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Northwest Regional Library sets programs, activities for June

May 18, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

June's roster of activities at Northwest Regional Library offers topics for all ages.

The following activities are free to the public:

Adult Programs

Saturday Cinema

1:30 p.m,. Saturday, June 2

Enjoy an afternoon out of the house and away from the kids. We'll show a popular movie you might have missed from the last year while snacking on popcorn. This program is for adults only and movie ratings will vary.

English Caf

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, June 7, 14, 28

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

New Movie Matinee

1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 20

Join us for a showing of a newly-released-on-DVD movie each month. We'll pop some popcorn and grab one of the hottest newly released DVDs to show. Movie ratings will vary and this program is intended primarily for adult audiences.

Tea Time Talks

6 p.m., Tuesday, June 26

Join us for an evening of books, fun and cookies. The last Tuesday of each month, we will be hosting a book club where everyone is welcome to stop by to discuss their favorite books. Get recommendations from friends, neighbors, and librarians on everything from recent releases to forgotten classics. Tea and cookies will be provided. No registration required.

Storytime

Family Storytime

11 a.m., Thursdays, June 14, 21, 28

10 a.m., Saturday, June 23

Your whole family is invited to this enjoyable, all-ages storytime that encourages the development of prereading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories.

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m., Saturday, June 9

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, June 13, 20, 27

During this special storytime, babies up to 18 months and their caregivers learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance.

Children's Programs

Super Fun Saturday

10 a.m., Saturday, June 2

Come play with us at the library. Activities change monthly and vary from dancing, storytelling, art projects and more. Fun for the whole family.

Kids Craft: Father's Day Card

June 4-16

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.

Come to the Youth Services area and create a card for the father figure in your life. You can make one or many. Available while supplies last.

Interactive Movie

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 5

Follow a script and relive the magic as a boy discovers he's a wizard. Each family will receive a gift bag packed with props to help act out the scenes in the movie. Space is limited for this program. Tickets will be available in the kidspace beginning May 29 and are required for admittance. Phone reservations will not be accepted.

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, June 9, 23

5-7 p.m., Tuesdays, June 12, 26

Children and teens can 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 and applies only to overdue charges.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m., Monday, June 11

A young wizard ignores warnings not to return to school, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him. This movie is rated PG and runs 161 minutes. Registration required.

Campfire Kick-off

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 12

Kick off the summer right and join us around an indoor "campfire" for fun camp-themed activities, songs and hands-on cooperative games. Sponsored by the Friends of Northwest Regional Library. Registration begins June 5. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

Lego Club

2 p.m., Saturday, June 16

Join us for a short story and Lego building activities. Legos provided for use during this program.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m., Monday, June 18

It's a boy wizard's third year at school; not only does he have a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. A convicted murderer has escaped the wizards' prison and is coming after him. This movie is rated PG and runs 142 minutes. Registration required.

Rock and Roll BINGO

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 19

Dress up like your favorite rock star and join us for an exciting evening of BINGO. There will be music, dance breaks, prizes and a whole lot of fun. Some assistance may be needed by older siblings or adults to read the words. Registration begins June 12. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m., Monday, June 25

A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 157 minutes. Registration required.

Drumming with Ndakthe

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 26

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 the Friends of Northwest Regional Library. Registration begins June 19. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

Teen Programs

Teen on the Table Craft:

Guitar Pick Jewelry

9 a.m. 5 p.m., Fridays, June 1, 8

& Saturdays, June 2, 9

10 a.m. 6 p.m. Monday, June 4, Wednesday, June 6 & Thursday, June 7

For teens grades in 6-12. Make your own guitar pick necklace, earrings or bracelet. All supplies provided while they last.

Interactive Movie

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 5

Follow a script and relive the magic as a boy discovers he's a wizard. Each family will receive a gift bag packed with props to help act out the scenes in the movie. Space is limited for this program. Tickets will become available in the kidspace May 29 and are required for admittance. Phone reservations will not be accepted for this program and each participant must have a ticket.

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, June 9, 23

5-7 p.m., Tuesdays, June 12, 26

Children and teens can 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 and applies only to overdue charges.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m., Monday, June 11

A young wizard ignores warnings not to return to school, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him. This movie is rated PG and runs 161 minutes. Registration is required.

Roll with It!

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 12

Roll with It is a creative, collaborative experience. Teens will work side-by-side to create mixed-media art using paint, markers, collage and glue. At the end of the program, the piece of art will be divided among the group to take home. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. For teens in grades 6 12. Registration is required.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m., Monday, June 18

It's a boy wizard's third year at school; not only does he have a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. A convicted murderer has escaped the wizards' prison and is coming after him. This movie is rated PG and runs 142 minutes. Registration is required.

Totally Radical 80s Time

Travel Adventure

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 19

Welcome back to 1986. Here you will find cutting-edge technology from the 1980s that you will need to use, along with your knowledge of all that was rad in the 80s, to get yourself back to present day. You only have 45 minutes before you are stuck in the past forever. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m., Monday, June 25

A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 157 minutes. Registration is required.

Juggling Workshop for Teens

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 26

Professional juggler Gerard Tricarico demonstrates his amazing juggling abilities and teaches you how to do these incredible tricks, too. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

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. 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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