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April programs set at Northwest Regional Library

March 23, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Next month's roster of activities at Northwest Regional Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public:

ADULTS

English Caf

Thursdays, April 19, 26

Practice your English with English Cafe, a free, conversation session for adult ESOL and ESL students. Each 90-minute session provides adult learners an opportunity to practice speaking English with native speakers. Participants may start at any time. Advanced registration is not necessary.

Nibbles and Novels

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11

Chat about books and discover new favorites. Enjoy a snack and meet other book lovers. Come join us.

Book Discussion:

Chris Cleave's "Little Bee"

2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18

"Little Bee" is the story of an unlikely friendship that forms between a illegal Nigerian refugee and a British magazine editor when they meet on a beach under horrific circumstances. How their lives intermingle makes the story unforgettable.

FAMILY

Baby-Parent Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m. Wednesdays,

April 4, 11, 18, 25

Be prepared to tickle, jump and fly with your baby! These rhymes and songs are for infants, up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. This 20-minute program is filled with songs designed to introduce rhyming and movement to infants. Registration is required.

Family Storytime

10:30 a.m. Thursdays,

April 5, 12, 19, 26

This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required.

CHILDREN

It's Spring! Storytime and Craft

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 3

Come to the library for a special storytime and craft. For ages 3 to 8. Registration is required.

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. 12 p.m. Saturdays, April 7, 21

5 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading during the allotted time in the designated area of the library. For ages 18 and under. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only.

Cool Stuff

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17

For tweens ages 10-12, Cool Stuff will feature activities in science, technology and fun for the creative mind. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required.

A Penny Saved Story Time and Craft

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24

Kids, come to the library for a special storytime and craft. For ages 3 to 8. Registration is required.

TEENS

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. 12 p.m. Saturdays, April 7, 21

5 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading during the allotted time in the designated area of the library. For ages 18 and under. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only.

Cool Stuff

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17

For tweens ages 10-12, Cool Stuff will feature activities in science, technology and fun for the creative mind. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required.

Yu-Gi-Oh Card Gaming

12 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21

Gather with like minded Yu Gi Oh card players in the Teen Caf. Play for fun and share strategies, this is not a tournament.

On the Table - Green Grass

Head Contest

Monday, April 23 Friday, April 27

Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 12 p.m. 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

Create a grass head using grass, potting soil, a container, water and a lot of love. Grow your head and enter it in the Green Grass Head photo contest. Prizes for best shape, most grass, best smile and more.

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The Northwest Regional Library is located at 519 Chiquita Boulevard N. in Cape Coral. For more information about a program or to register, please call the library at (239) 533-4700. A sign language interpreter is available with 5 business days notice to library staff. Assistive listening system available; request at desk.

Check the Lee County Library System's Web site at www.lee-county.com/library, or pick up an events calendar on your next visit, to find out about programs at other locations. Call the host library, or Telephone Reference at (239) 479-INFO (4636), for more information about a specific program.

 
 
 

 

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