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April programs scheduled at Northwest Regional Library

March 16, 2013
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

Nibbles and Novels

10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 10

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

English Caf

10:30 a.m., Thursdays,

April 11, 18, 25

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.

Book Discussion: The Lost City

of Z by David Grann

2 p.m., Wednesday, April 17

Welcome back to the Amazon for the true life story of British explorer Lt. Col. Percy Fawcett. Fawcett was once world famous as a scientifically trained mapping expert, who also held strong mystical beliefs. Fawcett disappeared with his party on an expedition in search of the lost city of "Z" in 1925. What happened to Fawcett and his lost city? Sometimes truth is as strange as fiction.

Basic Budgeting

and Managing Debt

6 p.m., Tuesday, April 23

Join Debra Newell and Melissa Vaughan from Iberia Bank as they present a budget and debt workshop to help consumers better manage their personal finances. They will show you how to manage your money by setting financial goals, prepare a personal spending plan and identify ways to decrease spending and increase income.

FAMILY

Baby-Parent Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays,

April 3, 10, 17, 24

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 4, 11, 18, 25

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

CHILDREN

Reading Academy

4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 4

Children in grades K-5 will sharpen their reading, spelling and theater skills while learning about adventurer Marco Polo. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required and begins March 25.

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. Noon, Saturdays,

April 6, 20

5 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 9

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.

Reading Academy

4:30 p.m., Thursdays,

April 11, 18, 25

Reading, spelling, puppets and games! Get a reading boost with this fun-filled program. For kids in 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. Register online or in person at the library before the program.

LEGO Story Lab

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 16

Children ages 5-12 will hear a story about the discovery of Florida and use their imaginations to create a related object or scene with LEGOS. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required and begins April 1.

TEENS

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. Noon, Saturdays,

April 6, 20

5 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 9

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.

Teen English Caf

10 a.m. Saturdays, April 6, 20

Practice your English at the teen English Cafe, a free, conversation session for teen ESOL and ESL students. Each 90-minute session provides teen learners an opportunity to practice speaking English with native speakers. Meet in the Youth Services Story Room.

Poetry Slamming @ Your Library

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9

Slamming is all about expression. A poetry slam is defined as "the competitive art of performance poetry," with emphasis on writing and performance. Write a poem, no longer than three minutes, on topic of your choice no props please. Be sure your poem is in good taste. Compete against other poets. Prizes and light snacks provided by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required.

Yu-Gi-Oh Card Gaming Tournament

Noon, Saturday, April 20

Gather with like-minded Yu-Gi-Oh card players and have fun from noon to 3 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Tournament, prizes and light snacks 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 website 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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