Lee County Library System to open select sites after Memorial Day

Library patrons will be able to visit Lee County’s regional libraries with limited service, hours and capacity beginning Tuesday, May 26. The Cape Coral Lee County Library, East County Regional Library, Fort Myers Regional Library, Northwest Regional Library and South County Regional Library will open at 25% capacity with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Previously announced contactless services and book returns will continue at all library system branches. Lakes Regional Library will not reopen its doors May 26 because of a previously scheduled project. The anticipated opening for this site is June 11. At the five libraries that will reopen May 26, signs will be posted for following CDC guidelines and floors will be marked to indicate spacing for social distancing. Plexiglas shields are installed at all public service desks, and hand sanitizer and wipes will be provided to the public. For additional information call 239-479-4636, text 239-204-5321, chat at leelibrary.net or email askalibrarian@leegov.com. These services are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.