Cape Girardeau Public Library announces its January calendar

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Library closings include Jan. 1 and 2, and Jan. 16, for the New Year and Martin Luther King Jr. holidays.

* 7 p.m. Jan. 9, "Dramatic Monologues" will be presented by participants at the Poetry Coffee House at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. Published or original works are welcome; come to read or just enjoy.

* 7 p.m. Jan. 23, African-American genealogy presented by Zoia Martin. The program is designed for individuals researching ancestors or who are interested in African-American heritage.

* 7 p.m. Jan. 24, a foreign film, "Campfire," by Israeli director Joseph Cedar, will be shown for free. The film is for ages 17 and older. The showing will be held in the Hirsch Community Room.

* Jan. 30 begins signups for the adult winter reading program, "Lost in the 1860s Tonight." You may sign up by calling 334-5279 or online at The program ends March 31.

* 7 p.m. Jan. 26, knitting club for all ages. Bring needles and yarn.

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