About the Lee County Library System

Founded in 1964, the Lee County Library System currently has 13 branches ​to serve Lee County residents.

Our ​mission is to strengthen our community by informing and enriching individuals.

We have more than 1.5 million items available for patrons to use or check out. The library system circulates about 6 million items per year. Currently over 294,000 Lee County residents are registered users.

All locations and events are open to the public. To qualify for full borrowing privileges you must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  • Live in Lee County for more than six months of the year
  • Own property or a business in Lee County
  • Be employed in Lee County
  • Be a student in Lee County
  • Live in a county that participates in the Reciprocal Borrowing Program

The library offers meeting rooms for nonprofit groups, organizations, and individuals to use during library hours for no charge.

Library materials are searchable on our online catalog. We offer free Wi-Fi, public access computers, scan and print capabilities and much more.

Long Range and Annual Planning

Our planning stems from our mission, to strengthen our community by informing and enriching individuals. These documents guide our decisions and projects.