Green screen videos, 3-D paint and more at Sanibel library –


Create green screen videos and paint a 3-D masterpiece at the Sanibel Public Library.

Learn how to create green screen videos on Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Play with various screen effects using an app on a green screen wall. Open to all ages; no registration required.

On Jan. 25, paint your own 3-D masterpiece in a virtual world with Google Tilt Brush from 10 a.m. to noon. Open to ages 8 and older. First come, first served; 10 minutes per user.

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Learn how to create green screen videos on Jan. 24 at the Sanibel Public Library.

Learn about mixed reality and interact with holograms with Microsoft HoloLens on Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Open to ages 12 and older; no registration required.

Duane Shaffer’s popular World War II lecture series will continue with the 1943 Battle of Tarawa on Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. Located midway between Truk and Hawaii, Tarawa had a strategically-located airfield. Shaffer will review tactics of the 76 hours of intense combat.

On Feb. 4, Lee County Supervisor of Elections staff will provide Voter Registration Services from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The library also hosts the following weekly programs for children:

– Family Story Time: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m. For young readers and their caregivers, the program helps develop pre-reading skills through songs and stories.

– After-School Crew: Thursdays at 3 p.m. Children in kindergarten through third grade will enjoy favorite books, never-knew-existed books, games and crafts, with a snack provided.

– Reading to Bessie: Rain-free Thursdays from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Have fun reading to Bessie, a bearded collie and Reading Education Assistance Dog. Participants can sign up on the spot.

– After-School Clique: Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Geared for children in fourth through sixth grade, the group will craft, build, make and play, with books and a provided snack thrown in.

Library cards are available to residents of Sanibel and Lee County at no charge.

The Sanibel Public Library is open Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed on Sundays.

For more information, call 239-472-2483 or visit online at

The Sanibel Public Library is at 770 Dunlop Road.


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