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

Family Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime
Event Details:

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.

 

Space is limited to 20 children. 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Satisfy your need for creativity with practice in acrylic pour painting techniques!  In this class, participants will be mixing acrylic paints and pouring onto canvas for spectacular and engaging effects. All supplies are provided.  Atti...

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.

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

Baby Rhyme Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, 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. 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 "Teens" group.

Spooktacular Book Buffet

4:45pm - 5:45pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room BC (NW)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Come take a bite out of some of our books at the book buffet. Check out what we've conjured up for the menu. Light snacks provided.  For teens, ages 12-18.  No registration required.  ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Virtual, Community & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a live, virtual appetizer hour featuring our very best haunted eats. Library staff will show off easy-to-make festive treats while inviting participants to show off their own edible creations as well. Attendees are encouraged to bake or m...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tea Time Talks

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Are you wondering what to read next? Do you enjoy robust, engaging book discussions? Join us to share your latest reading recommendations for books that are “must-reads” or for books to skip. Tea and cookies will be served. If an evening discus...

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.

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

Books and Blankets

6:15pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us with your blankies and pajamas for this nighttime edition of storytime. 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)

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Virtual, Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Calling all readers! Join us for a live virtual book discussion for adults. There is no assigned title. Instead we will be taking turns sharing about the latest books that we have read.  Please pre-register below in order to participate ...
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. 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.

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

Toddler Tales

11:15am - 11:45am
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. 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Virtual, Literacy & ESL, Community & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Bienvenidos!  Are you ready to take your Spanish-speaking skills to the next level?  Improve your fluency by chatting with adults online.  Join us as we practice speaking Spanish with others on a variety of topics, including current ev...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Virtual, Authors & Writing, Book Discussion
Event Details:
Baker & Taylor, in partnership with Sourcebooks, will host an exclusive live virtual book club event featuring author Katie Lattari discussing her new novel "Dark Things I Adore."   "Dark Things I Adore" is this month's ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Café

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room BC (NW)
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.

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

Preschool Storytime

10:45am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, Storytime
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.

Space is limited. 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.

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

Drop-In Halloween Fun

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Youth Services Area (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities
Event Details:
Drop by the library for come-and-go spooktacular games and crafts. No registration required.  ...

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 - 11:00am
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Literacy & ESL, 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. 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 "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Technology & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
What can you make from a cardboard box? We will be using special screws and tools to assist in making whatever you are inspired to create! All supplies provided. For ages 5-11. Registrations begins Oct. 12. Your registration is guaranteed only until ...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: On Demand, Literacy & ESL, Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy storytime at home or on the go with Storytime Anytime! This is a condensed version of our in-person storytimes and includes a variety of songs, stories, rhymes and caregiver tips designed to promote and reinforce early literacy and language dev...
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. 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit and Stitch

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room A (NW)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
A casual, self-guided group of knitters and crocheters that 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.

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

Toddler Tales

11:15am - 11:45am
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. 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.

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
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Online English Café

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Online Programming
Room: Virtual Online Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Virtual, Literacy & ESL, Community & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Practice your English speaking skills online! This session provides adult learners an opportunity to practice speaking English with native speakers.  Topics include everyday situations, current events and cultural areas. This progra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Café

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Northwest Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room BC (NW)
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.