Break Story Ideas @ Your Library
MYERS, Fla., December 19, 2002 –
The Lee County
Library System has several fun programs for children and teens during this
holiday break, as well as an exciting line up of new programs next year that
adults will want to register for now. We even have gift ideas for older adults
and if you’re giving or receiving a computer this year, don’t miss our free
computer classes for beginners and experts.
December 20 at 3:00 p.m. Hear
the story of The Nutcracker, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
Then draw and color pictures of the story. Registration
December 21 Make
and decorate gingerbread houses at the Pine Island Public Library (11:00 a.m.- noon for children ages 3 - 5 with caregiver.
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. for
children ages 6 and up) REGISTRATION
December 30, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Harry Potter Trivia games and more at the North
Fort Myers Public Library (ages 6 and up) Registration Requested.
January 3, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
Open House -Harry
Potter activities, contests, games, and fun galore. Costumes may be worn. East
County Regional Library REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Please call the library at 461-7300 to
reserve your space.
January 4 - Drop in between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
& Take Crafts. For school age children.
Regional Library Registration
(For middle and high school teens)
January 2 at 7 p.m. Teen Café: A
Puzzling Library Scavenger Hunt. Find
the missing pieces, be the first
team to solve the puzzles and win prizes. Refreshments
will be served. South County Regional
Ideas - System-wide programs
starting in January!
- Kids can learn how these issues affect families and neighborhoods. They
can also create art that may be used as part of a fair housing program.
- A facilitated viewing and discussion series for adults, featuring a
behind the scenes look at the milestones and makings of the motion picture
- Music, Dancing, Storytelling and much more! Celebrating Haitian and Caribbean,
Latino, German, Chinese and Greek cultures. The Rutenberg Branch Libray and each
Regional Library are hosting one of these celebrations.
– A free workshop series for parents.
Lee County Library System’s Talking Books Library has compiled an extensive
catalogue of assistive devices for older adults and people who have low vision,
hearing loss or other physical limitations. These include practical tools to use
every day, as well as adapted games. These can all be checked out free of
charge. If you try something and would like to buy one of your own, we can
provide a list of companies to contact.
you're giving or receiving a computer this holiday, don't miss our computer
classes, with sessions for the absolute beginner, as well as those who want to
take their computer skills to the next level. Individual computer coaching is
programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call Telephone
Reference at (239) 479-4636 (479-INFO) Media Inquiries contact Heather