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 Collier County Public Library; to obtain greater usefulness or wider use of library; and to support the literary and educational needs of the community through the Public Library.


Publix Super Markets Charities Logo | Friends of the Library of Collier County Donors
First Florida Integrity Bank Logo | Friends of the Library of Collier County Donors
Naples MacFriends User Group Logo | Friends of the Library of Collier County Donors
BAM Books A Million Logo
The Calleja Group at Morgan Stanley

Business & Foundation Donors

2019 – 2020


American Chinese Culture
Arthrex, Inc.
Bentley Village CC Naples, Inc.
Books A Million
Community Foundation of Collier County
FineMark National Bank & Trust
First Florida Integrity Bank
Genealogical Society of Collier County
Gulf Shore Literary Society
Harter, Secrest & Emery, LLP
IBM Corporation
Naples Daily News
Naples MacFriends Use Group, Inc.
National Society of Colonial Dames
Publix Super Markets Charities
The Way Foundation, Inc.

Major Donors

Diamond Contributors 2019 – 2020


Dr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Lee
Nick and Sara Linn
Jo Fugate Harris Lozier
Dr. Chris Papadopoulos
Mrs. Margaret Sugden
Miss Justine Wakelee

Platinum Contributors 2019 – 2020

$15,000 - $99,999

Mr. John Bartoldus
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Berckmann
Mr. and Mrs. William Bergen
Mrs. John Berline/Bessemer Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cioffi
Jan Finander Scott
Mrs. Barbara Forsythe
Mr. Philip Francoeur Sr.
Margaret B. Griffith
Mr. and Mrs. John Hanson
Mrs. Virginia Hendrickson
Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Houtz
Charles and Virginia Jacobsen Trust
Walter G. & Barbara M. Korntheuer
Nita Leftwich
Mrs. Suzanne Morrow Long
Dr. and Mrs. Leon Podles
Doris Reynolds Trust
Paul Sebastian
Katrina & Vangeli

Gold Contributors 2019 – 2020


Mrs. Jean Benson
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Benson
Stefan Bothe
Mr. and Mrs. William Buchanan
Mrs. Julia Calkins
Ms. Katherine Clark
Mrs. Merritt Cleveland
Mr. Barron Collier Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Brenton Cook
Dr. and Mrs. Morton Friedman
Phyllis Gotschall
Dr. and Mrs. David Greider
W.R. “Bob” Holbrook
Mrs. Martha Jyurovat
Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Kozlowski
Mr.and Mrs. Richard Miles
D. Randy and Patricia D. Morris
Berry Ramsey
Anne and David Rismiller
Mrs. Charles Thalhimer
Kathryn & Barry Wagner
Myra and Van Williams
Sidney & Sally Yelland-Ehrhart

Silver Contributors 2019 – 2020


Maria Basili
Mrs. Roger Becker
Mrs. Margaret Beggs
Mrs. Martha Cullen
Mrs. Dorothy Dougherty
Mr. Neil Farkas
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gebhardt
Dr. Ralph Gieringer
Bill and Carla Grieve
Mr. and Mrs. J. Paul Gunther
Mrs. Nelson Hagan
Ms. Jana Hazelbaker
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Herstein
Joe and Kathy Hessenthaler
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hurst
Mrs. William Hutchinson
Mr. and Mrs. James Kerrigan Jr.
n Memory of Col. Wm. W. & Margaret S. Kitchen
Mr. and Mrs. Denman Kountze Jr.
William and June Kroeschell
Mr. and Mrs. William Laimbeer
Bob and Barbara Levine
Sandy Linneman
Mr. Scott McFarland
Mr. Daniel McKnight
Mr. James McTague
The W.A. Muska Family
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nelligan
Mr. and Mrs. Tom O’Reilly
Mrs. Edna Peltier
Mrs. Nancy Potter
Marjorie and David Prolman
Mrs. Frank Roby
Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Roche
Mr. John Rhodes
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sample
Mrs. Robert Schwartz
Mr. and Mrs. A. James Smith Jr.
Nelson and Susan Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Lombard Squires
Mrs. C. Steers
Mrs. Frances Strohm
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Suffian
Mrs. Richard Talford
Mrs. Mamie Tooke
John and Marjory Tunnell
Mr. Scott Vavrinchik
Mr. George Wallace III
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weinfurtner
Drs. Allen and Marla Weiss
Dr. and Mrs. Hansen Yuan
Mrs. Darlene Zinnen
Jon and Becky Zoler

