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Cape Public Library November Events

CAPE PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWSLETTER

The Cape Girardeau Public Library offers several enrichment and educational programs. Below is their schedule of events for the month of October. 

Adult Services

*Computer Class - How to Blog - Computer Lab
Saturday, November 1 2-4 p.m.
Learn how to create a blog. Presenter: Barbara Clements

From Slaves to Soldiers: Civil War U.S. Colored Troops from Southeast Missouri - Oscar Hirsch Room
Wednesday, November 5 2-3:30 p.m.
Local historian Denise Lincoln will discuss slaves from Cape Girardeau who enlisted to fight in the Civil War.

La Conversacion: A Spanish Language Conversation Club - Schade Study Room
Thursday, November 6 6:30 p.m.
Join Adriana Valadez to learn Spanish vocabulary and practice the language in this club that meets the first Thursday of each month.

Wounded by Struggle, Transformed by Hope - Oscar Hirsch Room
Saturday, November 8 10 a.m.
Join local author, columnist and teacher Ellen Shuck for a motivational talk about ways to deal with and overcome struggle and find new life based on her new inspirational book Wisdom For the Journey.

*Dessert in a Jar Workshop - Oscar Hirsch Room
Saturday, November 8 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Make a beautiful cake mix in a jar to give as a gift or to take home and bake for your family in this workshop. Registration is required; if five or more people are not registered for this event by Nov. 6, it will be canceled.

Write Your Own Story - Penzel Conference Room
Monday, November 10 10 a.m.
Everyone loves a good story, why not make it yours? Bring what you’re writing to receive an honest opinion and suggestions.

Great Books - Oscar Hirsch Room
Wednesday, November 12 2 p.m.
Great Books will discuss To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion 1914-1918 by Adam Hochschild.

Chewing the Fat: A Cookbook Club - Penzel Conference Room
Thursday, November 13 6 p.m.
Participants will check out a cookbook each month and then share their favorite recipe from the cookbook the following month.

RockStar Fitness - Oscar Hirsch Room
Saturday, November 15 1:30 p.m.
Join Tamatha Crowson from the City of Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department for RockStar Fitness, Cape's newest workout craze. RockStar Fitness is a fast-paced, exciting blend of dance fitness, boxing, cardio and strength and is guaranteed fun!
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

*Computer Class - Going Online with your Business -Computer Lab
Saturday, November 15 2-4 p.m.
Learn how to setup and use the internet to promote your business online. Presenter: Barbara Clements

*Program requires registration. Call (334-5279 X 113), register online at www.capelibrary.org, or in person at the Information Desk.


Youth Services

STORYTIMES

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
Tuesdays, November 4, 18, 25 10 a.m.

BabyBook (Birth-17 mos. )
Wednesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 1 1 a.m.

Toddler Time (18-35 mos.)
Thursdays, November 6, 13, 20, 11 a.m.

MONTHY PROGRAMS

Born Learning (Birth—6 yrs.)
Saturday, November 1 11 a.m.
THEME: Favorite Foods Stories, songs and activities. Bring a can of food or non-perishable item to donate to the food pantry.

*Got Art? (Grades 4-6)
Wednesday, November 5 4 p.m.
Featured artist: Rene Magritte. Inspired by the painting, “The False Mirror,” participants will create a drawing of the eye with a landscape in the iris.

YuGiOh Club (Junior High and High School)
Saturday, November 8 1 p.m.
Each member will need a 40-60 card deck with sleeves in order to duel.

*ArtStarts (Grades 1-3)
Wednesday, November 12 4 p.m.
Celebrate the birthday and the art of Georgia O’Keefe. Artists will get out magnifying glasses and look closely at flowers, then paint what they see.

International Games Day @ your Library (Family Program)
Saturday, November 15 9 a.m. - 1p.m.
Drop in and play with some of the games that will be set-up in the youth program room. Over 1,000 libraries are participating in this event. No registration required. Just come in and play!

Let’s LEGO (Ages 5-12)
Wednesday, November 19 4 p.m.
Challenge: Love games? Create a game or build something based on your favorite game. No registration required. Just come and build!

*Creation Station (Ages 4-7)
Saturday, November 22 9-10 a.m.
Each class is based on a theme and an element of art and design. This month, create a mat board mobile that becomes a moving sculpture. Instructor: Kelly Hughes with Open Window Studio.

*Studio Art Adventures (Grades 4-7)
Saturday, November 22 1-2 p.m.
Each class is based on an element of art and design. This month, make a kinetic sculpture inspired by the work of Alexander Calder.
Instructor: Kelly Hughes with Open Window Studio. There is a $3 fee for materials payable to the instructor on the day of the program.

Building Together (Ages 3-6)
Monday, November 24 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Building blocks and construction toys are perfect for encouraging creative thinking and enhancing problem-solving skills. They also help children develop motor skills, hand-eye coordination, spatial skills, social skills and language skills. Drop in, play and build together.

*Registration required.

 


Library Hours 
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 
Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Sunday - 1-5 p.m.

 

CLOSED
Tuesday, November 11 and Thursday, November 27 

711 N. Clark
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 

573-334-5279 

www.capelibrary.org 

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