Looking at our Libraries: County library system celebrates its 59th year

In last month’s column, I concentrated on telling you about the library programs scheduled through the end of this year. In doing so, I missed mentioning an important September date, worthy of attention: the 59th anniversary of our library.

Yes, on Sept. 3, 1957, at the Collier County Commission’s board meeting in Everglades City, the county seat back then, they voted to create the Collier County Free Public Library.

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