November: Upcoming Events

Holiday Card Making Class

  • 11/30/22
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for a fun card making class this holiday season. To register call 941.681.3736.


December: Upcoming Events

Florida History Series - Outpost to Statehood: The Florida Territory

  • 12/01/22
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join historian and curator Rodney Kite-Powell for a presentation on Florida Civil War history. Many of the events and themes that appeared on a large scale throughout the United States in the years leading up to the Civil War were also evident in Florida during its time as a US Territory, 1821 to 1845. Told using historic maps, this presentation showcases how Florida was home to many important events and trends that preceded those in the American West after the Civil War. For more information contact the library at 941.681.3736.


Merry Makers Crafts and More

  • 12/03/22
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join us for some holiday crafting fun in the library featuring Hammer and Stain of Punta Gorda! Make snow slime, ornaments, unique gifts for every age, and memories that last together! No registration required.


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

  • 12/09/22
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • December – Santa’s Sleigh Challenge: This program features a monthly STEAM activity or experience for kids. Volunteers are welcome to prepare an educational activity or assist. Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Please register each child separately.


Fiction Writers Group

  • 12/10/22
  • 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Join our volunteer Tammie for a discussion about writing fiction


BYOC Holiday Cookie Decorating Party

  • 12/10/22
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • ‘Tis the season to fill the air with the sweet scents of holiday baking, and milk and cookies are on everyone’s list!

    Children love decorating these delicious baked treats, but the process can be messy and overwhelming. This year, save your kitchen and your sanity, and decorate your cookies at the library! Bring a couple dozen of your favorite homemade cookies (and maybe a few extra to share) and let the kiddos squeeze, spread, and sprinkle away as they create the perfect bag of treats!

    Registration is required. Please register each child separately. Sponsored by The Friends of the Englewood Charlotte Library

Friends of the Library Meeting

  • 12/14/22
  • 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Friends of the Library board meeting.


Build a Gingerbread House

  • 12/16/22
  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Ring in the holiday season with the sweet scents of gingerbread and royal icing as we make delicious gingerbread houses together. Receive your own gingerbread kit and design a unique structure that’s a treat for the eyes and the stomach! Registration is required. Register online or call 941.681.3736. Note: This is a Teen Event


Third Wednesday Book Club

  • 12/21/22
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Coral Holiday by Jan Moran. Come prepared to join in a discussion of the chosen title. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the featured book.


January: Upcoming Events

Friends of the Library Meeting

  • 01/11/23
  • 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Friends of the Library board meeting.


Chef Warren - Chinese Cuisine

  • 01/18/23
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • Chef Warren - Chinese Cuisine. Location and time TBA.


Local Author - Cynthia Harrison

  • 01/19/23
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Local author, Cynthia Harrison, books will be available to sign.


February: Upcoming Events

Friends of the Library Meeting

  • 02/08/23
  • 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Friends of the Library board meeting.


Chef Warren - Cajun & Creole

  • 02/15/23
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • Chef Warren - Chinese Cuisine. Location and time TBA.


Life & Time - Kathryn Chesley

  • 02/16/23
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • KATHRYN CHESLEY, she-is an enthralling presentation of Life and Time character portrayals. She is well known attends in costume and stays in character. This is a not to be missed opportunity. Character to be determined please visit her website. Leave a note of the character you’d like to see. Kathrynchesley.wixsite.com/website. Looking forward to seeing you. Limited to 50 register in advance more info to follow


Lincoln Scholar - John Cribb

  • 02/17/23
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • John Cribb Lincoln Scholar, on National tour with Rail Splitter celebrating President Abe Lincoln as true statesman.


Annabelle Monagan

  • 03/01/23
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Englewood Charlotte Public Lib.
  • Nora Goes Off Script on National Tour, she is the total package brilliant and funny. Gifted writer and inspiring as a speaker.