Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

Libraries Rock! Summer Learning Program

Our 2018 Summer at Your Library program has officially begun! Now through August 4, stop by any Sarasota County Library to pick up your reading log or participate in our virtual program through Beanstack.

View our Summer at Your Library Events Guide to find fun summer events at a library nearest you.  

Our theme this year is Libraries Rock! so get ready to read and rock on all summer long! 

My Account

Access your library account.

Search the Catalog

Find books, movies, music and more using SUNCAT, the library's catalog.

Research and Learn

Access our digital resources.

Library Events

View events at all of our libraries.

Library Locations and Hours

Find a library near you and learn how you can get a library card to start reading books today.

Get a Library Card

All borrowers must be registered and have a valid library card to check out materials. A valid library card can be used at all ten Sarasota County Libraries. 

Reserve a Room

All libraries in the Sarasota County Library System provide meeting rooms for nonprofit groups and organizations whose aims are cultural, educational, intellectual, charitable and/or for discussions of current public issues.

Services and Policies

The mission of the Sarasota County Library System is to offer equal access to information, foster lifelong learning and inspire community engagement. 


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