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Northwest Regional Library schedules programs, activities for June

By Staff | May 26, 2022

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

Knit and Stitch

10 a.m., Wednesday, June 1

A casual, self-guided group of knitters and crocheters that join together to share projects, ideas and techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects and tools. Basic materials and supplies are available for newcomers.

English Café

10:30 a.m., Thursdays,

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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

Random Acts of Art for Adults

10 a.m., Friday, June 3

This art class for adults will be popping up on the calendar at random. You may arrive to discover an old favorite project or learn that you will be trying out something new. The project will not be announced until you arrive and seating will be limited to supplies on hand. Registration is required.

Books & Bagels

10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 8

Do you enjoy robust, engaging book discussions? Join us and share your latest reading recommendations. Bagels and coffee will be served.

Artsy Adult Craft: Sea Shell Ornaments

1 p.m., Saturday, June 18

Linking to our Summer Reading theme of “Oceans of Possibilities,” this month we will be making sea shell ornaments. Seashells will be provided, but feel free to bring some you have collected yourself. They need to be small enough to fit in the ornaments. Registration is required.

New Movie Matinee

2 p.m., Thursday, June 23

Join us for a showing of a newly-released DVD each month. Movie ratings will vary and this program is intended for adult audiences. Snacks provided to attendees.

Tea Time Talks

6 p.m., Tuesday, June 28

Do you enjoy robust, engaging book discussions? Join us and share your latest reading recommendations. Tea and cookies will be served.

Children’s Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, June 1, 8

11 a.m. – noon, Saturday, June 18

Children and teens can earn a $2 credit on overdue fines for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Please bring your library card.

Interactive Movie

10 a.m., Saturday, June 4

More than just a movie showing, audiences participate in this special screening. You can take part in the action with props, sound effects and a whole lot of fun or just sit back and enjoy the film. Families of all ages are welcome. Rated PG.

Babies and Books

10:30 a.m., Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, 27

For babies through 18 months and caregivers. Bond with your baby and meet new friends during this special storytime with books, songs, rhymes and more.

Summer Kick Off Party: Kids Edition

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 7

Celebrate the start of the library’s summer reading program at the library luau. Enjoy games, fun activities, crafts and dancing. All supplies provided and all participants receive a free book. For ages 6-11.

Summer Kick-Off Party:

Preschool Edition

11 a.m., Thursday, June 9

Celebrate the start of the library’s summer reading program at the library luau. Enjoy games, fun activities, crafts and dancing. All supplies provided and all participants receive a free book. For children through age 5 and their caregivers.

Birthday Club

10 a.m., Saturday, June 11

Is it your child’s birthday month? Come celebrate it with us at our monthly birthday bash. All supplies and light refreshments provided. For ages 1 – 5. Registration for birthday child required.

Summer Community Storytime

11 a.m., Thursdays, June 16, 23, 30

Join us for our weekly family event where we will share stories, rhymes, and activities all about our community. For children through age 5.

Pre-K Fun: Just Add Water

10 a.m., Saturday, June 18

Join us for activities, crafts and fun made just for preschoolers. Dress for mess. For ages 2-5.

Magic with Joey Evans

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 21

For ages 6-11. This Master Magician is back to tickle our funny bones with magic, mystery and fun. Prepare to be amazed and inspired by his illusions, puppets and tricks. It’s a show you don’t want to miss. Registration begins June 14.

LEGO Club

2 p.m., Saturday, June 25

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

Joshua J. Superstar Show

6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 28

The Joshua J. Supershow, starring Joshua J. Superstar, fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a living legend in action. For ages 6-11. Registration is required and begins June 21.

Teen Programs

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, June 1, 8

11 a.m. – noon, Saturday, June 18

Children and teens can earn a $2 credit on overdue fines for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Please bring your library card.

Interactive Movie

10 a.m., Saturday, June 4

More than just a movie showing, audiences participate in this special screening. You can take part in the action with props, sound effects, and a whole lot of fun or just sit back and enjoy the film. Families of all ages are welcome. Rated PG.

Melted Crayon Art

2 p.m., Wednesday, June 15

Join us in the Teen Zone and let the crayons drip, drop and slither to create unique and wonderful pieces of art.

Zen Gardens

2 p.m., Wednesday, June 22

Join us in the Teen Zone to make your own miniature Zen garden. These gardens create a peaceful place for refuge and tranquility and promote calm and relaxation.

Fishing 101 with Captain Debbie

2 p.m., Wednesday, June 29

Learn about basic equipment, fish identification, tying knots and more during this hands-on workshop for teens.

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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