The Lee County Library System, founded in 1964, has 13 branches to serve Lee County residents. The library currently has over 1.5 million items available for patrons to use or check out, and circulates more than 6 million items per year. Currently more than 294,000 Lee County residents are registered users.
The library offers meeting rooms, an online catalog and e-sources, as well as DVDs, music CDs, and streaming movies and video. Each branch also provides internet access, including wireless access points.