Today's Hours

 10am - 9pm | View All »

 
Back to List
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Margie Byers, APR, Library Development Specialist
Lee County Library System
239- 533-4826
mbyers@leegov.com
 
CHOCOLATE & SPIRITS… A DELECTABLE WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING!
 

CHOCOLATE & SPIRITS… A DELECTABLE WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING!

Fort Myers, Fla., Nov. 21, 2011 - The annual Chocolate & Spirits Festival, one of the area’s favorite sampling events, will be held Friday, Dec. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bell Tower Shops. Presented by the Lee County Library System, the evening will feature sinfully delicious chocolate creations from area restaurants, festive holiday spirits, rockabilly music provided by Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones and a gift packed silent auction. Becky Thompson, Bell Tower Shops’ General Manager says “Bell Tower is proud to host the Chocolate and Spirits Festival this year! We hope the community will support the Southwest Florida Reading Festival and have a great evening of fun.”

Sponsored by Bell Tower Shops, Crü, Masciarelli Wines and the Florida Rep Theatre, admission is free. Chocolate samples, beverages and silent auction tickets may be purchased at the event for $1 each. Proceeds from the Chocolate & Spirits Festival will benefit the library system’s lucky 13th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival. Scheduled for March 17, 2012, the festival is a free community event to showcase the library’s programs and resources and promote reading and literacy. For more information visit www.readfest.org.About the Lee County Library System:The Lee County Library System serves Lee County with free books, downloadable ebooks, digital content, books-by-mail, bookmobile, electronic resources, music and movies, programs and meeting space. 


The Lee County Library System: strengthens the community by informing and enriching individuals; ensures equal and open access; defends intellectual freedom and the right to privacy; ensures that an individual’s economic status does not deter library use; commits to meeting customers’ needs; fosters a climate of mutual respect and trust; values and supports individual initiative; promotes cooperation, collaboration and connections; promotes lifelong reading; practices financial accountability and supports Lee County’s vision, mission and values.

All programs are free and open to the public. A sign language interpreter is available with 5 business days notice to library staff. Assistive listening system available; request at desk. Information about Lee County Library System is available for your convenience 24 hours-a-day at www.lee-county.com/library where you can find out about library services, programs, locations, view an online events calendar or place a hold on library items. Telephone Reference is available at 239-479-INFO (4636).

-- end --

Join our E-Club

Please join our E-Club to get up to date info on special events, promotions and special offers in your favorite stores.

Join our E-Club

Start Here »