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Upcoming Events...
Honoring Our Greatest Generation: Punta Gorda Army Air Field 1942-1945
Mid County Regional Library
Aug 10, 10 a.m.

An exhibit honoring the Punta Gorda Army Air Field and its contributions in World War II.  Featuring photos from the U.S. Cleveland collection.  On display August 10 to November 12 in the fiction area

Meet the Author Series
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 1, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

What would a library be without authors? This is an opportunity to meet local authors, promote local talent, and engage readers in a variety of genres available in our area. Each month we will highlight a different author at our open table that will be available to sell and sign their books, as well as talk to the community about their writing and experiences. Authors can sign up for a spot by contacting the librarian at 941.833.5460.
 

Master Gardeners
Port Charlotte Library
Sep 1, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Have a gardening question? Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree & shrub care, lawn care and household pests.


Writers' Read
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 1, 11:00 AM

This is a new opportunity to meet and hear local writers reading their work.  Supported by the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County and with the help of the Punta Gorda Library, the Charlotte Harbor Writers will meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and read their latest works. All those interested in writing, publishing or not are welcome to attend. Just as in Dickens' time when they met in the coffee houses of London, those who wish to can eat lunch together at one of Punta Gorda's wonderful restaurants. For further information call 833.5460.

Genealogy Round Table
Port Charlotte Library
Sep 1, 1:00 pm

The Charlotte County Genealogical Society recognizes the importance of providing education for genealogists at all levels. Because ancestors multiply exponentially, it is important to understand the concepts involving n genealogy to assure that you are connecting each generation to the previous one in such a way that you are certain that you are claiming the right ancestor.


Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 1, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Marking the End of WWII
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
This year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII! This presentation follows the events surrounding the official surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945 and its impact on the world.
 
 

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 2, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

How to Save Money with Couponing
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 3, 11:00 AM

Registration required. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
Couponing Seminar

Early Bird Movies - Mortdecai
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 3, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We will feature a "new release" film monthly for adults. Movie categories include: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Foreign Films, and Fantasy. Program is free but seating is limited - first come, first seated. Snacks are provided by the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 4, 11:30am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Saturday Family Films--Paddington Bear
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 5, 2:00 p.m.

We will feature a "new release" monthly for children and families. Movie categories include: Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Super Heroes and Fantasy. Program is free but seating is limited.  First come, first seated. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Meet the Author Series
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 8, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

What would a library be without authors? This is an opportunity to meet local authors, promote local talent, and engage readers in a variety of genres available in our area. Each month we will highlight a different author at our open table that will be available to sell and sign their books, as well as talk to the community about their writing and experiences. Authors can sign up for a spot by contacting the librarian at 941.833.5460.
 

Genealogy Round Table
Port Charlotte Library
Sep 8, 1:00 pm

The Charlotte County Genealogical Society recognizes the importance of providing education for genealogists at all levels. Because ancestors multiply exponentially, it is important to understand the concepts involving n genealogy to assure that you are connecting each generation to the previous one in such a way that you are certain that you are claiming the right ancestor.


Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 8, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Charlotte County Master Gardeners
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 9, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

? Have a gardening question? Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and household pests. For information call 941.833.5460.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 9, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Master Gardeners
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have a gardening question?  Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

What Are You Reading Today?
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 10, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Reader's Advisory Group

Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 11, 11:30am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Doctor Who Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 12, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages. Calling all Whovians! Crafts, refreshments, discussions, and screenings! Costumes and fan art welcome. Registration is requested - for more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Meet the Author Series
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 15, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

What would a library be without authors? This is an opportunity to meet local authors, promote local talent, and engage readers in a variety of genres available in our area. Each month we will highlight a different author at our open table that will be available to sell and sign their books, as well as talk to the community about their writing and experiences. Authors can sign up for a spot by contacting the librarian at 941.833.5460.
 

Writer's Tea
Port Charlotte Library
Sep 15, 1:00 pm

Peace River Writers is an organization dedicated to writers and the written word.  Through an array of educational and informational programs, services, and events, this group aims at providing support for those who wish to pursue the craft of writing in any form.


Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 15, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Get Your Game On
Mid County Regional Library
Sep 15, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Registration required. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Here’s the chance for teens and tweens ages 12-18 to come into the library and play their favorite video games. Wii, PlayStation 4, and Xbox gaming systems are available, and teens get the opportunity to compete with others. For more information contact the library at 941.613.3170.

