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 Chapter Meeting Day Meeting 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 Wednesday  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  2nd Monday  4:00pm
 Friends of the New Tampa Regional Library  3rd Monday
 Friends of the North Tampa Branch Library  3rd Tuesday  1:30pm
 Friends of the Port Tampa Library  No regular meeting schedule  
 Friends of the Riverview Branch Library  4th  Tuesday 1:00 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 or 3rd Wednesday  3:30pm
 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 (SC#-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. CS-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.