The Fort Myers Beach Public Library is an independent district governed by a seven member Board of Directors, each of whom is elected to serve a four-year term.
Directors are eligible to serve consecutive terms.
Board of Directors
The Library District's fiscal year begins October 1st. The budget for FY 2021-22 can be viewed here.
The final budget hearing will be held Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 5:45 pm in the Community Room on the third floor of the library. The proposed budget for 2022-23 is here.
Library District Reports
Florida Statutes require certain reports be available for public viewing. Please click the link below to view the pertinent reports:
The latest Board agenda can be viewed here.
The regular meetings of the Fort Myers Beach Library District Board for FY2020-2021 will be held at the Fort Myers Beach Public Library, 2755 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach at 6:00 P.M. typically on the fourth Tuesday of the month with the exception of November when the Board meets the third Tuesday of the month. The Board does not meet in April, August, or December.
- January 22, 2022
- February 22, 2022
- March 22, 2022
- May 24, 2022
- June 28, 2022
- July 26, 2022
- September 13, 2022
- September 27, 2022
- October 25, 2022
- November 22, 2022
Other meetings and hearings may be scheduled as needed. Notice of meetings appears in the legal ads section of the News Press, is posted at the library, and is announced on the home page of this web site.
Meetings are held in accordance with Florida "Sunshine" Law. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend and is welcome to speak during Public Comment.
Anyone wanting to appeal an official decision made on any subject at one of these meetings must have a verbatim record of the meeting and their appeal must include the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is based.
Library District Boundaries
The Library District comprises all of Estero Island, all of San Carlos Island and community developments on the mainland up to Pine Ridge Road.
Charter info may be accessed here.
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