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Friends of the Citrus County Library

Reading Tree 2023

Donate to the Reading Tree anytime in February and help us reach our goal of 500 new books added to Citrus Libraries!

Third Annual Reading Tree

Thank a Friend!

We can’t tell you how thankful we are to the Friends of the Library in Citrus County! Their hard work and dedication to the five library branches in Citrus County have allowed our libraries to thrive for more than 30 years. From artwork to activities, our Friends provide so much more than books!

Latest News

The Citrus Libraries “Seed Library” Branches Out to Crystal River

In November, the Coastal Region branch in Crystal River opened the third Seed Library for Citrus Libraries. The Seed Library will offer a variety of seasonal fruit, vegetable, and flower seeds free of charge to community members.

January 2023 Friends of the Library Spotlight

January 2023 Friends of the Library Spotlight

Each year the Friends of the Library like to kick-off the new year with special programs or presentations that showcase some of the amazing things our libraries have to offer. January 2023 will be no different with special, musical programs happening at three of our branches, and a special guest...

Fall Mega Book Sale – Better Late than Never!

Thanks to all those who came out to shop during the October sale! Postponed due to Hurricane Ian, the recent Book Sale still proved successful and grossed over $35,000 for the participating Friends of the Library groups. Central Ridge Library, Coastal Region Library, Lakes Region Library and Floral City Library...

Friends Have a BIG Impact in Our Libraries

Hours Volunteered This Year


Funds Raised from Latest Booksale


Total Funds Raised Since 2001


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