Julia Pettit is the new youth services librarian at the Gulfport Public Library. She moved from Texas to Gulfport for this job, and she’s ready to add her flair to the programming.
Gulfport Public Library
Jeanette Edwards, Bradenton resident Friends of the Pelicans founder, spends the majority of her time scouting mangroves and piers for seabirds tangled in fishing line. This June, Edwards is coming to the Gulfport Public Library to speak on the plight of the pelicans – and to tell people how to help.
Albert Risemberg is a honeybee-farming, earthworm-raising Gulfportian. Lately, he’s been teaching little Gulfportians the importance of sustainability. They call him the Gulfport Grandpa, and he loves his newfound persona.
Cailey Klasson is known and loved at Gulfport Public Library. After a decade of memories, the mother of two has left the library and moved back north to be closer to her family.
The Bay Voices Chorus, an all-gay male ensemble, performs in Pinellas at the holidays under director Stephen L. Allen.
The LGBTQ Resource Center at the Gulfport Public Library will offer queer writers a space to share the love February 26 – 28 at ReadOut.
For the first time, the Pan-African flag will fly high through February at the Gulfport Public Library in commemoration of Black History Month.
Gulfport Public Library will end late fees beginning October 1, 2021 in a move that mirrors other libraries nationwide.
Best Seat in the House: A Chair-ity Auction with a View was postponed in March. Due to ongoing COVID concerns, organizers decided to wait until next year.
A Reader’s Delight: The Gabber Book Club with Tombolo Books, the Times Festival of Reading and book talks at the Gulfport Library.