Bronze Contributors 2019 – 2020

$2,500 - $4,999

Mr. and Mrs. James Applegate
George Barry and Bonnie Carlson
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barzin
Mrs. June Becker
Mr. and Mrs. John Bernauer
Mrs. Dorothy Blair
Mrs. Patricia Blankenship
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Brodell
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bumstead
Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Caliguiri
Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Marilyn Canton
Mrs. Rebecca Casagrande
Mr. and Mrs. Harry and Nancy Caunter
Mrs. M. Chatlain
Mrs. Catherine Connell
Mrs. Janet Cook
Clyde and Susan Craig
Mr. and Mrs. John DallePezze
Ms. Helen Daniels
Jack Dennis
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph De Ricco
Mr. & Mrs. Henry and Harolyn Devlin
Anne B. Diggs
Mr. William Fulton
Mrs. John Gamble
Ms. Helene Gorman
Dorris Groetzinger
Alan and Phyllis Hallene
Judith Harper
Mrs. Faye Harrison
Mrs. Ann Henegan
Mr. David Horenstein
Mrs. Grenville Hudson
Dr. Debra P. Hymovich
Marjorie Joder
Mrs. Anne C. Jones
Dick and Diane Jordan
Carolyn and Alan Keller
Linda Leatherbury
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Levy
Ms. Linda MacDuffie
Mr. and Mrs. James McKee Jr.
Sydney Mellinger
Mrs. Lea Mendel
Emilie Merritt
Mrs. Kathleen Mezzalingua
Marilyn Montgomery
Mr. and Mrs. John and Carol Munro
Michael and Wendy Needham
Mr. William Netherton
Ms. Muriel Neumann
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Noch
Tom and Joan Norris
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pfannenstiehl
Stephen and Sharon Plumeri
Margot Prendergast
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Price
John and Charlene Roth
Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Klea Shiff
Ms. Mary Lou Shipman
Mrs. Bernita B. Smith
Mrs. Juliet Sproul
Dr. Janina Stensson
Leslie Stevens
Mr. Thomas Sully
Mrs. Pat Thwaits
Mrs. Jean Van Buren
Patricia Warehime
Mrs. Ann Whittredge

