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

Baby Rhyme Time

December 9, 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.

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 "Children" group.

Homeschool Exploration: Mystery STEM Challenge

December 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
South County Regional Library
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Homeschool & Homework, Storytime, Technology & STEAM
Program Details:
Test your creative thinking and problem solving skills with our Mystery STEM challenge!  We will be using a variety of materials and work as a team to solve a problem.  Are you up for the challenge? For grades K-5. Sponsored by Friends of S...

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.

Junior STEAM Club

December 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Fort Myers Regional Library
Registration
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: Main Library Building, Youth Programming Room (FM)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Details:
Welcome to Junior STEAM Club. Each month will feature a different STEAM related theme for children ages 3-5. Get creative with books and activities that feature science, technology, engineering, art, and math for preschoolers.   ...

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Toddler Tales

December 9, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
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.

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.

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

December 9, 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.

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 "Adults" group.

Download Drop-in

December 9, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
East County Regional Library
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Study Room C (EC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
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.

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

Toddler Tales

December 9, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
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.

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.

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.

Puzzles Galore!

December 9, 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: Games & Activities
Program Details:
Exercise your brain with a puzzle. Whether it’s a crossword, word search, sudoku, or a good old-fashioned jigsaw puzzle, have some fun and meet some friends! Registration is not required, but 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.

Student Conference Call

December 9, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bonita Springs Public Library
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Room: Conference Room 2nd Floor (BN)
Brief Description of Event
Conference call...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess Anyone?

December 9, 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 "Adults" group.

Book Discussion: "Becoming" by Michelle Obama

December 9, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: Main Library Building, Conference Room C (FM)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
This book discussion series focuses on memoirs and autobiographies. Please read the book selection ahead of time and come to discuss. ...

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 "Children" group.

Battleship Coding

December 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Regional Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Details:
It’s Computer Science Education Week, and we will be combining the board game of Battleship and Spheros as our attack weapon!  Registration begins on November 9 at 9am.  Your registration is only guaranteed until the start of 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.

Girl Scout Troop 295

December 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Regional Library
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room BC (NW)
Brief Description of Event
Biweekly troop meeting...

Precincts 40 & 124

December 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bonita Springs Public Library
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A (BN)
Brief Description of Event
Neighbors will meet to organize neighborhoods....

Anne Test - Delete me please

December 9, 2019
4:45pm - 5:00pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: South Building - Meeting Room A
Brief Description of Event
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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pine Echo II

December 9, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Room: Pine Echo II (PE)
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Details:

The Lee County Bookmobile is a mobile library service with over 20 biweekly stops in the community.

The Bookmobile serves families who have difficulty getting to a library, children and teens in afterschool programs, and many new immigrant families.
With over 4,000 items on board, bookmobile materials are available for all ages in a variety of formats and languages.

To place holds or requests please contact 239-533-4441 or email Bookmobile@leegov.com.

We hope to see you on the road soon!

Focus On: Retirement Income

December 9, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lakes Regional Library
Library Branch: Lakes Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (LK)
Brief Description of Event
This will be a free, open to the public, educational workshop on Retirement Income planning....

SWFL Community Feminist Reading Group

December 9, 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 Feminist Reading Group is a new space for community members to explore and discuss feminist literature together, focusing on the relevance of this literature for our lives today. We meet each month at the Fort Myers Regional Library in the R...

Women's March Fort Myers

December 9, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: Main Library Building, Conference Room C (FM)
Brief Description of Event
planning women's march...

WPSWFL WordPress Meetup

December 9, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: South Building, Meeting Room AB
Brief Description of Event
This meetup is all about WordPress and the WordPress Community, from beginning blogger through to hardcore coder. If you need a WordPress user group or need to find a WordPress web designer in Southwest Florida this group is for you. Connect with oth...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Café

December 9, 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

December 9, 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.

Barrett Park Neighborhood

December 9, 2019
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Room: Barrett Park Neighborhood (BP)
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Details:

The Lee County Bookmobile is a mobile library service with over 20 biweekly stops in the community.

The Bookmobile serves families who have difficulty getting to a library, children and teens in afterschool programs, and many new immigrant families.
With over 4,000 items on board, bookmobile materials are available for all ages in a variety of formats and languages.

To place holds or requests please contact 239-533-4441 or email Bookmobile@leegov.com.

We hope to see you on the road soon!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Kaleido Gears - S.T.E.A.M. Activity

All Day12/10 - 12/12
Captiva Memorial Library
Library Branch: Captiva Memorial Library
Room: Children's Room (CV)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Program Details:
Kaleido Gears encourages creativity in children. This S.T.E.A.M. toy teaches children the basics of mechanics. ...

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.