29
SEP
2017
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A Call to Artists for Altered Books

Thanks to a grant from the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival, the Friends of West Florida Public Library is sponsoring an Altered Books Exhibition. You are invited to get creative and alter or transform a book. An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book...
14
AUG
2017

Big Fall Book Sale Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Winter is Coming, and not just for Game of Thrones fans. It’s time to stock up on books at the Friends of West Florida Public Library Fall Book Sale on September 29 – October 1. Our hard-working volunteers are already dividing the books into different genres to make...
04
MAY
2017

New drop-off location for book donations

We have moved into a new, permanent sort facility for our Book Sale donations! The new drop-off location for donations to The Friends of West Florida Public Library, Inc. is 325 E. Commerce Street, Pensacola, Fl 32507. We are only there every Thursday from 9am to 12noon except on...
16
APR
2017

Spring cleaning? We prefer spring reading!

Friends of West Florida Public Library, a non-profit support organization of the West Florida Public Library, will hold its Big Spring Book Sale from April 28-30 at the downtown Main Library, 239 N. Spring Street. Thousands of hardcover, paperback, and collectible books will be...
30
JAN
2017

Fill up on books at the $5 Blowout Bag Sale on Feb. 4!

It’s that time again! You deserve some great reading material to get through the rest of the winter. Come in out of the cold and fill up on books at the Friends of West Florida Public Library’s $5 Blowout Book Sale. The rules are simple: just pay $5 for a brown paper...
10
OCT
2016

A Call to Artists for Altered Books

In recognition of National Friends of Libraries Week (October 16-22) the Friends of West Florida Public Library is sponsoring an Altered Books Exhibition. You are invited to get creative and alter or transform a book. An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes...
16
SEP
2016

Big Fall Book Sale to be held Sept. 30 – Oct. 2

Cool weather is (hopefully) right around the corner, but the deals are just heating up. Friends of West Florida Public Library, a non-profit support organization of the West Florida Public Library, will hold its Big Fall Book Sale from Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 at the downtown Main...
25
JUL
2016

Blowout Bag Sale returns Aug. 6

Summertime, and the living’s easy! You may have eased on through that stack of summer reading, but you can always restock at the Friends of WFPL $5 Blowout Bag Sale. It’s simple: just pay $5 for a brown paper bag, and whatever books you can fit inside are yours to take...
20
APR
2016

2016 Big Spring Book Sale coming April 29-May 1

Friends of West Florida Public Library, a non-profit support organization of the West Florida Public Library, will hold its Big Spring Book Sale from April 29 to May 1 at the downtown Main Library, 239 N. Spring Street. Thousands of hardcover, paperback, and collectible books...
21
JAN
2016

Author discusses “My Life with Death”

How accurate are the forensic investigations in television shows like “CSI,” “Law and Order” and “Bones”? Can a medical examiner really glean all that information from a dead body, as shown in “Making a Murderer”? If you’re just dying to find out, join the Friends of West Florida...