Pewter Contributors 2019 – 2020

$1,000 - $2,499

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas & Kathleen Adams
Dr. Frank Adiutori
Georg & Joyce Albers-Schonberg
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Albrecht
Mr. and Mrs. William Allison
Mr. and Mrs. William Allyn
Mrs. Katherine Anderson
Patricia Anderson
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anness
Gail Antonik
Mr. & Mrs. John and Rosemarie Arena
Mrs. Freida Arledge
Mrs. Charlotte Ayers
Mr. Raymond Bassler
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bathey
Dr. and Mrs. Harold Baum
Mrs. Merle Bauser
Carol and Howard Becker
Mr. and Mrs. Berkley Bedell
Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Bedell
Mr. and Mrs. Humbert Betti
Roselind Blanch
Walter and Rosemary Blankley
Mr. and Mrs. David Bloom
Mary Blume
Mrs. Karna Bodman
Dr. and Mrs. E.C. Bone
Bruce and Susan Bosquet
Ben Bova
Christopher and Leslie Branda Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Braumschweig
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Breithaupt
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Briant
Mr. and Mrs. Sumiko Brinsfield
Mr. and Mrs. William Brock
Sara Brody
Honorable Rosalind Brooker
Mr. & Mrs. Abe and Jean Brown
Mr. & Mrs. Dickson and Dee Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brown
Mr. & Mrs. Roger and Sandra Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Truman Brown
Mr. & Mrs. August and Jane Buenz
Mrs. Maureen Buhrmaster
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burgess
Col. and Dr. Robert Burhans
Mrs. Mary Jo Caggiano
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leo Caldoney
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Campanile
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur and Marcia Campbell
Mrs. Charlotte Campbell
Donald and Phyllis Campbell
Mr. John Cardillo
Peter and Trish Carlucci
Dr. and Mrs. Millard Carnrick
Mrs. Mary Carsello
Mrs. Claire Casale
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Chapin
Mr. Robert Chartrand
Dr. Joseph Chibnik
Barbara Chicurel
Mrs. Alice Childs
Dr. and Mrs. K. York & M. Noelle Chynn
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Ciotti
Mrs. Betty Clark
Mr. and Mrs. John Clark
Mrs. Muffy Clark Gill
Tom Cleary
Barbara Coen
Florence and Harvey Cohen
Dr. and Mrs. David Cole
Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Cole
Kathleen Conahan
Mrs. Joan Conley
Mr. and Mrs. James Connell
Jacqueline Cook
Connie Corasanti
Theresa Corbett
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davison
Betsy Dawson
Ted and Patricia DeGroot
Lorraine DeMeo
Dr. and Mrs. Frank DeRango
Jean Devine
Mrs. Rose A. Dillon
Janice DiRomualdo
Mr. Thomas Donegan
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Donovan
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Doughty
Mrs. Lucille Drackett
Sandra and James Duffy
Mariana Duncan
Susan Earl
Mrs. Denise Edson
Bud Ellis
Mrs. Hilda Emerson
Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Farb
Marianne Farmer
Jim and Janet Fay
Mr. & Mrs. Mark and Margaret Fegley
David and Jeanne Feight
Dr. and Mrs. Craig Allen Fenton
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ferman
John and Ginger Finlayson
Patricia Finnen
Mr. and Mrs. Addison Fischer
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas and Mary Fisher
Barbara Fletcher
Mr. & Mrs. Norbert and Rose Florek
Ronald and Andrea Foisy
Patricia Forkan
Dr. and Mrs. Peter and Jean Foster
Joanne Fowler
Louise Franck
Jan Gregory Frazer
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Freedman
Mona Freedman-Beitchman
Mrs. Elizabeth Freher
Mr. and Mrs. James French
Sue Ann Furbee
Mr. Joseph Gagnier
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Gahagan
Mr. and Mrs. William Galbraith Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Gallian
Arlene and Chuck Garrity
Mr. & Mrs. William and Harriet Gasway
Mary Gately
Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Gaum
Michael and Phyllis George
Mary Giles
Ann Gillis
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Goin
Gwyette Goodman
Mrs. Barbara Goodof
Gary and Gail Gorran
Mrs. Virginia Govoni
Paulina Greer
Mrs. G. Grissinger
Mr. Robert Gunn
Charles and Gordon Gussler
Tom and Judy Haevers
Rodolfo J. and Laila Hafner
Margaret Hageman
Nanlee Hall
Kathleen Hanes
Judith Harper
Roland and Judy Harrington
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harshman
Mr. Alex Hart
Mr. and Mrs. R. James Harvey
Kristina and Thomas Hauschild
Mr. and Mrs. David Hawley
Raynelle Heidrick
Elinor Hendrickson
Mr. and Mrs. K. Hepp
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Herndon
Mr. and Mrs. George Herrmann III
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hertel
Barbara Hile
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Hirsch
Mrs. Marlene Hodge
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Hoeft
Janet Hoeschler
Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Holloway
Mrs. Karin Holmes
Reg and Jackie Howard
Ms. Yolande Hsu
Dr. and Mrs. James Huddleston Jr.
Mrs. George Huntoon
Mr. and Mrs. Warner Hutchinson
George and Mary Ann Ihnat
Helen Imo
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Inglis
Mrs. Pauline Iten
Mrs. Maria Izzo
Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson
Robert and Laurie Jacobs
Ann Jacobson
Dr. and Mrs. Marvin Jaffe
Dr. and Mrs. Don Janicek
Douglas and Holly Jensen
Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Liz Jessee
Anita and James Johnson
Carl and Sally Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Johnson
