Celebrated actor Lou Harmon performs dramatic readings of Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the grisly story of a psychopath obsessed with someone’s “vulture eye,” and the oft-quoted poem of paranoia “The Raven.” The audience will also be treated to some lesser-known inside info about Poe’s life. Registration is required in person or at 203-891-2170 and begins August 19. Presented by the Friends of the Library in celebration of their 25th anniversary.
Saturday, September 9, 1 p.m.
The Bookcase: Evening Discussion Group
Led by Toby Zabinski, The Bookcase is a group for people who enjoy lively discussion about everything from literary fiction to suspense over refreshments. New participants are always welcome.
Thursday, August 24, 7 p.m.
Books & Breakfast: Morning Discussion Group
Led by Carol Davidson, Books & Breakfast is a group for people who love mornings and thoughtful, friendly book discussion over coffee, tea, and pastries. New participants are always welcome.
Tuesday, September 19, 10 a.m.
The Cookbook Club: Cookbook Discussion Group
Led by Librarian Rebecca Harlow, The Cookbook Club is a group for people who love great food and great discussion about cooking, cookbooks, and chefs. Participating is simple: choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and come ready to share your dish and your experiences with the group. New participants are always welcome.
Movies at the Library
Oscar Film Series
See all of this year’s major Academy-Award nominated films on the Library’s big screen! This popular annual series features screenings of Oscar-nominated films in the Best Picture, Acting, and Directing categories (and more!). Enjoy the films with us on Monday evenings or come for our Wednesday matinees with subtitles. Registration for this free series is highly recommended.
Film Buffs – Foreign and Independent Film Series
Since 2008, Film Buffs has shown a wide variety of foreign films, independent movies, and documentaries that capture slices of life rarely seen in mainstream Hollywood productions. Shown on Thursday evenings throughout the year, Film Buffs offers an array of diverse and exciting flicks.
Art in the Library
The Case Memorial Library hosts monthly art exhibitions in its Meeting Room to expose residents to new art forms and ideas, to foster creativity and inspire curiosity, and to provide exhibition opportunities for the artistic community. Click here for more information on upcoming exhibits or displaying your work at the Library.