2017-July: New Library Update

New Library News The Charlotte County Board of Commissioners, the Punta Gorda City Council and the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library have come together to provide the additional funding for the new library to have a functional exterior that compliments the historic...

New Punta Gorda Library: Public Meetings Held

Early 2016: Public Meetings were held in January and March, 2016. The first meeting was to ask for public input and the second meeting was to share the concept drawings of the interior and exterior of the building. More citizen input was given. The Charlotte County...

In Memoriam – Mary C. Knowlton

August, 2016 – It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Past President and current Friends of the Punta Gorda Library Board Member, Mary C. Knowlton.  She has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Friends and community to build a new library in...

Website of the Year Award 2015

The Friends of the Punta Gorda Library website, www.friendspg.org, has won the Florida Library Association 2015 Website of the Year Award! Katie Mazzi is shown with the FLA...

Business Award for Nonprofit Winner, 2014

The Friends of the Punta Gorda Library won the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce 2014  “Business Award for Not For Profit.” Left to right, Chamber President John Wright, Friends President Katie Mazzi, outgoing Chamber chairman Ron Monck and Friends Board...