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December programs set at Northwest Regional Library

November 20, 2011
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Special to The Breeze

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

ADULTS

English Caf

10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Dec, 1, 8, 15

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.

Holiday Town Square Exhibit:

Musical Performances

3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3: Sun-Sations Barbershop Quartet

1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10: Dulcimer, Autoharps and Fiddles with Frank & Connie Dennis

11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17: Calendar Girls Dance Troup

Enjoy these live musical performances featuring holiday music

Holiday Town Square Exhibit

From Page to Stage: Florida Repertory Theatre presents "Santaland Diaries" by David Sedaris

3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8

"Santaland Diaries" is the story of the author?s experiences working as an elf at Macy?s Department store. The Florida Rep actors will perform an excerpt from ?Santaland Diaries.? Join in the discussion by reading the play and catch one of the performances of the play December 14 -31, 2011 at the Arcade Theatre. The actors will be on hand after the performance to discuss the play and answer questions.

Nibbles and Novels

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14

Chat about books. Discover new favorites. Enjoy a snack. Meet other book lovers. Come join us.

Holiday Town Square Exhibit:

Readers Theatre

4 p.m. Tuesday, December 20

Enjoy a special, holiday-themed readers theatre in our exhibit area.

FAMILY

Family Storytime

10:30 a.m. Thursdays, December 1, 8

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

Holiday Town Square Exhibit:

Musical Performances

3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3: Sun-Sations Barbershop Quartet

1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10: Dulcimer, Autoharps and Fiddles with Frank & Connie Dennis

11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17: Calendar Girls Dance Troup

Enjoy these live musical performances featuring holiday music

Baby-Parent Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7

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. Registration is required.

Holiday Town Square Exhibit

From Page to Stage: Florida Repertory Theatre presents "Santaland Diaries" by David Sedaris

n 3 p.m. Saturday, December 8

"Santaland Diaries" is the story of the author?s experiences working as an elf at Macy?s Department store. The Florida Rep actors will perform an excerpt from ?Santaland Diaries.? Join in the discussion by reading the play and catch one of the performances of the play December 14 -31, 2011 at the Arcade Theatre. The actors will be on hand after the performance to discuss the play and answer questions.

Holiday Town Square Exhibit: Readers Theatre

4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 20

Enjoy a special, holiday-theme readers theatre in our exhibit area.

CHILDREN

Kids Read Down Fines

5-6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading during the allotted time in the designated area of the library. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only. Please bring your library card.

Snowflake Storytime and Fun!

6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 20

Kids, come to the library for a special holiday storytime and craft. For ages 3 to 8. Registration is required and begins December 5.

Vintage Video Gaming-Super Mario Brothers

2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21

Play vintage video games from the 90's! For ages 5 to 12. Registration is required.

TEENS

December Trivia for Teens

Dec. 1-15

Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 12 p.m. 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

How well do you know your December trivia? Complete and submit the trivia quiz, located at the Teen reference desk between December 1st and December 15th. A winner will be selected from the correct answers on December 16th at 4 pm. The prize will be a $25 gift certificate. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

Yu-Gi-Oh Card Gaming

12 -4 p.m. Saturday, December 3

Gather with like minded Yu-Gi-Oh card players in the Teen Caf. Play for fun and share strategies. This is not a tournament.

Kids Read Down Fines

5-6 p.m. Tuesday, December 13

Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading during the allotted time in the designated area of the library. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only. Please bring your library card.

Cool Stuff

6 p.m. Tuesday, December 13

For tweens ages 10-12, Cool Stuff will feature activities in science, technology and fun for the creative mind. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration required.

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

 
 
 

 

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