Mrs. Patricia Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Vicki Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnston
Judy Jorgensen
Marianne Kaldany
Nancy Kaplan
Joseph and Sandra Karaganis
Mary and Gary Kauffman
Christa Kaufman
Judge Howard Kaufman
In Memory of Cynthia R. Kaye by William G. Kaye
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Keller
Quentin and Mary Elizabeth Kennedy
Dorothy Kittrell
Julie Klement and William Pope
Matt Koch and Roz Travis
Robert and Joyce Kosmidek
John Koza
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kutler
Jim and Sally Lackey
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lambein
Janis Larson
Betty Lawson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawton
Linda Leatherbury
Marjorie Lewis
Mr. Robert Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. John Limitlaw
Mr. and Mrs. William Lindsay
Beverly Lipson
George Llano
Mr. and Mrs. John Loftus
Margaret Logan
Mr. and Mrs. Ardyn Long
Dean Longo
Fran Lopus
Janell Lopus
Mary Anne Lostaunau
Dr. and Mrs. Bernard & Roberta Lublin
Anne Lynn
Cynthia Lyster
Patricia MacDonald
Dolores MacLean
Roslyn Mandel
Phyllis Marco
Mr. and Mrs. John Markell Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Marston
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Maull, II
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Maurer
Norma Mauriello
Stuart and Carol Maynard
Miss Teresa McAllister
Mr. Thomas McBride
John and Kathleen McCarthy
Dr. and Mrs. Gene McCree
Sibyelle and Richard McDonald
Mr. Horace McDonell
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd McDowell, II
Mr. & Mrs. John and Pat McGarry
Dr. Alex McGuffie
Bettina McKee
Karen McLean
Mrs. Beverly McVay
Mr. and Mrs. Art Mehlman
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Menaker
Mr. D. Merriwether
Kathleen Mezzalingua
Mrs. Joanne Migliaro
Salma Mikhail, PH.D.
Mr. & Mrs. William and Diana Mitzelfeld
Mr. C. Kenneth Moore
Michael and Carolyn Moore
John and Barbara Morgan
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mosmiller
Brian and Christine Murray
Robert and Mary Jo Naylor
Fred and Maria Neighbors
Mrs. Carolyn Neumann
Mrs. Carolyn Nichols
Nicholas Niles
Mrs. Jane Nordlund
Tom and Joan Norris
Beth and Ed O’Brien
Victoria O’Connor
Mrs. Barbara Oddo
Mrs. Frank Odell
Dr. and Mrs. George Ohye
Mr. and Mrs. Richard O’Leary
Bill Orosz
Mr. and Mrs. John Owens
Mrs. Jane Parks
Mr. Francis Paulson
C. Arthur Pearson
Mr. Arthur Pendleton
Stephen and Sharon Plumeri
Mrs. Anna Podesta
Sally Potts
Anna Pump
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Putnam Jr.
Mrs. Elizabeth Puzak
Dwight and Angela Richardson
Mary Sue Rischar
Kathleen Robbins
Sally Roberts
Mr. Donald Robinson
Mrs. Eileen Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. John Roche
Regene Ross
Mr. Lawrence Rowan
Louise Rust
Mr. & Mrs. H. Allen and Dianne Ryan
Patricia Salmon
Sally Salzer
Mrs. Betty Saunders
Harry and Jane Sawyer
John and Lorna Scharlacken
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Schauer
Dr. & Mrs. David Schechter
Edward and Fay Schefer
Ann Schulte
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Scifres
Mrs. Mason Scudder
Margaret Seaver
Nancy Seeley
Dr. and Mrs. Art and Ellen Seigel
Mr. Richard Seymour
Gloria Shaheen
Janice Shaw
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Shmaruk
Mrs. Janet Short
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Shreve
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Shug
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Shurts
Ann Simpson
Bobbi Skaggs
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Skidmore
Betty Skonnord
Mr. and Mrs. Paul and Nancy Slater
William Slocum
Mary Small
A. James Smith, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Snider
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sobolewski
Mrs. Rose Somogyi
Mr. and Mrs. John Sorey III
Elaine Specker
Dr. and Mrs. Jerald and Joy Spivak
Betty Springer
Seenu and Inge Srinivasan
Mr. and Mrs. David Stahl
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Stanek
Mrs. Elaine Stearman
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Steffen Sr.
Gail Steinmetz
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph and Jamie Steuer
Julie Stewart
Joan Stinziano
Mr. and Mrs. John Stotler
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stratton
Judge Reta Strubhar
Mrs. Frances Strumpen-Darrie
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stuhlmiller
Maureen Sullivan-Hartung
John Sweeney
Dr. and Mrs. Paul Sweterlitsch
Mrs. Joan Tanner
Mrs. Mildred Tappan
Charlotte Kruesi Tarr
Ruth Thiel
Betty Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Thomas
Mrs. Paul Thomas
Mr. & Mrs. Charles and Nancy Thompson
Fritzi Thorner
Mary Traudt
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Trerice
Mrs. Rosemary Trigony
Mrs. Tanya Trinkaus Glass
Mrs. Phyllis Tuddenham
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Tutun
Thomas and Jeanne Tyrrell
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Uihlein
Mrs. Ruth Van Kirk
Robert Vernon
Ronald Wade
Cedric Waggoner
Mr. and Mrs. Don Waggoner
Lee Wagner
Mary Ann Wallace
William Walworth Jr.
Gail Webster-Patterson
Dr. Margaret Wenzel
Dr. and Mrs. Alan Weseley
Richard West
Mrs. Muriel Wexler
Mrs. Mary Whinfrey
Mr. Frank White
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Whitney
Katherine Wielgus
Mr. & Mrs. Michal & Mordechai Wiesler
Mrs. Dorothy Wigglesworth
Carol Willenborg
Mrs. Paula Wilson
Marian Winson
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wischnia
Mr. and Mrs. H. Robert Wismar
John Wrafter