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East County Regional Library presents programs for November

November 1, 2017
Special to THE CITIZEN (news@breezenewspapers.com) , Lehigh Acres Citizen

November roster of activities at the East County Regional Library, at 881 Gunnery Road.

The following are free:

Adult programs

- Beginning Computer Skills

Part 1: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 3

Part 2: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10

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A technology instructor will cover a variety of topics including using a mouse, establishing an email account and using library online resources. Space is limited and registration is required.

- Ukulele Cafe

2:30 p.m. Nov. 4

This program starts with a half-hour of free ukulele lessons followed by an hour of free-style jamming and group play. Instruments are not provided.

- Book Discussion: "The Other Einstein"

3:30 p.m. Nov. 6

The story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Registration is requested.

- Chess Anyone?

4 p.m. Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Rise to the chess challenge and join the fun. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours.

- English Cafe

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

Informal conversation sessions for adult ESOL/ESL students.

- Intermediate Computer Skills

10 a.m. Nov. 7

Learn intermediate computer skills with the guidance of a technology instructor. Using Windows 7, this class covers a variety of topics including identifying keyboard shortcuts, using the control panel, removing programs, backing up files and more. Space is very limited and registration is required.

- Writer's Workshop

6 p.m. Nov. 7

Join local writers as they meet each month to practice, share, and discuss various literary art forms. Meetings may vary to include classes, speakers and readings. Registration is requested.

- Knitting Nook

5 p.m. Nov. 8 and 22

A casual, self-guided group of knitters and crocheters share ideas, techniques and projects. Attendees should bring projects; basic materials available for newcomers.

- Download Drop-In

11 a.m. Nov. 13 and 27

Receive personalized help downloading e-books, movies, music and more from the library's online library. Bring your tablets, phones, e-readers and other digital devices for a hands-on help session. Registration is requested.

- Word and Excel Basics

10 a.m. Nov. 14

A technology instructor will provide a basic introduction to Word and Excel for new users. Using Office 2007, learn how to create and save documents, format pages, change fonts and create basic spreadsheets. Space is very limited and registration is required.

- Social Media Basics

10 a.m. Nov. 21

A technology instructor will teach essential skills to make use of today's top social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Skype. Space is limited and registration is required.

Storytime

- Toddler Tales

10 a.m. Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 29

This interactive and active time for toddlers and their caregiver is designed to advance prereading and social skills.

- Preschool Storytime

10:30 a.m. Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 29

Your preschooler will continue to build relationships with other kids, books and the library in a storytime designed for them.

- Baby Rhyme Time

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

You and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance.

- Family Storytime

10:30 a.m. Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 30

All-ages storytime that encourages the development of prereading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories.

Children's programs

- Let's Play

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4

In celebration of International Games Week (Oct. 29 to Nov. 4), join us to try out some new and classic board games.

- Thanksgiving Movie and Craft

11 a.m. Nov. 22

Watch a short film about the very first Thanksgiving and make a fun craft to celebrate.

- Kids Read Down Fines

10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 25

Earn a $2 credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Applies only to charges on overdue materials.

Teen programs

- DIY Teen Crafts

2 p.m. Nov. 7

Make a fall lantern with glass jars, tissue paper, fall leaves and LED candles. Program limited to high school students.

- Writer's Workshop

6 p.m. Nov. 7

Join local writers as they meet each month to practice, share, and discuss various literary art forms. Meetings may vary to include classes, speakers and readings. Registration is requested.

- Wii and Board Games

2 p.m. Nov. 13

A variety of Nintendo Wii games and board games will be available at this drop-in program. First come, first served. Program limited to high school students.

- East County Anime Club

4:30 p.m. Nov. 14

Watch anime, manga and Japanese culture and make themed crafts. Program limited to youth in grades 6-12.

- Kids Read Down Fines

10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 25

Earn a $2 credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Applies only to charges on overdue materials.

For more about a program or to register, call 239-533-4200.

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 239-479-INFO (4636) for a specific program.

To request an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a modification to participate, contact Joan LaGuardia at 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.

Source: Lee County Library System

 
 

 

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