Get Your Game On
Mid County Regional Library
Sep 15, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Registration required. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Here’s the chance for teens and tweens ages 12-18 to come into the library and play their favorite video games. Wii, PlayStation 4, and Xbox gaming systems are available, and teens get the opportunity to compete with others. For more information contact the library at 941.613.3170.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 16, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Third Wednesday Book Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 16, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come prepared to join in the discussion of Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King.  Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the featured book.. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Master Gardeners
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have a gardening question?  Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Fabric Artists & Quilter's Quest
Port Charlotte Library
Sep 17, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Registration required. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

Come meet with others who love fabric art. Brag and bring an article that you made and would like to share with others. Swap and bring a piece of frabric from your stash you would like to swap. Participate in making large projects that add quality to the community.


Technology Tutors
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 17, 2:00 PM

Registration required. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
The library will be offering a series of technology related classes for patrons to learn more information about their devices and social networking. Topics will include iPads, Kindle Fire, How to Personalize your devices, Create Space for budding authors, 3M Cloud Library vs. Overdrive Media Console, and Facebook vs. Twitter. Sign up is limited to 20 participants. Monthly topics will be posted in the library. For further information call 833.5460.

Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 18, 11:30am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Kid's Stuff
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 19, 10:00 AM

Childrens book writing group

Teen Book to Movie Discussion
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 19, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
Teens aged 13 - 19 are invited to pick up a copy of the book that inspired a Hollywood blockbuster. Then come and watch the film with us & discuss the movie afterward. Popcorn will be served! Books are available at the Information Desk. Book this month is 'Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life' by Bryan O'Malley.

A Pirate's Life For Me

Sep 19, 1:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.

Leave the landlubbers behind and join us for a day of pirate adventure! 
Join the presentation on “Pirates, Shipwrecks & Treasure” by Cpt. Mike Daniels as he explains his most renowned discoveries including Blackbeard’s pirate ship the Queen Anne’s Revenge! Discover local legends of piracy and the history of our area during the Golden Age of Piracy!

Meet the Author Series
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

What would a library be without authors? This is an opportunity to meet local authors, promote local talent, and engage readers in a variety of genres available in our area. Each month we will highlight a different author at our open table that will be available to sell and sign their books, as well as talk to the community about their writing and experiences. Authors can sign up for a spot by contacting the librarian at 941.833.5460.
 

Genealogy Round Table
Port Charlotte Library
Sep 22, 1:00 pm

The Charlotte County Genealogical Society recognizes the importance of providing education for genealogists at all levels. Because ancestors multiply exponentially, it is important to understand the concepts involving n genealogy to assure that you are connecting each generation to the previous one in such a way that you are certain that you are claiming the right ancestor.


Alzheimer's Education Sessions
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 22, 2:00 PM

The Alzheimer's Association of Southwest Florida will present monthly sessions on caregivers, routines, and additional topics to help those dealing with Alzheimer's in their families. The Alzheimer's Association of Florida Gulf Coast Chapter will present a caregiver workshop. For further information, call 941.833.5460

Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 22, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 23, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Kids Got Game
Mid County Regional Library
Sep 23, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Here's the chance for kids 8 - 12 years to come into the library and play games. Wii, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 360 gaming systems are available, as well as board games and legos. Kids get the opportunity to compete against other kids, while learning skills through the selected games. For information call 941.613.3170.

Master Gardeners
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have a gardening question?  Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 25, 11:30am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Meet the Author Series
Punta Gorda Library
Sep 29, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

What would a library be without authors? This is an opportunity to meet local authors, promote local talent, and engage readers in a variety of genres available in our area. Each month we will highlight a different author at our open table that will be available to sell and sign their books, as well as talk to the community about their writing and experiences. Authors can sign up for a spot by contacting the librarian at 941.833.5460.
 

Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 29, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Sep 30, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Master Gardeners
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 1, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have a gardening question?  Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Cooking, Florida Style
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 1, 11:00am

Registration required. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
Seasonal fruits and vegetables plus a demonstration of a no-cook seafood ceviche.

Early Bird Movies - Insurgent
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 1, 4:00 PM

We will feature a "new release" film monthly for adults. Movie categories include: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Foreign Films, and Fantasy. Program is free but seating is limited - first come, first seated. Snacks are provided by the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Bricks 4 Kidz! Battle Bots!
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 1, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
 Discover robotics during B4K's Battle-Bot Workshop.  Students teams will design, build & deploy their own creations head-to-head arena style battle. This program is for ages 12 - 18.

Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 2, 11:30 am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Florida Archaeology Programs
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 2, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us as the Florida Public Archaeology Network speakers present a different Florida archeology topic on the first Friday of each month. This program is sponsored by the Southwest Region of the Florida Public Archeology Network and the Friends of the Englewood Charlotte Library.  Speakers are Melissa Timo and Dr. Michele Williams.
This month's topic is: Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Boat: The Archaeology of Booze and Beverages. 

Elementary STEM Fun
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 2, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
Join us as we celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at the library!  Children in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade and their caregiver are welcome to experiment with us, and learn in the process.  See the graphic for the theme each month.  Space is limited and registration is required to guarantee a space. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Saturday Family Films--Bark Ranger
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 3, 2:00 PM

We will feature a "new release" monthly for children and families. Movie categories include: Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Super Heroes and Fantasy. Program is free but seating is limited.  First come, first seated. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Preschool Academy
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 5, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Preschool Academy is for children 3 to 5 years of age. We will be focusing on developing school readiness skills, as well as fostering a love of literature. Academy includes a combination of stories, rhymes, songs/finger plays, craft, and special guests. Your child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2015 to register.

Bouncing Babies
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 6, 10:15 to 10:45

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Birth to walkers with an adult.  Music, movements, games and fun.

Toddler Time
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 6, 11:15 - 11:45

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Children 2 to 3 years old with a favorite adult are encouraged to come and share books, music and activities related to early childhood literacy.

Master Gardeners
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 6, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Have a gardening question? Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree & shrub care, lawn care and household pests.


Writers' Read
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 6, 11:00 AM

This is a new opportunity to meet and hear local writers reading their work.  Supported by the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County and with the help of the Punta Gorda Library, the Charlotte Harbor Writers will meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and read their latest works. All those interested in writing, publishing or not are welcome to attend. Just as in Dickens' time when they met in the coffee houses of London, those who wish to can eat lunch together at one of Punta Gorda's wonderful restaurants. For further information call 833.5460.

Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 6, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Toddler Time
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 7, 10:15 am to 10:45 am

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
Children 2 to 3 years old with favorite adult are encouraged to come and share books, music and activities with us. An emphasis wil placed on activities related to early childhood literacy. Registration is required. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Pre-School Story Time
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 7, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
This program for children 3 to 5 years old is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills through stories, movement activities, music and dramatic play. Registration is required.  For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 7, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 7, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Bricks 4 Kidz: Lego Engineering Program
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 7, 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Build exciting models with moving parts out of Legos! This program for kid's ages 5 to 11 builds their imagination and creativity as they assembe amazing Lego kits.

Master Gardeners
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 8, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have a gardening question?  Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Pre-School Story Time
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 8, 11:00 - 11:45

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
This program, for children 4 to 6 years old, is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills through stories, movement activities, music and dramatic play.

What Are You Reading Today?
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 8, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Reader's Advisory Group

Teen Advisory Board
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 8, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
The teen advisory board is for teens and tweens ages 12-18. They offer book recommendations, program ideas and assistance for the library. Volunteer hours can be earned through the program with additional volunteer hours available to teens that wish to assist in hosting program at the library. For more information contact the library at 941.613.3170.

Toddler Time
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 9, 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

Children 2 to 3 years old with a favorite adult are encouraged to come and share books, music and activities with us. An emphasis will be placed on activities related to early childhood literacy. Registration is required.

 


Preschool Learning Adventure
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 9, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
Children ages birth to 6 years with a favorite adult have fun with engaging books, songs, and activities as they build pre-literacy skills.  Registration required.

Pre-School Story Time
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 9, 11:15 am - 12:00pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

This program, for children 3 to 5 years old, is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills through stories, movement activities, music and dramatic play. Registration is required.


Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 9, 11:30 am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Star Wars Reads Day
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 10, 10:00 AM

Join us for an event that's bound to be Out of This World! Come help us celebrate all things Star Wars
with crafts, trivia, refreshments, giveaways and a costume contest. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Doctor Who Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 10, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages. Calling all Whovians! Crafts, refreshments, discussions, and screenings! Costumes and fan art welcome. Registration is requested - for more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Preschool Academy
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 12, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Preschool Academy is for children 3 to 5 years of age. We will be focusing on developing school readiness skills, as well as fostering a love of literature. Academy includes a combination of stories, rhymes, songs/finger plays, craft, and special guests. Your child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2015 to register.

Bouncing Babies
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 13, 10:15 to 10:45

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Birth to walkers with an adult.  Music, movements, games and fun.

Toddler Time
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 13, 11:15 - 11:45

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Children 2 to 3 years old with a favorite adult are encouraged to come and share books, music and activities related to early childhood literacy.

