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Welcome to the Collier-Friends website, home of the Friends of the Library of Collier County, Inc., located in Naples, Florida.

The Friends of the Library was formed to establish a free public library system in Collier County. The ongoing mission of the Friends is to support and to enrich the services of the Collier County Public Library System. The Friends of the Library is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Membership dues & donations are tax-deductible.

FRIENDS OFFICE
Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave.,
Naples, FL 34102
HOURS: Mon. - Fri., 9:30 - 4:30
PHONE: (239)262-8135
EMAIL: Pat Sherry - Marlene Kern
Friends News
Carla Grieve, board member, for NDN:
Fit at the Library (10-13)
Friends Board & activities (10-13)
Sept. - Nat'l Library Card Month (08-13)
Friends 55th birthday (08-12)



Nick Linn Lecture Series 2014

Tami Hoag Linwood Barclay Linda Fairstein Kristen Hannah
FEBRUARY 3
Tami Hoag
MARCH 3
Linwood Barclay
MARCH 31
Linda Fairstein
APRIL 7
Kristin Hannah

The 2014 Lecture Series is completed. Thank you for your support and See you next year!
Buy your tickets for the 2015 series using our secure online site.

WHEN
: Mondays at noon: February 3, March 3, March 31 & April 7, 2014.
WHERE: Grand Lawn Pavilion, Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples, FL 34109
               Luncheon begins at 12 noon, lecture at 1 pm.

For questions and information, please contact Patricia Sherry or Marlene Kern of the Friends Office at (239) 262-8135.
 

Nick Linn Lecture Series Luncheon at Bentley Village

Wednesday, April 30
Bentley Village Clubhouse - 704 Village Drive doors open 11, luncheon at noon, lecture at 1


featuring Melanie Benjamin
author of The Aviator's Wife

Tickets available to Friends members
Call the Friends office or
reserve tickets now on
our secure online site

Melanie Benjamin Aviator's Wife

Bagels & Book Clubs Breakfast

May 14, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
2900 Gordon Drive, Naples

featuring Patricia Schultz
author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

reserve tickets now on
our secure online site


Patricia Schulz


Local magazine Life in Naples covers the Friends in its December 2013 issue. Read the article online in the magazine's interactive "flip" format.
FOL President Dan Kozlowski offers a letter on the Friends Annual Appeal. Use use our Annual Appeal donation form to make your secure online donation. Thank you!

MEMBER BENEFITS
As a member of the Friends of the Library, you’ll be paid back in thousands of ways every year – with children’s smiles, the sincere appreciation of the hardworking library staff, and the satisfaction of knowing you make a difference to one of the county’s most important institutions.

Member benefits include:

  • Friends newsletter
  • Friends e-news updates
  • Friends-only Bargain Book Sale preview
  • Discounts to Friends-sponsored events
  • Library program booklets mailed to you
  • Friends early registration for library programs

To become a member of the Friends of the Library, or to renew your existing membership, use our secure online form, or call or visit the Friends office with your check or credit card.



NEED A SPEAKER?
The Friends welcome the opportunity to introduce your organization to the many outstanding programs and services provided by the Library. Call or email us to schedule a speaker.