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....

Bookmark, Volume 16 Issue1 October 2019

Dear Friends, The most famous line from the 1989 movie Field of Dreams was “If you build it, he will come.” But since the movie became a box office hit, this classic line has been rewritten hundreds of times as: “If you build it, they will come.” And that is exactly...