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SW Branch Library Friends meeting 4/9 and Blood Drive 4/12

Attention Friends of the Southwest Branch Library Members and Supporters! Don’t miss the Monday, April 9th Quarterly Member Meeting at 6:00 pm! Flyer attached.  file:///Users/Trish/Downloads/FSWB%20MEMBERS%20MEETING.pdf There will be prizes! There will be beautiful quilts thanks to our local Ladies Who Quilt. Celebrate National Poetry Month with a poem on a bookmark! See our Spring seedlings […]

Author book discussion & signing at SWBranch Library 2/7 at 10 a.m.

What:  Author Book Discussion & Signing When:  Wednesday, February 7th at 10:00 am Where:  Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32507 Who:  Lt.William Craig Elliott, USN (Ret.) author of ‘Mike Blackstone, NIS Special Agent: Assignment: Naples, Italy’.  Based on actual events and adventures of my two years as a Naval Investigative Service […]

Please consider this opportunity for community service

Volunteer Wanted for West Florida Public Library Board of Governance ​ The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment to the West Florida Public Library Board of Governance. The duties of the board include establishing policy and overseeing the management of Escambia County […]

Library Friends last meeting of the year – come and vote – Oct. 9

Our last meeting of the 2017 fiscal year is Monday, October 9th at 6:00 pm when you will have the opportunity to vote for a NEW President, Treasurer and Secretary! But you have to be there to vote!  Don’t miss the quarterly membership meeting!     Check out the latest issue of The Mullet Wrapper […]

Story Time at the Library

Friends of the Southwest Branch Library Help Kick Off Story Time! ABC’s was the theme of the first story time of the new school year at The Southwest Branch Library today!  Each child received a book, ‘My First Letters Book’ by Flowerpot Press, provided by The Friends of the Southwest Branch Library. Story times are Tuesdays […]

Library Friends meeting on July 10, 6pm

Everyone is invited to the Quarterly Member Meeting of the Friends of the Southwest Branch Library! Monday, July 10th at 6:00 pm Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32507 After a brief business meeting, guest Todd Humble, Director of the West Florida Public Library will tell us what’s been happening at YOUR […]

Library – Georgia Author Man Martin to speak 6pm Thursday June 1

Award winning Georgia author to visit Southwest Branch Library!   ‘Lemon Jell-O Syndrome’ by Man Martin Thursday, June 1 at 6:00 pm Southwest Branch Library 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy 850-453-7780   Sponsored by The Friends of the Southwest Branch Library who will provide light snacks & refreshments. Come and enjoy an evening of fun.   […]

Author Matt de la Pena at Pensacola Library Friday night 4/28 7pm

You are cordially invited to the Pensacola Public Library to attend the Pensacola Literacy Symposium’s welcoming reception for Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña on Friday, April 28th at 7pm at 239 N. Spring Street. There will be a presentation and book signing. Refreshments will be served. Matt de la Peña is the New […]

SWBLibrary presents author Dr. Patricia Martin, April 6

‘LIARS, CHEATS AND CREEPS’ AUTHOR AT SOUTHWEST APRIL 6TH Author Dr. Patricia Peters Martin, Ph. D,  will host a discussion of her new book ‘Liars, Cheats and Creeps: Empowering Women to End Violence in our Communities’ Thursday, April 6th at the Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola at 6:00 pm.  She will sign and […]

Friends of SWBranch Library meeting April 10

FRIENDS OF SOUTHWEST BRANCH LIBRARY WELCOME PARK MANAGER Mark your calendar! The quarterly member meeting of The Friends of the Southwest Branch Library is Monday, April 10th at 6:00 pm. Our guest is State Park Manager, Geoffrey Davidson, who will share the news and events at the local parks he manages. We partner with Big […]

Friends of the Library – Southwest Branch – meeting Jan. 9 at 6pm

This meeting has been canceled.  Next event is in April. SWBL FRIENDS TO MEET JANUARY 9th @6:00 PM The Friends of the Southwest Branch Library will have its first quarterly member meeting for fiscal year 2017 on Monday, January 9th at 6:00 p.m. at the Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, 850-453-7780. Special […]

At the Library — International Games Day last week and Photos with Santa 12/8 and 12/13

Visitors to the Southwest Branch Library played games and received a blue zipper coin bag from The Friends of the Southwest Branch Library for participating in International Games Day last Saturday. Games provided and played included checkers, chess, Yahtzee, bingo, dominoes, wooden puzzle tower, brain bogglers and various card games. All were donated by The […]

Basket Crafters at SW Branch Library

If anyone would be interested in attending this class,  Ms. Bender is interested in having more.  The ladies really enjoyed it and the baskets are lovely as you can see in the photo.  The class would be for adults and children old enough to do this craft (maybe 10 years and up). Local patrons were […]

Ancestry research at the Library — find out how – Monday July 11, 6pm

Friends of the SWB Library Member Meeting Monday, July 11th at 6:00 PM. Curious about tracing your roots but not sure where to start? Think it’s too difficult to find your lost ancestors? Come and hear Friends member/volunteer Donna Ortman share her experience volunteering at the Genealogy branch of the West Florida Public Library, using […]

Student artists work on display in library

After School Art 2016  Student artists of Talis Jayme’s Escambia County After School Art Class will proudly exhibit their portfolios at Artworks Studio & Gallery Tuesday, May 17 from 4pm to 7pm!  If you missed this – Their art work will move to The Southwest Branch Library for the month of June for the public […]

Book signing at SW Branch Library April 11 — Monday

  Local Author Art Giberson to Sign New Book at SWB Friends Member Meeting April 11 Monday, April 11 at 6:00 PM Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32507, 850-453-7780 Art Giberson will have his new book, ‘Veterans Memorial Park Wall South’ for discussion and signing at the Friends of the Southwest […]

Friends of the SW Library Branch – meeting

SOUTHWEST FRIENDS MEET AT NEW TIME The Friends of the Southwest Branch Library will have it’s quarterly member meeting at a new time: 6:00 PM on Monday, January 11th at the Southwest Branch Library.  Everyone is welcome to learn about this non-profit group that supports the Southwest Branch of the West Florida Public Library through […]

Local Author to visit our SW Branch Library

Local Author at Southwest Branch Library Tuesday, December 1st  4pm-6pm Book Talk Wednesday, December 3rd  4:00 pm-5:30 pm Signing 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy.Pensacola.FL 850-453-7780

Library wish list for Christmas – new branch

from Cathy: Our Westside Branch is in need of Christmas lights and wooden toys.  If any Heron’s Forest neighbors would like to help, they can bring donations to the Southwest Branch Library until November 20th, and we will route them to Westside via our regular courier.
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