March: Upcoming Events

Literary Discussion Group

  • 03/07/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:15 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. No literary background is needed. We spend time looking at what the characters do and why along with personal observation of 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.


Kids STEAM

  • 03/08/24
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Kids can register for an hour of hands-on STEAM-tastic fun in the library! We'll explore new concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math each month. Dress for a mess!


Fiction Writers Group

  • 03/09/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


John McCarthy - Vice President for Regional History for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  • 03/12/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Community Room
  • Mr. McCarthy is passionate about Florida ecology and history. A skilled storyteller, John is well known for his encyclopedic knowledge of the Sarasota area, which he shares through presentations, tours and publications. John received his BS from Goshen College and worked with Sarasota County Government for 32 years as an Environmental Specialist, County Historian, and Director of Parks and Recreation. An avid cyclist and kayaker, John enjoys exploring natural lands and waterways throughout the region.

    Englewood History – 10 Things You May Not Know
    This presentation highlights some of the early history of Englewood that has not made it into the history books.
    In addition, Mr. McCarthy will provide an update on activities at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.


Chef Warren Cooking Demonstration

  • 03/13/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • One Pot Meals: Chef Warren presents cooking tips and a demonsration on how to cook healthy and affordable meals for all tastes.


Book Club

  • 03/14/24
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • We will provide a selection of books and a reading list based on a monthly theme and participants will review their book choices at the following month's meeting.


Foto Forum

  • 03/14/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • This is a friendly open-forum discussion group for your photographic and photography equipment questions. Our knowledgeable staff provides guidance on best practices for using your own equipment.

Read and Feed - Spring Break

  • 03/19/24
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join us for lunch. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Servings are limited to the first 20 children, please register each child separately.


Read and Feed - Spring Break

  • 03/20/24
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join us for lunch. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Servings are limited to the first 20 children, please register each child separately.


Third Wednesday Book Club

  • 03/20/24
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Come prepared to join in a discussion of the chosen theme. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the featured book.

Quilting Group

  • 03/20/24
  • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer for some basic quilting lessons.


Read and Feed - Spring Break

  • 03/21/24
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join us for lunch. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Servings are limited to the first 20 children, please register each child separately.


Teen Craft

  • 03/21/24
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Teens aged 12 – 18 are invited to join us for a fun craft. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736.

Read and Feed - Spring Break

  • 03/22/24
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join us for lunch. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Servings are limited to the first 20 children, please register each child separately.


Kids Craft

  • 03/22/24
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Children ages 7 - 12 are invited to join us for fun craft. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Please register each child separately.

Fiction Writers Group

  • 03/23/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


Cross Stitch Craft

  • 03/23/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for a relaxing afternoon of stitching! Learn some of the basic skills of cross stitch while creating a beautiful decoration. Registration required for each class- registration opens the 1st of every month. Please register for the program by going to our online calendar or by calling the front desk at 941.681.3736, space is limited. Contact information entered will be provided to the volunteer leading the program.

Dog Tales

  • 03/27/24
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Readers of all ages are invited to come read aloud to a therapy dog in the library! Each child can read one-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 drop in to join with a reading buddy or group. Sign up by calling 941.681.3736.


Living by the Stream Concert

  • 03/30/24
  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us to listen to ‘Living by the Stream’. The creative mix of violin, guitar and vocals presents various musical styles including jazz, folk, bluegrass, and pop. Their broad musical background fosters great sounds and songs.


April: Upcoming Events

Literary Discussion Group

  • 04/04/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:15 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. No literary background is needed. We spend time looking at what the characters do and why along with personal observation of 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.


Englewood - Memory Café

  • 04/05/24
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for a shared experience where it is safe to share your thoughts and feelings, but most of all to have fun. This program is meant for people with new or developing memory or cognitive issues and their caregivers to share in conversation, activities, and games but is open to anyone seeking to connect with others in a safe space.


Book Club

  • 04/11/24
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • We will provide a selection of books and a reading list based on a monthly theme and participants will review their book choices at the following month's meeting.


Foto Forum

  • 04/11/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • This is a friendly open-forum discussion group for your photographic and photography equipment questions. Our knowledgeable staff provides guidance on best practices for using your own equipment.

Fiction Writers Group

  • 04/13/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


Quilting Group

  • 04/17/24
  • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer for some basic quilting lessons.


Third Wednesday Book Club

  • 04/17/24
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Come prepared to join in a discussion of the chosen theme. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the featured book.

Birding 101 with the Audubon Society

  • 04/24/24
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am'
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for a quick presentation from the Audobon Society on how to get started with birdwatching. Find out how to use our new birdwatching kits, available for checkout soon!


Dog Tales

  • 04/24/24
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Readers of all ages are invited to come read aloud to a therapy dog in the library! Each child can read one-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 drop in to join with a reading buddy or group. Sign up by calling 941.681.3736.

Fiction Writers Group

  • 04/27/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


Cross Stitch Craft

  • 04/27/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for a relaxing afternoon of stitching! Learn some of the basic skills of cross stitch while creating a beautiful decoration. Registration required for each class- registration opens the 1st of every month. Please register for the program by going to our online calendar or by calling the front desk at 941.681.3736, space is limited. Contact information entered will be provided to the volunteer leading the program.

May: Upcoming Events

Book Club

  • 05/09/24
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • We will provide a selection of books and a reading list based on a monthly theme and participants will review their book choices at the following month's meeting.


Foto Forum

  • 05/09/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • This is a friendly open-forum discussion group for your photographic and photography equipment questions. Our knowledgeable staff provides guidance on best practices for using your own equipment.

Fiction Writers Group

  • 05/11/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


Quilting Group

  • 05/15/24
  • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer for some basic quilting lessons.


Fiction Writers Group

  • 05/25/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


Cross Stitch Craft

  • 05/25/24
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for a relaxing afternoon of stitching! Learn some of the basic skills of cross stitch while creating a beautiful decoration. Registration required for each class- registration opens the 1st of every month. Please register for the program by going to our online calendar or by calling the front desk at 941.681.3736, space is limited. Contact information entered will be provided to the volunteer leading the program.

June: Upcoming Events

Fiction Writers Group

  • 06/08/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .


Quilting Group

  • 06/19/24
  • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer for some basic quilting lessons.


Fiction Writers Group

  • 06/22/24
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction. For more information, please contact Tammie Diehl at tamiamifl@comcast.net .