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Captiva Memorial Library presents activities for April

By Staff | Mar 20, 2018

The Captiva Memorial Library, at 11560 Chapin Lane, is offering the following free programs for adults and children during the month of April:

Adult programs

– Coloring for Grown-ups

April 3-28

The repetitive motion involved in coloring has a calming effect and adults have found the childhood activity a refreshing way to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring about more mindfulness. Participants may bring their own materials or use those provided.

– Checkers

April 3-28

Play classic checkers, “the game of games,” or try other versions such as Fox and Geese, Give Away, Shifting Pyramids, Corner Checkers or Goban. Instructions included. Alternatively, reverse the field and play Tic Tac Toe or Super Tic Tac Toe.

Teen programs

– Checkers

April 3-28

Play classic checkers, “the game of games,” or try other versions such as Fox and Geese, Give Away, Shifting Pyramids, Corner Checkers or Goban. Instructions included. Alternatively, reverse the field and play Tic Tac Toe or Super Tic Tac Toe.

Children’s programs

– April Showers Bring May Flowers

April 3-7

Drop-in anytime and enjoy reading and creating in the Children’s Room. See a picture book display about rain and have fun making an umbrella craft.

– Checkers

April 3-28

Play classic checkers, “the game of games,” or try other versions such as Fox and Geese, Give Away, Shifting Pyramids, Corner Checkers or Goban. Instructions included. Alternatively, reverse the field and play Tic Tac Toe or Super Tic Tac Toe.

– Spring into Reading

April 10-14

Enjoy a springtime book display with activity sheets to complete. Make a bird in a nest craft.

– Earth Week at the Library

April 17-21

See a nonfiction book display about saving the planet. Complete activity sheets and plant seeds in an ice cream cone.

– Sports and Games!

April 24-28

A book display with sports and game books. Make a pop bottle ball game to take home.

The Captiva Memorial Library is open Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about a program or to register, call the library at 239-533-4890.

Check the Lee County Library System’s Web site at leelibrary.net to find out about programs at other locations. Call the host library or Telephone Reference at 239-479-INFO (4636) for more information about a specific program.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lee County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in its services, programs or activities. To request an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a reasonable 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. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance.