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At the Library: March programs at the Captiva Memorial Library

By Staff | Mar 16, 2016

Adult Program Series: Afternoon Sojourns

All programs start at 4 p.m., 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.

Wednesday, March 23, at 4 p.m.: Florida Gulf Coast Symphony Quartet

A traveling quartet from the symphony will perform. Founded in 1996 by its current music director and conductor, Dr. Andrew Kurtz, the Gulf Coast Symphony is the premier community orchestra of Southwest Florida and one of the most dynamic community orchestras in the United States. They are recognized for their high-quality symphonic performances, as well as their active community engagement and commitment to arts education. The traveling quartets perform in a variety of locations, including schools, as part of the symphony’s community outreach.

Wednesday, March 30, at 4 p.m.: Us and Them: Mankind’s Unique Relationship With Nature

Noted Sanibel Island environmentalist and author Charles Sobczak discusses understanding the animal in whose hands the healing, and the hurting of the planet now relies upon.

Kids and Families!

Saturday, March 12, at 2 p.m.:Family Movie Time

Enjoy a free family movie (rated G) and light refreshments at the Captiva Memorial Library. 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.

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