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Library Closed

All Day 3/18 - 4/20
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The health and safety of our community members are of the utmost importance to Lee County Government. With this being said, in an abundance of caution, the Lee County Library System will be suspending all public meetings and programming until further...
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book/Media Sale

March 30, 2020
9:00am - 4:30pm
South County Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Sales
Program Details:
Browse a great collection of used books and media. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle School Homeschool Connection

March 30, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: Main Library Building, Youth Programming Room (FM)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Program Details:
Meet new friends as we tackle various STEAM topics in this monthly program designed to spark dialogue and facilitate creative thinking.  This program encourages creativity and teaches fundamental skill in science.  This month we will be usi...

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.

Alzheimer's: Know the Ten Warning Signs

March 30, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (CC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Details:
Learn about the difference between typical age-related changes and memory loss that should be evaluated. The benefits of early detection and approaches to use when talking to someone about memory concerns will also be discussed. Program presente...

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

CANCELLED: OverDrive Digital Bookmobile Visit

March 30, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Program Details:
Climb aboard the 53-foot-long OverDrive Digital Bookmobile and learn how to borrow an ebook or audiobook and so much more!  A high-tech update to the traditional Bookmobile, this community outreach vehicle is available to show off the&nb...

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess Anyone?

March 30, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
East County Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Young Adult Area (EC)
Age Group: 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 sponsored 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.

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

Pine Echo II

March 30, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bookmobile
Cancelled
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!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hope by Song

March 30, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fort Myers Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Fort Myers Regional Library
Room: South Building, Meeting Room ABCD
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances
Program Details:
The Hope by Song's mission is to help those whose stories of abuse, addiction, homelessness or PTSD have not been heard by inspiring them to tell their stories. Their words are used to create songs to educate others dealing with similar issues to enc...

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

March 30, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lakes Regional Library
Cancelled
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Barrett Park Neighborhood

March 30, 2020
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Bookmobile
Cancelled
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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
South County Regional Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
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

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Fort Myers Regional Library
Cancelled
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.

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

Family Storytime

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Storytime Room (CC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
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.

First come, first served.  Please pick up a Storytime ticket the morning 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.

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

Toddler Tales

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
East County Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (EC)
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.

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

Family Storytime

March 31, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Pine Island Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pine Island Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (PI)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
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.

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

March 31, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Storytime Room (CC)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
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.

First come, first served. Please pick up a Storytime ticket at the Youth Services desk the morning of the program.  ​Please model proper Storytime behavior by participating and staying in the room during this 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

March 31, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Conference Room (CC)
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 "Teens" group.

Library Teen Talk

March 31, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
East County Regional Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East County Regional Library
Room: Young Adult Area (EC)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community & Lifestyle
Program Details:
Grab your friends and join us for a weekly discussion about current events, everyday life, library resources and more.  Teens in high school, ages 14-19, will be encouraged to post an answer to a weekly question while socializing ...

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.

Stitch Together

March 31, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bonita Springs Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B (BN)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Lifestyle
Program Details:
Knitters and Crocheters unite to share ideas, projects, and stitching techniques. This is a self-directed group; all levels of expertise are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects and tools. Basic supplies are provided ...

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.

Eating Well: The Great Grain Discovery

March 31, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
South County Regional Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: South County Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (SC)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Lifestyle
Program Details:
What's for dinner? Today we learn about grains. What is a healthy grain? How to find foods that truly have whole grains and avoid the tricks to fool you. Also learn what to look for on product labels, daily dietary recommendations, and benefits of ea...

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

OverDrive Digital Bookmobile Visit

March 31, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Bonita Springs Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bonita Springs Public Library
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Program Details:
Climb aboard the 53-foot-long OverDrive Digital Bookmobile and learn how to borrow an ebook or audiobook and so much more!  A high-tech update to the traditional Bookmobile, this community outreach vehicle is available to show off the&nb...

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

Suncoast Community Center

March 31, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bookmobile
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Room: Suncoast Community Center (SUN)
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 "Adults" group.

Cancelled: Tech Tuesdays: One-on-One Help

March 31, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Pine Island Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pine Island Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Program Details:
Need help with a laptop, tablet, e-reader? Are you looking to gain basic computer skills? Staff at Pine Island Public can help!  You get a 15 minute, one-on-one help.  Register for your one-on-one session between 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. on T...

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 "Teens" group.

Fandom Night: Maze Runner Escape Room

March 31, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (CC)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities
Program Details:
Can you escape the Glade? Solve puzzles to retrieve the key before time runs out!  Games will be available to play while you wait for your chance to enter the escape room. For ages 11-18. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Public Li...

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

Kids Read Down Fines

March 31, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
Room: Youth Services Area (DB)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children, Teens
Program Type: Read Away Fines
Program Details:

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)

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.

Movie Night: Harriet!

March 31, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (DB)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movies
Program Details:
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and ...

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 intended for attendees ages 12-17 to attend independently. Please speak with staff if caregiver assistance is needed.

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

Chess Anyone?

March 31, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
Room: Gallery (CC)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Details:
Rise to the chess challenge and join in the fun. Bring a personal chess set, if desired. 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.