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AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 4:00pm
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.

Tech Tutoring

9:00am - 11:00am
Adult Services
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Adult Services
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
If you: ...are having trouble navigating your new smartphone or tablet ...need help setting up an email account ...are having other issues with technology ...then Tech Tutoring is for you! Schedule a 30-minute appointment with one of o...

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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.

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

Community Poetry Group & Workshop

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Calling all writers and poets! Join us for an eight-week community poetry group and workshop series. Writer Jasmine Jones, along with other local writers and poets, will lead sessions on the craft of writing poetry. Each session will cover a new topi...

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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.

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

Community Poetry Group & Workshop

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Calling all writers and poets! Join us for an eight-week community poetry group and workshop series. Writer Jasmine Jones, along with other local writers and poets, will lead sessions on the craft of writing poetry. Each session will cover a new topi...

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 - 4:00pm
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 "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.

Solar Eclipse Safety

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us for an informative presentation on solar safety! In preparation for the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, learn about how to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays while still enjoying the wonder of a solar eclipse. We will...

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 - 4:00pm
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.

Community Poetry Group & Workshop

5:15pm - 6:45pm
Penzel Conference Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Calling all writers and poets! Join us for an eight-week community poetry group and workshop series. Writer Jasmine Jones, along with other local writers and poets, will lead sessions on the craft of writing poetry. Each session will cover a new topi...

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 - 4:00pm
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 "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.

Solar Eclipse Safety

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us for an informative presentation on solar safety! In preparation for the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, learn about how to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays while still enjoying the wonder of a solar eclipse. We will...

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 - 4:00pm
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 - 4:00pm
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 - 4:00pm
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 "Youth" 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.

2024 Solar Eclipse Presentation

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Forum / Speaker, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:
Join us for a special presentation on solar eclipses by Southeast Missouri State University Professor Dr. Jonathan Kessler. Registration for this event is required. Each registered participant will receive one pair of solar eclipse glasses at...

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.

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 4th Thursday at 7:00 am in the Penzel Conference Room at the library. The publi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 4:00pm
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)....

Library Closed

All Day
Closing
Branches:
CGPL
Description:
The library is closed for Easter. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Tax Assistance

9:00am - 4:00pm
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 - 4:00pm
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)....

Library Closed

All Day
Closing
Branches:
CGPL
Description:
The library is closed for the solar eclipse. ...