August: Upcoming Events

Mother Goose on the Loose

  • 08/19/22
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • It is never too early to start reading and sharing a love of books! Join Miss Ashley on select Fridays for rhymes, songs, stories, tummy time, and baby bounces.


Third Wednesday Book Club

  • 08/24/22
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Come prepared to join in a discussion of the chosen title. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the featured book


Fiction Writers Group

  • 08/27/22
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction


Dog Tales

  • 08/27/22
  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children of all ages are invited to come read aloud to a therapy dog in the library! Each child can read on-on-one with their pet partner to build reading confidence and have fun while gaining literacy skills. Sign up for 20-minute reading slots or show up to partner with a reading buddy or group.
    Sign up by calling 941.681.3736

September: Upcoming Events

Literary Discussion Group

  • 09/01/22
  • 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer Tammie for a literary discussion - not a book discussion. This group discusses short stories from five to fifteen pages. We encourage each other to think about how and why a poem or short story was written and how the stories reflect real life. Tammie provides reading material prior to each meeting. For more information please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net or call the library at 941.681.3736.


Mother Goose on the Loose

  • 09/02/22
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • It is never too early to start reading and sharing a love of books! Join Miss Ashley on select Fridays for rhymes, songs, stories, tummy time, and baby bounces.


Witches and Wizards Presents: House Sorting Ceremony

  • 09/02/22
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Welcome to Witches and Wizards Presents, a magical series of programs for all ages hosted by Charlotte County Libraries and History. From September 2022 to May 2023, visit our different libraries as we rotate hosting programs highlighting the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter.
    Registration Required call 941.681.3736

Preschool Prep

  • 09/09/22
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Must be at least age 3 by September 1, 2022
    This program, for children 3-4 years old, is designed to improve listening and group interaction skills while providing practice for the preschool and school environment. Students are expected to attend class once each week from September 2022 – March 2023, excepting holiday breaks. Space is limited and registration is required via the library website or by calling your local branch.
    Registration is required, and regular attendance is strongly encouraged. To register call 941.681.3736


Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

  • 09/09/22
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Sonic September
    Join us every 2nd Friday for a full hour of S.T.E.A.M. fun for kids ages 7-12! Registration required. Please register each child separately.

Fiction Writers Group

  • 09/10/22
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction


Mother Goose on the Loose

  • 09/16/22
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • It is never too early to start reading and sharing a love of books! Join Miss Ashley on select Fridays for rhymes, songs, stories, tummy time, and baby bounces.


Legendary Dance Performance

  • 09/16/22
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Tringali Community Center
  • Enjoy a free dance performance by Legendary Dance Studios of Port Charlotte. See various dance techniques demonstrated for all ages and sign up your child for a free learning session at the library in October! No registration required.

Escape From Hogwarts (Teen Escape Room)

  • 09/17/22
  • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • You Know Who is at it again. Dumbledore’s Army needs your help! Hogwarts is overrun with dementors, and the only way out is through the Room of Requirement! Harry and the gang have left a set of clues to guide you to freedom, but you must work together to solve the puzzles and escape in time… or face the dementor’s kiss!
    Teens ages 12-18. Registration required. Register online or call 941.681.3736.


How to do a Family Oral History

  • 09/21/22
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Ever wondered how to preserve and record your family history? Join Libraries and History’s Joe Guerzo for a presentation on how to begin the conversation to capture your family’s stories, including techniques on how to engage interviewees and suggestions for collecting and preserving your family’s treasured memories


Third Wednesday Book Club

  • 09/21/22
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Version Zero by David Yoono: Come prepared to join in a discussion of the chosen title. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the featured book.

Fiction Writers Group

  • 09/24/22
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction


Dog Tales

  • 09/24/22
  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children of all ages are invited to come read aloud to a therapy dog in the library! Each child can read on-on-one with their pet partner to build reading confidence and have fun while gaining literacy skills. Sign up for 20-minute reading slots or show up to partner with a reading buddy or group.
    Sign up by calling 941.681.3736

Tunes for Tots

  • 09/29/22
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to drop into our children’s library for an interactive storytime every Thursday. This program incorporates musical play to encourage early learning and group participation skills as well as sign language and gross and fine motor skills for nonstop clapping, stomping, and wiggling fun! No registration required


October: Upcoming Events

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

  • 10/14/22
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Puking Pumpkins
    Join us every 2nd Friday for a full hour of S.T.E.A.M. fun for kids ages 7-12! Registration required. Please register each child separately.