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 Community Meeting: Presentation 12/08/16


PowerPoint presentation from the Dec. 8 community meeting.

 Watch this FYI about the new library site plan:

Sarasota County Public Library Venice open!

Watch a three part County Talk on the Venice Libraries here.

Part One
Part Two
Part Three

Give us your input on the future Venice Public Library. Send us an email to


 Venice Library - Old & Hamilton Bldgs.

expand Content : Hamilton Bldg. ‎(11)
expand Content : VPL Closing ‎(3)

 Archived General Information

Venice Library PP Presentation.pdfVenice Library PP Presentation
Venice Library Closing Fact Sheet.pdfVenice Library Closing Fact Sheet
20160629 Survey of Gulf Gate Patrons.pdf20160629 Survey of Gulf Gate Patrons

 Archived Reports & Studies

expand Date : 2017 ‎(1)
expand Date : 2016 ‎(4)
expand Date : 2015 ‎(5)
expand Date : 2014 ‎(3)
expand Date : 2011 ‎(1)
expand Date : 2010 ‎(1)
expand Date : 1978 ‎(1)

 Venice Library Update


Demolition of the Venice Library will begin in March. For details, please read the factsheet below.

Venice Library Demo-Fact Sheet.pdfVenice Library Demolition Facts

Venice Library at the Hamilton Bldg.

260 N. Nokomis Ave.

Expanded hours:
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.


  • Larger collections of books, DVDs, magazines and newspapers.
  • Enhanced children’s area.
  • More public access computers.
  • Expanded reading areas.
  • Venetian bike and walking trail adjacent to building.
  • Michael Biehl Park with fountain and rest areas one block away.
  • Historic Main Street shopping one block away.
  • SCAT bus stop one block away.

As always, our dedicated, helpful staff will be available to assist.

Read the Information Sheet for more info and how to get to your new library.

 BCC Updates regarding Venice Library

20170322 Venice Library Update - Board Priority.pdf20170322 Venice Library Update - Board Priority
20161208 Public Meeting PPT .pdf20161208 Public Meeting PPT
20161208 Feedback Summary.pdf20161208 Feedback Summary
20161102 Venice Library Update.pdf20161102 Venice Library Update
20161004 FINAL BCC Update.pdf20161004 FINAL BCC Update
20160906 FINAL BCC VPL Update.pdf20160906 FINAL BCC VPL Update
20160712 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160712 Venice Library Board Update
20160601 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160601 Venice Library Board Update
20160504 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160504 Venice Library Board Update
20160407 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160407 Venice Library Board Update
20160324 Venice Library Update Joint Venice_County Meeting.pdf20160324 Venice Library Update Joint Venice_County Meeting
20160303 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160303 Venice Library Board Update
20160204 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160204 Venice Library Board Update
20160112 Venice Library Board Update.pdf20160112 Venice Library Board Update

 Archived Workshop Notes

20160512 Workshop Notes.pdf20160512 Workshop Notes
20160503 Workshop Notes.pdf20160503 Workshop Notes
20160321 Workshop Notes.pdf20160321 Workshop Notes

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