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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Young artists will create a colorful piece of art inspired by Henri Matisse. Draw with scissors and paint with feathers!  Creativity can be messy–please dress accordingly! ...

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.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth
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.

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

Let's Talk Picture Books: Love

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:
Mrs. Renee will share some of her favorite picture book love stories! ...
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: Early Learning, Storytime

BabyBook

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

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!

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

Construction Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
An hour 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)

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.

Bedtime Stories

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Early Learning, Storytime, Virtual Program

Bedtime Stories

This online storytime, set at night, is presented to encourage families to try to make reading a part of their daily routine. Bedtime is a great place to start! Join us via Facebook for this virtual event.

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

Every Child Ready to Read: The Great Backyard Bird Count

10:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
It’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count 2023! It’s the perfect time to learn about, count, and celebrate our feathered friends. Register to reserve your spot, then drop in to make a bird feeder and learn how you can take part in this national eve...

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.

Bite-Sized Chefs

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21

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.

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 "Youth" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth
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.

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

Let's Talk Tween Books: Mysteries

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Youth, Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:
Mysteries are exciting and empowering reads, featuring clever protagonists who piece together clues while taking on something big and bad...all while getting home in time for dinner. If you have a young reader in your life who likes suspense and deci...
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: Early Learning, Storytime

BabyBook

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

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.

Backyard Bird Identification

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Forum / Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join us for a special presentation on bird identification from the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. This informational session is intended to prepare participants for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which takes place from February 17-...

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!

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

Painting Cardinals

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
It’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count 2023! Celebrate one of our favorite feathered backyard visitors by learning how to draw and paint this showy bird. Register below to reserve your space and supplies. ...

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bedtime Stories

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Early Learning, Storytime, Virtual Program

Bedtime Stories

This online storytime, set at night, is presented to encourage families to try to make reading a part of their daily routine. Bedtime is a great place to start! Join us via Facebook for this virtual event.

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

Science Rocks: Water Cycle

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Facebook
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Mrs. Hicks is back with hands-on science experiments to explore the water cycle. Join us via Facebook for the fun! Register below to reserve a kit; one per family, please. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth
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.

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: Early Learning, Storytime

BabyBook

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

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!

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

Bedtime Stories

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Early Learning, Storytime, Virtual Program

Bedtime Stories

This online storytime, set at night, is presented to encourage families to try to make reading a part of their daily routine. Bedtime is a great place to start! Join us via Facebook for this virtual event.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth
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.

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

The Puzzling World of Mrs. Lemon-Jello

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Tweens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Homeschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for this new event series as Mrs. Lemon-Jello (aka Ms. Renee) introduces a new breakout box puzzle each month with a specific code challenge to solve. Two sessions are offered; please sign up for only one. Homeschooling? Sign up for the 1:...

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.