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September programs set at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

By Staff | Aug 18, 2022

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 Café

10 a.m., Fridays, Sept. 2, 16, 23, 30

6 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 13, 20, 27

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

Book Discussion: “The Change”

by Kirsten Miller

11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7

“Big Little Lies” meets “The Witches of Eastwick” in this gloriously entertaining and knife-sharp feminist revenge fantasy about three women whose midlife crisis brings unexpected new powers, putting them on a collision course with the evil that lurks in their wealthy beach town.

Crafts at Cape: Flower Pounding Art

11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 8

Flower Pounding is an ancient Japanese technique of hammering plants to create patterns on fabric or paper. It’s a simple technique that renders gorgeous results. Instructions and supplies will be provided. Registration is required.

Download Drop-In

11 a.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 13, 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 for downloading apps. Kindle users will also need an Amazon account and their password for accessing it.

Medicare 101:

Understanding the Basics

2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14

This educational course will address the confusion about Medicare. The discussion will include how to enroll in the four parts of Medicare, what is covered and not covered, the difference between the Original and Advantage plans and long-term care costs. Registration is required.

Writing Workshop Series

2 p.m., Thursdays

Join published writer Phyllis Demarco for a six-week writing workshop series covering multiple genres. Writers are welcome to attend any number of sessions they would prefer.

Sept. 15: Easing Into Writing

A brief writing exercise utilizing the same partial opening sentence.

Sept. 22: Journaling

A discussion of the many benefits of journaling and a brief journaling exercise.

Sept. 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.

Crafts at Cape: Hello Fall

11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21

Create a twine pumpkin and painted wineglass at this fall-themed craft program. Supplies and instructions will be provided. Registration is required.

“Give ‘Em Hell Harry”

– A Biographical Play

featuring Harry Truman

1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28

Jack Rabito, an accomplished local actor and director, brings Harry S. Truman to life in this one-person 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, revived when people began to see him as a feisty man from “Middle America” rather than a partisan politician. Registration is required.

Children’s Programs

Preschool Storytime

11 a.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 6, 13 20, 27

For ages 3-5. Children attend this program independently while parents and caregivers wait nearby. Space is limited. Please arrive early and get a ticket at the Youth Services Desk.

Toddler Tales

11 a.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28

For children ages 18-36 months and caregivers. Toddlers and caregivers move and groove during this interactive storytime. Space is limited. Please arrive early and get a ticket at the Youth Services Desk.

Baby Rhyme Time

10 a.m., Thursdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29

For babies up to 18 months. Babies and caregivers wiggle and giggle in a supportive environment. Space is limited. Please arrive early and get a ticket at the Youth Services Desk. First-come, first-served.

Kids Read Down Fines

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

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. Please come to the Youth Services desk to register.

LEGO at the Library

3:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19

Build at the library with LEGO bricks. LEGO challenges and LEGO building books will be provided for inspiration. Parents may accompany children or remain in the library outside of the room. For ages 5-11. Registration is required.

Family Storytime

10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24

For children through age 5 and caregivers. Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Space is limited. First come, first served. Please arrive early and get a ticket at the Youth Services Desk.

Teen Programs

Magic Workshop for Teens

4:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12

For ages 12-17. Learn magic tricks that will amaze your friends and family during this workshop featuring award-winning magician Joey Evans.

Kids Read Down Fines

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

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.

Please come to the Youth Services desk to register.

The Cape Coral Lee County Public Library is located at 921 S.W. 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.

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