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Library Reopening

Libraries and Historical Resources will reopen Monday, June 15, 2020 with modified hours.  The new hours reflect all library locations, except Osprey, which will remain closed. Monday through Thursday 10-6, Friday and Saturday 10-5.

Sarasota County Libraries will continue to offer curbside pickup for items that have been placed on hold by library cardholders. Staff will be contacting cardholders to schedule pickups when requested materials become available.

Community members interested in placing holds on books, DVDs, audiobooks or other items can do so through the library’s website at scgov.net/library or by calling 941-861-1110.

All due dates for materials have been extended until July 1.

Library facilities remain closed at present.

Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library

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Closed
Closed Closed
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Closed Closed Closed

2801 Newtown Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34234 
SCAT Route #7
941-861-1360
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Library Manager:
Erin Clay
941-861-1368

Assistant Manager:
Tia Gurney
941-861-1369

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Elsie Quirk Public Library

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Closed Closed  Closed Closed Closed Closed  Closed

100 West Dearborn St.
Englewood, FL 34223
SCAT Route #16*
941-861-1200
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Library Manager:
Zina Jayne
941-861-1205

Assistant Manager:
Michele Strickland
941-861-1216

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Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library

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Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed Closed

Closed

4143 Woodmere Park Blvd.
Venice, FL 34293
SCAT Route #16*
941-861-1260
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Library Manager:
Stacey Ogea
941-861-1277

Assistant Manager:
Mary-Louise Fischer
941-861-1272

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Fruitville Public Library

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Closed Closed 
Closed Closed Closed  Closed Closed

100 Apex Road
Sarasota, FL 34240
SCAT Route #1*
941-861-2500
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Library Manager:
Peggy Border
941-861-2502

Assistant Manager:
Faith Lipton
941-861-2505

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Gulf Gate Public Library

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Closed  Closed
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

 

Please note: Curbside Service and the Book Drop will be unavailable May 27-19, at the Gulf Gate Public Library. Both are expected to be available again starting Saturday, May 30. Please refer to the listed libraries for the closest branch to you or call 941-861-1110.

7112 Curtiss Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34231
SCAT Routes #5,#6*
941-861-1230
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Library Manager:
Christine Aston
941-861-1235

Assistant Manager:
Lisa Faber
941-861-1244

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North Port Public Library

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Closed Closed
Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

13800 S. Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287
SCAT Routes #9, #28*
941-861-1300
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Library Manager:
Holly Anderson
941-861-1306

Assistant Manager:
Janita Wisch
941-861-1318

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Osprey Public Library at Historic Spanish Point

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Closed Closed  Closed
Closed  Closed
Closed  Closed

337 N. Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
SCAT Route #17*
941-918-4037
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Customer Service Representative:
Ileen Root
941-918-4037

Selby Public Library

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Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Closed

1331 First St.
Sarasota, FL 34236
SCAT Routes #2, #18, #99 and walking distance from the Downtown Transfer Station*
941-861-1100 
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Library Manager:
Brock Peoples
941-861-1170

Assistant Manager:
Alicia Diaz
941-861-1133

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Shannon Staub Public Library

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Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Closed

4675 Career Lane
North Port, FL 34289
941-861-1740
SCAT Route #9
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Library Manager:
Will Blydenburgh
941-861-1741

Assistant Manager:
Joanne Schmaler
941-861-1742

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William H. Jervey, Jr. Venice Public Library

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Closed  Closed Closed Closed Closed  Closed  Closed

300 Nokomis Ave. S.
Venice, FL 34285
SCAT Route #13*
941-861-1330
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Library Manager:
Ann Hall
941-861-1350

Assistant Manager:
Roland Marcotte
941-861-1332

*The most direct SCAT (Sarasota County Area Transit) routes are listed. View SCAT maps and route schedules for other options.