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Programs for April scheduled at Northwest Regional Library

March 17, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

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

Adult Programs

Florida Native Plants exhibit, April 1 - 29

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

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn the importance of choosing native Florida plants for your backyard. Hosted by the Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society.

English Caf

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, April 6, 27

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

New Movie Matinee

1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 19

Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month. Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences. Please contact the library to ask for the name of the film.

Tea Time Talks

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25

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.

Storytime

Toddler Tales

10:15 & 11:15 a.m., Mondays, April 3, 17, 24

This interactive and active time for toddlers ages 18-36 months and a 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. Registration is required.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, April 5, 19, 26

During this special storytime for babies age birth to 18 months, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance.

Preschool Storytime

11 a.m., Thursdays

April 6, 20, 27

Your preschooler will continue to build relationships with other kids, books and the library in a storytime designed specifically for them. Parents and caregivers encourage independence by waiting nearby in the library for this program. Registration is required.

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Saturday,

April 22

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. Registration required.

Children's Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, April 1, 15, 29

5-7 p .m., Tuesdays, April 4, 18

Children and teens earn a $2 coupon or 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 and applies only to overdue charges.

Lego Club

2 p.m., Saturday, April 8

Join us for a short story and Lego-based games and activities. Children can also build and share a Lego creation. Lego pieces provided.

Family Game Night

5 p.m., Tuesday, April 11

All ages are welcome for this fun night at the library. Bring your own game or try one of ours. Registration not required.

Teen Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, April 1, 15, 29

5-7 p .m., Tuesdays, April 4, 18

Children and teens earn a $2 coupon or 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 and applies only to overdue charges.

On the Table - Make Your Own Journal, April 3 - 8

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

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Explore collage with a variety of mixed media, including drawing, colored pencils and markers, while learning a basic bookbinding technique. Further inspire your creativity and self-expression through journal writing prompts. Supplies are provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

Family Game Night

5 p.m., Tuesday, April 11

All ages are welcome for this fun night at the library. Bring your own game or try one of ours. Registration not required.

Nailed It: DIY for Teens

4 p.m., Tuesday, April 18

Drop into the Teen Zone for this monthly maker lab where teens and tweens take on Pinterest and YouTube projects to find out if they really work. All supplies provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

Money Smart Week: Job and Volunteer Workshop for Teens

1 p.m., Saturday, April 29

Join us for this workshop designed specifically for teens in grades 6-12. Teens will learn how to search for jobs and volunteer opportunities, write a cover letter and resume and receive interview tips. Presented by Nancy Frede, ESE Educational professional. Registration requested. Sponsored by Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

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. 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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