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April programs set at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

March 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

Art through the Ages: The Development of American Art from Colonial to Today

1 p.m., Monday, April 3

The final program in a five-part series presented by Hal Klingler. 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, April 3, 10, 17, 24

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, April 4, 25

10 a.m., Fridays, April 7, 28

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

Bali: Behind the Masks

1 p.m., Saturday, April 8

In Bali, the Indonesian island known as The Island of the Gods, mask dances have been performed since ancient times as rituals at Balinese Hindu temples and rites of passage ceremonies. Presenter Surapsari sheds light on Balinese cosmology, arts, and social life through an interactive lecture and presentation of Balinese mask dances in authentic costume.

Book Talk: "Don't You Cry" by Mary Kubica

2 p.m., Wednesday, April 12

New York Times bestselling author of "The Good Girl," Mary Kubica returns with an electrifying and addictive tale of deceit and obsession.

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m., Friday, April 14

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.

Wealth Preservation

2 p.m., Tuesday, April 25

For a successful retirement, a clear understanding of asset allocation and diversification is key. This workshop, presented by Alfred Rich, Nolte Wealth Management, will teach these and other strategies crucial to preserving wealth. Registration is required.

Storytime

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Tuesdays, April 4, 18, 25

10 a.m., Wednesdays, April 5, 19, 26

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. First come, first served.

Preschool Storytime

11 a.m., Tuesdays, April 4, 18, 25

Your preschooler will continue to build relationships with other kids, books and the library in a storytime designed specifically for them. First come, first served.

Toddler Tales

11 a.m., Wednesdays, April 5, 19, 26

11 a.m., Thursdays, April 6, 20, 27

This interactive and active time for toddlers and a caregiver is designed to advance pre-reading and social skills. They'll experience storytelling, wordplay, felt board stories, fingerplays, puppets, singing, music-making, socializing, dancing and, of course books. First come, first served.

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m., Thursdays, April 6, 20, 27

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

Musical Discovery Zone

11 a.m. Saturday, April 1

In the Musical Discovery Zone, kids interact with musicians from the Gulf Coast Symphony and hear and play a variety of instruments. Registration is requested.

Kids Read Down Fines

6-7 p.m., Mondays, April 3, 17

3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 13, 27

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. Please bring your library card to the Youth Services Desk to register.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: "Double Down" Games

11 a.m., Monday, April 10

Read "Double Down," the 11th journal in the series and come to the library and play games, earn Mom Bucks, win prizes and practice drawing characters. All materials supplied by the library. Registration is required and limited to 25. Activities and games will be based on the book "Double Down." Attendees need to have read the book in order to participate. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Earth Day Craft Fun

1 p.m., Tuesday, April 11

Celebrate Earth Day with a special craft. All supplies provided by the library. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Registration is required.

Teen Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

6-7 p.m., Mondays, April 3, 17

3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 13, 27

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. Please bring your library card to the Youth Services Desk to register.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25

Rise to the chess challenge and join in the fun. Bring a personal chess set, if desired. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library.

Build a Chain Reaction

3 p.m., Thursday, April 13

Do you like a challenge? Come to this program and design the longest lasting chain reaction using library provided materials. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Registration is required.

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.

 
 
 

 

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