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Northwest Regional Library schedules November programs, activities

October 26, 2018
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

English Caf

10:30 a.m., Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29

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

Artsy Adult Craft: Sequin Ornaments

10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

Join us for another artsy adult craft. Pin sequins capped with seed beads into Styrofoam balls to create decorative ornaments. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required.

Southwest Florida Fiddlers

2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

Listen to the talented Southwest Florida Fiddlers play easy listening tunes.

Credit: Good or Evil?

6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

When is it OK to use credit? What is the best way to use it? Know when and how and please do read the fine print. Offered through Goodwill's Job-Link program.

New Movie Matinee

1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21

Each month we'll enjoy some popcorn and grab one of the hottest newly released DVDs to show. Movie ratings will vary and this program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

Tea Time Talks

6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27

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

Preschool Storytime

10:15 & 11:15 a.m., Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 29

Children ages 3 - 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. Registration is required.

Toddler Tales

10:15 & 11:15 a.m., Mondays, Nov. 5, 26

This interactive storytime is designed to advance your toddler's prereading and social skills. Please model proper storytime behavior by participating along with your child during the program. Registration is required.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 28

10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

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.

Children's Programs

On the Table: Veterans Day Cards

Nov. 1-10

Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 12 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

Join us on your next library visit and create a card for a Veteran in honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11. While supplies last.

Super Fun Saturday

10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3

Come play with us at the library. Activities change monthly and vary from dancing, storytelling, art projects and more. Fun for the whole family. Registration not required.

Family Gaming Night

5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6

Come and join us for an old-fashioned family fun evening. We have board games, card games, and mini golfing options to play in the library. This is a drop in event. For family of all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. No registration required.

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14

10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

Children and teens 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 and applies only to overdue charges.

On the Table Craft: Thankful

Nov. 13 21

Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 12 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

Join us on your next library visit and create a craft to celebrate thankfulness. While supplies last.

Kindness Club

4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

Kids can participate in fun activities designed to encourage kindness and help make the world a better place. This month's Kindness Club will benefit animals at the Gulf Coast Humane Society. After we create toys for the animals, you will get the chance to meet a furry ambassador. For grades K-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Northwest Regional Library. Registration begins Oct. 16.

Dinovember

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

The night where dinosaurs come to life. Enjoy dinosaur activities, crafts, science experiments, stories and even dinosaurs enjoying kid activities.

Lego Club

2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17

Join us for a short story and Lego building activities. Legos provided for use during this program.

STEAM Club: Fort Mania

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20

Join us for fun experiments and projects as we explore the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.) Please dress appropriately for the creative process (dress for mess). For grades K-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Northwest Regional Library. Registration begins Sept. 18.

Teen Programs

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

4:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1

Be the change you want to see in the world. Learn about issues that affect our community and inspire change through monthly community service projects at the library. Guest speakers, materials for the service projects, and snacks provided. For teens in grades 6-12. New projects every month. Registration not required.

Game On!

Wednesday, Nov. 7

2 p.m. Grades 9-12

4 p.m. Grades 6-8

Join us for an International Games Week edition of Game On! Now's the time to settle the score. Join in the fun and challenge your friends to a variety of board games and video games. Light snacks provided.

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14

10-11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17

Children and teens 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 and applies only to overdue charges.

The Northwest Regional Library is located at 519 Chiquita Blvd., 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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