Support the Library

The West Florida Public Library is the community’s independent learning center for residents of all ages who live in Escambia County, Florida and is committed to providing the highest quality library services. We invite you to join our mission and help us succeed. There are several ways you can help!

Join The Friends of the West Florida Public Library 

Donate books and other materials to the Friends of The Library: Small donations (one bag or less) may be dropped off at any WFPL location. Larger donations are dropped at the Larger donations are accepted on Thursday mornings between 9 AM and 12 Noon at the rear entrance of A.V. Clubbs School located at the corner of 11th Ave & Cervantes St. 

Purchase a Book from the the library’s Wish List at :  amazon-wishlist

Contribute Financially to the Library:  While the Library receives much of its funding from public sources, your tax deductible gift allows the Library to provide critical services to people in the community, whether they seek a book, a job, free Internet access, a place to gather with friends or a connection with their community. Contact a library near you to find out how to support your library.

Become a library Volunteer: We realize that some who love the library are not in a position to make a monetary contribution. That’s why we welcome your gift of time and talents. All of the WFPL volunteers are screened through the Escambia County HR department. Download and print the volunteer application from Then bring the application to a library near you. The WFPL Volunteer Coordinator will contact you. You can also pick up an application at any library. 

For more information, contact the volunteer coordinator at  

If you would like additional information about any of the support opportunities, please call the Reference Department at 850.436.5063