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5, 1 p.m.
2 hr. 12 min. R. The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel.
Oscar Film: The Wife
Monday, June 17, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 1 p.m.
1 hr. 39 min. R. A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Oscar Film: Mary Poppins Returns
Monday, July 1, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 3, 1 p.m.
2 hr. 10 min. PG. Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
Oscar Film: Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Monday, July 15, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 1 p.m.
1 hr. 46 min. R. When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.
Oscar Film: Black Panther
Monday, July 29, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31, 1 p.m.
2 hr. 14 min. PG-13. T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Oscar Film: At Eternity's Gate
Monday, August 12, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14, 1 p.m.
A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.