Friends of the Library

Friends are active advocates of the library, helping raise community awareness and appreciation of services and resources.

For more information about or for how to join a group, please ask at your local library or visit the Friends' websites linked below:

 

Friends' Bookstores

Bookstore sales support a wide variety of activities, such as book discussion groups, summer reading programs, library events, author visits, and library volunteer programs. Bookstore hours and phone numbers are below:

  • Elsie Quirk Library Bookstore, 941-861-1216
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Saturday
  • Fruitville Library Bookstore, 941-861-2519
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Saturday
  • Gulf Gate Library Bookstore, 941-861-1230
  • Jacaranda Library Book Shop, 941-861-1283
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Saturday
  • North Port Library Bookstore, 941-861-1315
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
    10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday
  • North Sarasota Library Bookstore, 941-861-1360
  • Selby Library Bookstore, 941-861-1140 or 941-365-5228
    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday

Friends of the Library bookstore