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May programs set at Northwest Regional Library

April 18, 2014
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:

ADULT

The Caloosa-Hatchee: Connecting the Everglades to Our Coastal Waters, May 1 15

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

Saturday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation presents this special exhibit. Have you ever wondered how the historically diminutive river in our backyard, named for the Calusa Indians, came to be the largest outlet for excess water from Disney in Orlando to Lake Okeechobee? In this three part exhibit, learn the history of the Caloosahatchee, the River of the Calusa, its connection to the Everglades, how it lost its waterfall, its influence on drinking water and the quality of fishing grounds and the unique and amazing wildlife that share these waters with us.

English Caf

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Practice your English with English Caf, 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.

Big Red Bus - Bloodmobile

16 p.m., Tuesday, May 27

Save a life - donate blood at the Big Red Bus at Northwest Regional Library.

FAMILY

Family Storytime

10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 1

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

Baby-Parent Rhyme Time

9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3

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.

CHILDREN

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. Noon Saturdays, May 3, 17, 31

5 7 p.m. Tuesdays, May 6, 20

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. Bring your library card with you. Your library card or library card number is required in order to access your account.

Elementary My Dear

4 p.m., Thursday, May 15

Enjoy the fun with the library's favorite books and fun activities designed specifically for elementary school aged children. Registration is required.

Books-n-Bricks with Bricks4Kidz

6 p.m., Tuesday, May 20

Children will experience hands-on engineering fundamentals as they build motorized models (provided by the Bricks4Kidz organization) that coordinate with and enhance the fantastic stories presented by the library staff. Program is limited to 30 children in grades K-5 grade. Registration is required.

TEEN

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m.Noon, Saturdays, May 3, 17, 31

57 p.m. Tuesdays, May 6, 20

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. Bring your library card with you. Your library card or library card number is required in order to access your account.

On the Table: So Long for the Summer Cards

May 1224

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

It's almost the last day of school, so why not make some "goodbye for the summer" fun with a card. Card supplies and stencils will be on the craft table in the Teen Zone.

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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.

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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