Monday, October 6, 2014

Short Story Competition

The competition for Short Stories is in progress.  For details please contact Iris, 727-595-8307

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Collectible Collections Books

We currently have a collection of books on collectible items for sale. Many are in pristine condition. 

 Come to our Book Store and find out what your collectible is worth by purchasing one of these books. 

Save the Date...

1st Weekend in October...

For our next book sale. 

We are looking for volunteers to help with this.

Please contact Jan Hendrick @ 585-6563.       It's not too soon to let us know!

Stanley Shalit Short Story Winners

1st Place—Joey Hager—Palm Harbor University High School— Grade 12
2nd Place - Drew Harding—Admiral Farragut—Grade 12
3rd Place - Jamie Turnbul - Osceola High School - Grade 9
Honorable Mention
Jade Brown - Gibbs High School - Grade 12
Austin Dale - Pinellas Park High School - Grade 10
Dylann Croteau - Osceola High School - Grade 10
Ryan Roghaar - East Lake High School - Grade 11
Natalie Kish - Countryside High School - Grade 10
1st Place - Kayleigh Lambert - Madeira Beach M.S. - Grade 6
2nd Place - Kirrin Opiela - Madeira Beach M.S. - Grade 6
3rd Place - Giuletta Schutte - Madeira Beach M.S. - Grade 6
Honorable Mention
Madeline Doyle - St.Paul School - Grade 8
Chase Fagen - St Paul School - Grade 8
Emily Heathcote -  Madeira Beach M.S.
Amy Radwan - Morgan E. Fitzgerald M.S. - Grade 7
Luca Tresh—St Paul School = Grade 8

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Help Wanted

Are you good or like the computer?  We are needing some assistance and expertise with our internet sales. 

 Please call Pat Bell (727-460-6776) if you are interested.

Holiday Baskets

The Holiday baskets will once again be sold in the Bookstore and the Lobby of the library starting December 7th.  

Do some of your holiday shopping and support the Friends.


1st   Place Wren Orteneau             Home Schooled                        Grade 5
2nd  Place  Alliyah Lewis              Curtis Fundamental                    Grade 5
3rd   Place  Connor Boyes            Curtis Fundamental                    Grade 5

Honorable Mention:

Maria Avionitis                             Homeschooled                          Grade 4
Donnovan T. Brown                     Homeschooled                          Grade 4
Nate Gould                                   Curtis Fundamental                   Grade 5
Hannah Moore                              Curtis Fundamental                   Grade 5
Anamika Naidu                             Ridgecrest Elementary               Grade 4
Trisha Rah                                   Ridgecrest Elementary                Grade 4
Seren Strassebreiter                      Curtis Fundamental                    Grade 5

Visit Our Bookstore

The volunteer-run Kathryn E. Porter Bookstore is located inside Largo Public Library at 120 Central Park Dr., Largo, FL, selling donated used books, magazines, and videos to support library programs and projects. Stop by and check out our great prices! Donate your own gently used books, magazines, and videos to our store. Read about the bookstore in The St. Petersburg Times.

Bookstore hours: Monday through Saturday: 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Sunday: 1-4:30 pm