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At the Library: January movies and programs at Captiva Memorial Library

By Staff | Jan 13, 2016

Saturday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m.

Kids and Families! Join us at Captiva Memorial Library for a free movie (rated G) and light refreshments. This movie is free of charge and open to the public. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver who can judge the suitability of the film for the children in their charge. For more information call the Captiva Memorial Library at (239) 533-4890.

Adult Program Series: Afternoon Sojourns

Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 4 p.m.

“Film Movement – Teddy Bear” (Danish – subtitled) “Physically massive, but shy and socially inept, a 38-year-old Danish bodybuilder longs to fall in love, but finds it impossible under the disapproving eye of his mother. Traveling to Thailand, he learns some unexpected lessons about life and love.” *

Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 4 p.m.

“Seeds for Change” Author Marly Cornell will discuss her book “Seeds for Change.” Crop scientist, seeds-man, and agricultural visionary, Suri Sehgal and Edda Sehgal will attend to share their enduring and lifelong commitment to helping others that is their family legacy. Cornell’s book “documents how Suri and Edda Sehgal, refugees who each escaped dangerous and difficult circumstances as children, came to America as young adults (from India and Germany respectively), met and fell in love, and went on to have more astonishing experiences as talented and visionary business leaders, generous philanthropists, and proud Americans. As a crop scientist, seedsman, and agricultural visionary, Suri became a respected and pivotal figure in the development of the global hybrid-seed industry. He and Edda have shared their resulting good fortune with those in need around the world. Their personal history is a chronicle of remarkable events and people, but most importantly, an enduring lifelong commitment to helping others that is their family legacy.”*

Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m.

“Identity Theft”

This powerful one-hour presentation by David B. Watts, Legal Investigator – Fraud Examiner changes everything you thought you knew about identity theft.

All Afternoon Sojourns are open to the public, free of charge, seating subject to room capacity – no reserve seating. Doors open at 3:45 p.m. Support for Captiva Memorial Library’s Afternoon Sojourns is provided by: the Lee County Library System, the Captiva Memorial Library Board and the Captiva Civic Association.

* Book jacket/publisher description

-Senior Librarian Ann Bradley is branch manager Captiva Memorial Library.