Genealogy Round Table
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 13, 1:00 pm

The Charlotte County Genealogical Society recognizes the importance of providing education for genealogists at all levels. Because ancestors multiply exponentially, it is important to understand the concepts involving n genealogy to assure that you are connecting each generation to the previous one in such a way that you are certain that you are claiming the right ancestor.


Chess Club
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 13, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Weekly on Tuesday)

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
All ages and experience levels are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No experience necessary. For further information call 941.681.3736.

Toddler Time
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 14, 10:15 am to 10:45 am

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
Children 2 to 3 years old with favorite adult are encouraged to come and share books, music and activities with us. An emphasis wil placed on activities related to early childhood literacy. Registration is required. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Charlotte County Master Gardeners
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

? Have a gardening question? Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and household pests. For information call 941.833.5460.

Pre-School Story Time
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 14, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
This program for children 3 to 5 years old is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills through stories, movement activities, music and dramatic play. Registration is required.  For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460.

Advice For your Device
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 14, 2:00 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
Do you have a question about one of your electronic devices? I Phone, I Pad, Kindle, Android and more -meet with one of our computer gurus during these sessions for 15 or 30 minutes to get the help you need.  

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 14, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Weekly on Wednesday)

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Cafe Philo
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 14, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This group gathers to have stimulating dialog about the larger questions of life in an informal setting. For people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. This is a partnership program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Mystery Reading Book Club
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 14, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come prepared to join in the discussion of the chosen book title. A limited number of copies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Titles are picked in advance by the club members…. Yesterday is history. Today is a gift. Tomorrow is a mystery.


Stem Program
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 14, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
Join us each month as we celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Grades K - 5th and their caregiver are welcome. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information contact the library at 941.833.5460. 

Master Gardeners
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have a gardening question?  Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.

Fabric Artists & Quilter's Quest
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 15, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Registration required. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

Come meet with others who love fabric art. Brag and bring an article that you made and would like to share with others. Swap and bring a piece of frabric from your stash you would like to swap. Participate in making large projects that add quality to the community.


Pre-School Story Time
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 15, 11:00 - 11:45

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
This program, for children 4 to 6 years old, is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills through stories, movement activities, music and dramatic play.

Technology Tutors
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 15, 2:00 PM

Registration required. Call 941.833.5460 or Register Online.
The library will be offering a series of technology related classes for patrons to learn more information about their devices and social networking. Topics will include iPads, Kindle Fire, How to Personalize your devices, Create Space for budding authors, 3M Cloud Library vs. Overdrive Media Console, and Facebook vs. Twitter. Sign up is limited to 20 participants. Monthly topics will be posted in the library. For further information call 833.5460.

Adult Movie Matinee
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 15, 3:30

A different movie is featured monthly for adults aged 18 and up. Movie categories include: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Foreign Films, and Fantasy. Program is free but seating is limited.  First come, first seated. Please inform the Staff at the program if you need special assistance, I.E. Subtitles, during the film.  Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Englewood Charlotte Library

Get Your Game On
Mid County Regional Library
Oct 15, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.613.3166 or Register Online.
Parents drop off your Teens and let them play board games and video games, hang out with their friends and enjoy some pizza at this fun supervised program. WII, PS4, and Xbox. 5-6:30pm. Ages 12-18

Toddler Time
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 16, 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

Children 2 to 3 years old with a favorite adult are encouraged to come and share books, music and activities with us. An emphasis will be placed on activities related to early childhood literacy. Registration is required.

 


Preschool Learning Adventure
Englewood Charlotte Library
Oct 16, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Registration required. Call 941.681.3736 or Register Online.
Children ages birth to 6 years with a favorite adult have fun with engaging books, songs, and activities as they build pre-literacy skills.  Registration required.

Pre-School Story Time
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 16, 11:15 am - 12:00pm

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

This program, for children 3 to 5 years old, is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills through stories, movement activities, music and dramatic play. Registration is required.


Cafe Philo
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 16, 11:30 am

This group gathers to have stimulating real dialogue about the larger questions of life in an informal setting for people who are seekers, wishing to share and learn from and with others. For further information call 941.833.5460. Cafe Philo is a co-sponsored program with the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County.

Creepy Crafts
Port Charlotte Library
Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Registration required, begins Oct 1. Call 941.764.5562 or Register Online.

Craft activities to creep you out, and get you into the spooky spirit! Craft activities will be featured. All ages are welcome, but children 9 and under must have a parent or guardian in attendance. Space is limited and registration is required.


Kid's Stuff
Punta Gorda Library
Oct 17, 10:00 AM

Childrens book writing group

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