Upcoming Events

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Viva Fort Myers

September 21, 2019
2:00pm - 10:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Room: Bookmobile Unscheduled Stop
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Details:
The Lee County Library System Bookmobile will be participating in Viva Fort Myers. From the event planners: Businesses Supporting Communities and The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the first annual Viva Fort...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holocaust Pop-Up Exhibit

September 23, 2019
9:00am - 5:30pm
East County Regional Library
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (EC)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Genealogy & History
Program Details:
The Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida will house their Pop-Up Museum in the meeting room. Walk through history viewing the events of the Holocaust as well as events of WWII a series of B & W Survivor photos. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

Baby Rhyme Time

September 23, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Lakes Regional Library
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (LK)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:

For ages Birth-18 months.

Reading to babies right from birth stimulates their minds, develops language skills, and lays the foundation for later reading success.

During this special storytime, you and your baby will learn new nursery rhymes and fingerplays, interact with puppets, sing, read books and dance! It is a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and babies in the neighborhood.

Caregivers are encouraged to model proper storytime etiquette by remaining in the room and participating with baby during this program.

For ages Birth-18 months.  Please pick up a Storytime Ticket at the Youth Services desk the morning of the program.  Space is limited.​ ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

September 23, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Northwest Regional Library
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:

For ages 18 to 36 months. Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. This interactive and active time for toddlers and their favorite caregiver is designed to advance pre-reading and social skills. They'll experience storytelling, wordplay, felt board stories, fingerplays, puppets, singing, music-making, socializing, dancing and, of course, books.

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are available the morning of the program. Please be sure to stop by the Information Desk upon arrival to guarantee your child's spot.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

September 23, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Lakes Regional Library
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (LK)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:

For ages 18 to 36 months. Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. This interactive and active time for toddlers and their favorite caregiver is designed to advance pre-reading and social skills. They'll experience storytelling, wordplay, felt board stories, fingerplays, puppets, singing, music-making, socializing, dancing and, of course, books.

For ages 18 to 36 months. Please pick up a Storytime Ticket at the Youth Services desk the morning of the program. Space is limited.​ ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

September 23, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Northwest Regional Library
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:

For ages 18 to 36 months. Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. This interactive and active time for toddlers and their favorite caregiver is designed to advance pre-reading and social skills. They'll experience storytelling, wordplay, felt board stories, fingerplays, puppets, singing, music-making, socializing, dancing and, of course, books.

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are available the morning of the program. Please be sure to stop by the Information Desk upon arrival to guarantee your spot in the program.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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.

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

September 23, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bonita Springs Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Room: Conference Room 2nd Floor (BN)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Details:

Receive personalized help downloading e-books, movies, music, and more from 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 their password for accessing it.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Cape Critique Group

September 23, 2019
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (CC)
Brief Description of Event
Writer meet, read their work, and offer suggestions and observations. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Coloring for Grown-ups

September 23, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
North Fort Myers Public Library
Library Branch: North Fort Myers Public Library
Room: Conference Room B (NF)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Details:

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books!

Researchers and art therapists alike have touted the calming effects of coloring, and adults have found this childhood activity a refreshing way to release their creativity, relieve stress and meet other participants.

Coloring pages designed especially for adults, as well as colored pencils, will be provided.

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books! Researchers and art therapists alike have touted the calming effects of coloring and adults have found this childhood activity a refreshing way to release their creativity, ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Small Business Series: Understanding Financial Statements

September 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Registration
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: South Building, Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Program Details:
Get a hands on understanding of just how financial statements work. Walk away with some practical tools to help you understand how to financially manage your company. During this workshop attendees will learn the basics about profit and loss, balance...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess Anyone?

September 23, 2019
2:00pm - 6:00pm
East County Regional Library
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Young Adult Area (EC)
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Details:
Rise to the chess challenge and join the fun. Chess enthusiasts of all ages are welcome! Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. This program is provided by the Friends of the East County Regional Library. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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 "Children" group.

Kindness Club

September 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
South County Regional Library
Registration
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Details:

Join us at the library to create kindness in our community! Kids can participate in fun activities designed to encourage kindness & help make the world a better place!

For 2nd - 6th graders. Some activities may be messy, so dress for mess. All children attending must be registered. Sponsored by Friends of South County Regional Library. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Girl Scout Troop 295

September 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Regional Library
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room BC (NW)
Brief Description of Event
Bi Weekly troop meeting. If there is any way that I can schedule our meetings for the girl scout season all at once instead of one by one please contact me and let me know. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Vista Palms

September 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Room: Vista Palms Apartments (VP)
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween Perler Bead Craft

September 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
East County Regional Library
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (EC)
Age Group: Teens
Program Details:
Tweens in grades 5 - 8 are invited to use their imaginations and Perler beads to create art. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Volunteer Service Projects

September 23, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (CC)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Lifestyle
Program Details:
Need volunteer service hours? Want to give back to your community? Join us each month for a different service project at the library. All materials provided. For ages 11-18. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Library. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

SWFL Community Feminist Reading Group

September 23, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: South Building, Meeting Room CD
Brief Description of Event
The SWFL Community Feminist Reading Group is a new group created to provide a space for people to explore feminist literature together. Reading both classic and contemporary texts, our main focus is on thinking through the relevance of these texts fo...

Clean Water Now Presents CALBOR: Caloosahatchee Bill of Rights

September 23, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Lakes Regional Library
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (LK)
Brief Description of Event
Clean Water Now, Inc. is working to bring awareness and education to the public about the Rights of Nature Movement that is currently gaining global recognition and being implemented in several Florida counties....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Caring for Caregivers

September 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
East County Regional Library
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (EC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Lifestyle
Program Details:
Discuss what works and what doesn’t in relieving stress and caring for individuals with long-term illness with life coach Hilary Lemonius, who will describe her experiences as a caregiver and CNA. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

September 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lakes Regional Library
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room B (LK)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Literacy & ESL
Program Details:

​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)

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Café

September 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
East County Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Study Room C (EC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Literacy & ESL
Program Details:

​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)

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.

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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bernwood Trace Apartments

September 23, 2019
6:15pm - 7:15pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Room: Bernwood Trace Apartments (BT)
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
This event is in the "Children" group.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

All Day9/24 - 9/25
Captiva Memorial Library
Library Branch: Captiva Memorial Library
Room: Children's Room (CV)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Details:
Check out the book display on autumn. Have fun creating cookies and pies out of apple cinnamon playdough. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holocaust Pop-Up Exhibit

9/24 @ 9:00am
to
9/27 @ 4:45pm
East County Regional Library
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (EC)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Genealogy & History
Program Details:
The Holocaust Museum of Naples will house their Pop-Up Museum in the meeting room. Walk through history viewing the events of the Holocaust as well as events of WWII a series of B & W Survivor photos. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

Family Storytime

September 24, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
South County Regional Library
Registration
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Details:

For ages Birth to 5 years.

Five simple practices get kids ready to read: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, and Playing.

Your whole family is invited to this enjoyable, all-ages storytime that encourages the development of pre-reading skills through songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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.

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

September 24, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Fort Myers Regional Library
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: Main Library Building, Youth Programming Room (FM)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:

For ages 18 to 36 months. Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. This interactive and active time for toddlers and their favorite caregiver is designed to advance pre-reading and social skills. They'll experience storytelling, wordplay, felt board stories, fingerplays, puppets, singing, music-making, socializing, dancing and, of course, books.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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.