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March programs set at Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library

February 17, 2017
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

Heritage Monitoring Scouts

1 p.m., Friday, March 3

Florida Public Archaeology Network presents their citizen-science program to monitor cultural resources that might be challenged by sea level rise. Learn how you can join their team of hikers, kayakers, walkers, birders and explorers committed to preserving Florida's cultural resources. Registration is required.

Art Through the Ages

1 p.m., Monday, March 6: An Introduction to Art Appreciation

1 p.m., Monday, March 13: The Human Experience From Prehistoric to Renaissance Art

1 p.m., Monday, March 20: The Masters and Their Masterpieces

1 p.m., Monday, March 27: Modern and Contemporary Art

This humanities series is intended to help patrons better appreciate art in a new and informative way. This journey through time by way of art will expand the viewers' understanding of why art is what it is today. It will also bring understanding of past masters and their work in a chronological way.

Craft Corner: Knitting and Crocheting

3 p.m., Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27

A casual self-guided group of knitters and crocheters share ideas, techniques and patterns. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

English Caf

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

10 a.m., Fridays, March 10, 17, 24, 31

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

Book Discussion: "Where We Belong" by Emily Griffin

2 p.m., Wednesday, March 8

The author of five blockbuster novels, Emily Griffin, delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them together.

An Afternoon at the Movies

1 p.m., Saturday, March 11

An airline pilot makes a successful emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in January 2009. Rated PG-13. Subject to change without notice. Seating is limited; first come, first served.

Exercise Your Mental Muscle

1 p.m., Tuesday, March 14

Have fun in this maze of brain activities that are designed to increase your attention span, short- and long-term memory and much more. These mind-bending puzzles and games are guaranteed to be fun and challenging.

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m., Friday, March 17

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.

Life! Love! Laughter!

2 p.m., Saturday, March 25

With a passion for storytelling, music and ventriloquism, Sandi Sylver will share all these talents in a coffee-house-type performance for adult patrons. Her show is warm and funny, insightful and comes with a guarantee for a belly laugh or two or three. Registration is required.

Make-it, Take-it Painting Program

1 p.m., Tuesday, March 28

Learn color theory and technique from local artist Linda Benson. Art supplies provided. Finished paintings will be ready to take home and hang. Class size is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral library. Registration is required.

Storytime

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Tuesdays, March 14, 21, 28

10 a.m., Wednesday, March 15, 22, 29

Your whole family is invited to this enjoyable, all-ages storytime that encourages the development of prereading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. First come, first served.

Preschool Storytime

11 a.m., Tuesdays, March 14, 21, 28

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. First come, first served.

Toddler Tales

11 a.m., Wednesdays, March 15, 22, 29

11 a.m., Thursdays, March 16, 23, 30

This interactive and active time for toddlers and a caregiver is designed to advance prereading and social skills. First come, first served.

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m., Thursdays, March 16, 23, 30

During this special storytime, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance. First come, first served.

Children's Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

6-7 p.m., Mondays, March 6, 20

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

March 16, 30

Children and teens can earn a 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.

St. Patrick's Day Craft

2 p.m., Friday, March 17

Join us for an Irish-themed craft! All materials will be supplied by the library. Please register online or in the library.

Teen Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

6-7 p.m., Mondays, March 6, 20

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

March 16, 30

Children and teens can earn a 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.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays,

March 7, 14, 21, 28

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.

An Afternoon at the Movies

1 p.m., Saturday, March 11

An airline pilot makes a successful emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in January 2009. Rated PG-13. Subject to change without notice. Seating is limited; first come, first served.

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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