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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: 9

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 month we will have an Ultimate Anime Trivia Showdown! Plan to be in a team of FOUR (you can bring friends or we will help you find a group). The winning team will get a prize! ...

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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.

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 "Children" group.
Registration
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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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.

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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "Teens" group.

Faux Stained Glass Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Create a fun piece of stained glass art with simple supplies. You can follow a pattern or create your own design! ...

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 "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.