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June programs set at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

May 18, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Next month'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

English Caf

10 a.m., Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 29

6 p.m., Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 26

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

Download Drop-in

11 a.m., Tuesdays, June 5, 19

Receive personalized help downloading e-books, movies, music and more from the library's online library. Bring your tablets, phones, e-readers, and other digital devices for a hands-on help session.

Exploring Arts & Crafts

1:30 p.m., Tuesdays,

June 5: Greeting Cards

June 19: Miniature Books

Explore arts and crafts through demonstrations and hands-on practice. Each session will begin with a demonstration followed by an opportunity to create, practice and explore. Everyone is welcome to bring carpet-friendly arts and crafts supplies and work on their own projects.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, June 12, 26

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

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m., Thursday, June 21

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.

Invasive Species Awareness

10 a.m., Tuesday, June 26

Learn how to identify and report non-native wildlife in Southwest Florida. Un-derstand how Nile monitors and black spiny-tailed iguanas impact burrowing owls and gopher tortoises. Presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

2 p.m., Tuesday, June 26

Learn how to plan and prepare for hurricane season. Receive information about the Special Needs Program, volunteering with Emergency Management, family emergency plans, evacuation routes, public shelters, emergency supply kits, evacuation zones and what resources are available during a disaster. Presented by Lee County Emergency Management.

Storytime

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27

Your whole family is invited to this enjoyable, all-ages storytime that encourages the development of prereading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. An age appropriate craft or art activity will be provided following the storytime. Online registration is required.

Children's Programs

Drumming with Ndakthe

2 p.m., Monday, June 11

Learn to play the fiery rhythms of West Africa with Master Drummer Ndakhte Ndiaye. Children will learn the fascinating history and meaning of the rhythms and dance movements in this lively cultural presentation. Authentic hand-carved Djembe drums provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Free tickets available beginning June 4. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday,

June 16

Children and teens earn a $2 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.

John Storms:

World of Reptiles

2 p.m., Monday, June 18

Discover the fascinating and slithering world of reptiles with John Storms as he features several favorite cold-blooded creatures. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Free tickets available beginning June 11. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

Dance to the Rhythm

2 p.m., Monday, June 25

Join Emily Gibson with Lee Memorial Health System as we move and groove to our favorite hits. Keep cool and stay fit during this indoor dance and fitness class. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Free tickets available beginning June 18. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

Invasive Species Awareness

10 a.m., Tuesday, June 26

Learn how to identify and report non-native wildlife in Southwest Florida. Understand how Nile monitors and black spiny-tailed iguanas impact burrowing owls and gopher tortoises. Presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Teen Programs

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, June 12, 26

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

Rocks 'n' Runes

2 p.m., Thursday, June 14

Join us for a rock painting party. Turn your rock into a photo holder or write your name in runes, Elvish and other fun alphabets. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For grades 6 12.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday, June 16

Children and teens earn a $2 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 Tech Extravaganza

2 p.m., Thursday, June 21

Try out lots of different technology for free. There will be Sphero SPRK+ robots, MakeyMakey (make your own circuit), Littlebits (more circuitry with snap-on electronics), iPads with fun apps, and programming with Scratch. For grades 6-12.

Invasive Species Awareness

10 a.m., Tuesday, June 26

Learn how to identify and report non-native wildlife in Southwest Florida. Understand how Nile monitors and black spiny-tailed iguanas impact burrowing owls and gopher tortoises. Presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

"Stranger Things" Escape Room

2 p.m., Thursday, June 28

Will is missing again. Help Mike, Steve, Dustin, Lucas and Eleven find their friend by solving "Stranger Things" puzzles before it's too late. Costumes are encouraged, but masks are not permitted. For grades 6 12.

The Cape Coral Lee County Public Library is located at 921 S.W. 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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