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November programs planned at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

November 2, 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

English Caf

10 a.m., Fridays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30

6 p.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 27

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

Download Drop-in

11 a.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 20

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

Book Discussion: "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann

2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7

Presents a true account of the early 20th-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

Carnival of Games

Noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

Celebrate International Games Week with this all-ages event. There will be board and card games available for open play. No registration is required for this drop-in program.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 13, 27

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.

Coloring for Grown-ups

11 a.m., Thursday,

Nov. 15

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: Paper Quilling

1:30 p.m., Tuesday,

Nov. 20

Explore arts and crafts through demonstrations and hands-on practice. Each session will begin with a demonstration followed by an opportunity to create, practice and explore. Everyone is welcome to bring carpet-friendly arts and crafts supplies and work on their own projects.

NaNoWriMo

Writing Session

5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20

November is National Novel Writing Month-NaNoWriMo. Join us for a writing session, with the opportunity to share ideas with fellow attendees. Bring your laptop, or borrow one of the library's for use during the session. If you prefer notebook and pen, bring those along instead. The library will also have notebooks available. Flash drives may be purchased for $5.00. Space for this program is limited, so please arrive early.

Knowledge Nuggets for Senior Care: Hospice Care

1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21

Learn the benefits of hospice and how it serves your loved ones needs.

Storytime

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 27

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

Preschool Storytime

11 a.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 27

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.

Toddler Tales

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

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.

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m., Thursdays, Nov. 8, 15, 29

During this special storytime, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance.

Children's Programs

Live Action Coding

3:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5

Put yourself inside the game and team up with friends to use coding principles to guide yourself through a game grid, gathering coins and avoiding enemies. Make sure your code is correct or you just might find yourself in a fix. Registration is requested as space is limited. Registration is good until the start of the program. For grades K-5.

Carnival of Games

Noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

Celebrate International Games Week with this all-ages event. There will be board and card games available for open play. No registration is required for this drop-in program.

Homeschool Connections: Read Through Time and Space

11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

Come explore a time or place, discover or rediscover art, games and more. Visit the Cape Coral Public Library for suggested reading for this very special program. For grades K-5. Registration is requested as space is limited. Your registration is good until the start of the program.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17

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 and applies only to charges on overdue materials. Please bring your library card.

Cape Coral Kids Book Club:

"Refugee" by Alan Gratz

3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21

Travel back to the 1930s, the 1990s and then return to the present day on three perilous journeys with three children seeking refuge in countries not their own. Come prepared by reading the book and meet other readers to discuss plot, characters and more. December's selected book will be available at the program, while supplies last. December's selection: N.E.R.D.S. National Espionage, Rescue and Defense Society by Michael Buckley. Registration begins Oct. 21.

Star Wars Spectacular:

That's No Moon

3:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26

Break out your blasters and lightsabers and fire up the Millennium Falcon. Join us for an afternoon of Star Wars-themed crafts, games and experiments with the whole family. Registration is requested as space is limited. Registration is good until the start of the program.

Teen Programs

Fandom Therapy: Star Wars

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6

Are you obsessed with the Star Wars universe? Then join us for crafts and other activities related to your current obsession. For ages 11-18.

Teen Game Night

4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8

Celebrate International Games Week with this teen-only event. There will be Wii games, board games and a real-life version of the video game "Oregon Trail." For ages 11-18.

Carnival of Games

Noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10

Celebrate International Games Week with this all-ages event. There will be board and card games available for open play. No registration is required for this drop-in program.

Anime Club

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

Do you love anime, manga and Japanese culture? Watch anime with us and make themed crafts. For ages 11-18.

Chess Anyone?

5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Nov. 13, 27

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.

Teen Book Club: "Simon vs.

the Homo Sapiens Agenda"

4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15

Eat some snacks while chatting about "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" by Becky Albertalli, the book behind the "Love, Simon" movie. Copies of this book are available to borrow at the Children's Desk. For ages 11-18.

Kids Read Down Fines

1-2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17

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 and applies only to charges on overdue materials. Please bring your library card.

Teen Advisory Group

4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19

Learn about issues that affect our community and inspire change through different monthly community service projects at the library. All materials provided. For ages 11-18.

NaNoWriMo Writing Session

5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20

November is National Novel Writing Month-NaNoWriMo. Join us for a writing session, with the opportunity to share ideas with fellow attendees. Bring your laptop, or borrow one of the library's for use during the session. If you prefer notebook and pen, bring those along instead. The library will also have notebooks available. Flash drives may be purchased for $5. Space for this program is limited, so please arrive early.

The Cape Coral Lee County Public Library is located at 921 S.W. 39th Terrace in Cape Coral. For more information about a programs or to register, please call the library at 239-533-4500. Check the Lee County Library Sys-tem'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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