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09
Nov 2015
Tess Gerritsen

MARCH 7 Tess Gerritsen “Playing with Fire” WHEN: Noon: Thursdays, February 4 & 18; Mondays, March 7 & 14, 2016. 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. Tickets for individual authors now available! Buy Tickets for 2016 Series New to the Annual Nick Linn Lectures Series?   Featured writers appearing in past years of this popular series have included Tami Hoag,......

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08
Nov 2015
Adriana Trigiani

MARCH 14 Adriana Trigiani “All the Stars in the Heavens” Buy your tickets for the 2016 series using our secure online site. Tickets for individual authors now available! WHEN: Noon: Thursdays, February 4 & 18; Mondays, March 7 & 14, 2016. 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. Buy Tickets for 2016 Series New to the Annual Nick Linn Lectures Series?......

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19
Oct 2015

A song by the Beatles is running through my head as I write this column. “Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends.” Sometimes we really need the help, and in certain instances, we wouldn’t be who we are or where we are today if it wasn’t for the help of our friends. Such is the case for the Collier County Public Library and the Friends of the Library of Collier County, Inc. Read full article...

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29
Sep 2015

Congratulations are due to all involved with LEAP. It’s going into its second year. Last July I told you about LEAP, the Library Electronic Assistance Program. Today, I’ll refresh your memory on what it is, in case you have forgotten, and tell you how it has been working. A few years ago, the Friends of the Library saw the need for a program to help patrons with tasks associated with the expanding electronic services of the library. This includes downloading books via OverDrive, accessing magazines via Zinio, accessing newspapers via NewsBank, searching......

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