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 Hours / Locations

 

The library system has nine locations. See a Google map of all library locations.

 

 Elsie Quirk Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

100 West Dearborn St.Elsie Quirk Library
Englewood, FL 34223
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Route #16*

941-861-1200

 

 

 Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 5​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

4143 Woodmere Park Blvd.Jacaranda Library
Venice, FL 34293
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Route #16*

941-861-1260

 

 

 Fruitville Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

​100 Coburn RoadFruitville Library
Sarasota, FL 34240
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Route #1*

941-861-2500

 

 Gulf Gate Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​
Gulf Gate Library7112 Curtiss Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34231
 
Served by SCAT Routes #5, 6*
 

941-861-1230

 

 

 North Port Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 5​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

13800 S. Tamiami TrailNorth Port Library
North Port, FL 34287
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Routes #9, 28*

941-861-1300

 

 

 North Sarasota Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 5​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

2801 Newtown Blvd.North Sarasota Library
Sarasota, FL 34234
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Route #7*

941-861-1360

 

 

 Osprey Library at Historic Spanish Point

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​ 10 - 5​ Closed​ 10 - 2​ Closed​

337 N. Tamiami TrailOsprey Library
Osprey, FL 34229
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Route #17*

941-918-4037

 

 

 Selby Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

1331 First St.Selby Library
Sarasota, FL 34236
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Routes #2, 18, 99 and walking distance from the Downtown Transfer Station*

941-861-1100

 

 

 Venice Library

 
​Mon. ​Tues. ​Wed. ​Thur. ​Fri. ​Sat. ​Sun.
10 - 8​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 8​ 10 - 5​ 10 - 5​ Closed​

300 S. Nokomis Ave.Venice Library
Venice, FL 34285
(Google map)

Served by SCAT Route #13*

941-861-1330

 

 

 

 Little Free Libraries

 

Sarasota County has the following five Little Free LibrariesLittle Free Libraries at Twin Lakes Park, Longwood Park and Shamrock Park which use the "take a book, return a book" honor system:

Twin Lakes Park, IFAS/UF Extension Sarasota County
6700 Clark Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34241

Urfer Family Park
4000 Honore Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34233

Colonial Oaks Park
5300 Colonial Oaks Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Longwood Park
6050 Longwood Run Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34243

Shamrock Park
3900 Shamrock Dr.
Venice, FL 34293

 

Find out more on the Little Free Libraries page.

*The most direct SCAT (Sarasota County Area Transit) routes are listed. View SCAT maps and route schedules for other options.

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