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Library Closure Update

All Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources facilities are closed through Thursday, April  30th. 

All physical material due dates are extended for the duration of the closure, so do not worry about getting your items back to the library before then. However, library exterior book drops remain open for returns. Please continue to check your email and follow us on 
Facebook and Twitter for updates.

As always, our 
digital library is open 24/7 and library cardholders can get access to download books, magazines, and stream movies, TV and music. For a complete listing of digital resources, visit our website.

If your library card is expired, do not hesitate to call us at 861-1110 and we will update your information to get you immediate access.  Library staff are available to provide assistance from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. via 
telephone, email, or chat. 


My Account

Access your library account.

Search the Catalog

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

Digital Library

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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