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Wed 19
September 19 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

BabyBook

Babybook is a 20-30 minute program that introduces a love for books and reading through music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play.
Thu 20
September 20 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Time (ages 1-2)

Story time for toddlers (ages 1-2).
Thu 20
September 20 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Racing to Read: Toddler Stay & Play ages 1-3

Open-ended play supports early literacy by building imagination and narrative skills
Thu 20
September 20 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

*Humans vs Zombies (ages 12-18)

The zombies keep coming back to the library! Supportive footwear required.
Thu 20
September 20 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Novel Group: A 20- & 30-Somethings Book Club

Join us for Cape Girardeau Public Library’s monthly book club, which is tailored to (but by no means limited to!) readers of the millennial generation looking to explore books and popular culture. This group will meet the third Thursday of each month.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

by Haruki Murakami
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
Her (Blu-ray)

Her (Blu-ray)

by Spike Jonze
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Beartown

Beartown

by Fredrik Backman
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
Kiki’s Delivery Service (Blu-ray)

Kiki's Delivery Service (Blu-ray)

by Kirsten Dunst
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

by M. L. Stedman
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Highly Illogical Behavior

Highly Illogical Behavior

by John Corey Whaley
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Only Child

Only Child

by Andrew Vachss
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone

by Abraham Verghese
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook

The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook

by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Seven Stones to Stand or Fall

Seven Stones to Stand or Fall

by Diana Gabaldon
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
Eragon

Eragon

by Christopher Paolini
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
Uninvited

Uninvited

by Lysa TerKeurst
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
The Crown: Season 1 (DVD)

The Crown: Season 1 (DVD)

by Peter Morgan
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Echoes in Death

Echoes in Death

by J.D. Robb
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Batman: Year One

Batman: Year One

by Frank Miller
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Day Shift

Day Shift

by Charlaine Harris
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
The Thirteenth Tale

The Thirteenth Tale

by Diane Setterfield
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Ender’s Game

Ender's Game

by Orson Scott Card
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Annihilation (Blu-ray)

Annihilation (Blu-ray)

by Natalie Portman
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Origin

Origin

by Dan Brown
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
The Forsyte Saga

The Forsyte Saga

by John Galsworthy
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
It’s Not Yet Dark

It's Not Yet Dark

by Simon Fitzmaurice
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
The Elephant Whisperer

The Elephant Whisperer

by Lawrence Anthony
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
Woodstock (CD)

Woodstock (CD)

by Portugal. The Man
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy

Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy

by Damaris Phillips
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
The Devil Crept In

The Devil Crept In

by Ania Ahlborn
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
How to Be a Bawse

How to Be a Bawse

by Lilly Singh
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Everything, Everything (Blu-ray)

Everything, Everything (Blu-ray)

by Stella Meghie
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Devil’s Waltz

Devil's Waltz

by Jonathan Kellerman
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

by Ruta Sepetys
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
Innocent in Death

Innocent in Death

by J.D. Robb
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Batman: The Court of Owls

Batman: The Court of Owls

by Scott Snyder
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
The Uncommon Reader

The Uncommon Reader

by Alan Bennett
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

by Laini Taylor
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
Genome

Genome

by Matt Ridley
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

by Rebekah Crane
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Coco (DVD)

Coco (DVD)

by Lee Unkrich
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett

Library Resources

Beyond books, the Cape Girardeau Public Library offers a variety of services for community residents.

Get a Passport

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