“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”

-Joseph Addison

Our Mission

The Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization set up exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to create support for an expanding library program, and to make the community aware of the facilities, programs and benefits of Mount Dora’s W.T. Bland Public Library. All funds, whether income of principle, shall be devoted to that purpose.

About The Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library works to help support the W.T. Bland Public Library and its efforts to provide the Mount Dora community a wonderful place of learning, laughter and friendship. We help by sponsoring special activities and events, funding new projects and more. We encourage you to become involved and help us continue to support the W.T. Bland Public Library.

About The W.T. Bland Public Library

To encourage and foster a literate and informed citizenry, Mount Dora’s W.T. Bland Public Library is committed to supporting lifelong learning and providing access to information through quality library service to all city residents, as well as through the Lake County Library System, to all county residents. The Library offers a wide range of activities, classes and events. Learn more.

The Book Nook

The Book Nook used book store at the Library generates critical income that funds children’s programs such as story times and the Summer Learning Program. The success of the Book Nook depends on Library patrons that not only buy items from the store but also donate items that are offered for sale at affordable prices, every dollar earned goes towards the benefit of the library.


Write Us

Friends of the Library
P.O. Box 3
Mount Dora, FL 32756

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