The Friends of the Library have set up a Mitten Tree on the first floor. We invite you to share the warmth of the holiday season with the children and young people of Orange by placing mittens, gloves, hats, or scarves on the tree. These will then be distributed to our young friends.
Christmas Tree Lighting Sunday, December 4, 3 p.m. For children and families of all ages. Join us in the library during the Tree Lighting festivities! Orange’s very own Singing Principal Al deCant will be performing in the Meeting Room, and festive take and makes will be available for pickup.
Mystery Book Discussion Thursday, December 8, 1 p.m. Join Librarian Samantha for a discussion of Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo. Registration is required. This is an in-person event. Check for available copies at the Circulation Desk. Click here to register.
Oscar Film: Summer of Soul Monday, December 12, 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, 1 p.m. Best Documentary winner about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, which celebrated Black music and culture. PG-13. 1 hr. 57 min.
STEAM Challenge: Sleighs and Slopes Thursday, December 15, 3:45 p.m. For children ages 7-12 years old. Put your engineering skills to the test! Create a sleigh that will hold mini presents and a ramp that will send it forward as far as possible. Click here to register.
Adult Book Box Monday, December 19 Each month that you register you will pick up a box containing two hand-selected books for you to borrow as well as some other surprises for you to keep. Registration: December 1-8.
Teen Book Box Monday, December 19 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. Registration: December 1-8.
The Bookcase Evening Discussion Group Thursday, January 12, 7 p.m. Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a discussion of The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore on Zoom. Click here to register.
From Uptown Girls to Downton Abbey Monday, January 30, 7 p.m. Anglophile and former U.K. resident Claire Evans recounts the tales of some of the famously loaded young Americans who infused bank accounts of many stately homes, Click here to register.
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