Local Branch Friends Groups ​

To join one of the following Friends of the Library groups, please see the contact information below. 


Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library 

Address: 3435 University Blvd. N. Jacksonville, FL 32277

President: Margaret Smith

Email: margaretnsmith@comcast.net

Phone: 904-630-2304

Meetings: 6:30 p.m. on the 1st Thursday of each month at Regency Library 


Friends of the Beaches Public Library

Address: 600 3rd Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266

President: Joshua Messinger

Email: Jhyattmessinger@gmial.com

Phone Number: (239) 989-8717

Meetings: 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. 


Friends of the Murray Hill Branch

Address: P.O. Box 60071, Jacksonville, FL 32236

President: Jay Stuckey, III 

Email: MHLFriends@gmail.com

Phone Number: (904)571-2716

Meetings: 6:30 p.m. the 3rd Tuesday of the month


Friends of the Olga L. Bradham & Etta L. Brooks Branch Library 

Address: 1755 Edgewood Ave West, Jacksonville, FL 32208

President: Alisa Harrell

Email: alisaharrell@yahoo.com

Phone Number: (904) 358-0434

Meetings: 6:00 p.m. on the 1st Thursday of every month


Friends of South Mandarin Branch Library (Committee of FJPL)

Address: 12125 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223

President: Gary Tomeny

Email: Jtomeny@aol.com

Phone: 904-314-8215

Meetings: 2:15 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month-- Verify monthly


Friends of the Willowbranch Library

Address:  2875 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205

President: Roxanne Henkle
Email: rox_of_spazhouse@bellsouth.net
Phone Number: (904) 210-0011

Meetings: Quarterly – (January/April/July/October) on the 4th Thursday at 6:00 p.m.


Friends of the Dallas Graham Branch Library

Address: 1440 N. Myrtle Ave, Jacksonville, FL  32209

President:  Lynn Sherman
Email:  lynn.sherman@bmcjax.com
Phone:  (904) 497-8123

Meetings: 5:30 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of each month


Friends of the Brentwood Branch Library 
Address:  3725 Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206

President:  Melvin Turnage
Email: melvin5_58@yahoo.com
Phone:  904-982-3687

Meetings: 4:30 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of the month


Friends of the Maxville Branch Library (Committee of FJPL)

Address: N/A

President: Kim North

Email: FriendsMaxvilleLibrary@gmail.com

Phone: (904) 294-6714

Meetings: 6:30 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of the month


Friends of the Southeast Public Library (Committee of FJPL)

Address: N/A

Co-Chairs: Julie Mayes & Louise Gentry

Email: N/A

Phone: Julie Mayes (704) 526-6812; Louise Gentry (904) 304-4079

Meetings: 7- 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of every month -- Verify each month



3435 University Blvd N.

Jacksonville, FL 32277


Updated August 3, 2020