Believing that strong libraries contribute to strong communities, Friends of the Library of Collier County provides programs and services at the 10 Collier County Library Branches.  Friends pay for several hundred adult and children’s educational programs each year, genealogical reference materials and databases, and LEAP which employs teen students to provide tech and computer support to library patrons.  Please become a Friends member so these vital activities can continue.


Nick Linn Lecture Series – 2017

This is our 14th year of the Lecture Series!


2017 DATES CONFIRMED!

DATES:
Monday, January 9, 2017 – Chris Bohjalian
Friday, February 3, 2017 – To Be Announced
Friday, March 3, 2017 – To Be Announced
Friday, March 10, 2017 – Jonathan Hayes

Buy Tickets for 2017 Series

For questions and information:
Please contact Marlene Kern of the Friends Office at (239) 262-8135.

New to the Annual Nick Linn Lectures Series?

Featured writers appearing in past years of this popular series have included Tami Hoag, Nicholas Sparks, James Grippando, James Patterson, Dennis Lehane, Harlan Coben, Linda Fairstein, Sara Paretsky, Lisa Gardner, and Sandra Brown. Enjoy another great lineup of bestselling authors in the 2017 series!

Our 2016 authors below:

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Author Adriana Trigiani

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Author Alafair Burke

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Author Tess Gerritsen

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Author Kate Andersen Brower with Nick Linn



2017 Bagels & Books Breakfast To Be Announced

For questions and information:
Please contact Marlene Kern of the Friends Office at (239) 262-8135.


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Photos from our Cahlua & Cream Concert Presentation:

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The Nonfiction Author Series is our annual winter lecture presentation of current writers addressing a historical, political, or cultural topic of interest to Friends of the Library.

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2017 Dates:

Monday, January 23 – David E. Hoffman

Monday, February 20 – Lawrence Goldstone

Monday, March 20 – Dr. Ellen Prager

Click here to purchase Nonfiction Tickets

For questions and information:
Please contact Marlene Kern of the Friends Office at (239) 262-8135.

Series Tickets: $125 for members – $155 for nonmembers
Individual Tickets: $45 for members – $55 for nonmembers


LM-400Author Lyn Millner with Bob Levine from the 2016 Nonfiction Author Series



Students are now available to help library patrons one-on-one in the use of electronic equipment (iPad, laptop, Kindle, nook).

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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