September Programs at the Cape Coral Lee County Public Library | News, Sports, Jobs
Next month’s slate of activities at the Cape Coral Lee County Public Library features topics for all ages.
The following activities are free to the public:
10 a.m., Fridays, Sept. 2, 16, 23, 30.
6 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 13, 20, 27.
Free casual conversation sessions for mature ESOL/ESL students.
Book discussion: “Change”
by Kirsten Miller
11 a.m., Wednesday, September 7
“Big Little Lies” meets “The Witches of Eastwick” in this gloriously entertaining, knife-edged feminist revenge fantasy about three women whose midlife crisis brings unexpected new powers, setting them on a collision course with the evil lurking in their wealthy seaside town.
Crafts in Cape Town: Art of Hammering Flowers
11 a.m., Thursday, September 8
Flower Pounding is an ancient Japanese technique of pounding plants to create patterns on fabric or paper. It’s a simple technique that gives beautiful results. Instructions and supplies will be provided. Registration is mandatory.
11 a.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 13 and 27.
Receive personalized help downloading e-books, movies, music and more from OverDrive/Libby and Hoopla, two of Lee County Library System’s largest online content providers. Bring your fully charged digital device for this hands-on help session.
Note: Please bring any passwords you may need to download apps. Kindle users will also need an Amazon account and their password to access it.
Understand the basics
2 p.m., Wednesday, September 14
This educational course will address the confusion about health insurance. The discussion will include how to enroll in the four parts of Medicare, what is covered and not covered, the difference between Original and Advantage plans, and long-term care costs. Registration is mandatory.
Writing Workshop Series
2 p.m., Thursday
Join published writer Phyllis Demarco for a series of six-week writing workshops spanning multiple genres. Writers are welcome to attend as many sessions as they prefer.
September 15: Making Writing Easier
A short writing exercise using the same partial opening sentence.
September 22: Logging
A discussion of the many benefits of journaling and a brief journaling exercise.
September 29: Poetry
A discussion of free verse, haiku, limerick and acrostic poetry followed by a brief exercise where writers can choose the form in which they are most comfortable.
Handicrafts in Cape Town: hello autumn
11 a.m., Wednesday, September 21
Create a string pumpkin and painted wine glass in this fall-themed craft program. Materials and instructions will be provided. Registration is mandatory.
“Give ‘Em Hell Harry”
– A biographical piece
with Harry Truman
1 p.m., Wednesday, September 28
Jack Rabito, an accomplished local actor and director, brings Harry S. Truman to life in this one-man play. When Truman left the presidency in January 1953, he was one of the most unpopular politicians in the United States. Truman’s reputation, however, was revived when people began to see him as a fiery man of “Central America” rather than a partisan politician. Registration is mandatory.
Preschool story time
11 a.m., Tuesdays 6, 13, 20, 27 Sept.
For 3-5 year olds. Children attend this program independently while parents and caregivers wait nearby. Space is limited. Please arrive early and obtain a ticket at the Youth Services counter.
Tales for toddlers
11 a.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28.
For children 18 to 36 months and caregivers. Toddlers and caregivers move and dance during this interactive story hour. Space is limited. Please arrive early and obtain a ticket at the Youth Services counter.
Baby nursery rhyme time
10 a.m., Thursdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29.
For babies up to 18 months. Babies and caregivers squirm and giggle in a supportive environment. Space is limited. Please arrive early and obtain a ticket at the Youth Services counter. First come, first served.
Children read the fines
1-2 p.m., Saturday September 17
Children and teens can get a $2 credit on overdue fines for every 15 minutes of reading in the designated area, for a total of $8 in a single session. Please bring your library card. Please come to the Youth Services office to register.
LEGO at the library
3:30 p.m., Monday, September 19
Build at the library with LEGO bricks. LEGO challenges and LEGO building books will be provided to inspire you. Parents can accompany the children or stay in the library outside the room. For ages 5-11. Registration is mandatory.
Family story time
10 a.m., Saturday, September 24
For children up to 5 years old and accompanying persons. Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movements. Space is limited. First come, first served. Please arrive early and obtain a ticket at the Youth Services counter.
Magic workshop for teens
4:30 p.m., Monday, September 12
For 12-17 year olds. Learn magic tricks that will amaze your friends and family during this workshop featuring award-winning magician Joey Evans.
Children read the fines
1-2 p.m., Saturday September 17
Children and teens can get a $2 credit on overdue fines for every 15 minutes of reading in the designated area, for a total of $8 in a single session. Please bring your library card.
Please come to the Youth Services office to register.
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 website at www.leelibrary.net to learn about programs in other locations. Call the host library or the telephone reference at 239-479-INFO (4636) for more information on a specific program.
Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lee County will not discriminate against qualified persons with disabilities in its services, programs, or activities. To request assistance or auxiliary service for effective communication or a reasonable modification to participate, contact Joan LaGuardia, 239-533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711, or [email protected] Accommodation will be provided at no cost to the applicant. Requests must be made at least five working days in advance.