An original idea. That can't be too hard.
The library must be full of them.

*Friends Chapter meeting schedules are subject to change. If you plan to attend, please contact the Friends Office at 813-273-3616 to confirm the date and time.


If you would like more information about the Friends of the Library, please use the links to the Chapters’ Facebook pages below, or call the Friends Office at 813-273-3616.

Friends ChapterMeeting DayMeeting Time

 Ada T. Payne Friends of the Urban Libraries

  • Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library
  • West Tampa Branch Library
 No regular meeting schedule 
 Friends of the 78th Street Community Library 2nd Saturday 
 Friends of the Austin Davis Library 3rd Tuesday 10:15am
 Friends of the Bloomingdale Regional Library 4th Monday 7:00pm
 Friends of the Brandon Library 2nd Thursday, every other month 1:30pm
 Friends of the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library No regular meeting schedule 
 Friends of the Charles J. Fendig Library No regular meeting schedule 
 Friends of the Jan Platt Library 3rd Thursday 11:00 am
Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library 3rd Tuesday 1:00 pm
 Friends of the John F. Germany Public Library No regular meeting schedule 
 Friends of the Lutz Branch Library No regular meeting schedule 
 Friends of the Maureen B. Gauzza Public Library 1st Monday 3:00pm
 Friends of the New Tampa Regional Library 3rd Monday 6:30pm
 Friends of the North Tampa Branch Library 3rd Tuesday 1:00pm
 Friends of the Port Tampa Library No regular meeting schedule 
 Friends of the Riverview Branch Library 3rd Thursday1:00 pm
 Friends of the Ruskin Library Quarterly (varies) 
 Friends of the Seffner-Mango Branch Library 3rd Tuesday (every other month) 6:30pm
 Friends of the Seminole Heights Library 2nd Monday 6:00pm
 Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library 4th Tuesday (every other month) 12:00 pm
 Friends of Storytelling of Tampa-Hillsborough County 2nd Tuesday @ C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library 10:30pm
 Friends of the Town ‘N Country Regional Library 1st Monday (every other meeting is evening) 10:00am/6:00pm

This organization is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code since March 1967. EIN Number 59-6174497. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA (CH #01052) AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY IS REGISTERED WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES, DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, AS A CHARITABLE, FUND-RAISING ORGANIZATION. FILE NO. CH #01052. The Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough, Inc. has not retained any professional solicitor, and 100% of each contribution is received directly by the Friends of the Library.