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May programs set at Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library

April 19, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Special to The Breeze

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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:

ADULTS

English Caf

10 a.m. Fridays,

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

6 p.m. Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Practice your English with English Cafe, a free, conversation session for adult ESOL and ESL students. Each 90-minute session provides adult learners an opportunity to practice speaking English with native speakers. Participants may start at any time. Advanced registration is not necessary.

Craft Corner: Knitting and Crocheting

3:30 p.m. Mondays, May 6, 13, 20

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28

Bring your ideas to light and make a handmade treasure. Materials will be provided for newcomers, or bring your own project to work on. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Registration is requested.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m. Tuesdays,

May 7, 14, 21, 28

Rise to the chess challenge and join the fun. Everyone is welcome. Bring a personal chess set, if preferred. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Read the Movie - The Host

by Stephenie Meyer

2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8

Wanderer, a member of an alien species that is taking over the violent human race by implanting their souls into people, is unable to resist the memories and emotions of Melanie, her human host. Melanie was killed as she resisted the invasion along with her young brother and lover.

Books & Banter

9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, May 28

This is an open forum book discussion. Come and share a favorite book or author. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

FAMILY

Family Storytime

10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 1

9:30 a.m. Thursdays, May 2, 9

This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes.

Baby-Parent Rhyme Time

10:15 a.m. Thursdays, May 2, 9

Be prepared to tickle, jump and fly with your baby! These rhymes and songs are for infants, up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. This 20-minute program is filled with songs designed to introduce rhyming and movement to infants.

Big Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!

11 a.m. 3 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29

Visit the library anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Register for SRP, get a special balloon from "Balloon Man" Jonathan Simpson, add your art work and color to the wall mural for "Dig into Reading" and make a cool craft for summer. There are summer reading programs for everyone ages 0 - adult. See you there!

CHILDREN

Preschool Storytime

11 a.m. Wednesdays, May 1, 8

11 a.m. Thursdays, May 2, 9

Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Each preschool storytime lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Kids Read Down Fines

3:30 4:30 p.m. Thursdays,

May 2, 16

6 7 p.m. Mondays, May 6, 13

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading, during the allotted time. A total of $8 per day may be earned. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only.

Coastie the Safety Boat

11 a.m. Saturday, May 11

Join Coastie the Safety Boat and the Coast Guard Auxiliary to learn about boating, water safety and pollution. For ages four and up. Registration is required.

Big Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!

11 a.m. 3 p.m. Wednesday,

May 29

Visit the library anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Register for the summer reading program, get a special balloon from "Balloon Man" Jonathan Simpson, add your art work and color to the wall mural for "Dig into Reading" and make a cool craft for summer. There are summer reading programs for everyone ages 0 - adult. See you there!

TEENS

Kids Read Down Fines

3:30 4:30 p.m. Thursdays,

May 2, 16

6 7 p.m. Mondays, May 6, 13

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading, during the allotted time. A total of $8 per day may be earned. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only.

Big Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!

11 a.m. 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 29

Visit the library anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Register for the summer reading program, get a special balloon from "Balloon Man" Jonathan Simpson, add your art work and color to the wall mural for "Dig into Reading" and make a cool craft for summer. There are summer reading programs for everyone ages 0 - adult. See you there!

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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. A sign language interpreter is available with 5 business days notice to library staff. Assistive listening system available; request at desk.

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.

 
 

 

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