Volume 18 Issue 3 March 2022

This year, I decided to participate in the Charlotte County Libraries and History’s Reading Challenge in order to put some variety into my reading. I have noticed lately that I tend to read much of the same genre or author, especially if they write a series that I...

Bookmark, Volume 18 Issue 2 December 2021

Dear Friends, A literary genre that has sparked my interest lately is that of Nordic Noir. This genre is categorized as dark, complex mysteries and detective fiction taking place in Scandinavian or Nordic countries. One of the authors whose work I find thrilling is...

Bookmark, Volume 18 Issue 1, October 2021

Dear Friends, I am excited to announce that the Friends of the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library will once again host a literary luncheon in 2022 with Melanie Benjamin as guest author! Tickets will go on sale beginning October 22nd to Friends members. Please see the flyer...

Bookmark, Volume 17 Issue 2 March 2021

A PUBLICATION OF FRIENDS OF PUNTA GORDA CHARLOTTE LIBRARY, INC. PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA Dear Friends, I hope 2021 has begun on a positive note for all of you as it has for the Friends. We welcomed a new board member, Brenda Townsend, last month. Some of you may know...

Bookmark, Volume 16, Issue 4, October 2020

Dear Friends, It’s wonderful to see our library open again and patrons using the resources in person as well as continuing to use the curbside service! In this issue, we introduce our new Librarian Supervisor, Jonathan Westbrook, who has been working hard to keep the...

Bookmark, Volume 16, Issue 3, February 2020

Dear Friends, My name is Minerva King and I am the new President of the Friends of the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library. I am excited as I begin working with the new Board, the library staff and our Friends members. Former president Katie Mazzi has left some big shoes to...

Bookmark, Volume 16 Issue2, December 2019

Dear Friends, I wonder how long it’s going to take before we stop referring to the recently completed building as the “new library?” Will we ever just call it the library? Every day we have long time patrons who have just returned from being away stop in and visit....