Reservation

Just For Seniors

9:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: South Building, Meeting Room ABCD
Brief Description of Event
Just for Seniors, free legal clinic by the Lee County Legal Aid Society, Inc.   Open to Lee County residents 50+. MayTopic: Mixed Topics, including Elder law, Post Hurricane Ian legal issues, Landlord/Tenant problems, etc. Reservati...
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (LK)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime

Birth to 5 years and caregivers

This fun and engaging storytime promotes and reinforces early literacy skills and language development through stories, music, movement and activities.

Parents and caregivers participate with their children while learning helpful early literacy strategies and tips to continue at home.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Open
Required
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: Main Library Building, Youth Programming Room (FM)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

For children, ages 3-5 years

Your preschooler will continue to build relationships with friends and develop school readiness skills during this fun and interactive storytime that fosters independent thinking and a lifelong love of learning through reading, talking, singing, writing and playing.

Children attend this program independently while parents and caregivers wait nearby.

Registration is required and guarantees your spot until the start of the program. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit and Stitch

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room BC (NW)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

A casual, self-guided group of knitters and crocheters who join together to share projects, ideas and techniques.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects and tools.

Basic materials and supplies are available for newcomers.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Reservation

Legos at the Library

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Brief Description of Event
Kids will build Lego creations based on interest....
Reservation

Horizon Council Meeting

10:00am - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: North Fort Myers Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NF)
Brief Description of Event
Horizon Council meeting  ...
Reservation

Quilts R Us

10:00am - 5:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Brief Description of Event
Sewing/quilting group gathering to make quilts for personal use and charitable giving....
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (BN)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

For children ages birth – 18 months and caregivers

Bond with your baby and meet new friends during this special storytime that promotes:

  • social skills,
  • motor skills, and
  • early literacy skills.

Parents and caregivers wiggle and giggle with their babies to stories, music, activities and rhymes.

Each program offers literacy tips and strategies that encourage language skills and stimulate brain development, setting the foundation for later reading success.

 

Space is limited. Please arrive early and visit the children's desk to check-in.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (EC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime

Birth to 5 years and caregivers

This fun and engaging storytime promotes and reinforces early literacy skills and language development through stories, music, movement and activities.

Parents and caregivers participate with their children while learning helpful early literacy strategies and tips to continue at home.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Toddler Tales

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime
Event Details:

For children ages 18 -36 months and caregivers

Parents and caregivers move and groove with their toddlers during this interactive and high-energy storytime that uses stories, music, movement and rhymes to support language and motor skill development.

Parents and caregivers participate with their children while learning helpful early literacy strategies and tips to continue at home.

Space is limited to 14 tickets. Arrive early and visit the children's desk to check-in. First-come, first-served. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library
Room: Storytime Room (CC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

For children ages birth – 18 months and caregivers

Bond with your baby and meet new friends during this special storytime that promotes:

  • social skills,
  • motor skills, and
  • early literacy skills.

Parents and caregivers wiggle and giggle with their babies to stories, music, activities and rhymes.

Each program offers literacy tips and strategies that encourage language skills and stimulate brain development, setting the foundation for later reading success.

 

Space is limited. Please arrive early and pick up a ticket at the Youth Services desk. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (LK)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime

For children, ages 3-5 years

Your preschooler will continue to build relationships with friends and develop school readiness skills during this fun and interactive storytime that fosters independent thinking and a lifelong love of learning through reading, talking, singing, writing and playing.

Children attend this program independently while parents and caregivers wait nearby.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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.
Library Branch: Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library
Room: Conference Room (CC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Ray McMillian loves playing the violin more than anything, and nothing will stop him from pursuing his dream of becoming a professional musician. Not his mother, who thinks he should get a real job, not the fact that he can't afford a high-caliber vi...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: North Fort Myers Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B (NF)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime, Games & Activities

Birth to 5 years and caregivers

This fun and engaging storytime promotes and reinforces early literacy skills and language development through stories, music, movement and activities.

Parents and caregivers participate with their children while learning helpful early literacy strategies and tips to continue at home.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Toddler Tales

11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime
Event Details:

For children ages 18 -36 months and caregivers

Parents and caregivers move and groove with their toddlers during this interactive and high-energy storytime that uses stories, music, movement and rhymes to support language and motor skill development.

Parents and caregivers participate with their children while learning helpful early literacy strategies and tips to continue at home.

Space is limited to 14 tickets. Arrive early and visit the children's desk to check-in. First-come, first-served. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

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.

Knit and Stitch

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Riverdale Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (RL)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

A casual, self-guided group of knitters and crocheters who join together to share projects, ideas and techniques.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects and tools.

Basic materials and supplies are available for newcomers.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cooking Matters: Eating Healthy on a Budget

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Required
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (BN)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:
Learn how to eat healthy on a budget. This is a workshop based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Presented by The Harry Chapin Food Bank of SWFL. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Discussion: Favorite Reads

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Required
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Details:
Calling all readers!  Do you love to talk books?  Join our book discussion group to share your favorites and discover the latest reading recommendations from others.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Online Author Event with Douglas Brunt

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writing, Book Discussion, Live Virtual
Event Details:
Join us as we chat with New York Times bestselling author, Douglas Brunt, about the instant bestselling debut non-fiction work The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel: Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I. This book rev...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Download Drop-In

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Pine Island Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (PI)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM

Receive personalized help downloading e-books, movies, music, and more from Libby/OverDrive and hoopla, two of Lee County Library System's largest online content providers.

Bring your fully charged tablets, phones, e-readers, and other digital devices for a hands-on help session.

Note: Please bring any passwords you may need for downloading apps. Kindle users will also need an Amazon account and password.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids Read Down Fines

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Youth Services Area (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children, Teens
Program Type: Read Away Fines

Children and Teens can earn a credit for every 15 minutes they read in the designated area for a total of $8 in one session.

Credit may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only and applies only to charges on overdue materials.

Please bring your library card.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.

Photography During Programs

While attending library programs, visitors may be photographed by library staff. Photographs become library property and may be used in library promotions. Individuals who do not want to be photographed or recorded are responsible for removing themselves from the area or notifying the photographer of their opt-out status.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Café

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (EC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Literacy & ESL

​The 90 minute sessions provide adult learners an opportunity to practice speaking English with native speakers.  Topics include everyday situations, current events and cultural areas.

English Café  is offered several times each week at locations throughout Lee County.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Special services like sign language interpretation and assistive listening can be provided at events to patrons upon request. Please give at least up to five business days notice to library staff in order to schedule services at events. Call 239-479-4636 or stop by the reference desk at your local library.