FMM hosts Island Branch Library during select Saturdays in January and February.

Cortez, Fla. (1/20/2022) – The Florida Maritime Museum (FMM) will host the Island Branch Library, part of the Manatee County Library system, as library staff conduct outreach on Saturday, January 22 and Saturday, February 12 from 2PM – 4PM. The Island Branch outreach visits coincide with Music on the Porch both Saturdays and offer visitors multiple opportunities to experience and engage with music and reading.


On January 22, library staff will have family-friendly instruments available for visitors to play, as well as information on library cards and public library resources. On February 12, staff will again have family-friendly instruments available for visitors to play, as well as an interactive activity for young (or young at heart) visitors to make their own musical instrument. There is no cost for partaking in the activities on either day.