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September programs at Northwest Regional Library

August 16, 2019
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

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

Adult Programs

Books & Bagels

10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11

Join us for a morning of books, fun and bagels. Get recommendations from friends, neighbors and librarians on everything from recent releases to forgotten classics. Bagels and coffee will be provided. No registration required.

English Caf

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10:30 a.m., Thursdays, Sept. 12, 19, 26

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

Artsy Adult Craft: Marble Painting

1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14

Take paper or other material and dip it into paint floating on water to create fun abstract artwork. Wear something that is safe to paint in. Supplies will be provided, so just bring yourself and some creativity. Registration is required.

New Movie Matinee

1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18

Each month we'll enjoy 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.

Tea Time Talks

6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24

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.

Basic Technology Help

10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25

Bring your fully charged tablets, phones, e-readers and other digital devices for a hands-on help session. Get help with basic and general computer questions, library databases or e-books. Please bring any passwords you may need.

Artsy Adult Craft: Paper Beads

1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28

Come join us for another Artsy Adult Craft. We will be creating jewelry using recycled books. Supplies will be provided, so just bring yourself and some creativity. Registration is required.

Children's Programs

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays,

Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25

For babies up to 18 months. During this special storytime, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance. Caregivers are encouraged to model proper storytime etiquette by remaining in the room and participating with baby during this program.

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 11

10-11 a.m. ,Saturday, Sept. 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.

Preschool Storytime

10:15 & 11:15 a.m., Thursdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26

For ages 3-5. Your preschooler will continue to build relationships with other kids, books and the library in a storytime designed specifically for them. The stories and activities are more complex, but just as fun. Please pick up a Storytime Ticket at the Youth Services desk the morning of the program. Space is limited.

Super Fun Saturday: Curiosity Day

10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7

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

Toddler Tales

10:15 & 11:15 a.m., Monday,

Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30

For ages 18-36 months. This interactive and active time for toddlers and their caregiver is designed to advance prereading and social skills. They'll experience storytelling, wordplay, felt board stories, fingerplays, puppets, singing, music-making, socializing, dancing and, of course, books. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis the morning of the program.

Kindness Club

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10

Join us at the library to create kindness in our community. Kids can participate in fun activities designed to encourage kindness and help make the world a better place. For children in grades K-5. Registration begins Aug. 13.

Special Needs Sensory Storytime

10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 13

This storytime emphasizes books, music and sensory experiences designed for children with special needs. The library's welcoming environment will create a positive experience for children. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver, who will be an active participant in the program. Class size is limited to 10 children, plus their parents or caregivers. For children ages 3-12 with special needs.

STEAM Club: Battle Bots

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17

Be ready for fun experiments and projects as we explore the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Please dress appropriately for the creative process (dress for mess). For grades K-5. Registration begins Aug. 20.

Lego Club

2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21

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

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28

For ages birth to 5 years. Your whole family is invited to this enjoyable, all-ages storytime that encourages the development of prereading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories.

Teen Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays,

Sept. 4, 11

10-11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 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.

TAG: Teen Advisory Group

4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4

Hey teens, come be a part of Northwest Regional Library's new T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group). Help us make The Teen Zone the place to be. Suggest new books and other materials, help with planning and running programs and express your creative side by helping with displays and decorating the Teen Zone. Service hours and light snacks provided. For teens grades 6-12.

Virtual Reality

2:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16 Thursday, Sept. 19

Time to leave the 2-dimensional world and immerse yourself into a 3-D, 180-degree VR experience. Drop in and check out our Oculus Go headsets. For teens in grades 6-12.

COAL

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24

Teens do you need service hours? Northwest Regional Library has a solution. COAL is a new program available for teens discussing relevant topics, introducing presenters and of course connecting with the community. Light snacks provided. For teens grades 6-12.

The Northwest Regional Library is located at 519 Chiquita Blvd., 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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