Friends Groups

#Participate in the various Friends of Jacksonville Public Library groups!

Friends of the Library groups are independent, community-managed groups that are organized to enhance the reach and value of the library. Please contact any of the groups listed below if you wish to join them as a member or volunteer.


Friends of Jacksonville Public Library

David Smith, President
Personal: 904-910-0539
Friends Main Office: 904-255-6002
3435 University Blvd N. Jacksonville, FL 32277

Friends of Beaches Branch Library

Marianna Kane, President​
600 3rd Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266


Friends of Mandarin Library

Ted Hornoi-Centerwall, President 
3330 Kori Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257


Friends of Bill Brinton Murray Hill Library

Nancy Beecher, President
918 Edgewood Avenue South, Jacksonville, FL 32205


Friends of Bradham and Brooks Library

Antonia Bryant, President
1755 Edgewood Avenue West, Jacksonville, FL 32208


Friends of Willowbranch Library

Roxanne Henkle, President
Personal: 904-210-0011
2875 Park St., Jacksonville, FL 32205


Friends of Brentwood Branch Library

Ms. Sharon Coon, Founder & Chair
3725 Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206


Friends of South Mandarin Branch Library

Kenneth Tucker, President
12125 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223


Friends of Maxville Branch Library

Kim North, President
8375 Maxville Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32234