Founded in 1973, Friends of West Florida Public Library is a nonprofit, community membership organization supporting West Florida Public Libraries for more than 40 years.
Friends of West Florida Public Library is an active group of local citizens who strengthen Escambia County’s public library system through library advocacy, creative learning and literacy support.
For more information, or to become a member, visit the Friends website here.
Founded in 1998 as a Florida Not For Profit Corporation, the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library Foundation, Inc. supports the mission of the Southwest Branch Library located at 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy. by donating funds, volunteer hours and materials to Southwest Branch Library. The Foundation supports a variety of programs including:
Board of Directors:
How to Join
To join the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library Foundation, download and complete this form and return it with your payment by mail or hand delivery to:
Friends of the Southwest Branch Library
12248 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola, FL 32507
Curious to see what the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library are doing? Attend a Member Meeting at Southwest Branch Library. Member meetings are open to the public.
2022 Member Meetings:
Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. following Board Meeting
2022 Board Meetings:
May 9 at 5 p.m.
Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.
Oct. 10 at 5 p.m.
Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.
Dec. 12 at 5 p.m.
Members are welcome to attend board meetings, but must be on the agenda to speak.
Tree of Life
Donate an engraved brass leaf or acorn to honor a loved one or special event. Forms and pricing are available at the Library during normal hours. Application and images of the Tree of Life can be found here.
Donate an engraved outdoor brick to honor a loved one or special event. Forms and pricing are available at the library during normal hours. Application is available here.
Amazon SmileFriends of the Southwest Branch Library Foundation Inc. is a registered 501-c (3) organization enrolled with the Amazon Smile Charitable Giving Program.