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AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Books on Tap

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ebb & Flow Fermentations
Cancelled
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Ebb & Flow Fermentations
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us for our freeform, read-what-you-want book club! This month’s theme for discussion is “Back in Time” (time travel). The theme for reading during February (to discuss in March) is "Award Winners". ...

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.

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

Gentle Yoga

11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required. ...

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

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Sensory Craft Time: DIY Kinetic Sand

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games & Activities, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17

Sensory Craft Time

Our sensory craft times specialize in making crafts accessible and available to adults with mental disabilities. All are welcome to join, however, this session has been structured for adults with mental, behavioral, or physical disabilities. Two sessions are offered each month; please register for only one session.

Event Details:
This month we will be creating our own kinetic sand, which is moldable and feels just like soft beach sand! ...

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 "Adults" group.

Saturday Crafternoon: Photo Collage Letters

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
This month, we will be decorating paper mache letters with paint and photos. Each participant will decorate one 8-inch letter. When you register, please indicate which letter of the alphabet you would like to decorate. Bring photos with you to cut...

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

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adult Coloring

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Praxair Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Join us for a casual adult coloring session where we provide the pages, colored pencils, and a fun atmosphere to color and socialize. ...

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 "Adults" group.

Palentine's Day Party

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Geraldine Fitzgerald Hirsch Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Geraldine Fitzgerald Hirsch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate friendship with our pals at our first-ever Palentine’s Day Party! Enjoy a craft, cookies, refreshments, and fun music. Participants can choose between three heart designs to paint in any colors they choose! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Gentle Yoga

11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required. ...

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

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Forensic Anthropology

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Forum / Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us for a presentation with Dr. Jennifer Bengtson, Associate Professor of History & Anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University, where she will introduce you to the basics of forensic anthropology and skeletal analysis. She will also ...

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

Gentle Yoga

11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required. ...

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

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 3:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Sensory Craft Time: DIY Kinetic Sand

10:00am - 11:30am
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games & Activities, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Sensory Craft Time

Our sensory craft times specialize in making crafts accessible and available to adults with mental disabilities. All are welcome to join, however, this session has been structured for adults with mental, behavioral, or physical disabilities. Two sessions are offered each month; please register for only one session.

Event Details:
This month, we will be creating our own kinetic sand, which is moldable and feels just like soft beach sand! ...

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

Growing Wiser

10:00am - 11:30am
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
This program is intended for those 60 years old and wiser, who want to have a positive approach to aging. Participants will use their understanding and experiences to cope with life's challenges. Topics for discussion during the four meeting dates wi...

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 "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00am - 8:00am
Penzel Conference Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting

Board & Committee Meetings

View agenda here.

Event Details:
The Board of Trustees is a policymaking board and is fiscally responsible for how the library’s funds are spent. With a few exceptions, the Board meets every month on the 1st Thursday at 7:00 am in the Penzel Conference Room at the library. The publi...
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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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 "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...