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AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 4:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Details:
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will provide free tax preparation assistance. Please bring all necessary documents with you (ex. W-2s, 1099s, social security income statements, interest and dividend income documents, and/or anything else that shows income)....
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bite-Sized Chefs: Edible Emojis

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Bite-Sized Chefs

Each month, build your recipe repertoire by exploring creative culinary techniques that are easy and pleasing to the eye. Create and enjoy a sample at the library, then take home the recipe ideas to dazzle your family and friends!

Help us be mindful of allergies; if you have any concerns, please call and ask prior to registering.

Event Details:
Why have plain food when you can have a heart-eyed emoji snack instead?! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tech Tutoring

9:00am - 11:00am
Adult Services
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Adult Services
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
If you: ...are having trouble navigating your new smartphone or tablet ...need help setting up an email account ...are having other issues with technology ...then Tech Tutoring is for you! Schedule a 30-minute appointment with one of o...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Storytime

Preschool Storytime

This storytime is designed to help build reading readiness and kindergarten readiness skills and features longer books that are accompanied by a variety of activities, including flannel boards, dramatics, and songs.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Community Poetry Group & Workshop

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Calling all writers and poets! Join us for an eight-week community poetry group and workshop series. Writer Jasmine Jones, along with other local writers and poets, will lead sessions on the craft of writing poetry. Each session will cover a new topi...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:
February is the month of love - but what happens if you hate your love interest? Check out these graphic novels to find out! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

BabyBook

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

BabyBook

BabyBook is a lapsit storytime that introduces a love for books and reading through music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

This interactive storytime introduces toddlers to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities. Learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills children need to learn to read!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

TWO-Minutes-to-Win-It

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
This leap year, we’re giving you an extra minute to try and win some games! Team up with your family and friends to see if you can complete our challenges!  We will be giving away 2 copies of a family friendly card game, plus some smaller tri...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

EARLY ACCESS - Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Public...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17

Anime Club

Are you a fan of anime and manga? Want to get into anime but don’t know where to start? Come join our after-hours anime club and learn about Japanese culture while enjoying all your favorite shows!

Event Details:
This event is for ages 12-18. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Public...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

8:00am - 5:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Public...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Public...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Storytime

Preschool Storytime

This storytime is designed to help build reading readiness and kindergarten readiness skills and features longer books that are accompanied by a variety of activities, including flannel boards, dramatics, and songs.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Community Poetry Group & Workshop

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Calling all writers and poets! Join us for an eight-week community poetry group and workshop series. Writer Jasmine Jones, along with other local writers and poets, will lead sessions on the craft of writing poetry. Each session will cover a new topi...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

BabyBook

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

BabyBook

BabyBook is a lapsit storytime that introduces a love for books and reading through music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Construction Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities

Construction Club

Two hours of free play will give kids the opportunity to get creative and build anything they choose with LOTS of LEGO. Work on your own creations or build as a team. The library will provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 4:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Details:
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will provide free tax preparation assistance. Please bring all necessary documents with you (ex. W-2s, 1099s, social security income statements, interest and dividend income documents, and/or anything else that shows income)....
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

This interactive storytime introduces toddlers to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities. Learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills children need to learn to read!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Solar Eclipse Safety

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us for an informative presentation on solar safety! In preparation for the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, learn about how to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays while still enjoying the wonder of a solar eclipse. We will...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 4:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Details:
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will provide free tax preparation assistance. Please bring all necessary documents with you (ex. W-2s, 1099s, social security income statements, interest and dividend income documents, and/or anything else that shows income)....
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Storytime

Preschool Storytime

This storytime is designed to help build reading readiness and kindergarten readiness skills and features longer books that are accompanied by a variety of activities, including flannel boards, dramatics, and songs.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Community Poetry Group & Workshop

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Calling all writers and poets! Join us for an eight-week community poetry group and workshop series. Writer Jasmine Jones, along with other local writers and poets, will lead sessions on the craft of writing poetry. Each session will cover a new topi...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.