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July programs set at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

June 22, 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

Download Drop-in

11 a.m. Tuesdays, July 3, 17, 31

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

July 3: Paper Flowers

July 17: Sheet Candles

July 31: Paper Quilling

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.

English Caf

6 p.m. Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24

10 a.m. Fridays, July 6, 13, 20, 27

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

An Afternoon at the Movies

1 p.m. Saturday, July 7

A historian and his friend steal the Declaration of Independence as a means to protect it and to find a secret cache of gold that has been hidden since the Revolutionary War.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10, 24

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.

Cape Coral Local History

1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11

Learn about local history with the executive director of the Cape Coral Historical Society and Museum. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Summer Book Discussion: "Kiss Carlo"

by Adriana Trigiani

2 p.m. Wednesday, July 11

Transport back to 1949 in a postwar South Philly Italian neighborhood and get to know the Palazzini family as they struggle with romance, tradition and following your dreams.

An Afternoon at the Movies

1 p.m. Saturday, July 14

A historian and his friend are back in search of an elusive diary in hopes of clearing the family name after being implicated in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth.

Senior Mobility: Falls Prevention

1 p.m. Wednesday, July 18

Learn some helpful tips about preventing falls in your home. We will also do some simple exercises to increase your strength to help keep you on your feet.

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m. Thursday, July 19

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.

Storytime

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m. Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25

During this special storytime, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and finger plays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance. An age-appropriate activity will be provided following storytime. First come, first served. Please dress for mess.

Children's Programs

Katie Adams: Cracker Cinderella

2 p.m. Monday, July 9

In this original version of "Cinderella," puppets crafted like old-fashioned dolls, a helpful tree fairy and a gown made with magic moss are all combined to bring a unique flavor of old-time Florida to this beloved rags-to-riches tale. Spon-sored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Free tickets available beginning July 2.

The Science of Sound with DoDad's Lab

2 p.m. Monday, July 16

Can you hear me now? Children will learn about volume, pitch and wave through exciting experiments and activities that will get everyone laughing and learning. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Free tickets available beginning July 9.

Dragon Eggs

4 p.m. Wednesday, July 18

Dragon eggs can be tricky to find in the wild so why not make your own? All supplies provided. Registration is required as space is limited to 20. Please be on time; your registration is good until the start of the program only.

Kids Read Down Fines

1 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21

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 only and applies only to charges on overdue materials. Please bring your library card.

Rockin' Magic Show

2 p.m. Monday, July 23

Joey, Alexandra and Sydney (the Eclectus parrot) will lead you on an adventure featuring comedy, magic, music and audience interaction. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Free tickets available beginning July 16.

Preschool Children's Film Festival

11 a.m. Monday, July 30

Dress up and take in some of the best films of children's picture books. Children will get to watch five short picture-book films and cast their ballots for the best film, leading up to the awarding of Cape Coral Public Library's first Golden Book Award in December. Registration is required as space is limited to 15 children with an accompanied caregiver.

Teen Programs

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10, 24

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.

Life-Size Games and Miniature Worlds

2 p.m. Thursday, July 12

Try your hand at life-size versions of your favorite games: Angry Birds, Chess, Checkers and Jenga. Then, create a miniature world with our story terrarium craft. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For grades 6 12.

Japanese Culture Day

2 p.m. Thursday, July 19

Listen to a presenter talk about his work as a Japanese-to-English translator while eating some Japanese snacks, then make your own anime and Pokmon crafts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For grades 6 12.

Kids Read Down Fines

1 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21

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 only and applies only to charges on overdue materials. Please bring your library card.

Movie Madness

1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending wizard school for the first time. Rated PG.

Harry Potter Party

2 p.m. Thursday, July 26

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States. There will be Quidditch, a photo booth, multiple crafts and a potions experiment. Costumes are encouraged, but masks are not permitted. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. For grades 6 12.

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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