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 How to Donate to the Library


The mission of the Sarasota County Library System is to offer equal access to information, foster lifelong learning and inspire community engagement. Your gift makes it possible to continue to provide outstanding library service. Thank you!

You have two ways to give:


 ​Make a Difference Fund


Because of your generosity, the 51,900 children and adults who use the libraries each week will find the information they need, participate in learning opportunities and engage in their community.

Download the Make a Difference Fund donation form to complete, print and mail in.

Unless otherwise specified, your gifts will be added to the Sarasota County Library System "Make A Difference Fund" which supports services at each of the nine public libraries. For more information, call 941-861-5468 or 941-861-5481.


 Library Foundation for Sarasota County


logo of Library Foundation for Sarasota County 

The Mission of the Library Foundation for Sarasota County is to ensure the future of our libraries as an indispensable community resource by raising public awareness of the importance of our libraries, by generating private sector financial support to supplement public tax funding, and by being a proponent for issues that promote the viability of our library system. 

Visit the Library Foundation for Sarasota County's website at for more information and to explore ways to give.

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