Friends of Belleview Library at The Book Nook in Belleview, Florida
“THE BOOK NOOK”
Friends of Belleview Library
6007 SE Earp Rd Belleview, FL 34420
OPEN SATURDAYS FROM 10 AM UNTIL 2 PM
Please join us on Tuesday, January 18th at The Book Nook at 10 am for our first membership meeting of 2022. We will be giving a fond farewell to Lee Schwartz as he moves into his new position as Senior Library Division Manager (all Marion County libraries!). We will also give a warm welcome to Heather Webb as she begins her new position as the Belleview Public Library Supervisor. We will also swear in our new officers for 2022. Light refreshments! Hope to see you there!
WHO WE ARE…
FRIENDS OF BELLEVIEW LIBRARY IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION MADE UP OF PASSIONATE, COMMITTED VOLUNTEERS. OUR BOOK STORE OPERATES AT ‘THE BOOK NOOK’ (THE ORIGINAL BELLEVIEW LIBRARY BUILDING) WITH PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF OUR BOOKS APPLIED TO EVENTS AND PROGRAMS AT THE BELLEVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY. WE ARE CURRENTLY OPEN ON SATURDAYS FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM EACH WEEK. IN ADDITION TO HOUSING OUR 25,000 PLUS NEW, NEAR NEW, GENTLY USED PUZZLES, BOOKS, DVDS AND CDS . WE ALSO PRESENT A HISTORY MUSEUM OF BELLEVIEW IN OUR 100+ YEAR OLD BUILDING.
We are one of the largest used book stores in our area! The Book Nook by Friends of Belleview Library…OPEN SATURDAYS 10 am until 2 pm
(The Belleview Library building still stands today as the second oldest library building in the state of Florida. This library was originally opened in 1886 as a Reading Room by the Library Association of Belleview. The original structure fell victim to fire in 1904 and was rebuilt in the same location in 1908).
If you have questions, concerns, or need to speak with one of our volunteers: Please email us at FOBLBOOKNOOK@GMAIL.COM OR PHONE US AT: 352 245 2767 OR Visit us on FACEBOOK at Friends of Belleview Library-FOBL
We happily accept only clean, gently used or new books as donations. We do not accept VHS tapes, Cassette Tapes, National Geographic Magazines, Encyclopedias, or hardback/softback books that have been wet, torn or marked through. Feel free to drop off items at The Book Nook on Saturday, or use our book drop located outside of the building. PLEASE DO NOT leave bags or boxes of books on the steps or in front of the book drop. Thank you!
One of our early ‘fundraiser’ items, as shared by Ms. Helen Kimberl is the ‘throw’ pictured below.
Some Belleview History (as pictured below)
OUR BELLEVIEW HISTORY MUSEUM IS STORED IN 4 CASES AND ON SEVERAL SHELVES. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO TAKE A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE WHILE YOU VISIT OUR BOOK STORE!
OUR BARGAIN ROOM FEATURES HARD COVER AND SOFT COVER BOOKS AT 50 CENTS EACH!
The Book Nook is located in the ‘old’ Belleview Library building; featuring air conditioned 4,000 square feet with plenty of room to browse. Feel free to go back in time through our Belleview History Museum!
We are located at 6007 SE Earp Road, Belleview, FL 34420. Phone: 352-245-2767