• Membership

    Support the Winter Haven Public Library by becoming a member of the Friends of the Library. Memberships dues are $10.00 a year.  Student and Senior memberships are just $5.00 a year.

  • Board Meetings

    Friends board meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm in the Multi-Purpose Meeting Room.

  • Friends of the Library Book Reviews

    This 6-month series, running October through February, features a wide variety of relevant and provocative books, reviewed by well-known community members and leaders. Book Reviews takes place on the second Wednesday of the month, at 10:30 a.m. in the Library’s Multi-Purpose Room. Reading the book prior to the review is not necessary but welcomed. Refreshments provided.

    For more information on this program, contact the Winter Haven Public Library at 863 291-5880.

  • Magazine Subscription Drive

    The annual “Be a Library Sweetheart” magazine drive is held throughout the month of February. Patrons may select a magazine from the Library’s list and donate the cost of that magazine, or make a contribution of any amount. A list of magazines and the cost of each is available in the Friends book store. Due to space limitations, the Library requests that only magazines on the list be chosen. For more information, call the book store at 292-0540.

  • Jingle Bell Run

    The Jingle Bell Classic is held every year in December and starts in the park across from the Library. Proceeds benefit the Library’s Youth Services Department allowing for exceptional resources and programming for kids of all ages.

  • Memorials, Tributes & Endowment

    Here is your opportunity to give pleasure to others while preserving the memory of a special person or honoring someone you admire. Through the Friends of the Winter Haven Public Library, Inc., you can establish a perpetual Book Endowment, or donate the cost of a single volume.