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Thu 15
November 15 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Time (ages 1-3)

Interactive story time for toddlers. (ages 1-3).
Thu 15
November 15 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 15
November 15 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. Looking for our book list and other information? Request to join our Facebook […]
Sat 17
November 17 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Drop-in Osmo Play Family event

This is a program that encourages children and adults to learn technology together.
Sat 17
November 17 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Basic Genetic Genealogy

Dr. Bill Eddleman will introduce attendees to genetic genealogy.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
The Stolen Marriage

The Stolen Marriage

by Diane Chamberlain
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Robin (Audiobook)

Robin (Audiobook)

by Dave Itzkoff
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
Strange Weather

Strange Weather

by Joe Hill
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
The Philosopher’s Flight

The Philosopher's Flight

by Tom Miller
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
The Immortalists

The Immortalists

by Chloe Benjamin
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
The Diamond Throne

The Diamond Throne

by David Eddings
Rach
Recommended
by Rach
Scythe

Scythe

by Neal Shusterman
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Guilty Wives

Guilty Wives

by James Patterson
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
The Dinner

The Dinner

by Herman Koch
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

The Grave's a Fine and Private Place

by Alan Bradley
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
1Q84

1Q84

by Haruki Murakami
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
Leviathan

Leviathan

by Scott Westerfeld
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
Steal Like an Artist

Steal Like an Artist

by Austin Kleon
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Goodbye, Vitamin

Goodbye, Vitamin

by Rachel Khong
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Leverage in Death

Leverage in Death

by J.D. Robb
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Death of Superman

The Death of Superman

by Dan Jurgens
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Blood of the Earth

Blood of the Earth

by Faith Hunter
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
7 (CD)

7 (CD)

by Beach House
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
The Store

The Store

by James Patterson
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
Arrival (DVD)

Arrival (DVD)

by Denis Villenueve
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Yes Please

Yes Please

by Amy Poehler
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
To Siri with Love

To Siri with Love

by Judith Newman
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Prairie Fires

Prairie Fires

by Caroline Fraser
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
The History of Bees

The History of Bees

by Maja Lunde
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

by Adam Rex
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Paradox Bound

Paradox Bound

by Peter Clines
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
How Democracies Die

How Democracies Die

by Steven Levitsky
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Ready Player One

Ready Player One

by Ernest Clines
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
A Dog’s Purpose (Blu-ray)

A Dog's Purpose (Blu-ray)

by Gavin Polone
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Genome

Genome

by Matt Ridley
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
The Murder Book

The Murder Book

by Jonathan Kellerman
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Shetland Seasons 1 & 2 (DVD)

Shetland Seasons 1 & 2 (DVD)

by Sue de Beauvoir
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
Hunting Eve

Hunting Eve

by Iris Johansen
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Batman: Nightwalker

Batman: Nightwalker

by Marie Lu
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
The Scandalous Adventures of the Sister of the Bride

The Scandalous Adventures of the Sister of the Bride

by Victoria Alexander
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Soul Surfer (DVD)

Soul Surfer (DVD)

by Sean McNamara
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
Fallen (E-Book)

Fallen (E-Book)

by Lauren Kate
Rach
Recommended
by Rach
Still Foolin’ ‘Em (Audiobook)

Still Foolin' 'Em (Audiobook)

by Billy Crystal
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
On the Origin of Species

On the Origin of Species

by Charles Darwin
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
Coco (DVD)

Coco (DVD)

by Lee Unkrich
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
Moonraker (DVD)

Moonraker (DVD)

by Albert Broccoli
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Daughter of Smoke & Bone

by Laini Taylor
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney

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