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
support and to enrich the services of the Collier County Public Library
The Friends of the Library is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.
Membership dues & donations are tax-deductible. more about the
Naples Regional Library
650 Central Avenue
Naples, FL 34102
HOURS: Mon. - Fri., 9:30 - 4:30
EMAIL: Marlene Kern
in the Media
Beyond Books - a Naples Daily News spotlight (9-16-14)
Carla Grieve, board member, for Naples Daily News:
LEAP students help library patrons (07-14)
Friends Board & activities (10-13)
Sept. - Nat'l Library Card Month (09-14)
Library website features (02-13)
Stop by the Friends office between October 20 and 24 to become a new member and receive a free LEAP t-shirt!
Read about LEAP below ...
NATIONAL FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY WEEK
October 19 through the 25 marks the 9th annual National Friends of the Library Week, a time to celebrate the many ways that library Friends groups across the country serve their communities.
Friends of the Library of Collier County helps to fund many programs and services for the ten branches of our library system. Why not stop by your local branch to find out how you can support this nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 50 years? For more information, please contact Marlene Kern at 239-262-8135.
Four dynamic bestselling authors are now confirmed!
Buy your tickets for the 2015 series using our secure online site.
WHEN: Mondays at noon: January 26, March 2, March 9, & March 23 - 2015.
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 Marlene Kern of the Friends Office at (239) 262-8135.
& Book Clubs Breakfast
Four Award-Winning non-fiction authors are now confirmed!
click here for reviews of the authors' books (pdf)
Order tickets for Ron Powers using our secure online system
Ticket availability for succeeding programs to be announced.
WHEN: Mondays at 8:30 a.m. January 12, February 2, February 16, April 13 - 2015
Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Lecture starts at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Country Club of
Naples - 185
Burning Tree Dr Naples, FL 34105 map
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:
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.