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Northwest Regional Library plans schedule for next month

June 22, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

July's roster of activities at Northwest Regional Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public:

Adult Programs

English Caf

10:30 a.m. Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26

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

Saturday Cinema

1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7

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.

New Movie Matinee

1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18

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 primarily intended for adult audiences.

Artsy Adult Craft:

Mason Jar Luminaries

1 p.m. Saturday, July 21

Come join us for an artsy adult craft. Use tissue paper to create a stained glass effect on Mason jars. Later at home, you can add a candle inside for a neat luminary. Supplies will be provided so just bring yourself and some creativity. Registration is required.

Tea Time Talks

6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31

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.

Storytime

Family Storytime

11 a.m. Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26

10 a.m. Saturday, July 28

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

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25

10 a.m. Saturday, July 14

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

Children's Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. - Noon Saturdays, July 7, 21

5 7 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10, 24

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 and applies only to overdue charges.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 9

With their warning about an evil wizard's return scoffed at, a student wizard and his headmaster are targeted by the wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at their school. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 138 minutes. Registration is required.

Dance to the Rhythm

6:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 10

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 the Friends of Northwest Regional Library. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration begins July 3.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 16

Now in his sixth year at wizard school, our hero begins to learn more about his nemesis' dark past. This movie is rated PG and runs 153 minutes. Registration is required.

John Storms: World of Reptiles

6:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 17

Discover the fascinating and slithering world of reptiles with John Storms as he features several favorite cold-blooded creatures. Sponsored by the Friends of Northwest Regional Library. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration begins July 10.

Lego Club

2 p.m. Saturday, July 21

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, July 23

As a teen wizard races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three of the most powerful objects in the wizarding world. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 153 minutes. Registration is required.

Muggles and Magic

6:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 24

Join us as we celebrate Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary in the U.S. Lots of magical fun will be had as children are sorted into houses and participate in Potter related activities, including wand making and Quidditch. So hop on your broom and make sure you plan to attend. For children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration begins July 17.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 30

Three teen wizards search for the remaining Horcruxes as the final battle rages on at their school. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 130 minutes. Registration is required.

Teen Programs

Teen on the Table Craft: Pet Rocks

July 2 - 31

Available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Noon 8 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

For teens, grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Zone and make your very own pet rock. Pet rocks are great at keeping secrets, weighting down papers on a windy day and they don't need to be potty trained. Bring home a pal today. All supplies provided while they last.

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. - Noon Saturdays, July 7, 21

5 7 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10, 24

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 and applies only to overdue charges.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 9

With their warning about an evil wizard's return scoffed at, a student wizard and his headmaster are targeted by the wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at their school. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 138 minutes. Registration is required.

Rockin' in the Kitchen

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 10

Work in teams to make gnocchi. Ann Shepard, from Get U Cooking, will teach teens to cut, peel, boil, and serve this dish made from scratch. Have fun with friends while learning cooking techniques you can use at home. For teens in grades 6 12. Registration begins July 3.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 16

Now in his sixth year at wizard school, a boy wizard begins to learn more about his nemesis' dark past. This movie is rated PG and runs 153 minutes. Registration is required.

Bad Art Contest

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 17

Participants will be tasked with creating the ugliest, silliest or tackiest piece of artwork they can. The worst one, as voted on by the participants, will win a trophy. For teens in grades 6 12. Registration begins July 10.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 23

As a teen wizard races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three of the most powerful objects in the wizarding world. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 153 minutes. Registration is required.

Dance to the Rhythm

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 24

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 Northwest Regional Library. For teens in grades 6 12. Registration begins July 17.

An Afternoon at the Movies

2 p.m. Monday, July 30

Three teen wizards search for the remaining Horcruxes as the final battle rages on at their school. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 130 minutes. 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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