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November programs set at Northwest Regional Library

October 15, 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

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29

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, Nov. 14

Enjoy a snack while you chat about books with other book lovers. Come join us.

Book Discussion: Lauren Hellenbrand's "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption"

2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21

"Unbroken" is the story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who was on a plane that crashed into the Pacific Ocean while on a rescue mission during World War II. His story is one of determination, survival and the resilience of the human spirit.

FAMILY

Family Storytime

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29

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

Baby-Parent Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 28

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.

Bookmark Design Contest Exhibit

Nov. 9 Dec. 1

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

View the winning bookmark designs created by 3-5 grade students in our exhibit area.

2012 Design a Bookmark

Contest Reception

1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

Come and honor the winner, honorable mentions and participants of the 2012 Design a Bookmark Contest! Refreshments will be served. Winners and entries will be on display in our exhibit area. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

CHILDREN

Reading Academy

4:30 p.m., Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29

Reading, spelling, puppets and games! Get a reading boost with this fun-filled program. For grades K-5. Children participating are expected to know how to read and write. Sponsored by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required.

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. 12 p.m. Saturdays,

Nov. 3, 17

5 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 13

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading, during the allotted time. A total of $8 per day may be earned. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only. Please bring your library card.

Tween Book Club: "Island" series

by Gordon Korman

6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6

Six kids, one fate. They didn't want to be on the boat in the first place. They were sent there as a character-building experience. But now the adults are gone and the quest for survival has begun. This is just like "Survival" for teens, but laced with humor. There are three books in the series, read one and you will want to read them all. Light snacks provided by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration required.

Gobble, Gobble! Storytime and Craft

6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20

Kids, come to the library for a special holiday storytime and craft. For ages 3 to 8. Register online or at the library before the event. Registration begins November fifth.

TEENS

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. 12 p.m. Saturdays,

Nov. 3, 17

5 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading, during the allotted time. A total of $8 per day may be earned. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only. Please bring your library card.

On the Table -- Pop Can Art

November 5 21

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

Take a painted pop can and design a pop can character - Anime, Rock or your own creation. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

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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.leelibrary.net 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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