Join the Friends of the Library

Each of the seven Friends of Manatee Libraries' groups supports the growth and development of library services and events. Click one of the links below to find out more information about the different membership levels and volunteer opportunities. 

In addition, the Library Foundation, Inc. encourages support of the library in order to fund those services not available through traditional tax-base funding.

 

the library foundation



The Library Foundation, Inc.
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1301 Barcarrota Boulevard West
Bradenton, FL 34205
[email protected]
(941) 216-8746


central library friends





Friends of the Central Library
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1301 Barcarrota Boulevard West
Bradenton, FL 34205
941-748-5555  ext. 6325
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Friends of the Braden River Library   
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4915 53rd Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34203
941-727-6079

friends of east county library


Friends of the East Manatee Library
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island library




Friends of the Island Library
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5701 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217
941-778-6341

palmetto friends logo





Palmetto Friends of the Library
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923 6th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221
941-722-3333


rocky bluff friends








Friends of the Rocky Bluff Branch Library
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6750 US Highway 301 North
Ellenton, FL 34222
941-723-4821


south manatee friends



Friends of the South Manatee Library 
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6081 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
941-755-3892