Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Staff Contacts | Home RSS
 
 
 

Cape Coral Library sets programs, activities for October

September 28, 2018
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

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 16, 30

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.

English Caf

6 p.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30

10 a.m., Fridays, Oct. 5, 12, 19

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

Observing the Night Sky in SWFL

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3

The president of the Southwest Florida Astronomical Society will bring our skies to life with information on the celestial objects available for viewing in our area. He will also discuss finding and purchasing the right telescope for your needs.

Employment Workshop:

Strategy vs. "Velcro"

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Most people look for work by sending out tons of resumes to see what will "stick." Savvy job seekers set a plan for getting the job.

Download Drop-in

11 a.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 9, 23

Receive personalized help downloading e-books, movies, music and more from the library's online library. Bring your fully charged tablets, phones, e-readers and other digital devices for a hands-on help session. Note: Please bring any passwords you may need for downloading apps.

Exploring Arts & Crafts:

Quilled Greeting Cards

1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9

Create whimsical greeting cards with colorful strips of paper using a technique called paper quilling.

Women in the Military

2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10

The Southwest Florida Military Museum is one of Cape Coral's cultural treasures. The museum director will discuss the history of women in the military. She will also discuss the history of the museum and bring along some artifacts. Join us for this unique program.

Employment Workshop: Presenting . . . Me!

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

It takes less than 30 seconds to make a great first impression. Learn how to dazzle the interviewers and present your best self.

Knowledge Nuggets for Senior Care: Get Your Ducks in a Row

1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17

Learn how to securely gather and organize important information.

Employment Workshop: Interview 101

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Ever wonder why interviewers ask the questions they do? Do you struggle with how to answer these questions or prepare for an interview? Preparation equals confidence.

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18

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.

Exploring Arts & Crafts: Wool Felting

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

Participants will learn how to felt wool and create a piece of art they can keep. Registration is required.

Employment Workshop: Resume vs. Application

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Why do you have to supply information on your application that you've already included on your resume? What skills should you showcase? Use these great tools to market yourself into your dream job.

Employment Workshop: Yay!

I Got the Job. Now What?

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31:

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

You got a fantastic job. What can you do to ensure you successfully get the training you need to learn your position? How do you ace the introductory period? Make the most of your new position.

Storytime

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 23, 30

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, Oct. 23, 30

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

10 a.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 24, 31

This interactive and active time for toddlers and their caregiver is designed to advance prereading and social skills. They will 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., Thursday, Oct. 25

During this special storytime, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served.

Children's Programs

Spooktacular Preschool Halloween STEM Fun!

10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 1

Join us for some not-so-scary activities to capture interest, imagination and the fun of Halloween. For ages 3 - 5. Please dress for mess. Registration is required.

Interactive Movie

1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6

More than just a movie showing, there will be audience participation in this screening of the tale of an ancient Polynesian girl called by the Ocean to save her island from a terrible curse.

Spooky STEM

3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 8

Test your skills with magically spooky science experiments. Registration is required.

Magical Me: A Harry Potter Extravaganza

1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 15

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter in the U.S. in magical style. Enjoy a cauldron full of magical activities including Quidditch, sorting and crafts.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20

Children and teens can earn a $2 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.

Cape Coral Kids Book Club: "From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Kongisburg

3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24

Escape the mundane with Claudia and Jamie Kincaid as they move into New York's Met Museum, dodge security and try to solve an art mystery. Come prepared by reading the book and then meet other readers to discuss plot, characters and more. November's selected book will also be available at the program, while supplies last. November selection: "Refugee" by Alan Gratz. Registration begins Sept. 24.

Teen Programs

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 16, 30

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.

Homeschool Program:

Sphero Mini Golf

1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3

Create your own mini golf course and use basic block coding to program a Sphero robot to navigate a hole-in-one. For teens ages 11-18.

Observing the Night Sky in SWFL

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3

The Southwest Florida Astronomical Society will bring our skies to life with information on the celestial objects available for viewing in our area. He will also discuss finding and purchasing the right telescope for your needs.

Employment Workshop:

Strategy vs. "Velcro"

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Most people look for work by sending out tons of resumes to see what will "stick." Savvy job seekers set a plan for getting the job.

Interactive Movie

1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6

More than just a movie showing, there will be audience participation in this screening of the tale of an ancient Polynesian girl called by the ocean to save her island from a terrible curse.

Fandom Therapy: "Stranger Things"

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9

Are you obsessed with Netflix's "Stranger Things"? Celebrate your favorite TV show by making your own demogorgon, inspired by Dart. All materials provided. For teens ages 11-18.

Employment Workshop:

Presenting . . . Me!

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

It takes less than 30 seconds to make a great first impression. Learn how to dazzle the interviewers and present your best self.

Anime Club

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16

For teens and tweens interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture. We watch anime together and make themed crafts. For teens ages 11-18.

Employment Workshop: Interview 101

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Ever wonder why interviewers ask the questions they do? Do you struggle with how to answer these questions or prepare for an interview? Preparation equals confidence.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20

Children and teens can earn a $2 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.

Teen Advisory Group

4:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22

Learn about issues that affect our community and inspire change through different monthly community service projects at the library. All materials provided, no registration needed. For teens ages 11-18.

Employment Workshop:

Resume vs. Application

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

Why do you have to supply information on your application that you've already included on your resume? What skills should you showcase? Use these great tools to market yourself into your dream job.

Zombie Apocalypse Survival Program

4:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29

Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? Make paracord bracelets and practice shooting zombies with Nerf bows and arrows. For teens ages 11-18.

Employment Workshop: Yay!

I Got the Job. Now What?

6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31

Presented by Audrey Mayrent, SWFL Job-Link Coordinator for Goodwill Industries.

You got a fantastic job. What can you do to ensure you successfully get the training you need to learn your position? How do you ace the introductory period? Make the most of your new position.

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.

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web