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October programs set at Northwest Regional Library

September 29, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

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

Adult Programs

Family Game Night

5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3

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

Free Legal Clinic - Wills

and Advanced Directives

6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3

Florida Rural Legal Services presents a free legal information session regarding wills and advanced directives, such as wills, living wills and designation of health care surrogates.

English Caf

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26

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

New Movie Matinee

1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18

Join us for a showing of a newly released movie on DVD each month. The audience will choose between two of our Most Wanted DVDs. Movie ratings will vary and this program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

Tea Time Talks

6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31

Join us for an evening of books, fun and cookies. Get recommendations from friends, neighbors and librarians on everything from recent releases to forgotten classics. Tea and cookies will be provided. No registration required.

Storytime

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14

10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25

During this special storytime for babies up to 18 months, caregivers and babies learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance.

Toddler Tales

10:15 & 11:15 a.m.,

Mondays, Oct. 23, 30

This interactive and active time for toddlers and their 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.

Preschool Storytime

10:15 & 11:15 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 26

Children ages 3 to 5 attend this program independently while the caregiver waits nearby. Your preschooler will build relationships with other children, books and the library in a storytime designed specifically for them. Space is limited to 15 children per class. Children must be registered for each class individually. Registration is required.

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 28

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

Children's Programs

Kidspace on the Table Craft:

Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct. 2 14

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.

Join us for simple crafts in the kidspace that celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture. A different craft will be available each Friday. All supplies provided.

Kids Read Down Fines

5-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 17, 31

10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Oct. 14, 28

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.

Family Game Night

5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3

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

Toddler-Preschool

Movement and Stretch

11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 5

For ages 2-5. Caregivers help their toddlers and preschoolers learn about movement, stretching and mindfulness in this unique class designed just for them. Please wear comfortable clothing. Sponsored by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration is required.

Super Fun Saturday

10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7

Come play with us at the library. Activities change monthly and vary from dancing, storytelling, art projects and more. Fun for the whole family.

Discovery Baby

10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 12

For babies up to 23 months. This special interactive program is a play-date designed just for babies and their caregivers. Come discover lots of easy literacy activities, rhymes and art activities that can continue to be enjoyed at home. Please dress babies for some messy play. Registration required. Space is limited.

Lego Club

2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14

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

Homeschool Connections Africa

3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18

Homeschoolers, join us as we read around the world. Share a book, play a game from another country and learn about all the resources your library has to offer. Visit the Northwest Regional Library for suggested reading for this special program. Registration is requested, as space is limited for this program. For children ages 5-12.

Toddler - Preschool Fall Festival

10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 19

For ages 2 to 5. Celebrate autumn with us. Caregivers help their children with age appropriate crafts and activities. No registration required.

Things That Go POP in the Night

5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24

Registration is required for this program. Join Joey and Alexandra Evans as they take a journey through some of Halloween's greatest characters and stories using magic, mystery and eye popping balloon designs. This one of a kind show is only offered once a year, so be sure not to miss it. Kid friendly costumes are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library.

Teen Programs

Family Game Night

5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3

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

Kids Read Down Fines

5-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 17, 31

10 a.m. noon, Saturdays, Oct. 14, 28

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.

TAG - Teen Advisory Group

4-5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4

For students in grades 6 - 12. Here's your chance to make a difference in your world, from right here at your local library to the larger global community. The Northwest Regional Library is starting a new Teen Advisory Group, or TAG, to get its amazing young citizens involved. So TAG, you're it. Come join us for fun, friends, food and, of course, some rewarding and worthwhile community service. Registration is required.

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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