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Interested in discovering the history of you?

Come to the Friends of the Library's General Membership Meeting on Thursday, October 9. Find out about the Library's latest database, Ancestry Library Edition.

The largest online family history resource available, Ancestry Library Edition provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Distributed by ProQuest and powered by, Ancestry Library Edition, made available by funding provided by the Friends of the Library, brings the world's most popular consumer online family history resource to your Wilton Manors Library.

Refreshments will be served beginning at 6:30 PM with the meeting starting at 7:00 PM. The program is open to all, not just Friends members. If you are not a member, please consider joining.

Join us on November 8th at the Friends' Book Tent Event 



The Book Tent Event will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in conjunction with the Island City Yard Sale. The Yard Sale is held on the second Saturday of every month from November through April at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive. Many popular items -- books, videos, CDs, and more -- will be available at low, low prices.


Money raised under the Book Tent is an important source of revenue which enables the all-volunteer, non-profit Friends of the Library to underwrite the cost of programs, video purchases, and computers and other equipment at your local "independent municipal library," the Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors.

Did you know that the Library has eBooks and that they are funded by the Friends? Go to the Library's web site and find out more.


Did You Know You Can Follow the Library

and the Friends on Twitter?


It’s easy, and it’s fun! Visit to sign up for a free Twitter account.

Once your account is set up, click on the “Find People” link, and the “Find on Twitter” tab, and type “WiltonManorsLib” in the box.


From then on, you’ll automatically receive short updates and notices from the Library. You’ll never miss an event again! You’ll know when new books arrive! You’ll know all the latest library news! You can even choose to receive library updates on your cell phone!


Why not try it out today? Log on to, and follow the instructions for setting up a new account. It’s easy, it’s fun, and it’s free!