Category Archives: Library of the Year

  • Summer at the Sarasota County Library

    Ahhhh, summer in Florida.  That wonderful time of year when the pace of life slows down, the kids are out of school and there is time to try new things.  What a perfect time to explore your award-winning County Library! The Sarasota County Library system was named the 2012 Library...
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  • Great Electronic Resources at Sarasota Libraries

    What makes a great public library?  It’s really hard to decide between the helpful staff and the thousands of books on the shelf.  Then again, maybe it’s the free internet access or the extensive selection of free databases. Today, libraries have to be so much more than friendly librarians and...
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  • Books — and So Much More

    Summer vacations are over and our Sarasota County libraries are busier than ever.  Children stream in for homework help.  Entrepreneurs seek resources to start their businesses.  Retirees look for health and investment information.  New residents come to learn about their community. And, everyone finds what they need, with the help...
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  • 2012 Library of the Year

    One great thing: Library Foundation The Sarasota County Library system was recently named the 2012 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association. Each month, we will feature a part of our library system that showcases the programs and resources that earned our libraries this outstanding accolade. No. 1...
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  • VIDEO: Securing the Future of our Libraries

    VIDEO: Sarasota Library Foundation is not a part of county government, but they do what they can to ensure that local library needs are met....
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