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West Florida Public Libraries Serves 20,000 Meals to Youth

Published Jun 9, 2020

West Florida Public Libraries has provided over 20,000 free curbside pickup meals for youth 18 and younger since March 23, 2020 with Feeding the Gulf Coast.

"All of our employees have a passion for the community we serve and without feeding the body, a child cannot feed their mind," Todd Humble, Library Services director said. "We are proud to have been recognized as the leading provider of meals in the Mississippi, Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast region that Feeding the Gulf Coast services." 

Meals are available for pickup at all WFPL library locations on Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Library locations are:

  • Molino Branch Library, 6450-A Highway 95A, Molino
  • Pensacola Library, 239 N. Spring St., Pensacola
  • Tryon Beach Library, 1200 Langley Ave., Pensacola
  • Genealogy Branch Library, 5740 N. 9th Ave., Pensacola
  • Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola
  • Westside Branch Library, 1301 W. Gregory St., Pensacola
  • Century Branch Library, 7991 N. Century Blvd., Century

The meal includes lunch. Meals are available on a first come, first served basis. Youth ages 18 and under must be present to receive meals; food will not be given to adults.

For more information about library events, contact the Pensacola Library at 850-436-5060. Visit, like West Florida Public Libraries - WFPL on Facebook and follow @MyWFPL on Twitter for up-to-date event announcements and more.

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