FRIENDS ACCEPT CHALLENGE TO RAISE FUNDS

FOR OPENING DAY COLLECTION

Manatee County is building the seventh library branch at 16410 Rangeland Pkwy in Lakewood Ranch. The County is paying for the cost of construction, $17.3 million, and providing $580,000 for collections. The total opening day collection cost is $990,000. The Friends are challenged to raise the balance of $410,000. These funds will purchase all children’s books, large print materials and multicultural and bilingual books.

If you would like more information, please contact board president, Sue Ann Miller, Ed. D.

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The new library branch is currently under construction. It is located at 16410 Rangeland Parkway (near Premier Sports Campus) in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. It is designed to be approximately 50,000 square feet to accommodate the tremendous growth in East Manatee County. Read more...

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A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THE FRIENDS OF THE LAKEWOOD RANCH LIBRARY  (REGISTRATION NO. CH57400) MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com

Founded in February 2017, the Friends of the Lakewood Ranch Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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