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Library Events for Children and for Families taking place in the next:


 Every Child Ready to Read


Help your child get ready to read with these simple activities every day:

  • Talk
  • Sing
  • Read
  • Write
  • Play

Come to the library to discover books, music and programs to help! (Download a map of library addresses, phone numbers and direct bus routes.)

Join our Every Child Ready to Read Facebook Group,

Also, check the Libraries' Facebook page weekly for new children's books and fun literacy tips!






Storycasts are podcasts and YouTube videos of children's stories, crafts, teen book reviews and author interviews. Visit the Storycasts page to see and hear them all. 



Through the Born to Read program, the library system partners with community agencies to ensure all children are ready to read. For more information, call 941-861-2506 or email
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Sarasota County, Florida
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