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May programs at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

April 20, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

May's roster of activities at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public.

Adult Programs

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Rise to the chess challenge and join in the fun. Bring a personal chess set, if desired. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

English Cafe

6 p.m., Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

10 a.m., Fridays, May 4, 18, 25

Free, informal conversation sessions for adult ESOL/ESL students.

Employment Workshop: Strategy vs. "Velcro"

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 2

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

People often look for work by sending out many resumes to see what will "stick." Savvy job seekers set a plan for getting the job.

Navigating the Medicare Maze

2 p.m., Thursday, May 3

Subjects to be discussed include enrollment periods, guaranteed issue vs. medical qualification, original Medicare (Part A & Part B) vs. Medicare Advantage (Part C), Medicare supplements, Medicare prescription plans (Part D), penalties and income related Medicare adjustment amount as well as legislative changes to Medicare.

An Afternoon at the Movies

1 p.m., Saturday, May 5

A military dog from Afghanistan is adopted by his late handler's grieving family in the U.S., where his close bond with the soldier's brother leads to a life-altering revelation in this family-friendly adventure. Rated PG.

Employment Workshop: PresentingMe!

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 9

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

It takes less than 30 seconds to make a great first impression. Learn how to dazzle the interviewers and present your best self.

Employment Workshop: Interview 101

6 p.m., Wednesday,

May 16

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Do you ever wonder why interviewers ask the questions they do? Do you struggle with how to answer these questions or prepare for an interview? Prepar-ation equals confidence.

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m., Thursday, May 17

The repetitive motion involved in coloring has a calming effect and adults have found this childhood activity a refreshing way to release their creativity, relieve stress and meet other participants. Materials provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Employment Workshop: Resume vs. Application

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 23

Presented by Audrey Mayrent,

SWFL Job-Link Coordinator

for Goodwill Industries.

Why do you have to supply information on your application that you've already included on your resume? What skills should you showcase? Use these great tools to market yourself into your dream job.

Employment Workshop: I Got the Job. Now what?

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 30

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

You got a fantastic job. What can you do to ensure you successfully get the training you need to learn your position? How do you ace the introductory period? Make the most of your new position.

Children's Programs

Pre-K STEAM: Science & Rainbows

10 a.m., Tuesday, May 1

Celebrate the return of the rainy season with some fun rainbow-themed science experiments. Fizzes, bubbles and rainbows will be part of the fun. Parents, caregivers and children, please dress for mess. Registration is required.

May the 4th Be With You!

4 p.m., Wednesday, May 2

Join us for Star Wars activities and crafts. For grades K-5. Registration is required.

It's All About Mom

3:30 p.m., Monday, May 7

Celebrate Mother's Day with special crafts just for mom. Make a keepsake pillow or create a card at the card-station. All supplies will be provided. For grades K-5. Registration is required.

Homeschool Connections: Antarctica

11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 16

Share a book, play a game from another country and learn about all the resources your library has to offer. Visit the Cape Coral Library for suggested reading for this special program. Registration is requested, as space is limited. For ages 5-12.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday, May 19

Children and teens can earn a credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Credit may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only and applies only to charges on overdue materials. Please bring your library card.

Teen Programs

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Rise to the chess challenge and join the fun. Bring a personal chess set, if desired. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Employment Workshop: Strategy vs. "Velcro"

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 2

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

People often look for work by sending out many resumes to see what will "stick." Savvy job seekers set a plan for getting the job.

Fandom Rainbow Loom Keychains

4 p.m., Monday, May 7

Make your own keychain using a rainbow loom and bottle cap charms featuring your favorite fandom. Whether it be "Stranger Things," "Harry Potter," "Hunger Games," "Supernatural" or any other fandom, we've got you covered. Program limited to middle and high school students. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Employment Workshop: PresentingMe!

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 9

Presented by Audrey Mayrent,

SWFL Job-Link Coordinator

for Goodwill Industries.

It takes less than 30 seconds to make a great first impression. Learn how to dazzle the interviewers and present your best self.

Employment Workshop: Interview 101

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 16

Presented by Audrey Mayrent,

SWFL Job-Link Coordinator

for Goodwill Industries.

Do you ever wonder why interviewers ask the questions they do? Do you struggle with how to answer these questions or prepare for an interview? Preparation equals confidence.

Strawberry DNA

1 p.m., Saturday, May 12

Extract the DNA from strawberries using common household items. Program limited to middle school and high school students. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Perler Beading

3 p.m., Thursday, May 17

Arrange peg beads into whatever shape you want and then iron the beads to melt them together and make your own keychain or magnet. Program limited to middle school and high school students. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday,

May 19

Children and teens can earn a credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Credit may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only and applies only to charges on overdue materials. Please bring your library card.

Employment Workshop: Resume vs. Application

6 p.m., Wednesday,

May 23

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Why do you have to supply information on your application that you've already included on your resume? What skills should you showcase? Use these great tools to market yourself into your dream job.

Employment Workshop:

I Got the Job. Now what?

6 p.m., Wednesday, May 30

Presented by Audrey Mayrent,

SWFL Job-Link Coordinator

for Goodwill Industries.

You got a fantastic job. What can you do to ensure you successfully get the training you need to learn your position? How do you ace the introductory period? Make the most of your new position.

The Cape Coral Lee County Public Library is located at 921 SW 39th Terrace in Cape Coral. For more information about a program or to register, please call the library at (239) 533-4500. 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.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lee County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in its services, programs or activities. To request an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a reasonable modification to participate, contact Joan LaGuardia, (239) 533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711, or jlaguardia@leegov.com. Accommodation will be provided at no cost to the requestor. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance.

 
 
 

 

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