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Riverdale Branch Library lists upcoming programs for January

December 27, 2017
Special to THE CITIZEN (news@breezenewspapers.com) , Lehigh Acres Citizen

The roster of activities for January at the Riverdale Branch Library, at 2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers.

The following programs are free and open to the public:

Adult programs

* Crochet & More

1 p.m. Jan. 6 and 20

This is a self-directed group. Share your ideas with each other. Crochet supplies provided or bring your own.

* Book Discussion: "The Orchid Thief" by Susan Orlean

1 p.m. Jan. 9

A staff writer for The New Yorker describes the life and times of John Laroche, a plant smuggler and orchid thief and the eccentric world of Florida's obsessed collectors of rare plants.

* TED Talk

11 a.m. Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31

Short video talks to inspire you to share ideas.

* Game Club Wednesday

1 p.m. Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31

Make new friends while playing cards, chess and board games.

Storytime

* Family Storytime

10 a.m. Jan. 12, 19 and 26

Your whole family is invited to this enjoyable, all-ages storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. First come, first served.

Children's programs

* Kids Read Down Fines

2 p.m. Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26

10 a.m. Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Children and teens can earn a $2 credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Credit may be applied to cards issued to age 18 and under only and overdue charges. Bring your library card.

* Read to a Friend at the library

1 p.m. Jan. 13 and 27

School-age children can read a story aloud. Good listeners provided by the library.

Teen programs

* Kids Read Down Fines

2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26

10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Children and teens can earn a $2 credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session. Credit may be applied to cards issued to age 18 and under only and overdue charges. Bring your library card.

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

To request an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a 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 to the requestor; requests should be made at least five business days in advance.

Source: Lee County

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