To register for programs, please call the host library or sign up at your local library. Library phone numbers and addresses can be found on the last page.
Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library
Chess Anyone? 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & June 5, 12, 19, 26
Rise to the chess challenge and
join the fun. Everyone is welcome. Bring a personal chess set, if preferred.
English Café 6 p.m. Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & June 5, 12, 19, 26 10 a.m. Fridays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 & June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 See page 5 for information.
Craft Corner: Knitting and Crocheting 3:30 p.m. Mondays, May 7, 14, 21
& June 4, 11, 18, 25 Bring your ideas to
light and make a handmade treasure. Materials will be provided for newcomers, or bring your own project to work on. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. Registration requested.
Books Go to War Book Discussion: Sebastian Junger’s “War” 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 Junger, author of “The Perfect Storm,” turns his brilliant and
empathetic eye to the reality of combat in this on-the-ground account of a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Kerengal Valley.
Bagels, Books & Banter 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, May 29 & June 26
Join other book lovers and come prepared to talk about
a favorite book that you've read recently Relax with coff ee and refreshments Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Coraloral Public Library.
s. entlyt y.. Captiva Memorial Library
Hurricane Preparedness Seminar 3 p.m. Thursday, May 10 Location: Auger Room at South Seas Island Resort, Captiva Island Join members of the Captiva Hurricane Preparation and Response Committee as the Captiva Island Fire Control District, Lee County Emergency Operations Center and the Lee County Sheriff 's Offi ce help you to prepare for hurricane season. Learn too about Captiva Island's Structural Safety Inspection Team, a group of volunteers responsible for conducting damage analyses on Captiva in the event of a severe tropical storm. Be Prepared!
East County Regional Library
English Café 10 a.m. Fridays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 & June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 6 p.m. Mondays, May 7, 14, 21 & June 4, 11, 18, 25 See page 5 for information.
Book Discussion: Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 At the annual Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas is chosen for
something special as his life assignment. This leads him to The Giver, a man who holds all the memories of the past. Through this man, Jonas learns the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
East County Regional Library
Library Books for eReaders 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 & Wednesday, June 13 Learn how to check out eBooks and audiobooks to read on your Nook,
Kindle, and other eReaders or listen to on your portable devices. You are welcome to bring your device, but it is not required. Registration required.
6 p.m. Tuesdays, May 15 & June 19 Talk about poetry and share what it means to you. Bring your favorite poem and listen to the poetry of others in a friendly, receptive environment. Registration required.
Book Discussion: Lisa Genova’s “Left Neglected” 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 4 One morning while racing to work and distracted by her cell
phone, Sarah looks away from the road for one second too long. In that blink of an eye, her life come to a screeching halt. After a brain injury steals her awareness of everything on her left side, Sarah must retrain her mind to perceive the world as a whole. In so doing, she also learns how to pay attention to what matters most.
Hurricane Seminar 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14 See page 7 for information. Registration required.
Re Featured Database:
EBSCOhost Masterfi le Premier
Contains full text of periodicals, reference books, primary source documents and an
Image Collection of photos, maps and fl ags. Visit www.lee-county.com/library
for more information.
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