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Services for patrons unable to get to a library branch

  • Talking books - Servers people who need to “hear” their reading, because of a visual disability or a physical disability that prevents holding a book or turning a page.

  • Books-by-Mail - Serves people who, due to temporary or long-term physical and medical disabilities, are unable to come to the library. Caregivers also qualify for Books-by-Mail service.

  • Bookmobile - Serves families who have difficulty getting to a library, children and teens in afterschool programs, and many new immigrant families.

Specialty services for all patrons

  • Telephone reference - 239-479-4636, is available for quick facts, information about your account, and library services. Please be sure to have your library card available when calling.

  • Obituary Research - Records from The News-Press from 1884 to the present are used to fill requests.

  • Literacy programs and materials - Materials and programs help adults improve their reading and writing skills.

  • Meeting Rooms - Use/rent branch meeting rooms and grounds for non-library events.

  • Genealogy - Get expert tips and resources to help you in your research.

  • Interlibrary Loan- Lending program used between libraries (nationwide and international) to share materials that are not owned by the Lee County Library System.

  • Ask a Librarian - A live virtual reference service that offers online reference assistance to residents in the state of Florida.